Daily Dish: 9/22/2017

09/22/2017 08:57 AM EDT
12-year-old wins 'America's Got Talent' $1M prize LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A 12-year-old singing ventriloquist is getting a $1 million prize and her own Las Vegas show after taking the "America's Got Talent" crown on the season 12 finale of the NBC reality competition. 
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'Stronger' spawns friendship for Gyllenhaal and Bauman
09/21/2017 11:14 AM EDT - TORONTO -- As the cast and makers of "Stronger" collectively rose to take a bow after the film's Toronto International Film Festival premiere, Jake Gyllenhaal realized that Jeff Bauman, whom he plays in the film and who wears prosthetic legs, was still sitting, overwhelmed with emotion.

"Jake was like, 'Get up!"' Bauman said. "And I stood up."  Full Story

SPORTS
38-year-old Aucoin skating in 17th professional season

His grasp of the German language may be lacking. But Keith Aucoin, even at the age of 38, is still playing the game he loves and still putting up points. Full Story
DRACUT NEWS
Billerica woman still driven to help find cure for diabetes

DRACUT -- When she was 9 years old, Tiffany Carlson was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease where the pancreas stops producing insulin. Full Story
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Billerica woman still driven to help find cure for diabetes

09/22/2017 08:06 AM EDT
DRACUT -- When she was 9 years old, Tiffany Carlson was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease where the pancreas stops producing insulin. 
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Dracut PD phone lines out of service
09/21/2017 08:19 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The police business phone line has been down since Wednesday night. Police posted on Twitter 9:20 p. Full Story

Director of Worship & Music: Paul Ciotti
09/20/2017 07:43 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Paul Ciotti did not hesitate when asked what challenge stands ahead for him as the new Director of Worship & Music for the River of Divine Mercy Catholic Collaborative. Full Story

Dracut man ordered to mental-health facility in domestic assault
09/19/2017 12:39 PM EDT - LOWELL -- Police reports say Ipswich Fire Chief Gregory Gagnon put his Glock handgun on a bed in front of his wife of 17 years and told her that if she didn't leave the couple's Dracut home "he would shoot her in the head so her brains would be Full Story

Ipswich fire chief held in Dracut assault investigation
09/17/2017 08:46 AM EDT - DRACUT -- The Ipswich fire chief, a Dracut resident, is behind bars without bail after an investigation into the recent alleged assault of a female acquaintance uncovered additional allegations from a year ago, according to the Middlesex District Full Story

Ipswich fire chief, of Dracut, held in assault probe
09/17/2017 09:02 PM EDT - DRACUT -- The Ipswich fire chief, a Dracut resident, is behind bars without bail after an investigation into the recent alleged assault of a female acquaintance uncovered additional allegations from a year ago, according to the Middlesex District Full Story

3 injured in Dracut accident
09/17/2017 08:38 AM EDT - DRACUT -- Three people were injured, one seriously when a car crossed into oncoming traffic and collided with a loaded dump truck that flipped and caught fire, police said. Full Story

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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.