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Bing Con to return bigger and better in 2014

G. Michael Dobbs

SPRINGFIELD – Bing Con, the region’s pop culture convention, returns for its second year from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 in a new location, Asbury Hall of Trinity Methodist Church, 361 Sumner Ave.This year it will celebrate the P...
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Local takes puppy love to new level

Carley Dangona

LONGMEADOW – Dog owners are known to bring their four-legged companions everywhere – shopping, yoga class, kayaking, walking, etc. – but most people don’t realize that some of them prefer the company of their furry friends to that of fellow humans.Doug Ratner understands this passion and has...
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Master builder brings Lego bricks to life

Peter Spotts

GRANBY – Lego bricks have been an icon of the toy industry dating back to the company’s founding in 1932.Many children have to give up their love of the creative building bricks ...
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