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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 Jane Monheit! Stop by the Rock 102 table to win prizes!

Sierra Nevada

Westfield Spirit Shop

Join Rock 102 along with Sierra Nevada Friday July 3rd from 4-6 at Westfield Spirit Shop, 440 Southampton Rd in Westfield.  Stop by and try new beers from Sierra Nevada including Nooner Pilsner, Hop Hunter IPA, along with some of your favorites such as Pale ale, Summerfest, and Torpedo Extra IPA. Grab a 12 pack of any Sierra Nevada beer for the 4th– they’re all on sale for $13.99 plus deposit.  That’s Friday July 3 from 4-6 at Westfield Spirit Shop.

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Tickets $40 – $60

Buy tickets here!

Sports

in Music, Sports

Football star tackles stage invader at Zac Brown gig

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Houston Texans star J.J. Watt turned security guard.

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NBA: Wade to test free agent market

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Dwyane Wade's 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending.

in Sports

Swede Lidstrom headlines Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015

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Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL's most decorated defensemen and a trailblazing leader, was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the shrine's seven-member Class of 2015.

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Germany, U.S. set for ‘very heated’ World Cup semi-final

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The German juggernaut will run into the U.S. wall as the top-ranked nations clash, with a spot in the Women's World Cup final on the line.

Weird

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The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

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Be on the look out for flying eggs.

in Weird

World’s ‘ugliest’ dog crowned at California pageant

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A plucky mixed breed with a humped back and pit bull heritage is the epitome of ugly excellence.

in Weird

Moviegoers flee theater after scary ‘Inside Out’ screening

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An Ohio theater accidentally switched the feel-good Disney flick for a horror movie.

in Weird

‘Snickers Salad’ among this year’s new fair foods

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How does a mac and cheese cupcake sound?

Lifestyle

in Lifestyle

At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

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The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

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Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Road rage: How technology can combat growing gridlock

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The federal government projects gridlock will worsen around the nation as more Americans live in urban regions.

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Google making it easier to ‘undo’ that email

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An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Gmail.

National

in National, World

Iranian nuclear talks extended

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Iran and six world powers ramped up negotiations after accepting they would miss a June 30 deadline for a nuclear deal.

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Election 2016: You’ve got mail

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Inboxes are overflowing as political candidates amp up email appeals for cash.

in National, World

Few signs of market panic as Greece nears default

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Eurozone stocks, low-rated bonds, and the euro weakened as Greece looked set to default on repayments and plunge deeper into financial crisis.

in National

Obama plans to expand overtime eligibility for millions of workers

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Nearly 5 million more workers could be eligible for overtime pay, a move that would touch almost every sector of the economy and could face legal challenges.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tiny hamster’s tiny BBQ

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Just in time for the Fourth of July, the tiny hamsters are back for backyard tradition.

News

in Entertainment

Oh no! ‘Bennifer’ are divorcing

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Actors Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck say they've decided to divorce after 10 years of marriage.

in Music

Journey drummer Castronovo charged with rape

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The rocker also faces charges including assault and menacing and is being held without bail in an Oregon jail.

in Entertainment

Men bring the moves, but ladies take charge in ‘Magic Mike XXL’

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The film, which hits theaters July 1, follows 2012's surprise hit with Channing Tatum rejoining the Kings of Tampa, his rogue band of male entertainers.

in Entertainment

EL James takes ‘Fifty Shades’ of heat during Twitter Q&A

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#AskELJames backfired in terrific style because of course it did.

in Entertainment

20 years after ‘Showgirls,’ Elizabeth Berkley comes ‘full circle’

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The former "Saved by the Bell" actress starred as an exotic dancer in the film, which was initially slammed by critics and flopped at the box office.

in Music

Rick Springfield is selling his hair

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For $750 you can own a piece of the "Jessie's Girl" hitmaker.

in Music

Foo Fighters hint at touring return

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It'll take more than a broken leg to stop Dave Grohl.

Babe of the Day

June 30, 2015

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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