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Today: Mostly sunny skies but cool. Highs: 35-39. Winds: NE 3-6 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear this evening with increasing clouds overnight. Lows: 22-26. Winds: S 3-5 mph. First Warning Meteorologist Don Maher ...
Sun, March 29, 2015
30°
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Feels like 22°
Humidity: 36%
Dew Point: 6
Wind: N at 8 mph
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Before Leak, NSA Mulled Ending Phone Program

March 29th, 2015
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) WASHINGTON (AP) -- According to current and former intelligence officials, the National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before...

Bill Makes it Easier to Change Gender on Birth Certificates

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March 29th, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A bill moving through the Connecticut legislature would make it easier for transgender people to update their names and genders on their birth certificates. The state already has a law on the books allowing people to...

Sunday News On The Go

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March 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- After a party in Springfield turns deadly, what the community and community leaders have to say. And dozens hospitalized after a plane makes a hard landing in Canada. Also a driver found not at fault for striking a...

Plenty of Sunshine for your Sunday

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March 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After a wet and snowy Saturday a better day is on tap to close out the weekend. There will be plenty of sunshine out there today as high pressure is in control of our weather. Temperatures however will continue to...

Utility Found ‘Hazardous Situation’ Months Before NYC Blast

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March 29th, 2015
WABC By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Emergency workers are painstakingly looking for signs of two missing people in the rubble of three New York City apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, though...

Landmarks Go Dark for Earth Hour

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March 29th, 2015
PARIS (AP) -- The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. The five-minute dark-out on Saturday night was a symbolic gesture in the City of Light. Cities around the world also marked...

Cambridge St. Neighbors Say House Parties Are ‘Frequent’

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A house party turned deadly early Saturday morning, after three people were stabbed on Cambridge Street in Springfield. Neighbors say these types of parties have been happening every Saturday and Sunday these past...

Driver ‘Not at Fault’ for Pedestrian Accident on St. James Boulevard

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Police Department was on-scene investigating a pedestrian accident on St. James Boulevard Friday night. Sgt. John Delaney, of the Springfield Police Department, says a 50-year-old male was taken to...

Friend of Dwight Street Victim Speaks Out about Recent Crime

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield's 9th homicide comes just days after the city experienced the death of an 18-year-old in the Northend of Springfield. Cambridge Street resident, Anthony Caballero cannot come to terms with what...

Boko Haram Kills 39, Legislator, Disrupting Nigeria Election

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March 28th, 2015
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election. All the attacks took place in the northeast where...

Bird Flu Found In a Top Minnesota Turkey Producing County

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March 28th, 2015
photo MGN MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the...

Students Look To Close Computer Science Gender Gap

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March 28th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Closing the gender gap in computer science. Hack@Smith kicked off today in Northampton. More than 150 students participated in the 24-hour competition to test some of the brightest minds on campus and across...

One Dead, Two Injured at House Party in Springfield

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One person is dead and two others have been injured, following a house party in Springfield. Springfield Police tell ABC40 that three people were stabbed at 73 Cambridge Street around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Police...

7 Shot and Injured at Florida Spring Break House Party

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March 28th, 2015
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Seven people have been shot at a spring break house party in the Florida Panhandle. The Bay County Sheriff's Office says multiple 911 calls flooded in just before 1 a.m. Saturday reporting gunshots in Panama...

Boston Area Expects a Flood of Claims After Record Winter

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March 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- New England's epic winter is on pace to produce a corresponding number of insurance claims. Thousands of homeowners are filing claims as they begin to repair the damage brought by a record winter. Successive storms dumped a...