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(By Baxie) I have a long and storied history of painfully gruesome and disgusting foot problems.  I’ve had bunions, hammer…

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National Night Out 2015

National Night Out

Join the Rock 102 Road Crew for National Night Out! The East Longmeadow Fire Department will be conducting a Jaws of Life demonstration, there will be East Longmeadow Police Cruisers available for children to view and sit in and the Massachusetts State Police will be conducting a K9 demonstration! Stop by for your chance to win great prizes!

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CityBlock Summer Concert Series

The CityBlock Summer Concert Series is back and summer in the city never sounded better! MassMutual presents CityBlock 2015 with the biggest names in rock, roots, jazz and blues coming to downtown Springfield. CityBlock shows are free and take place every Thursday evening in  Stearns Square between 4:30p and 9:30p. The complete lineup of artists is available online through SpringfieldDowntown.com. This week at CityBlock Denny Laine of Wings! Stop by the Rock 102 table to win prizes!

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Work Release Program at TD’s Sports Bar

Join some of your favorite Rock 102 jocks at this week’s Work Release Program at TD’s Sports Bar.

Sports

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After death of 9-year-old, no more bat boys and girls

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The National Baseball Congress is suspending the use of bat boys and girls during its World Series in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was hit by a bat.

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WATCH: WWE salutes the late ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

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One of the most iconic wrestlers in the history of the WWE died last week at the age of 61.

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Stanley Cup winner Schneider new Hall of Famer

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Stanley Cup winner Mathieu Schneider is among four new inductees to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Prosecutors: Hernandez tipster had sex ties with ex-NFL star

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Massachusetts prosecutors said on Monday that an anonymous caller, who told lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez that one of the jurors who found him guilty of murder should have been disqualified, had a sexual relationship with the athlete.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of hte big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Aug. 4. PRICE DEBUTS FOR JAYS…

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The $2,500 chicken leg

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This chicken leg isn't for eating.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Grandma’s the get-a-way driver

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It's not exactly quality time with grandma.

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WATCH: Miami Marlins play dirty

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After the Washington Nationals started playing soft rock during opponent's batting practices, the Marlins decided to pay them back with some trolling in the form of fart noises.

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Here kitty, kitty …

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An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

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Fitness experts warn of the pitfalls of going to exercise extremes

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With challenging workouts from ultra-marathons to endurance events on obstacle courses all the rage, fitness experts say more and more weekend warriors are leaping into extreme activities before looking into the perils of overdoing it.

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‘Star Trek’ style elevators coming to a house near you

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A futuristic elevator that fits neatly into the corner of a room and moves between floors of a standard home could present a more attractive proposition than the traditional stairlift.

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Americans love cold-brew coffee

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For U.S. coffee shops, business usually cools down as the weather heats up.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood after Senate vote

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Now that the Senate has derailed Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.

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Illegal immigration a dominant theme at Republican forum even without Trump

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There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.

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Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter shipments after Cecil outcry

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Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Aug. 4

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: When a giant crane lands on your house

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Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

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‘Dungeons & Dragons’ coming to the big screen

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Warner Brothers says the popular fantasy role-playing game is being converted into a feature film.

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Love is not dead: Will and Jada aren’t divorcing

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"Men in Black" star Will Smith took the unusual step of publicly shooting down a report that he and his actress wife of 17 years had decided to divorce.

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Gwen and Gavin are calling it quits

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Is "The Voice" ruining marriages?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: When a giant crane lands on your house

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Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 4

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A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Ronda Rousey biopic in the works

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Paramount executives have picked up the rights to the 28-year-old's autobiography.

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Ben Stiller back as dimwitted male model in ‘Zoolander 2′ trailer

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The sequel to the 2001 comedy is still several months away but with one-liners like these, we can't wait.

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Jon Stewart prepares to sign off

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After 15 years, the comedian will bid farewell as he hosts his final "Daily Show."

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What's Happening

Local Deals

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Buy full-value gift certificates for tons of area restaurants and businesses at 30% off every day… And sometimes up to 50% off!

Rock 102 Mobile Apps!

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You can stream Rock 102 wherever you go with our Mobile App for the iPhone & Android.

Fantasy NASCAR Challenge!

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Show your skills in picking the winners in all of the great races happening this season! You only need to play 15 weeks to be eligible for the overall prize!

On The Money

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Gary Thomas of The Wealth Technology Group gives his unique perspective on markets and the economy. Check it out here!

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