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Today: Mostly sunny, cooler, pleasant. Highs: 60-64. Winds: Light. Tonight: Increasing clouds. Lows: 39-43. Winds: SE 3-6 mph. Have a great day! First Warning Meteorologist Don Maher ...
Sun, April 19, 2015
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Despite Effort to Save School, Curtis Blake Set to Close

April 19th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — On March 2 Curtis Blake Day School announced that it will be closing its doors at the end of the year, citing declining enrollment as the reason. Families were devastated to hear news that the education facility,...

Southwick Salon Cut-A-Thon to Benefit Autism Research

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April 19th, 2015
SOUTHWICK, MA - Salon Amici in Southwick histed an Autism Awareness Cut-A-Thon Sunday. This mission is to benefit Community Resources and its efforts towards Autism research. The event will be held on Sunday April 19, 2015 from 10am - 2pm. The...

News on the Go, Sunday 4/19

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April 19th, 2015
REGION, Mass. (WGGB)- Today on 40 in the Morning Weekend, firefighters in Ludlow work to put out a blaze at a local power plant. Plus, terryifying moments for UCONN students as their bus bursts into flams on the MassPIKE. And with just one day...

Amtrak train Hits Car on Tracks in Rhode Island, 1 Killed

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April 19th, 2015
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- Police say a driver has been killed when a car drove onto railroad tracks and was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in Rhode Island. South Kingstown police say the accident happened just before 11:30 p.m....

Parents of Students Missing in Mexico to Visit Boston

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April 19th, 2015
Eduardo Verdugo / AP BOSTON (AP) -- Parents of some of the 43 students who vanished in Mexico last September are rallying and marching in Boston this weekend to call attention to their plight. Relatives say the missing students have not been...

24 Dead, 28 Safe, Hundreds Missing as Medditeranian Migrant Boat Sinks

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April 19th, 2015
(AP Photo/Calogero Montanalampo) By FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press ROME (AP) -- A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and sparking fears for...

Sunny and Seasonably Mild for your Sunday

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April 19th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A beautiful day is on tap for your Sunday, though it will be cooler than yesterday. We reached 78 degrees yesterday at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. We will not get into the 70s today but it will still be...

Heading to the Boston Marathon? Here’s What Not to Bring

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April 19th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Boston Athletic Assoc.) BOSTON (WGGB) - We are just one day away from Marathon Monday in Boston, which means crews are kicking preparations into high gear. Thousands of runners are planning to participate in the...

Fire Fighters Extinguish Blaze at Power Plant

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April 19th, 2015
LUDLOW (WGGB) - Ludlow Firefighters spent the early morning hours Sunday fighting an electrical fire at the hydro-electric power plant on Center Street. That call came in at 2 o'clock this morning, alerting the department to an equipment fire....

Officials: 3 Shot, Injured at Delaware State Cookout

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April 19th, 2015
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Delaware State University officials say three people have been shot at a student event. School spokesman Carlos Holmes said the shooting happened at about 8 p.m. Saturday at a school-sanctioned fraternity and sorority...

Ringo Starr, Green Day, Bill Withers Enter Rock Hall

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April 19th, 2015
(Tony Dejak/AP Photo) By TOM WITHERS Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is welcoming its newest class, featuring a Beatle, three punks from California and a guitar god from Texas. Ringo Starr, who found...

16-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot While Sitting in Parked Car

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April 19th, 2015
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a New Haven teenager has died after he and another person were shot while they were sitting in a parked car on a city avenue. Officers were dispatched to the scene at 12:10 a.m. Sunday. Police did not...

Local Entrepreneurs Say Extravaganja Boosts Business

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April 18th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Nearly 6,000 people crammed into the Amherst Town Common on Saturday for this year's Extravaganja. "I'm just really excited to be here," says Vick Ramshah, a freshman at UMass Amherst. The town common was lined...

Search Continues For Missing Holyoke Man

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April 18th, 2015
Holyoke, Mass. (WGGB) -- The mother and sister of Joshua Devine have traveled to Thailand to help with the search effort. Devine is a Holyoke native. He was last seen on a diving trip in Thailand with friends last weekend. The family has...

Bus Carrying UConn Students Catches Fire on Highway

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April 18th, 2015
(Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police) Sturbridge, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some scary moments for a group of UConn students traveling on the Massachusetts Turnpike on Saturday afternoon, as their bus suddenly caught fire. It happened around 3:30 p.m....