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Sat, February 28, 2015
23°
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Feels like 23°
Humidity: 38%
Dew Point: 1
Wind: 0 mph
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Springfield Students Compete in ‘Future Chefs’ Competition

February 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Schools along with Sodexo Food Services hosted their 'Future Chefs' competition at Putnam Vocational and Technical High School. The competition featured 15 finalists from grades 3-5. Students created...

Summit to Inspire Springfield Youth at Local College

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February 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The 2015 Constructing Kings Male Youth Summit kicked off  their one-day conference at Springfield College. The conference serves as an empowerment summit for Black men between the ages of 12-18. The summit is held by...

Hyundai Recalls 263,000 Cars Due to Power-steering Problem

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February 28th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hyundai is recalling about 263,000 cars in the U.S. and Canada because a sensor problem could cause drivers to lose power-assisted steering. The company has not reported any injuries or accidents. A representative for Hyundai...

Obama, Netanyahu on Collision Course 6 Years in the Making

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February 28th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions. Both leaders see the high-stakes endeavor as a centerpiece of their...

Saturday’s News On The Go 2/28

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February 28th, 2015
REGION (wggb)-- Two massage Parlors have been shut down following a lengthy investigation in Northampton, Homeland Security will remain operational for at least another week and Science Fiction's most iconic actor,  Leonard Nimoy dies at the age...

After a Record Cold Start, Sunny Skies for your Saturday

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February 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Another frigid start out there this morning and another record low temperature recorded at Westover Air Reserve Base in Chicopee. The temperature dropped down to -13 which shattered the old record of -6 set back in...

Another Record Cold Morning, Snow On the Way

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February 28th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - Another frigid morning to close out the month of February here in Western Mass. as we hit record temperatures once again. Saturday mornings low temps hit -13, according to Westover. The former record was -6, set back in 1960. It's...

Dress That ‘Greatly Resembles’ Stolen Nyong’o Gown Recovered

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February 28th, 2015
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin...

Six Flags Looking to Hire Thousands at Job Fair

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February 27th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some hope for those in Western Mass who are looking for work. Six Flags New England will be hiring around 3,000 people to fill their 2015 seasonal positions. It was a great turn-out for Friday night's job fair at...

Four Northampton Massage Businesses Cited Following Investigation

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February 27th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Four Northampton businesses have been cited as part of a nearly year-long investigation. Northampton Police Capt. Jody Kasper says that back in April 2014, detectives received a report of "alleged sexual...

US Appeals Court: Marathon Bombing Trial Can Stay in Boston

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February 27th, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court says Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial can be held in Massachusetts. Tsarnaev's lawyers say intense media coverage...

Cops: Massachusetts Man Hatched Plot to Kill Ex-Associate

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February 27th, 2015
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A 74-year-old Massachusetts man has been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill a former business associate. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey says Joseph Eosco of Westwood pleaded not guilty to one...

Senate Approves 1-Week Funding Bill For Homeland Security

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February 27th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown. By voice vote late Friday, the...

Boston officer shoots man who attacked him with wooden stake

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February 27th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston officials say a city police officer was forced to shoot a 22-year-old man who attacked him with a wooden stake. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says the officer shot city resident Edwin Guity in the leg Thursday...

Baker seeks additional $50M for snow removal

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February 27th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Baker is asking state lawmakers to approve a spending bill that includes an additional $50 million to cover the costs of snow and ice removal during what he called an "unprecedented" stretch of winter weather. Parts of...