Simply put, the 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s our commitment to support the community by pooling our resources with the collective knowledge and know-how of the Pioneer Valley.

In case you missed any of our segments over the last several weeks, click on any of the links below for a look back:

40 Force: Unlocking Autism

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April 7th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Autism is hitting home and the 40 Force is here to help you get answers. What are the warning signs and common misconceptions? Tonight, we will have a panel of experts to take your calls and answer your...

40 Force: Cyber Scams

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April 1st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- They can wreak all sorts of havoc on your home and work computer. From campaigns that hijack your computer files to phishing e-mails that steal your money and security, don't be fooled this April Fool's Day.  You can...

40 Force: Hammer Time!

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March 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This is the year you're going to tackle those home repairs and renovations, but where do you start? Are you taking the proper steps to get the most value? What about tools and legal...

40 Force: E-Cycling

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March 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - The 40 Force went green this St. Patrick's Day as we teamed up with Environmental Integrity, LLC. to recycle your old electronics. For over six hours, a countless number of you came down to our Liberty...

40 Force: Elder Care

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March 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Your parents are getting older and caring for them can be challenging. The 40 Force is here to help. Monday night , we had a panel of experts here to take your calls and answer your questions on assisted...

40 Force: Colon Cancer

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March 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- When it comes to cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second deadliest in the United States. There are a lot of questions when it comes to the disease. Tonight, we had a panel of...

40 Force: 7K in 7 Days to Benefit TJO

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February 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Over the last week, we asked you to take part in the 40 Force: 7K in 7 Days Challenge, to help raise money for the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center. We reached our goal a day early, which...

40 Force: Women’s Heart Health

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February 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Did you know heart disease is the number one killer of women? The 40 Force is here to help answer your heart health questions. Tonight, we had a panel of experts from the Baystate Medical Center Heart and...

40 Force: Credit Check

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February 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- They're pieces of your financial life that are critical to many dealings, and yet, many don't understand them. It's your credit score and credit report. What does the number mean? How do you make sure it's...

40 Force: Protecting Against Predators

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February 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Who's living next door? Who's lurking online? In the age of ever-changing technology, there are a lot of things parents are unaware of when it comes to their kids online activity. Tonight, we told you what you...

40 Force: Tax Time

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February 10th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- In just over two months, your tax returns are due. Now that you should have most or all of your paperwork, it's a good time to start figuring out those tax forms. Monday night, we had a panel of experts...

40 Force: Pet Emergency

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February 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Our pets are our best friends and our constant companions. How far, though, would you go to take care of your four legged friend? Monday night we had a panel of experts here to take your calls and your...

40 Force: Tracking Your Taxes

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January 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's time to start filing your taxes, but where are your tax dollars going? From bridge work and road repairs, to new schools and government programs, do you feel your tax dollars are being wasted? We want to hear...

40 Force: Financing Your Future

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January 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Perhaps one of your New Year's resolutions is to get your finances in order and plan for your future. Monday night, the 40 Force teamed up with financial experts to help you get the advice you need to prepare...

40 Force: Fighting the Flu

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January 13th, 2014
(WGGB) -- Flu season is hitting hard this year with 35 states reporting widespread cases. That includes here in Massachusetts, where a Boston man died just last week. That's why the 40 Force was helping you fight the flu Monday We...