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Tonight: Mainly clear and frigid with record cold expected. Lows: -2 to 8 (record: 11 set back in 1996). Winds: Become calm. Saturday: Some filtered morning sunshine then increasing clouds, quite chilly. Highs: 24-30. Winds ...
Sat, November 29, 2014
17°
Clear
Feels like 10°
Humidity: 80%
Dew Point: 11
Wind: WSW at 5 mph
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City Takes Care of Snow Removal in Downtown Northampton

November 29th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The recent snow and bitter cold wasn't enough to keep people away from Black Friday shopping. And for people in Northampton, they didn't have to worry about trudging through un-shoveled sidewalks -- all thanks to...

Two-Mile Stretch of Rte. 20 in Westfield Closed Following Accident

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November 29th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A two-mile stretch of Route 20 in Westfield has been closed down, following a single car crash Friday night. Westfield Police have confirmed that a male, driving a pick-up truck, crashed into a tree near Bates...

Quiet Black Friday Marks New Trend

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November 28th, 2014
HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- Most major retailers opened early this morning, as stores in Massachusetts are not allowed to open on the holiday. The result...a quieter Black Friday experience. "Any Black Friday shopping for you?" "No...",...

Tractor Trailer and Car Collide Head-On in Chicopee

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November 28th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Police Department, the Chicopee Fire Department, and the Massachusetts State Police were on-scene of a traffic accident on Granby Road in Chicopee. Officials say a tandem tractor trailer and a...

Frigid Start to the Weekend, Seasonable by Sunday

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November 28th, 2014
Mainly clear skies overnight and a very dry and cold air mass in place along with the fresh snow pack on the ground will allow for record cold. Lows in the urban areas will dip into the single digits to near zero but the normally colder, more...

Rice Wins Appeal, ‘Suspension Vacated’

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November 28th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) -- Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday. The appeal was heard earlier this month by former U.S....

Black Friday Adoption Fair Hosted by Dakin Humane Society

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November 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- In the spirit of Black Friday, the Dakin Humane Society hosted its "Black Friday Adoption Event." The goal of the event is to ensure that some animals are adopted by animal lovers. The Dakin Humane Society...

Festival of Trees Kicks-Off at Springfield’s Tower Square

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November 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Friday afternoon, the annual festival of trees kicked off at Tower Square in Springfield. This year marks the 14th annual festival and is presented by the Boys and Girls Club. Organizers say raffle tickets...

Parade of the Big Balloons in Springfield

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November 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds of people gathered in Downtown Springfield for the annual parade of the big balloons. The annual thanksgiving parade brought local paraders together to march despite the cold. Springfield's cat in the...

Early Morning Black Friday Shoppers

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November 28th, 2014
The lines were long and started early for Black Friday deals. Many shoppers waited outside since Thursday afternoon for the doors to open at the Holyoke Mall. The crowd came in at 1 AM and it remained packed throughout the entire...

Cops: Austin Shooter Targeted Downtown Buildings

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November 28th, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Austin police have fatally shot a man who opened fire at several buildings downtown and may have had explosives. Assistant Chief Raul Munguia says nobody else was hurt. The shootings happened before dawn...

Annual Kiwanis Christmas Tree Sale Begins in Easthampton

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November 28th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Let the Christmas tree sale begin. Black Friday kicks off the annual Easthampton's Kiwanis tree sale. The 40-year-old tradition started Friday morning in Easthampton. The Christmas tree sale is also a means to...

Police: Guns, Marijuana Found in Pittsfield Home

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November 28th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A former guard at the Berkshire County jail is facing drug and gun charges after police say they found about 63 pounds of marijuana, 13 unsecured guns and more than $40,000 in cash in his Pittsfield home. The Berkshire...

SLIDESHOW – Thanksgiving Week Snowstorm

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November 28th, 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...

Suspected Shooter Dead in Downtown Austin Gunfire

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November 28th, 2014
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Austin police say a gunman suspected of opening fire on several downtown buildings and police headquarters has died after being shot. According to their verified Twitter account, Austin police say the male suspect died early...