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Scoreboard Roundup - 4/16/14

Scoreboard Roundup - 4/16/14

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(NEW YORK) -- NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round: Montreal Canadiens 5 Tampa Bay Lightning 4 OT (Montreal lead series, 1-0)

Pittsburgh Penguins 4 Columbus Blue Jackets (Pittsburgh lead series, 1-0)

MLB: New York Yankees 3 (8-6) Chicago Cubs 0 (4-9) Game One

New York Yankees 2 (9-6) Chicago Cubs 0 (4-10) Game Two

Cincinnati Reds 4 (6-9) Pittsburgh Pirates 0 (...

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Explosion at Tennessee Ammunition Plant Kills One, Seriously Injures Three Others

Explosion at Tennessee Ammunition Plant Kills One, Seriously Injures Three Others

File photo. iStock/Thinkstock(MCEWEN, Tenn.) -- One person is dead and three other people have been seriously injured in a fiery explosion Wednesday at a Tennessee ammunition plant.

Now under control, according to officials, the fire destroyed Rio Ammunition in McEwen, Tenn. The plant is owned by the adjacent explosives manufacturer Accurate Energetic Systems.

"At this time we've got the fire e...

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Students Trapped in Sinking Ferry Send Heartbreaking Text Messages

Students Trapped in Sinking Ferry Send Heartbreaking Text Messages

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Heartbreaking text message exchanges between students trapped in the sinking ferry off the coast of South Korea and their anxious parents are offering a glimpse into the desperate situation in the crippled vessel.

"Dad, don't worry. I've got a life vest on and we're huddled together," one 18-year-old student, identified only by her last name, Sh...

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Deciphering the Signs of Anorexia in the Very Young

Deciphering the Signs of Anorexia in the Very Young

iStock/Thinkstock(HOUSTON) -- Until the age of 10, twins Reagan and Grace Freeman were like two peas in a pod living in a Houston, Texas, suburb.

After they moved to another state, their mother, Cindy Freeman, noticed that Reagan started rejecting foods she used to love, exercised nonstop and complained daily of a stomachache.

Believing her daughter was reacting negatively to the move, Freeman tr...

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KFC Bringing Back the Popular ‘Double Down’

KFC Bringing Back the Popular ‘Double Down’

Sandra Mu/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- This is not a drill: KFC plans to bring back its infamous Double Down starting April 21, reports USA Today. In case you forgot what this glorious creation includes, its a bunless sandwich that uses breaded and fried chicken breasts instead of bread, which enclose melted slices of Monterey Jack and pepper jack cheeses, two slices of bacon and the Colonels ...

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Obama Counsels Students on Options to a Four-Year Degree

Obama Counsels Students on Options to a Four-Year Degree

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(PITTSBURGH) -- It would be a cultural shift, but the Obama administration is hoping to change the perception of two- and four-year universities and what is needed for success.

Through two new skills-training programs, utilizing grant money announced in 2010, the administration is encouraging a competition to foster courses developed by industry at the com...

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WADK Local News
  • Boston Marathon bomb hoax

    A suspect is facing charges in connection with suspicious backpacks that were left in the vicinity of the Boston Marathon finish line last night.  Witnesses say the man was barefoot, wearing a...Read More

  • Allan Fung's tax plan

    Republican candidate for Governor Allan Fung is proposing a 200 million dollar tax reduction package.  Fung's plan lowers the state's corporate, estate and sales taxes.  To cover ...Read More

  • North Kingstown woman's offer rejected by MADD

    Mothers Against Drunk Driving is rejecting a five-thousand-dollar donation from a North Kingstown woman.  Jayne Donegan agreed to make the donation in exchange for dismissal of charges connect...Read More

  • Illegal cesspools

    Some homeowners across the state have started to receive violation notices regarding the state’s laws for cesspools.  The D.E.M estimates there are around 300 cesspools that are illegal....Read More

  • R.I. Tea Party protest

    The Rhode Island Tea Party is criticizing government for the state's high unemployment rate. The president of the Tea Party claims there is abuse of taxpayer funds in Rhode Island.   ...Read More

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