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    Dracut Pats' fans do some serious chillin' before the big game

    DRACUT -- Returning home recently for a weekend visit from Endicott College in Beverly where he's a sophomore, Zach Bassett found there was snow better place than his own front yard to display his Patriots' fan loyalty -- and poke fun at Full Story
    Celtics can't launch vs. Rockets

    BOSTON (AP) -- Donatas Motiejunas wasn't thinking about a new career high when he took an alley-oop from James Harden and hit a layup as he fell to the floor late in the fourth quarter. Full Story
    (Charles Krupa)
    5 places you might start seeing calorie counts

    Diners could soon see calorie counts on the menus of chain restaurants. But will they be able to get that same clear information at grocery stores, convenience stores, movie theaters or airplanes? Full Story
    (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
    5 things to know before Obama rolls out his budget Monday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick quiz: Monday is — a) Groundhog Day b) Budget Day c) A day for repeating the same old arguments over spending and taxes, only louder. Full Story
    'Alice' is still going strong

    Nearly 50 years ago in western Massachusetts, an 18-year-old back from his first year at college celebrated Thanksgiving with friends in an old church. Read More >>
    Middies' rally falls short

    The Dracut 8th Grade Boys Travel basketball Team lost another tight hard fought game. Down double digits early to Lowell, the Middies (2-8) stormed back in the second half to make this Merrimack Valley League rival game a close contest before losing 61-58. Full Story
    Remember when?

    Do you remember when Tom Dempsey played for the Lowell Giants, a semi-pro team that was part of the Atlantic Coast Football League? Full Story
    Pupil ensures rock-solid friendship endures

    The Valley Dispatch CHELMSFORD -- Joe Middlemiss and William Manganis were inseparable, the best of friends. Full Story
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    Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis

    TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been omitted. Full Story
    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.