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Happy Thanksgiving! Partly to mostly cloudy and cold. Evening snow showers or a period of light snow possible. A coating - 1" possible. Highs: 32-37. NW 4-12 mph. Have a great Thanksgiving! First Warning Meteorologist Dan Brown ...
Thu, November 27, 2014
34°
Overcast
Feels like 30°
Humidity: 81%
Dew Point: 28
Wind: NW at 5 mph
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Thanksgiving Chill Settles In

November 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Your Thanksgiving afternoon will be breezy and chilly. It looks and feels more like Christmas! Highs today will stay in the lower and middle 30s. A weak system with a pocket of energy will move through New England...

Springfield Rescue Mission Serves Thanksgiving Breakfast

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November 27th, 2014
  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- While many people across the country are enjoying time at home with family this Thanksgiving, others aren't as fortunate. The Springfield Rescue Mission was up early this morning serving breakfast to the...

Thousands of Power Outages Reported Across the Area

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November 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- The storm is causing some power outages across Berkshire, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties. Western Mass. Electric is reporting over 15,500 customers without power as of 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Some of the hardest hit communities...

Toyota, Tire Maker Toyo Issue Safety Recalls

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November 27th, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Toyota is recalling about 30,000 Sienna Minivans worldwide, saying the 2015 models' overhead assist grips can detach when an air bag deploys. The automaker says that the grips, which are mounted to the minivans' roof rails,...

Police Return to Hernandez Home Seeking Sneakers

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November 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool) NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing with which he's been...

Ready, Set, Shop! 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend Store Hours

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November 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- In anticipation of the rush of holiday shoppers after Thanksgiving, many area malls and retailers are offering extended hours starting on Friday....

Snowstorm Leaves Many Without Power in the Northeast

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November 27th, 2014
CONCORD, N.H. (AP/WGGB) -- Power outages from the first major snowstorm of the season are forcing some residents of the Northeast to celebrate Thanksgiving in the dark. The outages on Thursday are particularly bad in northern New England, where...

“Cease the Grease” This Holiday Season

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November 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- There's a lot of cooking that goes on this time of year. And as a result, sewer line problems increase around the holidays -- as people wash a lot of greasy foods down the drain. The Springfield Water and...

SLIDESHOW – Thanksgiving Week Snowstorm

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November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Mother Nature gave us a healthy dumping of snow just in time for Thanksgiving! It's not very often we wake up to a white Turkey Day. The heavy wet snow has made for a picturesque scene. So feel free to send us your...

Last Minute Shopping Before Thanksgiving

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- People have been braving the weather Wednesday night to pick up those last-minute items for their Thanksgiving feast. Springfield residents at the Stop & Shop on Liberty Street say the storm threw a wrench in...

Immigrants Social Security Eligible in Obama Plan

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November 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social...

University of Massachusetts Cuts Ties to Cosby

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November 26th, 2014
(Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File) BOSTON (AP) -- The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has cut ties with alumnus Bill Cosby amid allegations by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. University spokesman Edward Blaguszewski...

Westfield State Students Donate 114 Turkeys to Local Families

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November 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Westfield State University's Student Government Association brought 114 turkeys to the Westfield Chapter of the Salvation Army on Wednesday. The Salvation Army will now distribute the turkeys to local families who...

ABC40 First Warning Weather Chats

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This week is set to be one of the busiest of the entire year: with a big travel day Wednesday and the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday. Meanwhile, Mother Nature brought us a helping of winter white - just in time...

Mutual Aid Called-In to Fight House Fire in Greenfield

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November 26th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Greenfield Fire Department responded to a house fire on Old Albany Road Wednesday night during the snow storm. The home -- which is currently up for sale -- is still occupied.  The homeowners were inside the...