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Tonight: Gradual clearing, brisk and cooler. Lows: 38-44. Winds: NW 4-12 mph. First Warning Meteorologist Rick Sluben ...
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Holyoke Police Warn of Utility Scam

October 24th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- As the days get colder and more people begin to turn on their heat, a new utility scam is making the rounds. Holyoke Police say they’ve recently taken several reports from people who have been contacted by someone...

Police: 2 Dead, Including Gunman, in Wash. School Attack

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October 24th, 2014
by DOUG ESSER, Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and without saying a word opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before...

‘Yes’ and ‘No’ Causing Confusion for Question 3

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Casino opponents gathered in Springfield Friday to hold a rally to urge voters to say 'Yes' on Question 3. When it comes to the ballot question, the opponents are urging a 'Yes' vote, which calls for repeal of the...

Weekend Starts Bright, Ends Blustery

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October 24th, 2014
Skies will clear later tonight as high pressure slides into the area. With clearing skies and lighter winds temperatures will fall into the 30s and lower 40s with some patchy fog possible in the more sheltered locations. Weak high pressure...

Gubernatorial Candidates React to Latest Poll Numbers

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October 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A dramatic turn of events in the race for Governor. A new poll shows that Republican candidate Charlie Baker is surging ahead of Democrat Martha Coakley. That new Boston Globe poll shows that Baker has opened up a nine-point lead...

Naturalization Ceremony Held at Western New England University

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Nineteen immigrants from western Massachusetts became U.S. citizens Friday. Several family members and friends stood by to watch candidates from 14 different countries take their oath of allegiance at Western New...

Power Restored to Customers in Northampton

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October 24th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Over 5,000 customers in Northampton were in the dark for a time following a power outage. National Grid reports that a problem was encountered at their West Street substation late Friday afternoon. That issue...

ABC’s Dr. Richard Besser Discusses Ebola Case in NYC

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October 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- As ABC40 has been reporting, a doctor in New York City who's been diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Africa is being treated in an isolation ward at Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital, a designated Ebola center. City and state...

Three California Sheriffs’ Deputies Shot, One Dies

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October 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) by DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of...

Frontier Threat Suspect to Have Mental Health Evaluation

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October 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- New information about the suspect in Thursday's threat against Frontier High School in Deerfield. Nicholas Schauer, 19, of Sunderland will undergo a mental health examination at Bridgewater State Hospital. Deerfield Police say...

Leaf Peepers To Spend Billions Across Region

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October 24th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Massachusetts attracts 2.5 million leaf peepers every year. Not only is the fall foliage a staple for the region, but it's also the pillar of New England's tourism economy. If you thought money doesn't grow on...

No Verdict for Tsarnaev Friend; Jury Returns Monday

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October 24th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A jury has ended deliberations for the week without a verdict in the federal trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Prosecutors say Robel Phillipos lied to the FBI about being in Tsarnaev's dorm...

Investigators Identify Woman Killed in Springfield Fire

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The woman who died in a Springfield fire Thursday has been identified as 64-year-old Elena Opitz. Opitz was in a wheelchair inside the home and needed to be rescued from the home on Burnside Terrace. she was...

NY, New Jersey Issue Stronger Ebola Quarantine

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October 24th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MARILYNN MARCHIONE and MIKE STOBBE, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- The governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine for all doctors and other arriving...

Authorities: Remains Belong to Missing Va. Student

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October 24th, 2014
By LARRY O'DELL and HEIDI BROWN, Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a...