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Today: Cloudy and cool with a few showers through midday. Rain becoming more widespread this afternoon and evening. Highs: 49-53. Winds: N 10-15 mph. Tonight: Rain, heavy at times. A rumble of thunder possible. Windy! Lows: 45-49. ...
Wed, October 22, 2014
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Wednesday’s News on the Go

October 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Detectives investigate armed robbery in Springfield, massive bust in Agawam, and game two of the World Series tonight on Fox6! ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz bring you your News on the Go for this Wednesday morning!...

Overcast with Showers Today, Windswept Rain Tonight

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October 22nd, 2014
Storm Developing Off New Jersey Coast SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A coastal low pressure system is gaining strength just south of Long Island today, and it will bring a windswept rain to the Pioneer Valley tonight. Improvement is expected...

American Detained in North Korea Returns to Ohio

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File) WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home. Officials say a plane carrying Jeffrey Fowle (FOWL') landed Wednesday morning at...

Ebola ‘Czar’ Ron Klain Begins Work at White House Wednesday

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Revolution) WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's Ron Klain's first day as the new White House "Ebola czar." Klain is a former White House adviser who starts Wednesday as President Barack Obama's Ebola response coordinator. The White House says...

Springfield Detectives Investigate Armed Robbery at Sunoco

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October 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- A reported armed robbery is under investigation in Springfield Wednesday morning. Springfield Police responded to the Sunoco on Wilbraham Rd. around 2:30 a.m., where it appears that the suspect fled the scene. Officers...

Investigators say Secret Service Use ‘Problematic’

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new government investigation questions a Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of an employee embroiled in a...

Bumgarner, Giants Silence Royals in World Series Game 1

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence...

Patriots DE Chandler Jones to Miss Next Month for Hip Injury

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots defense took yet another hit Tuesday, as a hip injury will leave defensive end Chandler Jones out for a month. The decision was first reported by The Boston Globe, after Jones missed...

State Funding Brings New Projects to Western Mass.

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October 21st, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Governor Deval Patrick announced funding for 31 new projects through the MassWorks Infrastructure Program on Tuesday. Five of those projects are here in Western Massachusetts: 1. $4.2 million to advance the Union...

Baker and Coakley Square off in Gubernatorial Debate

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October 21st, 2014
BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB/AP) -- With just two weeks until Election Day, Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Charlie Baker went head to head for a televised debate, minus the three independent candidates. Baker and Coakley are currently locked...

Dunbar Community Center Receives $7,500 Worth of New Equipment

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October 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two organizations teamed-up to provide one local center with brand new sports equipment and apparel Tuesday night. Good Sports and the Red Auerbach Youth Foundation donated $7,500 to the Dunbar YMCA Family &...

New Dorm Security Rolled-Out At UMass

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October 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) -- A brand new state of the art dorm security system has been rolled out at UMass. From out-of-control spring parties to alleged sexual assaults, security at the school has been questioned in recent years. Now, a new...

Apple Issues Security Warning for iCloud

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October 21st, 2014
by BRANDON BAILEY, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people who use the...

Church Official Pleads Guilty in Looting Case

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October 21st, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A former Boston church official who said in an autobiography he was an enforcer for gangster James "Whitey" Bulger has pleaded guilty to federal charges he looted the church's assets. Edward MacKenzie Jr. is the former director of...

Former Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at 93

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October 21st, 2014
NATION (WGGB) -- The legendary executive editor of the Washington Post during the Watergate era, has died. The Washington Post confirmed that Ben Bradlee died Tuesday at his home in Washington of natural causes.  He was 93. According to ABC...