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Archive for December, 2012
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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a bill designed to improve dam safety. The legislation would set aside $17 million for the repair or removal of unsafe, abandoned, or useless dams while also helping strengthen the state’s… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — Firefighters in Holyoke have been able to knock down a fire at an old abandoned mill at the corner of Appleton Street and Race Street. According to the Police Department the call came in at 5:22 p.m. When our crew… Read more

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Michael Carter-Williams picked the perfect time to get his game back on track. Syracuse’s slick-passing sophomore point guard had a career-high 18 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds on Monday to lead the seventh-ranked Orange… Read more

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WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) – For Patti Diotalevi, Wilbraham has always and will always be her home. “You’re talking to a person who was born and brought up here,” she said. The town of Wilbraham is celebrating it’s 250th anniversary, and for… Read more

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EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) – With the passing of another year comes another step towards better energy efficient lightbulbs for homeowners. In 2007, Congress passed the Energy Independence and Security Act. The act includes a section on… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is running up against its $16.4 trillion borrowing limit and is taking steps to avoid default. Reaching the limit Monday sets up another dispute between the White House and Congress over taxes and spending… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Agonizingly close to a New Year’s Eve compromise, the White House and congressional Republicans agreed Monday to block across-the-board tax increases set for midnight, but held up a final deal as they haggled away the final hours… Read more

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) –Do you remember your 2012 New Year’s Resolution? “No! I do not,” Kelly King laughed. “No. Probably because I didn’t do whatever I had set my mind up to do,” Holly Boulanger admitted. Not everyone is in the… Read more

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) –It’s one of the most popular New Year’s Resolutions people make, to lose weight. However, dropping the pounds you probably packed on during the holidays might not be easy. That’s why Springfield’s Best… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors treating Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for a blood clot say the clot formed in her head but they stress that they are confident she will make a full recovery. In an update Monday on Clinton’s… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Eat better. Exercise more. Many of you might be making these new year’s resolutions. And the state wants to help. Starting January 1, the state will give businesses a tax credit for starting a worksite wellness… Read more

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(AP Photo/David Goldman) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Attorney General George Jepson says he sympathizes with families affected by the Newtown school shootings, but the state isn’t liable for the harm inflicted. Jepson responded Monday… Read more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will miss the midnight Monday deadline lawmakers set for voting to avoid the “fiscal cliff.” House Republicans notified lawmakers that the chamber will vote Monday evening on other bills. They say that will be… Read more

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BOSTON (AP) — Weird news stories grabbed lots of 2012 New England headlines. A black bear was the first of its kind to visit Cape Cod after swimming there Memorial Day weekend. Wildlife officials relocated the bruin but had to do so again when… Read more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With the rest of the Kings’ backcourt banged up, Isaiah Thomas is making the most of his opportunity to start. Thomas scored 27 points in his second start in the past six weeks and made one of Sacramento’s two four-point… Read more