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Happy Thanksgiving! Tonight: Evening snow showers or a period of light snow possible. A coating - 1" possible. Lows: 20-24. Winds: Light. Have a great Thanksgiving! First Warning Meteorologist Don Maher ...
Thu, November 27, 2014
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Humidity: 82%
Dew Point: 28
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Family’s Tradition Continues In Chicopee

November 27th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A family tradition started back in 1996 continued today in Chicopee. It's cousins playing each other in a friendly football game. The Tereso family kicked off the 20th Annual Chorizo Bowl today, and the weather...

Students Bring Holiday Meals To Police

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November 27th, 2014
CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB) -- Students from the Hampden Charter School of Science's National Honor Society brought turkey lunches to Chicopee Police and Fire stations today. The meals were prepped at the school this morning and then driven by students...

Kate’s Kitchen Gives Back With Thanksgiving Meals

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November 27th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass.(WGGB) -- Thanksgiving is a time to give back to those who are less fortunate this time of year. That's why Kate's Kitchen in Holyoke served meals to those in need today. The Knights of Columbus out of Chicopee prepared a...

Thanksgiving Chill Settles In

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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
Scout Road in Greenfield REGION (WGGB) -- The storm Wednesday caused a number of power outages across Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and Berkshire Counties and power crews have been working around the clock since then to restore...

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,...

Turtle Strandings on Cape Cod Show Animals are Rebounding

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November 27th, 2014
photo MGN-Online BOSTON (AP) -- Marine biologists say there's a silver lining in the recent mass strandings of sea turtles on Cape Cod: It's a sign that the endangered animals are rebounding. Nearly 200 Kemp's Ridley turtles that became...

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...

Body Found in Westfield Identified

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November 27th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have identified the man who was found dead inside the vehicle he was driving Wednesday morning on Root Road in Westfield. 23-year-old, Alexander Schultz lived on Coolidge Avenue in Westfield.  Authorities...

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...

Diplomats Make Trade Deal to Cut Red Tape, Poverty

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November 27th, 2014
photo MGN-Online GENEVA (AP) -- The World Trade Organization has pulled off a major deal that could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually after years of negotiation. Diplomats says the deal approved Thursday is the first multilateral...

“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...