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Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers with Steve Winwood

Saturday, August 30th at 8pm, Fenway Park

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Cher with Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo

Saturday, September 13th at 8pm, Verizon Wireless Arena

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Fleetwood Mac

Saturday, October 25th at 8pm, TD Garden

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Parole for Lee Eisenberg

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A man who took hostages at a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidential campaign office in 2007 has been approved for parole.

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Ransom was demanded for James Foley

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U.S. officials say Islamic State militants demanded more than $132 million in emails to Foley's family.

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Mayor wants to limit park use

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Park site of spice over doses

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Foley family speaks publicly

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John Foley said his son was a "courageous, fearless journalist."

Lifestyle

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Put on some sunscreen!

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Fewer U.S. teenagers are using sunscreen, even as skin cancer rates increase, a study found.

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378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Starbucks

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A woman started an act of kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.

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Could riding the bus help you lose weight?

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A new study shows taking public transportation is just as beneficial as other “active commuting” modes like walking and biking.

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Brita recalling children’s water bottles

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Brita is recalling approximately 242,500 children's water filter bottles due to a possible laceration hazard.

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Nearly 40K carseats recalled

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Recaro is recalling more than 39,000 child safety seats because they can let a child's head move too far in a crash.

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Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

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A Virginia man faces drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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Man drives stolen shopping cart to probation meeting

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Police say a man rode a stolen electric shopping cart this week to meet with his probation officer.

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1,000 pound gator snared in Alabama hunt

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Hunters snared the largest alligator ever caught in a legal hunt in the state of Alabama.

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Man celebrates 101st birthday by going to work

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Even at 101-years-old, this guy still puts in his time at the job he's held for 73 years.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at the biggest stories and best photography in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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More schools are mixing beer, football at stadiums

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A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones.

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Mo’ne Davis, team out of Little League World Series

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Star pitcher Mo'ne Davis and her team are out of the running.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Best Ice Bucket Challenge fail. Period.

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WATCH: A girl attempts the Ice Bucket Challenge immediately after having her wisdom teeth removed. It backfires miserably.

News

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So you think you can shock? Prizes take backseat at VMAs

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As Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards ceremony looms, there is stiff competition to deliver the show's next most outrageous stunt.

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CHART TOPPERS: This week’s top pop songs

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LISTEN: This week's top pop songs, according to the latest Billboard charts.

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Paul McCartney tops ‘richest bassist’ list

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The Beatles legend is worth an estimated $1.2 billion.

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Ashton Kutcher, Mariska Hargitay dominate TV paychecks

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The annual Who Earns What countdown lists the paydays of your favorite television stars.

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If Michael Bay directed ‘Up’

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Cue the Linkin Park, Carl's journey to Paradise Falls just got more intense.

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‘Scandal’ star Columbus Short arrested

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The actor has been arrested after missing two court appearances.

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John Lennon’s killer fights for freedom

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Mark David Chapman is awaiting a decision over whether he will finally be freed from prison after his eighth parole case this week.

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‘Jackass’ star could face charges for Seaworld prank

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WATCH: Steve-O could face criminal charges for defacing a San Diego highway sign and promoting the prank via social media.

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Hopkinton State Fair

The 99th Annual Hopkinton State Fair

Listen all this weekend for your chance to win a family 4-pack of tix to the 99th annual Hopkinton State Fair, happening Fri., Aug. 29th – Mon., Sept. 1st!

KC Sunshine Band 2014

KC and The Sunshine Band

Win a pair of tickets to see KC and The Sunshine Band at The Casino Ballroom on Sunday, August 24th at 8:00pm!

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Gail Singer Memorial Blood Drive

Join Us at the 31st annual Gail Singer Memorial Blood Drive on Tues., Aug. 26th and Wed., Aug. 27th at The Radisson Hotel!

Business Woman of the Month

WZID’s Business Woman of the Month

Do you know a woman who represents her business with strength and makes a difference? Nominate her as WZID’s Business Woman of the Month.

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