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Work Release Program at Cabot Pub 2

Join some of your favorite Rock 102 jocks at this week’s Work Release Program at Cabot St Pub in Chicopee!

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Table & Vine

Join the Rock 102 Road Crew at Table & Vine. Time is running out before the holiday. Stop by to get all of your beer needs! Pick up a Blue Moon 12pk and a Blue Moon glass for just $13.98 while they last! Spin the Rock 102 Prize Wheel for your chance to win great prizes!

McDonalds

McDonald’s

Join the Rock 102 Road Crew at McDonald’s to celebrate National Hamburger Day! From 11a to 7p participating locations will be offering McDonald’s original 100% all beef hamburger for a special price of only 50 cents! Stop by to spin the Rock 102 prize wheel for your chance to win!

Sports

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Dec. 18.

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Ray Rice investigation heating up

Former Baltimore Ravens NFL running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay arrive for a hearing at a New York City office building November 5, 2014.

Hundreds of NFL employees gave records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell handled evidence in the Ray Rice case.

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49ers release McDonald amid sex assault investigation

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San Francisco released defensive tackle Ray McDonald after he was named a suspect in a sexual assault case.

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Judge rebuffs NCAA concussion settlement

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A judge has halted a $75-million settlement that aimed to end a massive class-action lawsuit.

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Kurt Busch says he told ex-girlfriend to leave

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The NASCAR driver says he repeatedly told his ex-girlfriend to leave the night she claims he assaulted her.

Weird

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Bunnies banned in NYC

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What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears?

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(Don’t) embrace the YES!

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Johns Hopkins University says 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected.

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Tennessee police looking for real-life ‘Grinch’

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Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

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A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Buildings evacuated after marriage proposal flop

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A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was simply smashing.

Lifestyle

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Waiting for Christmas

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For children, waiting for Christmas is filled with wonder and fun.

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We’re living 6 years longer

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Fewer people are dying from cancer and heart disease in rich countries and there's a better survival rate in poor countries from tuberculosis and malaria.

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Christmastime comes with superstitions, tall tales

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Christmas has long been a time ripe for superstitions, tall tales and odd beliefs.

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Christmas in Colonial America wasn’t always festive

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Little is known about how Christmas was celebrated in Colonial times.

National

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Washington tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack

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The White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the Hollywood studio is a matter of national security.

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As U.S. eases hostilities, Cuba faces new challenges

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With the U.S. agreeing to restore diplomatic ties, Cuba's communist government may not be able to blame its old Cold War nemesis so readily.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Colbert’s star-studded farewell to ‘Report’

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Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."

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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Hart honored by ‘People’

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The first-ever awards show honored the year's best in entertainment.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Colbert’s star-studded farewell to ‘Report’

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Stephen Colbert bid farewell with the help of scores of celebrities in a rousing sendoff to the tune of "We'll Meet Again."

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Today in entertainment history: Dec. 19

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A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

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Third ‘Night at the Museum’ marks final film for Williams, Rooney

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The credits for "Secret of the Tomb," which opens Friday, read "In loving memory of Mickey Rooney," and "For Robin Williams - the magic never ends."

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Gene Simmons credits mother for drug-free life

Gene Simmons speaks onstage during the "4th and Loud" portion of the AMC 2014 Summer TCA on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The Kiss frontman insists he has never been drunk or gotten high because he always worried about his mom's reaction.

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Joan Jett to open for The Who’s 50th anniversary tour

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The "My Generation" hitmakers are set to bring their The Who Hits 50! tour to North America.

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Chris Pratt thought ‘Guardians’ would be a box office flop

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The "Parks and Rec" star was very, very wrong.

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Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ in win for N. Korean hackers

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The $44 million raunchy comedy was scheduled to debut on Christmas Day.

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Dec. 19, 2014

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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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NuVal with Nagle!

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Learn all about eating healthier with the NuVal System from Big Y with Steve Nagle!

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