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Tonight: Mainly clear then some late clouds. Some patchy late fog possible. Chilly. late. Lows: 38-44. Winds: Light. Thursday: Sun mixed with clouds, pleasant. Highs: 70-74. Winds: NW 4-12 mph. Rick Sluben ...
Thu, September 18, 2014
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Feels like 45°
Humidity: 93%
Dew Point: 43
Wind: NNE at 1 mph
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Local State Delegation Tackles Ongoing “Homeless Hotel” Issue

September 18th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) --  Part of the local state delegation met in Holyoke Wednesday night to discuss the ongoing so-called Homeless Hotel program. Each night hundreds of homeless people from across the state call the Holyoke Hotel or The Days...

Castillo Debuts, Pirates Overwhelm Sox 9-1

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September 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) PITTSBURGH (AP) — There used to be a time — any year really between 1993-2012 — when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Not anymore. These days the certainty of a...

Australian Leader Warns of Planned Attack

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September 17th, 2014
  Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks during a joint press conference with his Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak after a meeting in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The Australian government on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 elevated its terrorism...

CDC Confirms First Case of Enterovirus in Conn.

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September 17th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (WGGB) -- The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed that enterovirus (EV-D68) has entered Connecticut. Officials with the Conn. Department of Public Health say that the CDC made the confirmation on...

Iran Rules Out Cooperating with US in Iraq

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September 17th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Iran's foreign minister is ruling out cooperating with the United States in helping Iraq fight Islamic State militants and warning that the terrorist group poses a much broader global threat that needs new thinking to...

Chilly Night Expected

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September 17th, 2014
With dry air in place and clear skies above, another chilly night is ahead. More fog is possible but shouldn't be as dense or widespread as it was last night. As a weak front approaches from the north overnight, some clouds will start to...

Cardinals RB Arrested On Assault Charges

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September 17th, 2014
Photo Courtesy ABC News PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer has been arrested on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in late July involving a 27-year-old woman and an 18-month-old...

Pro-Casino Group Accepts Challenge to Debate

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September 17th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A casino-funded group hoping to defeat November's ballot question to repeal the state casino law says it will debate its opponents. The Committee to Protect Mass Jobs, which is financed by MGM Resorts and Penn National Gaming,...

Students Still Without Lockers At Duggan Middle School

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September 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's a month into the school year and some students at Duggan Middle School don't have lockers. The issue has left some students and parents frustrated. "None of the students have lockers. They're in their...

Bringing a ‘Grizzly Experience’ to The Big E

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September 17th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Big E has been a long-standing tradition for many - making the visit each and every year to take in their favorites and see what's new. Among the new exhibits this year at the fair is the Grizzly...

High School Students Run New Freedom Credit Union Branch

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September 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A new Freedom Credit Union branch opened its door on Wednesday. But, it's who's running it that took many people by surprise. The Freedom Credit Union at Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical is open for...

Veterans Express Health Concerns at VA in Leeds

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September 17th, 2014
LEEDS, Mass. (WGGB) -- Local veterans had a chance to sound off about their health care from the VA. It's part of a nationwide effort to improve the lines of communication between veterans and the VA. The town hall-style meeting was held...

I Bet Brittany…to Clean an Animal Stall

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September 17th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A few nights ago, ABC40's Chris Pisano issued a challenge to our own Brittany Decker: to clean - or muck - a stall. Well, Brittany is a woman of her word and decided Wednesday, armed with pitchfork and...

Doctor Says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has Cancer

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September 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, file) by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford...

Air Bags Stolen from Cars at Northampton Dealership

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September 17th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Northampon Police are investigating an unusual crime. It involved the theft of air bags at a local car dealership. Police say that some 35 air bags were stolen from cars at Lia Honda on King Street. When...