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Today: Some showers this morning. Mostly cloudy and humid this afternoon with the chance of a few showers. Highs: 75-79. Winds: S 5-10 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with some patchy fog possible. Lows: 52-56. Winds: Light. Have a gr ...
Sun, September 21, 2014
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Today at The Big E – Sun. Sept. 21

September 21st, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Here is what's happening today, Sunday, September 21, at The Big E. Today is Grange Day TODAY'S SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. - Catholic Mass – Storrowton Meetinghouse AACA Conn. Valley Region Antique Car...

SpaceX Launches 3-D Printer, Other Station Gear

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September 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/NASA TV) By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station. The company launched its unmanned Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

Shelter in Place Order Lifted as Search for Trooper Killer Enters 9th Day

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September 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police) By MARC LEVY and MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- The search for the suspect in the deadly ambush of a Pennsylvania State Police barracks in the Pocono Mountains is in its ninth...

Some Sunday Showers, Not a Washout

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September 21st, 2014
FutureWeather For Tomorrow Morning SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After several chilly days across the Pioneer Valley, temperatures are closer to seasonable levels for this second to last weekend of September. Areas of fall color are beginning...

Local Man Honored for Extensive Community Service

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Saturday night was a very memorable one for one man from Springfield. Jerald "Jay" Griffin was awarded the 23rd annual Ubora Award at a special ceremony at the Springfield Museum's Quadrangle. It was hosted by the...

Local Restaurants Compete in Annual Ribfest Fundraiser

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September 20th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) --  The Hampshire County Bar Association held a Ribfest fundraiser on Saturday at the Three County Fairgrounds. It was a day full of ribs, beer, and live music. The money raised was donated to a child advocacy...

Friends of Holyoke Library Host Gala Fundraiser

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September 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Holyoke Library was flooded with patrons and supporters Saturday night for a special gala event. The party, hosted by the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library, was put on to help raise funds for library...

Big E Breaks Record Attendance

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September 20th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Vermont Day at the Big E proved to be historic, as a more than 30-year old record was broken by the crowds! 170,612 guests entered the fairgrounds on Saturday, breaking the All-Time Single Day Attendance...

Penn State Powers Past UMass, 48-7

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September 20th, 2014
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 yards and Penn State defeated Massachusetts 48-7 on Saturday. Penn State (4-0), which needed late-game drives to win...

2nd Annual “Ride to Remember” Ends in Boston

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Bikers from across the state are celebrating the end of their 106 mile charity ride tonight in Boston. Starting at 7 a.m., the Springfield Police Department, Law enforcement and other public agencies took part in the...

Second Man Arrested Trying to Enter White House

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September 20th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service says a man has been arrested for trying to unlawfully enter the White House, less than 24 hours after a fence-jumper made it all the way into the building. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says a man...

Titanic Historical Society Dedicates Memorial Garden

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Saturday afternoon, the Titanic Historical Society dedicated the new Titanic Centennial Memorial Garden and Walkway. The dedication took place at the the Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield. The new garden is to...

Celebrating Vermont Day at the Big E

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September 20th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds of people gathered Saturday afternoon at the Big E to celebrate Vermont Day. Several vendors were present to showcase their crafts and expertise to guests. There were also a variety of food and...

81 Immigrants Arrested in New England

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September 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Federal immigration officials say a four-day enforcement operation in New England has ended with the arrest of 81 immigrants, including those convicted of crimes, fugitives and those accused of other immigration violations. The...

Mass. Tax Credits Benefiting Movies, TV Projects

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September 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A film starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin was one of the biggest beneficiaries of a tax credit program designed to lure movies and television shows to Massachusetts. A report from the state revenue department says "Labor Day"...