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Republican vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., left, hugs House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va., during a rally at the airport in Richmond, Va., Friday, Aug. 31, 2012. ( AP Photo/Steve Helber) Republican vice presidential… Read more

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Holyoke, Mass. (WGGB) — A bakery on High Street in Holyoke Friday sustained extensive damages to its roof after a fire broke out there. That’s according to Holyoke Fire Dep. Chief Jeff Przekopowski. The call came in at 5:04 p.m. Friday… Read more

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(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)–A Springfield City Councilor is crying foul over the selection process in hiring a casino consultant. Councilor John Lysak wants to see a new consultant hired. Lysak reacts to news that the city’s casino… Read more

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AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) –It’s been a scorching hot summer. Bad news for farmers, but it’s hard to complain if you’re in the water park business. Hurricane Harbor at Six Flags New England has been packed all season, and now they’re getting ready… Read more

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After a flood, act fast to prevent a mold outbreak Isaac in all its guises—hurricane, tropical storm, tropical depression—dropped a lot of rain on residents of the Gulf Coast leaving… Read more

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G-T-Later! Jersey Shore is still a ratings smash, even though audience levels have dipped from its 2011 high. But MTV programming executive vice president Chris Linn tells TV Guide Magazine that it was time for the show to retire anyway. Speculation… Read more

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This undated booking photo provided by the Cobb County Sheriff in Marietta, Ga., shows Ernest Addo, 48, who was arrested on Aug. 24, 2012 for identity theft and practicing medicine without a license. When Addo’s friend went to Africa for a… Read more

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Donald Lawson, a 44-year-old Lapeer, Mich. resident, smiles at a news conference in which he claimed the $337 million Powerball prize Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, at the Michigan Lottery headquarters in Lansing, Mich. Lawson elected the lump sum… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health today announced that they are raising the West Nile virus threat level to “High” in Chicopee, and to “Moderate” in Holyoke, South Hadley, and West… Read more

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FILE – Housekeeper Albert Gomez, sprays the floors of a tent cabin with a bleach mixture to prevent the possible spread of viruses in Curry Village at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday August 28, 2012. Two more Yosemite National Park visitors… Read more

CINCINNATI (AP) — The death of a 61-year-old Ohio woman is the first in the nation associated with a new swine flu strain, the state Department of Health said Friday. The woman, whose identity was not released, was from central Ohio’s… Read more

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FILE – An April 21, 1969 photo from files showing a view of a laboratory of the pharmaceutical company “Chemie Gruenenthal”, in Stolberg, near Aachen, West Germany, during an animal experiment April 21, 1969 as prosecuters came to inspect the… Read more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The death of a 61-year-old Ohio woman is the first in the nation associated with a new swine flu strain, the state Department of Health said Friday. The woman, whose identity was not released, was from central… Read more

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2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport is stylish, roomy, and bigger Hyundai is taking a two-pronged approached with its redesigned Santa Fe SUV, offering it in two- and three-row configurations. The… Read more

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President Barack Obama walks with Gen. Lloyd Austin, vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, right, to greet members of the military and their families on the tarmac, upon his arrival at Biggs Airfield at Fort Bliss, Texas, Friday, Aug. 31, 2012…. Read more