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Today: Morning clouds followed by some afternoon sun. Mild! Highs: 47-51. Winds: South 5-10 mph. Tonight: Increasing clouds with rain developing overnight. Lows: 36-40. Winds: E 3-6 mph. Have a great day. Don Maher ...
Sun, November 23, 2014
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Local Tattoo Shop Hosts Annual Fundraising “Tattooing Event”

November 23rd, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Sunday afternoon, "Off the Map" tattoo shop hosted its fifth annual charitable tattooing event in Easthampton. The tattoo shop is offering anyone who would like to donate, a $50 arts related flash tattoo from 11:00...

Colleges Hope to Engage Students on Wealth Gap

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November 23rd, 2014
By HOLLY RAMER Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Many students at Keene State College in New Hampshire and Mount Wachusett Community College in Massachusetts already know something about the widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and...

Obama Defends Moves on Immigration

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November 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is dismissing criticism that he overstepped his authority by acting unilaterally to shield millions of immigrants from the threat of deportation. Obama says in an...

Heavy Traffic Expected Before, After Holiday

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November 23rd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts is gearing up for what could be a busier-than-usual Thanksgiving getaway. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it expects heavy traffic on state highways and at Logan International Airport in Boston in...

Sunday’s News on the Go 11/23

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November 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Jury's decision not expected this weekend in Ferguson, Cosby's performance in Foxwoods postponed indefinitely, University of Virginia has suspended all fraternities on campus due to gang-rape allegations, former DC...

Becoming Partly Sunny for your Sunday

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November 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- We are waking up to temperature some twenty degrees warmer than yesterday morning. There are also some light sprinkles or light showers working through parts of the region this morning but they will quickly come to...

Baby girl accidentally shot in New York City home

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November 23rd, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 9-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City. The incident happened Saturday afternoon in apartment in Brooklyn's East New York section. Police say the father...

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

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November 23rd, 2014
BEN NUCKOLS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, whose four terms were overshadowed by his 1990 arrest after being caught on videotape smoking crack cocaine, died Sunday morning. He was 78. Barry...

National Suicide Prevention Day

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November 22nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Holiday season is well on it's way but with such a joyous time comes sadness for some families. Every year, the Saturday before Thanksgiving the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention makes it a point to hold a...

Inaugural Springfield Boys & Girls Club Hall of Fame Induction

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- For the first time ever, the Springfield Boys and Girls Club inducted six people into the Alumni Hall of Fame class Saturday night. Organizers said selecting the candidates was a six month process. A committee,...

Bill Cosby’s Foxwoods Appearance “Postponed Indefinitely”

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November 22nd, 2014
(Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File) (WGGB) -- Comedian Bill Cosby's upcoming appearance at Foxwoods Resort Casino has been “postponed indefinitely”. Cosby was set to perform at the Grand Theater on January 31, 2015. However, The...

Brush Fire Near Chicopee Water Treatment Plant

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November 22nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Firefighters in Chicopee worked for over an hour to put out a brush fire. It broke out around 7 p.m. Saturday in the woods off of Medina Street near the Chicopee Water Treatment Plant. At no point did it threaten any...

Florida Deputy, Gunman Killed in Shooting

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November 22nd, 2014
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida official says a sheriff's deputy and a gunman have been killed in shootout near Tallahassee. The official says the gunman set his house on fire Saturday morning and fatally shot the first deputy who arrived....

Car Thieves Caught in the Act in Springfield

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November 22nd, 2014
(Courtesy: Springfield Police Department) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police arrested two young men Friday as they were taking off the tires of a stolen vehicle. Officers were called to the end of Randall Place for suspicious...

Notre Dame Scores 50 in 2nd Half, Beats UMass 81-68

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November 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Jessica Hil) UNCASVILLE, Conn. (WGGB) -- 90 points were scored in the second half of Saturday's match-up between the UMass Minutemen and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. Unfortunately, the Irish accounted for 50 of those points, as they...