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Today: Sunshine mixes with clouds, breezy and chilly. Highs: 36-40 (wind chills: 25-35). Winds: SW -> 8-20 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with the chance of showers (could be some light freezing rain in the higher elevations). Low ...
Sat, November 22, 2014
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Feels like 34°
Humidity: 29%
Dew Point: 10
Wind: S at 10 mph
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Springfield Honors John F.Kennedy on 51st Anniversary

November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Forest Park was home to the 51st anniversary of JFK's assassination. The annual event was hosted by the Springfield Board of Park Commissioners and the JFK Remembrance Committee. The event was attended by...

Schilling’s Son Disrupts Security at Logan Airport with Fake Grenade

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November 22nd, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wikimedia) BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Former Red Sox pitcher, Curt Schilling and his family were  going through the security checkpoint at Logan Airport, when they got stopped by a TSA officer. Apparently...

Greenfield Man Arrested Over Stabbing

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November 22nd, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- According to the Greenfield Police Department's Facebook page, Brandon Sax, a 31-year-old Greenfield man was arrested for stabbing another Greenfield resident. The victim whose name has been unidentified is a...

YWCA 10K Road Race in Springfield

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Saturday morning members of YWCA and volunteers took to the streets to run to raise awareness for domestic violence against women and girls in the local community. The 10K race kicked off at The Cedars Banquet...

2 People Injured, Including Firefighter In Costello House Fire

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Saturday morning fire at Costello House on 1477 Roosevelt Avenue has injured two people. One of the victim is a resident and the other victim is a firefighter who was putting out the fire. According to Dennis...

Ferguson Experiences 3rd Straight Night of Unrest

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November 22nd, 2014
By ALEX SANZ and JIM SALTER Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities arrested three protesters during a third straight night of unrest in Ferguson, Missouri. The heightened tension comes amid speculation that an announcement could...

Saturday’s News on the Go 11/22

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Tension remains high in Missouri as the public awaits Jury results, a stolen vehicle pulled from the Chicopee river in Wilbraham, weather blamed for 12 deaths in Buffalo, Governor Patrick proposes $25.5 million...

Strong Quake Strikes Central Japan’s Nagano City

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November 22nd, 2014
TOKYO (AP) -- A strong earthquake has hit central Japan, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The Japan Meteorological Agency says the magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit parts of Nagano city and surrounding areas the hardest. The...

Sunshine Mixing with Clouds for your Saturday

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November 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It was a cold start this morning as temperatures started out in the teens in many areas. At Westover Air Reserve Base the temperature bottomed out at 15 degrees just shy of the record low 0f 13 set back in 1966. At...

Official: Ferguson Grand Jury Still Meeting

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November 22nd, 2014
By ALEX SANZ and JIM SALTER Associated Press FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A spokesman for the St. Louis County prosecutor says a grand jury is still meeting to consider charges against a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of 18-year-old...

AP Sources: Obama Broadens Mission in Afghanistan

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November 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By LOLITA C. BALDOR AND JULIE PACE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials say President Barack Obama has quietly approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in...

Governor’s Opioid Task Force Establishes Substance Abuse Program in Greenfield

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November 21st, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- New substance abuse services will now be provided in Greenfield, as part of the Governor's Opioid Task Force. The Department of Public Health has awarded contracts to Behavioral Health Network, which will begin...

Holiday Lights Illuminate Main Street in Northampton

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November 21st, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's that time of year. Stores light up with holiday decorations and cheerful music seems to be playing everywhere you go. But for the residents of Northampton, they didn't know if their city streets would see...

Proposed State Budget Cut of $25.5 Million in Local Aid

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November 21st, 2014
(WGGB) -- A state budget backlash that could cut funding to local cities and towns including ones here in Western, Mass. We spoke with local leaders about what's at stake, and what the impact would be of Governor Patrick’s proposed state wide...

Stolen Car Pulled From Chicopee River in Wilbraham

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November 21st, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Wilbraham Police Department has confirmed that the gray minivan pulled from the Chicopee River Friday night was stolen from one local business. Sergeant Mark Paradis says the vehicle was stolen from...