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Classic metal with a ‘Mob’ twist

March 5, 2013
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Classic metal with a ‘Mob’ twist

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The members of Adrenaline Mob come from bands celebrated for their original material. The band’s singer Russell Allen comes from Symphony X. Drummer Mike Portnoy arrived from Dream Theater and Avenged Sevenfold. And guitarist Mike Orlando made his name with Sonic Stomp. But for the band’s latest release, “Coverta,” Adrenaline…

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More weekend snow, but northern New England looks targeted for worst of it

February 22, 2013
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More weekend snow, but northern New England looks targeted for worst of it

  The northern part of New England looks to be targeted for another nasty snow storm. But from central Connecticut, south, the snow looks to be wet and heavy but accumulating only 1 to 3 inches, according to Accuweather. State College, Pa. — 22 February 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports the third storm in as many…

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Snow in the forecast for this weekend, says Accuweather: CT may be spared the worst of it

February 21, 2013
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Snow in the forecast for this weekend, says Accuweather: CT may be spared the worst of it

 It’s the weekend, it must mean it’s going to snow. Accuweather is warning that New England is likely to see snow this weekend. Although, Connecticut seems as if it will be spared the whallop in storm for Massachusetts, where places like Worcester could see another 6 inches added to its record total. State College, Pa.…

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Show us your shorts… WCCC mounts film fest, local filmmaker joins in

February 21, 2013
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Show us your shorts… WCCC mounts film fest, local filmmaker joins in

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR 106.9 WCCC is going Hollywood this Sunday with its Rock’n and Reel’n Short Film Fest. And a local filmmaker, Neal Thomassen, a Southington High School alum, is up there on the marquee. The event is planned for Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Hard Rock Café at Foxwoods…

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Accuweather says possibility exists for snow this weekend

February 20, 2013
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Accuweather says possibility exists for snow this weekend

It might be snow, it might be rain, but Accuweather says something’s on the way.   State College, Pa. — 20 February 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports another weekend is approaching and it appears another snowstorm may be in the works for part of weather-weary New England with a close call for part of the mid-Atlantic.…

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Snow continues to haunt forecast, says Accuweather

February 18, 2013
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Snow continues to haunt forecast, says Accuweather

New England just can’t dog the snow, according to the latest forecast from Accuweather.com State College, Pa. — 18 February 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports a storm quickly following on the heels of the weekend’s New England snowstorm is set to return snow to the Great Lakes and Northeast Monday through Tuesday. The upcoming storm for…

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Here’s the scoop on weekend snow, via Accuweather.com

February 15, 2013
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Here’s the scoop on weekend snow, via Accuweather.com

This is the latest on the snow that has been threatening to hit over the weekend. Round One Snow: Philly to NYC Friday Night, Saturday       State College, Pa. — 15 February 2013 — AccuWeather.com reports a swath of snow will streak northeastward across the coastal mid-Atlantic to southern New England spanning late Friday…

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Tell us who your favorite pizza place is with Pick-A-Pizza

February 15, 2013
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The Step Saver Observer publications are sponsoring a Pick-A-Pizza in conjunction with the Republican-American and the Citizens News. This bracket-style contest (think March Madness) will pit local pizza places against each other during a five week span. The contest is a single elimination, winner-move-on tournament, ending in the crowning of a Pizza Champion. Weekly winners…

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Another dose of winter on its way this weekend

February 11, 2013
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Another dose of winter on its way this weekend

Don’t pack up the boosts and overcoats… or the shovels just yet. The weather looks a little dicey this coming weekend, says Accuweather.com   State College, Pa. — 11 February 2013 — AccuWeather reports there continues to be some indication that a major storm will affect the Eastern states and neighboring Canada this weekend. The storm…

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Gov. says if you’re non-essential employee, stay home Monday

February 10, 2013
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As the state continues to clean after Friday’s blizzard, the governor has told non-essential employees to stay home Monday. The following release was issued out of the governor’s office: Governor Dannel P. Malloy is asking all nonessential state employees to stay home on Monday as the clean up effort continues. However, evening and midnight shift…

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