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Harrison Ford Taken to the Hospital Following Small Plane Crash in California Read more
Tonight: Clearing (full "worm" moon), frigid late! Lows: -4 to 4. Winds: -> Light NW. Friday: Sunny but continued chilly. Highs: 22-28. Winds: Light W/SW. First Warning Meteorologist Rick Sluben ...
Thu, March 05, 2015
21°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 7°
Humidity: 42%
Dew Point: 1
Wind: NW at 15 mph
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Enfield Dentist Charged in Death of Patient

March 5th, 2015
(photo AP/Dave Collins) ENFIELD, CT (WGGB/AP) -- An Enfield dentist whose patient died after developing complications while getting 20 teeth pulled and several implants installed has been charged. According to our affiliate WTNH, Dr. Rashmi...

Accident on I-391 in Chicopee Sends 2 People to the Hospital

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March 5th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) --  Two people have been transported to the hospital following a single-motor vehicle accident on I-391 in Chicopee Thursday night. State Police Sgt. Brian Gladu told us that they received the call at 8:40 p.m. for a car...

East Longmeadow School Raises Money For Drinking Water in Sudan

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March 5th, 2015
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass (WGGB) -- A spaghetti and meatball dinner in East Longmeadow will help bring fresh water to a village in Africa. Birchland Park Middle school hosted the fundraiser Thursday night called "H2O for Life". Students and staff...

Foxwoods Agrees to Operate Proposed New Bedford Casino

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March 5th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Connecticut-based Foxwoods Resort Casino has agreed to operate a casino proposed for the waterfront in New Bedford, Massachusetts. KG Urban Enterprises spokesman Andrew Paven said in a statement Thursday that the New York-based...

Weekend Outlook: No Snowstorms!

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March 5th, 2015
After a frigid overnight and a sunny but chilly Friday, temperatures finally climb out of the abyss they've been in and actually head to above normal levels next week! Over the weekend, Saturday and Sunday will be similar days with a mix of...

Harrison Ford Transported to Hospital Following Plane Crash in California

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March 5th, 2015
By TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP/WGGB) -- An official says Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course. He suffered moderate injuries. Los Angeles fire officials say the single-engine plane...

Suicides by U.S. Girls and Young Women Continue to Climb

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March 5th, 2015
photo MGN-Online By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- The suicide rate for girls and young women in the U.S. continues to rise, at a pace far faster than for young males, health officials said Thursday. The rate for boys and...

Man Shot by Police on Skid Row is Identified

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March 5th, 2015
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Authorities have identified a homeless man who was shot to death by Los Angeles police during a Skid Row confrontation. The Los Angeles County coroner's office said...

Baystate Medical Endoscopic Equipment Safe and Sanitary

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March 5th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After news that hundreds of patients at a Hartford Hospital may have been exposed to deadly bacteria Baystate Medical officials are reassuring their patients that they are following protocol when sanitizing...

Forum Held to Discuss the Status of Holyoke Public Schools

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March 5th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- As the future of Holyoke Public Schools remains uncertain, the public and local leaders came together for the first time tonight. Just last month, a state review team spent several days in Holyoke and put together a...

Concerns Over Governor’s Plan for Full-Day Kindergarten

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March 5th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- State wide full day Kindergarten could take a hit if Governor Charlie Baker's budget plan is approved. He's proposing to eliminate funding for the quality full-day kindergarten grant program. "It's disappointing,"...

Recall Roundup: Aquarium Lamps and Vacuum Accessory

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March 5th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A lamp with something fishy and a vacuum with a violent side top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 5. Melville Direct is recalling aquarium motion lamps due to fire hazard. The lamp can overheat and spark when plugged in,...

Minnechaug Students Get Real World Lesson in Credit and Money

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March 5th, 2015
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Preparing students for life in the real world. That was the aim of a creative workshop at Minnechaug Regional High School Thursday. Students were thrust into the working world to see if they could financially...

Survey: Small Businesses Hit Hard by Winter Storms

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March 5th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- The head of a group representing Massachusetts retailers says a survey of small businesses has confirmed the "worst fears" about the effect on sales by winter storms that dumped more than eight feet of snow in many parts of the...

14th Annual WMAS/Baystate Children’s Hospital Radiothon

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March 5th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Baystate Children's Hospital and 94.7 WMAS are looking for your help.  Over the next three days, you can call in and make a donation to raise money for the Children's Hospital. It's their 14th annual...