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NOAA Predicts A Warmer-Than-Average Winter For New EnglandThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting warmer-than-average temperatures for much of the United States this winter, including New England. Katie Johnston reports.
Stephen King’s Iconic Bangor Mansion To House Personal Archives, Host Writers In ResidenceStephen and Tabitha King are ready for the next chapter for their Victorian mansion that stands behind a wrought iron gate festooned with winged creatures and spiderwebs. Katie Johnston reports.
Curt Schilling Won’t Run For Congress In ArizonaFormer major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s decided not to run for Congress. Katie Johnston reports.
Very Bad NFL Officiating Week Ends With Controversial Packers-Lions Calls On Monday Night FootballAnd what has gone in this week -- as most weeks -- across the NFL in terms of officiating reached a fever pitch on Monday Night Football in Green Bay, when Cleke Blateman's officiating crew played a significant role in determining the outcome of the game. Katie Johnston reports.
Another Poll Shows Elizabeth Warren Leading Joe Biden In Democratic PrimaryAnother poll shows Elizabeth Warren leading the pack in the Democratic presidential primary. Katie Johnston reports.
Christopher Columbus Statue In Providence Covered In Red PaintA statue of Christopher Columbus in Rhode Island has been vandalized on the day named in his honor. Katie Johnston reports.
Maine Celebrates First Indigenous People’s DayMaine lawmakers officially replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day which is being marked for the first time on Monday. Katie Johnston reports.
Police, Ambulances Respond To Pelham, NH ChurchPolice responded to a shooting on Bridge Street in Pelham, New Hampshire Saturday morning.
Mass. State Police K-9 Helps Catch Suspect Who Ran Away From Crash SceneA Massachusetts State Police K-9 unit helped catch a suspect who almost crashed into a police cruiser early Thursday morning. Katie Johnston reports.
Raw Video: Sea Foam Flies At Nantasket BeachAn offshore storm sent sea foam flying at Nantasket Beach. Video credit: Mike McCarthy - Hingham.
Massachusetts Man Who Helped With Baby Raccoons May Need Rabies TreatmentNew Hampshire health officials are requesting the public’s help in finding a man from Massachusetts to assess his risk for rabies after he came into contact with baby raccoons. Katie Johnston reports.
Boston Nonprofit For Disabled Workers Files Complaint Against Rose Kennedy GreenwayThe Boston nonprofit for the disabled that lost its contract to maintain to the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway park in the heart of the city has filed a discrimination complaint with the state. Katie Johnston reports.
Judge Denies Bid For New Trial In Rwanda Genocide CaseA woman serving a 10-year sentence in federal prison for lying about her role in the 1994 Rwanda genocide to obtain U.S. citizenship has lost her latest bid for a new trial. Katie Johnston reports.
Manager Pleads Guilty To Stealing $1.8 Million From Cape Cod Timeshare ResortA Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $1.8 million from a Cape Cod timeshare resort where she worked. Prosecutors say 63-year-old Donna Zoppi, of Eastham, was sentenced to up to three years in state prison after pleading guilty this week to larceny. Katie Johnston reports.
Manchester VA Medical Center Closes 3 Operating Rooms Due To Fly ProblemsThe Manchester VA Medical Center says three operating rooms have been closed out of an abundance of caution after flies were found in one of them. Katie Johnston reports.
Lottery: Unclaimed $100,000 Mass Cash Prize Will Expire SoonSomeone has won a big lottery payout, but may not know it. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: Full Interview With GOP Presidential Candidate Joe WalshWBZ-TV's Liam Martin spoke with Republican Presidential candidate Joe Walsh in a one-on-one interview.
CEO: Dick's Sporting Goods Destroys $5 Million Worth Of WeaponsDick's Sporting Goods has destroyed $5 million of the chain's gun inventory, its CEO said. After finding out that Dick's had sold the Parkland shooter a shotgun, CEO Edward Stack decided last year the company would no longer sell firearm to anyone under 21. Katie Johnston reports.
Dog Ownership Linked To 24% Lower Risk Of Dying Early, Research ShowsNeed an excellent reason to add a dog to your life? How about living longer? Katie Johnston reports.
Redskins Adrian Peterson, Donald Penn Both Asked Tom Brady For His Jersey On SundayEveryone wants a piece of Tom Brady, even teams he just trounced on the football field. Following Sunday's 33-7 victory over the Redskins, the Patriots quarterback was approached by two Washington players asking for his jersey. Katie Johnston reports.
GE Freezes Pension Plan For 20,000 WorkersGeneral Electric announced Monday it will freeze its US pension plan for about 20,000 workers to help clean up the company’s beleaguered balance sheet. Katie Johnston reports.
What A Week: Impeachment Strategies; Race For Kennedy's Congressional SeatWBZ TV's Chris McKinnon and Jon Keller discuss the political strategies of both sides of the impeachment inquiry and the race for Rep. Joe Kennedy's congressional seat
Web Extra: Vail Family On Declan's DiagnosisJeremy and Stephanie Vail open up about their son Declan's brain tumor diagnosis and how the community responded in an interview with WBZ-TV's Lisa Hughes.
Dental Experts Warn Against Using Baking Soda, Salt To Whiten TeethIf you regularly enjoy coffee, tea, red wine and pastas with marinara sauce, you might be aware that these foods and beverages leave behind stains on your teeth well after they are consumed. Katie Johnston reports.

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