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This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, dry and pleasant! Highs: 73-78. Winds: Light & Variable. Tonight: Clear and cool. Lows: 48-53. Winds: Calm. Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, continued dry & pleasant. Highs: 75-80. Have a great afternoon! D ...
Friday August 29, 2014
78°
Scattered Clouds
Feels like 79°
Humidity: 43%
Dew Point: 54
Wind: at 1 mph
Rocky's
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6 New England Governors Urge Painkiller Reversal

August 29th, 2014
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- The six New England governors are urging the U.S. Health and Human Services secretary to reverse the Food and Drug Administration's approval of a powerful new painkiller, Zohydro. In a letter dated Thursday, the governors...

Templeton Woman Dies in Two-Car Crash in Pelham

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August 29th, 2014
PELHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman killed in a two-car crash on Route 202 in Pelham Thursday has been identified as a Templeton resident. 83-year-old, Theresa Brooks died in the crash which happened at about 8:30 in the evening near Shutesbury Road....

Shark Spotted in Dighton, Harmless

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August 29th, 2014
DIGHTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- A shark was spotted in the Taunton River in Dighton Wednesday evening. Harbormaster Ronald Marino told us that he received a call from the local police department to go out and investigate an apparent shark sighting...

Fantastic Friday – Summer Returns for the Weekend

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August 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - This Afternoon will feature just about 100% of the possible sunshine along with pleasant, dry conditions. High temperatures will stay mainly in the 70s and with dew points in the 40s and lower 50s, it will feel a bit...

Identity of F-15 Pilot Who Died in VA Crash Released

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August 29th, 2014
photo Barnes ANGB WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The identity of the pilot out of the 104th Fighter Wing who died in an F-15C Eagle crash in Deerfield Valley, Virginia Wednesday morning has been released. Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr....

Candidates Geared for Final Push Before Primaries

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August 29th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts residents should anticipate a flood of political ads in the final days before the Sept. 9 Democratic and Republican primaries. Campaigns are hoping voters will begin paying more attention to the races after Labor...

Skimming Device Scam Hitting the Greater Springfield Area

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August 29th, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) --   Police out of Wilbraham are warning the public about "Skimming devices" in the greater Springfield area that are targeting debit and credit cards. Friday morning the department reported they had received several...

Texting While Driving Warning this Holiday Weekend

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August 29th, 2014
photo State Police SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --   With the Labor Day weekend upon us lots of drivers will be hitting the roadways and State Police want to remind you to stay safe, avoid distractions and no texting while driving! Trooper...

Springfield Man Arraigned in Easthampton Crash, Motorcyclists Killed Identified

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August 29th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man charged with two counts of Felony Motor Vehicle Homicide after a crash that killed two motorcycle riders Thursday, has pled not guilty. 45-year-0ld, James Walter Ainsworth was arraigned in...

New Challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax Forms

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August 29th, 2014
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many...

Police Arrest Springfield Man for Selling Heroin by Bicycle

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August 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have arrested a Springfield man for selling heroin by bicycle in the South End of the city. 20-year-old, Geovanny Hernandez-Soto has been charged with Possession of Heroin with intent to Distribute and...

Britain Raises Terror Threat Level

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August 29th, 2014
photo MGN LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered...

Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

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August 29th, 2014
photo courtesy The Hershey Company/AP HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. The candy maker on Friday announced the...

Experimental Ebola Drug Heals All Monkeys in Study

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August 29th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the...

US Sanctions People Aiding Iran

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August 29th, 2014
By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is targeting more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, supporting terrorism and helping Iran evade U.S. and...