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Inside the Construction of Wicked Cyclone at Six Flags New England

November 24th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A new coaster is set to open at Six Flags New England this coming summer. Wicked Cyclone is taking the place of the long-time and beloved wooden Cyclone. Monday, ABC40 got an inside look at the construction underway...

Reports: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Expected Monday

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November 24th, 2014
by DAVID A. LIEB and ANDALE GROSS, Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the...

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren on trip to Middle East

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November 24th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on a tour of the Middle East with stops planned in Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan. The trip was organized by the State Department and the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs,...

TONIGHT ON 5 P.M. – 40 Force: Unclaimed Cash

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Commonwealth is holding onto billions of dollars in money and property that might belong to you. Perhaps it's from a leftover, old bank account, or an insurance policy, or items forgotten in safe deposit box....

Thanksgiving Table Ideas from Randall’s Farm

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Thanksgiving is just a few days away and between cleaning the house and shopping for groceries, you've probably got a lot on your plate, but you don't want to overlook the decor. A festive table can really take...

Jerry’s Place in South Deerfield Reopens Following Crash

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November 24th, 2014
(Courtesy: Deerfield Police / File) (WGGB) -- Less than a month after a car slammed through the front door and window, Jerry's place in South Deerfield reopened Monday morning. Last month, a woman drove her car off of the road and slammed...

Near Record Highs This Afternoon – Snowstorm Possible on Travel Day Wednesday!

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November 24th, 2014
 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -   Get your score card ready and hang on for a wild ride!  Western Mass will go from temperatures well into the 60s today to a potential snowstorm on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year! It will continue...

TUESDAY – ABC40 First Warning Weather Chats and Call-In

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This week is set to be one of the busiest of the entire year: with a big travel day Wednesday and the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday. Meanwhile, Mother Nature could bring us a helping of winter white - just in time...

President Obama Announces Hagel Resignation from Pentagon

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November 24th, 2014
by JULIE PACE and ROBERT BURNS, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded it's an "appropriate time" for him to complete his service. Obama says Hagel will stay in...

MGM Meeting with Springfield Council on Casino

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November 24th, 2014
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- MGM is taking two key steps as it eyes a spring 2015 ground breaking on its $800 million casino project in Springfield. A monthlong public comment period officially opens Monday on the...

TUESDAY ON ABC40 – Colon Cam

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- You've seen ABC40's Chris Pisano in front of the big cameras. However, what happens when Chris swallows a tiny camera, to help detect colon cancer? Tuesday, ABC40 takes you inside the procedure that could...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Continue to Fall

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Gas prices continue to fall, just in time for holiday travel. A recent survey from GasBuddy.com finds that the average price of a gallon of gas has dropped 2.9 cents over the last week to $2.84 a gallon. That...

Reports: Red Sox and Pablo Sandoval Agree on Multi-Year Deal

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November 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) BOSTON (WGGB/AP) -- A last-place finish in 2014 has created a sense of urgency in the off-season for the Red Sox brass. That was made abundantly clear on Monday. According to a report from Jon Heyman at CBS...

Iran Nuclear Talks to Be Extended Until July

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November 24th, 2014
VIENNA (AP) -- Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015, diplomats...

Pittsfield Shooting Suspect’s Hearing Postponed

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November 24th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- The dangerousness hearing for a Pittsfield teenager charged in connection with what police call a drug-related shooting has been rescheduled. Eighteen-year-old Peter Campbell is expected to appear before a judge...