Julia Roberts making 'Batkid' movie

01/28/2015 06:34 AM EST
SAN FRANCISCO -- Julia Roberts will produce and star in a film about the Bay Area's Batkid, according to the Hollywood Reporter. 
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SAG Awards send 'Birdman' Oscar hopes soaring
01/27/2015 09:30 AM EST - LOS ANGELES -- Oscar hopes for "Birdman" got an enormous updraft over the weekend with big wins from the acting and producing guilds, possibly sending the comedy soaring over the perceived Academy Awards front-runner "Boyhood. Full Story

SPORTS
Oh, brother, Petti star in own right at Tewksbury

TEWKSBURY -- Tewksbury High senior center Ryan Petti is an electrifying performer who has been scoring goals, piling up points and bewildering goalies throughout his four-year varsity hockey career. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Dracut High cheerleaders are national champs

DRACUT -- From a blizzard of confetti to a blizzard of snow -- and congratulations. Sixteen members of the Dracut High School cheerleading squad and their coaches triumphantly returned home Monday after being declared the No. Full Story
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Google: YouTube is so overloaded staff cannot filter content

BRUSSELS (AP) — Internet giant Google said Wednesday that its video-sharing website YouTube is so inundated that staff cannot filter all terror related content, complicating the struggle to halt the publication of terrorist propaganda and hostage videos. Full Story
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Dracut High cheerleaders are national champs

01/26/2015 06:29 PM EST
DRACUT -- From a blizzard of confetti to a blizzard of snow -- and congratulations. Sixteen members of the Dracut High School cheerleading squad and their coaches triumphantly returned home Monday after being declared the No. 
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Powerful anti-bullying dialogue in Dracut
01/25/2015 06:35 AM EST - DRACUT -- Students and staff at Richardson Middle School recently heard a talk on bullying by John Halligan, a Vermont man whose 13-year-old son committed suicide in 2003. Full Story

Pelham, Dracut crashes bring down poles
01/19/2015 08:37 AM EST - PELHAM -- It was tough going on Mammoth Road in Dracut and Pelham early Sunday morning, as a driver sheared off a utility pole along the road in Pelham, and another driver rolled a vehicle onto its roof and took out another pole in Full Story

Greenmont School in Dracut celebrates Week of Giving
01/18/2015 06:36 AM EST - Third-graders at the Greenmont Elementary School in Dracut recently collected items and donated them to the Lowell Wish Project as part of the school's Week of Giving. Full Story

Boys hoop: Bennett boosts Cats; Billerica, Dracut on top
01/17/2015 06:35 AM EST - Wilmington High senior center Connor Bennett followed up his 39-point performance on Tuesday by scoring 34 on Friday as the Wildcats defeated Stoneham, 75-58, in a Middlesex League Freedom Division boys basketball game. Full Story

Dracut Rep. Garry files bill to make certain protest actions a felony in light of I-93 incidents
01/15/2015 06:57 PM EST - BOSTON -- State Rep. Colleen Garry has filed legislation that would make protests like the one that shut down Interstate 93 in both directions Thursday morning a felony. Full Story

Split Dracut board OKs resolution opposing gas pipeline
01/14/2015 07:35 AM EST - DRACUT -- A divided Board of Selectmen voted 3-2 Tuesday night to pass a resolution opposing the northeast expansion of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline in Dracut. Full Story

Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
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Review: Something's missing from the deck in 'Wild Card'

It becomes quickly clear in "Wild Card," the latest vehicle for the hunky, brooding British action star Jason Statham, that his character doesn't need a gun to maim or kill. Full Story
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Chris Pratt playing Indiana Jones?

'Jurassic World’s star rumored to take lead in Disney’s reboot of the franchise.