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Sun, January 25, 2015
32°
Overcast
Feels like 23°
Humidity: 75%
Dew Point: 25
Wind: SW at 13 mph
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Increasing Threat for Early Week Snowstorm

January 24th, 2015
Early Week Snowstorm Threat SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – A moderate snowstorm brought a respectable amount of snow to western Massachusetts on Saturday, but as high pressure builds into the region to close the weekend, improving conditions...

Speed Restrictions Have Been Lifted On I-90

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January 24th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- State officials have lifted the speed limit restriction on the Mass. Turnpike for all exits. The area was restricted to a limit of 40 mph. Tandem tractor-trailers and propane trucks were also not allowed on the...

Bruins To Host 2016 Winter Classic At Gillette Stadium

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January 24th, 2015
The puck drops on the 2015 Winter Classic at Nationals Park in Washington on New Year's Day (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) BOSTON (WGGB) -- The National Hockey League has officially announced that the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® will feature...

Snow Welcomed by Contracted Employees

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January 24th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Winter weather plowed through Western Mass. on Sunday. Crews worked all day to get the roads cleaned up. It's a welcomed change of pace for contracted employees who say this winter has been especially quiet, meaning they...

Side Street Plowing Complaints

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January 24th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Winter weather plowed through the Northeast and hit us here in Western Massachusetts. Crews have been working all-day on Saturday to get roads cleaned up. But, one neighborhood in Springfield says they're...

Storm Brought Heavy, Wet Snow: Snow Totals

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January 24th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The storm is over for western Massachusetts, but not before dumping a widespread 3-6" of heavy, wet snow. The snow was of a consistency similar to mashed potatoes, and it stuck to everything – making for a...

SLIDESHOW: Saturday Storm Pictures

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January 24th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Mother Nature has blanketed the area with some weekend wintry white. The pasty snow has made for a picturesque scene across Western Massachusetts. We would love to see your weather photos! If you have any pictures,...

FBI: No Bombs Found on Planes at Atlanta Airport

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January 24th, 2015
ATLANTA (AP) -- Police who searched two airplanes in Atlanta found no bombs following online threats made against the aircraft. FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said law enforcement officials finished their search Saturday night at...

Weather-Related Parking Bans

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January 24th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. You can see an up-to-date list of those parking restrictions below. As always, for the latest weather information, you can always visit the Weather page...

Belichick on Deflated Balls: ‘We Try to Do Everything Right’

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January 24th, 2015
by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is defending the way his team preps its game balls and said his team earned its spot in the Super Bowl fairly. Belichick gave an...

Saturday’s UMass Hockey Game vs. Merrimack Postponed

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January 24th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. - UMass hockey's home game against Merrimack, originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Mullins Center, has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Hockey East match-up between the Minutemen and the...

“Frozen” Stars Visit Agawam Senior Living Center

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January 24th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Despite the snow, children in Agawam came out to visit Anna and Elsa from Disney's hit movie "Frozen". "Basically it was just slow and steady. We just made sure we gave ourselves plenty of time and made sure we could get...

Things Winding Down After Storm Dumps Quick Shot of Snow

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January 24th, 2015
Springfield, Mass. (WGGB) – It's been a snowy morning across western Massachusetts. Most places in valley have picked up 4 to 5 " of pasty snow.  We can expect some lighter snow and even a bit of sleet and freezing rain through early afternoon...

3 Dead, 1 Wounded in NY Shooting

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January 24th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say two women and a 7-year-old girl have been shot dead and a 12-year-old girl critically wounded at a home in New York City. Investigators are seeking a suspect in what they believe was a case of domestic violence. A...

Japan Condemns New Video, Not Yet Verifying It’s of Hostages

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January 24th, 2015
In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, Yasuhide Nakayama, a Japanese deputy foreign minister, talks to media in Amman, Jordan. Japan promised Saturday not to give up "until the very end" on efforts to rescue two Japanese hostages threatened...