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Today: Sun and clouds, becoming breezy and milder. Highs: 68-72. S/SW: 5-15 mph. Tonight: Increasing clouds and not as cool. Lows: 56-60. Winds: S 5-10 mph. Have a great day. Don Maher ...
Sat, September 20, 2014
47°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 47°
Humidity: 89%
Dew Point: 44
Wind: 0 mph
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2nd Annual Charity “Ride to Remember” Bike Ride

September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Bike riding for a great cause. On Saturday morning the Springfield Police Department, Law enforcement and other public agencies took part in the annual "Ride to Remember" charity bike ride. The charity bicycle ride...

Sunshine Mixing with Clouds for your Saturday

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It is a cloudy start out there this morning but overall a pleasant Saturday is on the way with a mix of sun and clouds. The clouds have been hanging tough early this morning but the sunshine will be on the increase...

2 Northampton Residents Displaced After an Attic Fire

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September 20th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Northampton Fire Department are investigating a fire that left two people homeless Saturday morning. According to Fire officials, the fire started in the Attic of a two story building at 167 Main Street in...

Nine People Homeless After Late Night Fire

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September 20th, 2014
Courtesy: Springfield Fire Dept. SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - The Springfield Fire Department is investigating a fire that left three families homeless late Friday. That fire occurred at 34 Vermont Street in Springfield just after 11:30 Friday...

Today at The Big E – Sat. Sept. 20

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September 20th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Here is what's happening today, Saturday, September 20, at The Big E. Today is Vermont Day and Trustees' Dayy TODAY'S SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. - Now Open: Mallary Complex 4-H Horse Trail Classes – Paddock...

Friday Football Fever: Week 3

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September 20th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A full slate of high school football action was highlighted by a match-up between the top two teams in the AA Conference. #1 Central High School and #2 East Longmeadow High School squared off in Springfield, but the Golden Eagles'...

Fence-jumper Makes It Into the White House

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September 19th, 2014
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Secret Service says a man who jumped over the White House fence made it just past the front doors before being apprehended. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says a 42-year-old...

MGM Springfield Hosts Inaugural “Downtown Dinner Table” Event

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Downtown Springfield drew-in surrounding communities Friday night, by giving them something unique to enjoy. It was the inaugural "Downtown Dinner Table" -- an event that benefited local charities. Friday...

Students Hospitalized For Intoxication After Concert in Amherst

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September 19th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Students have been hospitalized for intoxication after attending an electronic dance show at the UMass Amherst Mullins Center Friday night. After banning electronic dance music concerts at the Mullins Center -- over...

France Becomes 1st Country to Join US Airstrikes On Islamic State Group in Iraq

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September 19th, 2014
(Image Courtesy MGN Online) PARIS (AP) -- France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first...

Fence Jumper at White House Sparks Evacuation

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September 19th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Part of the White House has been evacuated after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion. A Secret Service agent at the scene says that much of the West Wing of the White House was evacuated during the incident...

John F. Kennedy’s WWII Letters Sell at Auction

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September 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A collection of letters John F. Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate has sold for $200,000 at an auction. RR Auction, a Boston-based auction house, said the sale happened Thursday, during a two-day auction at...

Professor Charged with Child Porn Possession

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September 19th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of Merrimack College BOSTON (AP) -- A former Merrimack College professor is charged with possession of child pornography, including accessing it on a college computer. Federal prosecutors said 61-year-old Gary Spring, who was...

CDC: Severe Respiratory Illness Now in 22 States

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September 19th, 2014
by MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children. An uncommon virus — enterovirus 68 — is causing the illnesses. Centers for...

I Bet Brittany…to Make Something in a Vitamix

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September 19th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- ABC40's Brittany Decker has taken on five challenges so far this fair. After the workout she got last Friday on Military Appreciation day, Brittany decided Friday to cool things down and accept this...