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Friday April 18, 2014

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Humidity: 55%
Dew Point: 29
Wind: SW at 8 mph
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Whole Foods Recalls Croissants Over Undeclared Egg

April 18th, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Whole Foods Markets is recalling mini butter croissants sold in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana because they contain eggs, an undeclared allergen. The recalled item is sold with a Whole Foods market scale label...

Easter Weekend Forecast

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April 18th, 2014
The long holiday weekend still features some near perfect spring weather all three days. The weekend starts spectacularly Saturday with sunshine all day.  It will become quite breezy though with wind gusts over 30 mph from time-to-time...

Bryant U. Cracks Down on Selfies at Graduation

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April 18th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Rhode Island's Bryant University is asking students to resist the urge to take selfies with its president while receiving their diplomas. University President Ronald Machtley says students ask him to take selfies on the Smithfield...

New England Fish and Chips Reopens for Good Friday

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April 18th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Holyoke has a fish and chips restaurant back just in time for Good Friday. New England Fish and Chips reopened Thursday. Holyoke business man Frank Cardona now owns the High Street restaurant, which has been closed since...

Pit Bull: A Best Friend and Therapy Dog

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- Pit bulls; they have a bad reputation. Some fear the dogs and animal shelters are filled with them. Headlines out there show pit bulls to be aggressive. Some apartments even rule against the breed saying they're too...

5 New Officers Sworn into Chicopee PD

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April 18th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) - Five new police officers will soon be patrolling the streets of Chicopee. The new recruits are being called the best of the best by Mayor Kos and Chief of Police Thomas Charette. For DeShawn Brown and his family, Friday...

EBT Accepted at Local Fast Food Restaurants

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - A new firm of payment is now acceptable at three Burger King restaurants in the area. Two locations in Springfield and another in Pittsfield. For many, being able to use an EBT card at a fast food restaurant may...

Springfield Church Marks Way of the Cross

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield's Blessed Sacrament Church marked Good Friday today with their traditional outdoor Way of the Cross. Many came out to see the reenactment of the day Jesus Christ was put to death on the cross....

Colorado Deaths Stoke Worries About Pot Edibles

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April 18th, 2014
DENVER (AP) -- Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado's recreational marijuana industry and the effects of pot edibles that can be exponentially more potent than a joint. Authorities have not formally linked the shooting death of...

Company Hired to Finish Demolition of Chestnut Junior Middle School

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield has chosen a company to demolish the former Chesnut Junior Middle school. Residents have been complaining about the pile of rubble that was once the school, sitting on the property after the building...

Feeding Hills Woman Posts $2,500 Bail in Crash that Injured Pedestrian

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April 18th, 2014
FEEDING HILLS, Mass. (WGGB) – A Feeding Hills woman accused of hitting a man with her car while driving under the influence Thursday has appeared before a judge. Cathy Sabol of Feeding Hills was arraigned Friday in Westfield District Court...

Boston Prepares for Huge Wave of Marathon Visitors

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April 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) by PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — With an expanded field of runners and the memory of last year's bombings elevating interest in one of the world's great races, the 2014 Boston Marathon could bring an...

Roosevelt Ave. Bridge to Close for Several Days Next Week

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A busy Springfield bridge will be closed for several days next week. James Leydon, Communications Director for Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, says that MassDOT has told the city that the final stages of work on...

Westfield Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Arson Charges

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April 18th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One person is under arrest, accused of setting fire to a Westfield home. Jennifer Mieth, spokesperson for the state's Department of Fire Services, says that Gloria Dandeneau has been arrested and charged with...

Jerry Seinfeld to Perform at Springfield’s Symphony Hall

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April 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld is set to take the stage in Springfield this spring. Seinfeld will perform his stand-up comedy routine at Symphony Hall on Friday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m. The comedian is best...