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Fri, March 06, 2015
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State Fire Marshal’s Office Releases Cause of Deerfield Industrial Building Fire

March 6th, 2015
DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The State Fire Marshal's Office says a worker using a blow torch on Thursday to remove some machinery was ultimately what led to the fire starting at the industrial building in Deerfield early this...

Homicide Arrest in Berkshire County

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March 6th, 2015
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) - State Police arrested a man in Williamstown Thursday night, and charged him with the shooting death of a former Berkshire County resident. 34 year-old Anthony Hardaway of North Adams was tracked to a home in...

Springfield Announces Loan Program for Tornado-Related Repairs

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March 6th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The City of Springfield and its Office of Disaster Recovery and Compliance has launched a program to help residents make needed repairs still outstanding from the June 2011 tornado. The city will provide...

NY Man Arrested in Sturbridge Traffic Stop, Drug Molly Found

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March 6th, 2015
photo MA State Police STURBRIDGE, Mass. (WGGB) -- State Police arrested a New York man on narcotics charges reporting they found both Oxycodone and the drug commonly known as Molly in his possession. At about 1:35 a.m. this morning a trooper...

‘Yesterday and Today’ to Bring Interactive Experience at CityStage

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March 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- There's a really unique show coming to CityStage where you can create the playlist for their concert. It's called 'Yesterday and Today: The Interactive Beatles Experience'. The trio joined ABC40's Emily Volz on ABC40 News at...

Stop & Shop Helping ‘Meat the Needs’ of Local Food Banks

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March 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Finding better ways to avoid waste and feed families in need. That's the heart of a project between Stop & Shop and area food banks. Dale Duquette from Stop & Shop joined ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz on ABC40 News at 12:30 p.m....

Springfield Museums to Hold Celebration for Dr. Seuss

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March 6th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Earlier this week, we celebrated the birthday of Theodor Geisel, who is better known as Dr. Seuss. This weekend, the Springfield Museums will celebrate his life and work. Guy McLain from the Springfield Museums joined ABC40's Tom...

Syracuse Penalized by NCAA; Boeheim Suspended 9 Games

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March 6th, 2015
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program. The governing body said Friday the school will be on...

A Bright but Chilly Afternoon

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March 6th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It was another bitterly cold start! Temperatures this morning fell below zero in many spots! In fact, at Westover the official temperature fell to -6! The record low for today remains -13 set back in 1948. Although...

Local Firefighters Push for Sprinkler Legislation

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March 6th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Every year, house fires claim 2,500 lives across the country. Experts say up to 80 percent of those deaths could have been prevented with a sprinkler system. In an effort to get the equipment in more homes, today,...

Springfield Police Seize Weapons and Drugs, Make Three Arrests

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March 6th, 2015
(Photo Provided by Springfield Police) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Springfield have arrested three accused drug dealers and confiscated a large amount of drugs and weapons. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney explains that...

Vermont Raises Concerns About Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

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March 6th, 2015
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont is asking federal nuclear regulators to require the owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to address concerns about Entergy's plans for cleaning up the site. The Vermont attorney general, Department of...

Hernandez Murder Trial Resumes After Juror Note Delay

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March 6th, 2015
(AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool) FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is back underway after the judge received a note from a juror. Hernandez is charged with murder in...

Hyundai Recall: Water Leak Can Cause Gear Shift Problem

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March 6th, 2015
DETROIT (AP) -- Hyundai is recalling more than 26,000 Genesis luxury cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a water leak that can cause the transmission gear shifter to malfunction. The recall covers cars from the 2015 model year. Water can leak...

Harrison Ford’s Love of Flight Marked by Mishaps, Service

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March 6th, 2015
(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) by LYNN ELBER and TAMI ABDOLLAH, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a man battles Darth Vader, Nazis and other evil-doers for work, what does he do for fun? Harrison Ford finds his answer in a pilot's...