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Voters in Scotland Reject Independence, to Remain Part of U.K.

September 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Matt Dunham) By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ Associated Press EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country...

Hunt for Penn. Trooper Shooting Suspect Closes Off Neighborhood

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September 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police) CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authorities blocked roads...

Local Fans Line Up For iPhone6 Release

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September 18th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) -- Local Apple fans began lining up for the new iPhone6 and iPhone6 Plus at the Apple Store in Holyoke after noon Thursday. By 11PM Thursday night, the line of well over a hundred people stretched around the building towards an...

Using Pork to Stop Nosebleeds a Winning Discovery

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September 18th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News: Kiyoshi Mabuchi performs during Ig Nobel Prize ceremony BOSTON (AP) -- Scientists who found that sticking cured pork up your nose can stop an uncontrollable nosebleed and owning a cat can be hazardous to your mental...

Agawam Residents Voice Concerns Over Proposed Sports Complex

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September 18th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Agawam Planning Board met Thursday night to discuss a proposed sports complex to be built in the area. The facility would hold four separate fields to be used for soccer, lacrosse, football, and field hockey....

8 Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Florida Town

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September 18th, 2014
BELL, FL (WGGB) -- Police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that took place in a small Florida town, authorities said tonight. According to the Gilchrist County Sheriff, 6 children were shot to death by their grandfather in Bell,...

Charges Dropped Against Father in Baby’s Death

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September 18th, 2014
WOBURN, Mass. (AP) -- Prosecutors have dropped the case against a former Massachusetts Institute of Technology employee charged with murder in the 2010 death of his 6-month-old son. Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan said Thursday...

Sens. Warren, Markey Oppose Syrian Rebel Training

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September 18th, 2014
AP File Photo BOSTON (AP) -- Democratic U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are opposing President Barack Obama's request to train and arm Syrian rebels for a war against Islamic state militants. Markey called the request "too...

Refugee Welcome Week Continues Across Area

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September 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Welcome Week by the Western Massachusetts Refugee and Immigrant Consortium was continued at Springfield's Forest Park Library Thursday night. A panel including refugees, advocates, and historians all came together....

Downtown Crime Focus Of Springfield Meeting

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September 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Tackling crime in downtown Springfield was the subject of a Thursday night meeting with police and the Armoury-Quadrangle Civic Association. Police Commissioner John Barbieri and Deputy Chief William Cochrane described...

Obama: Vote Shows US United Against Islamic State

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September 18th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says a bipartisan Senate vote to authorize arming and training Syrian rebels shows the world that Americans are united in combating the Islamic State group. Obama says Islamic State terrorists thought...

Senate Approves Obama’s Plan to Train Syrian Rebels

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September 18th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has approved a plan for the military to train and equip Syrian rebels, clearing the measure for President Barack Obama's signature. The vote late Thursday was 73-22 for broader legislation that also provides money to...

Frost Possible Friday, Saturday Morning

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September 18th, 2014
High pressure will build in tonight and settle over us by Friday morning. This will allow winds to become calm by dawn. If the wind can stay calm for several hours then temperatures will approach the freezing mark in the normally cooler, more...

Baystate: No Confirmed Cases of Enterovirus, Visitor Policy Changed

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September 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A local hospital is seeing an increase in young patients suffering from respiratory illness and they're taking precautions. Those children are being tested for the enterovirus (EV-D68). Right now, there are...

Watershed Council Stumbles Upon Waterfall of Tires

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September 18th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Each year, the Connecticut River Watershed Council cleans the banks along the Connecticut River. It's called the Source to the Sea Cleanup. They find all sorts of trash, but never anything like they found...