If you're a child of the 80's you're more than likely familiar with Fraggle Rock. Well, word is there is a live-action Fraggle Rock movie in the works.

Variety reports Joseph Gordon-Levitt is set to produce and star in the film which is based on the cave-living Fraggles. In other 80's news: Mr. T will star in a new DIY Network program called, "I Pity the Tool.' The former A-Team star and his team will provide home makeovers for lucky families.

Indulge in Dessert and Help the Animals

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The annual Cocheco Valley Humane Society Dessert Tasting and Silent Auction is Sunday, March 29th. Are you going?


Cloudy with snow showers or flurries possible by later in the day, high 33. Partly to mostly cloudy in the North Country, high 34. Check your weekend forecast. 

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Russian official: Iran deal near
A senior Russian official says the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers is within reach and most differences could disappear this weekend. Senior Russian negotiator Sergey Ryabkov says another round of talks will likely be needed to seal any deal ahead of a March 31 deadline for a framework agreement. The sides want to reach a full agreement by the end of June.

Man dies in house fire
Firefighters say a man was killed in a house fire in Milton. The state fire marshal's office has been called to investigate the fire, which happened at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Neighbors says flames broke out in the kitchen area.

Grant awarded in Vermont
Vermont's Department for Children and Families will get $8.9 million in grant money to be part of a national pilot providing specialized training to food stamp recipients. The ultimate goal is to help move people off of food stamps, with the program targeting the homeless, ex-offenders and people struggling with addiction.

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