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Morning Headlines: Actor Alan Thicke of 'Growing Pains' fame dies

Actor Alan Thicke has reportedly died. (Source: (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)) Actor Alan Thicke has reportedly died. (Source: (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP))
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Actor Alan Thicke of 'Growing Pains' fame dies

Actor Alan Thicke has died, his publicist confirmed. Variety reports Thicke had a heart attack. He was 69 years old. Thicke is perhaps best known for his role as TV dad Jason Seaver in the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains

Newtown to mark 4th anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

Newtown is planning to mark the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting with a moment of silence. It was Dec. 14, 2012, when a troubled 20-year-old gunman shot his way into the Connecticut schoolhouse and killed 20 children and six educators. Adam Lanza fatally shot his mother before driving to the school, and then killed himself after the rampage.

Sunshine returns with highs in the upper 40s

Our active weather pattern continues for at least the next 2 weeks a great way to stay up to date on the daily changes is with the free First Alert Weather App. Cloud cover lingers this morning but quiet and dry weather is expected today. Sunshine will return by afternoon with highs just shy of 50°. 

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