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Today: A mix of sun & clouds, breezy, dry and cool, Highs: 64-68. Winds: NW 8-15 mph. Tonight: Clear and cool. Lows: 35-40. Some patchy frost possible. Winds: Light. Tomorrow: Sunny, a few puffy cumulus clouds. Highs: 65-70. Hav ...
Mon, September 22, 2014
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Humidity: 58%
Dew Point: 50
Wind: W at 17 mph
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Area Gas Prices Down Another Two Cents Per Gallon

September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Area motorists are seeing some more relief at the pump as gas prices continue to drop. A recent survey by GasBuddy.com has found that the average price of a gallon of gas is down two cents to $3.40 per...

US Existing Home Sales Fall in August

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September 22nd, 2014
By JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes...

Sturbridge Police Chief Hurt in Motorcycle Crash

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September 22nd, 2014
DUDLEY, Mass. (AP) -- Sturbridge's police chief was seriously injured in a weekend motorcycle crash but his injuries are not considered life threatening. Chief Thomas Ford III suffered a concussion and head trauma when his motorcycle crashed...

ABC40 Alert: Scammers Offering ‘Free’ iPhones

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Scam expert Steve Weisman joins ABC40's Tom Lewis and Lindsay Iadeluca to update us on the most recent scam tactics including scammers offering 'free...

15 Vehicles Destroyed at Mass. Auto Dealership

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September 22nd, 2014
SUDBURY, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say 15 high-end vehicles were destroyed and five others were damaged in an early morning fire at a Sudbury auto dealership. The fire at Herb Chambers Land Rover and Jaguar in Sudbury was reported by a...

Northampton Dunkin Donuts Robbed at Knifepoint

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September 22nd, 2014
NORTHAMPTON (WGGB) - Police in Northampton are searching for a suspect they say robbed the Dunkin Donuts at 132 King Street just before 3 o'clock this morning. Northampton Police say the suspect may have been male, but was wearing a mask at the...

Monday’s News on the Go

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--In your News on the Go for this Monday morning, three Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base, seven injured after explosion fueling Boston boat, and arrest warrant issued for 'person of interest' in missing...

A Cool Fall Feel Returns

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)  A cooler, drier air mass continues to move into western Mass. this morning. Although temperatures are starting out in the lower 60's they will not go up all that much. A fall chilly will take hold which is fitting since...

Deliberations to Resume in Final Berkshire Triple-Murder Trial

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Springfield jury will begin its second week of considering the case of the final defendant charged in the killings of three Pittsfield men in 2011. Jurors resume deliberations Monday after spending about two hours...

Today at The Big E – Mon. Sept. 22

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Here is what's happening today, Monday, September 22, at The Big E. Today is Salute to Springfield Day TODAY'S SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. - Now Open: Mallary Complex Youth Working Steer Sr. & Jr. Pulling...

Three Afghan Soldiers Missing From Cape Cod Base

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September 22nd, 2014
(Ctsy. Joint Base Cape Cod) CAMP EDWARDS, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says there is speculation among military officials that three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod...

Medical Marijuana Advocates Rallying at Statehouse

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September 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Medical marijuana advocates say they are frustrated with Gov. Deval Patrick's administration because the long-promised dispensaries where patients can purchase the drug are still not open. The Massachusetts Patient Advocacy...

Materials Deemed Safe, after Hazmat Response in Warwick

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September 22nd, 2014
WARWICK (WGGB) -- Fears of possibly hazardous materials led Athol and State Police to close off a Warwick road, near the northern state border Sunday night. State Police at the Athol barracks say that they were notified of a car with mason jars...

NASA’s Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars after a Year

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September 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/NASA) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is back at Mars. The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. NASA confirmed that the robotic explorer...

Seven Injured when Fueling Boat Catches Fire in Boston

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September 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Officials say seven people are being treated for injuries after a boat caught fire at a dock in Boston. Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald says the 38-foot boat had just finished fueling at a dock in the city's Charlestown...