An eyewitness to the plane crash that injured 72-year-old Harrison Ford, says he  “saved several lives” by avoiding a nearby densely populated area. Eyewitnesses told NBC news that Ford, who is known for his role as Hans Solo in the ‘Star Wars’ movies and as ‘Indiana Jones,’ was alone in the plane at the time of the dramatic crash landing in California on Thursday. He suffered lacerations and there are reports he broke some bones. His publicist said his injuries were not life-threatening and he was expected to make a full recovery.

Now, many of you may know that I don't watch many movies. To answer the burning question...I have never seen any 'Star Wars' or 'Indiana Jones' movies. However, I have seen"Working Girl" and fell in love with him in that movie.

Weekend Plans


It's a great weekend to take in the annual SNODEO at Coleman State Park. Check out all the details. 


Mostly sunny and cold, high 21...16 in North Country. Check your weekend forecast. 

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Dramatic testimony at marathon bombing trial
The father of an 8-year-old boy killed at the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 says he tried to shield his two surviving children from the carnage. Bill Richard told a federal jury in Boston yesterday that he knew his son Martin wouldn't make it. Richard's 6-year-old daughter Jane had her leg blown off and his older son Henry sustained minor injuries. Accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed no reaction to the testimony at his trial.

Traffic snarled for hours on Spaulding Thursday
Authorities say there were only minor injuries, but major traffic delays, when a tractor-trailer rig hit an unstaffed toll booth on the Spaulding Turnpike in Dover yesterday. Engineers are evaluating the structural integrity of the toll plaza, with the accident destroying a section of the tollbooth.

Unwelcome surprise for Vermont tax payers
This tax-filing season has some Vermonters getting an unwelcome surprise -- having to pay back some of the subsidies they got in signing up for health coverage last year from the federal government. One Holland woman tells WCAX-TV her family is having to find more than $800 to pay back part of their subsidy after they made more than initially expected last year.

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More prizes, fun and great country music Monday morning. Have a great weekend and don't forget to 'SPRING FORWARD.' (Also, if you have battery operated smoke detectors/carbon monoxide detectors..CHANGE THE BATTERIES!)


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