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Massive Recall Announced Due to Faulty Airbags

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Several car makers have announced a recall of a certain brand of air bags. Upwards of 1.7 million cars have been recalled for unsafe Takata air bag inflators. The inflators can potentially send shrapnel flying at drivers and passengers during a crash. The recall impacts Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari. If […]

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Highest Gust in a Decade Atop Mount Washington

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The Mount Washington Observatory notched its highest wind gust in over a decade early Saturday morning, according to observers. The Observatory said the gust reached 148 miles per hour, just before 8 a.m.. Mount Washington is New England’s highest peak at an elevation of 6,288 feet. For many years the iconic New Hampshire mountain held […]

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Wind Advisory Starts Off Weekend

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A powerful storm moving north of Maine, combined with the extraordinarily strong high-pressure system over Canada, is generating wind from the northwest gusting past 40 mph this morning. The wind combined with temperatures starting off in the teens and 20s is generating wind chill factor near 0°. Under blue sky and sunshine temperatures gradually warm […]

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Sen. Warren Planning “Big Announcement” on Saturday

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren is expected to officially announce her candidacy for the 2020 presidential election in Lawrence, Massachusetts today. Lawrence is making a “big announcement” at 11 a.m., where she’ll be joined by US congressman Joe Kennedy, who is expected to endorse a potential Warren run, according to the Boston Globe. Warren, a 69-year-old Democrat, […]

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Pedestrian Killed in Somerville Hit-and-Run

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One woman was dead and another was injured Friday evening in a pedestrian hit-and-run crash in Somerville, Massachusetts. Police responded around 7:15 p.m. to the intersection of Powderhouse Boulevard and Hardan Road, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office. Two women were hit by a pickup truck in a crosswalk. The victims were taken […]