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Tonight: Mostly clear to partly cloudy. Lows: 26-31. Patriot's Day: Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs 65-70. Have a great night! Greg Pollak
Sunday April 20, 2014

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Mater Dolorosa Approved as Part of Rolish Historical District

April 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) --  On Easter morning, members of Holyoke’s Mater Dolorosa church gather on its steps singing praise, while they hope to get it reopened as part of Holyoke’s Polish Heritage District. “This a national church formed by...

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter passes away at 76

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April 20th, 2014
Associated Press -- Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the...

Even Warmer For Monday; Showers Tuesday Night

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April 20th, 2014
  What a wonderful Easter treat we had...plenty of sunshine  with highs in the lower 60's!  Tonight we'll see mostly clear to partly cloudy skies with temperatures in the upper 20s and low 30s. Another cool start Monday will be followed...

Florek, Smith help Bruins even series against Red Wings

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April 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2 on Sunday. Showing more spark after...

Oscar Mayer Wiener Recall

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April 20th, 2014
WASHINGTON (WGGB) - Kraft Foods Group Inc is recalling recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages. The product labels are incorrect,...

Easter Drag Draws a Crowd in Holyoke

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April 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- People strolled down Northampton Street in Holyoke in their Easter best Sunday afternoon. It's a long standing tradition in Holyoke. This year's event included classic cars, face painting, and a visit from the Easter...

First Service in Somers Church Since 2012 Fire

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April 20th, 2014
SOMERS, Ct. (WGGB) -- Members of the Somers Congregational United Church of Christ had a special Easter. They were able to celebrate their first service in their sanctuary in more than two years. You might remember the New Year's fire of 2012...

Officials Say Security Tight for Boston Marathon

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April 20th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and a congressional leader say security will be tight as thousands of runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators crowd Boston's streets for the annual...

Longmeadow Woman Arrested for OUI Following Early Morning Accident

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April 20th, 2014
LONGMEADOW (WGGB) - Longmeadow Police say they have arrested a resident of the town for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after she drove off the road and onto an athletic field at Longmeadow High School. 38-year-old Whitney Harrington of...

Brush Fire Burns 26 Acres of Land on Mount Tom

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April 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Smoke could be seen billowing from Mount Tom from miles away on Sunday. It took hours for firefighters, from 6 communities, to put the flames out. The call for the fire, which was near the old Mount Tom water park,...

Easter Morning Delivery for Space Station

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April 20th, 2014
By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer (Photo Courtesy NASA) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies. The shipment arrived Sunday morning via a Dragon, versus a...

Pope Francis, Huge Crowd Joyously Celebrate Easter

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April 20th, 2014
(Andrew Medichini/AP Photo) VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square. Even before Mass began, a crowd of more than 100,000 was overflowing from the...

In Colorado, a Pot Holiday Goes Mainstream

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April 20th, 2014
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI DENVER (AP) -- The 4/20 stoner holiday is going mainstream in Colorado. April 20 has traditionally been a day for marijuana activists to defiantly light up to protest their drug of choice being outlawed. But Colorado has...

Sunday Morning News On the Go

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April 20th, 2014
(WGGB) - In your Sunday morning News On the Go, racers and organizers alike are preparing for the 118th Boston Marathon tomorrow morning, the body found Friday in Sterling has been positively identified as that of missing 5-year-old Fitchburg boy...

Man Stabbed in Piccolo’s Restaurant

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April 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - One man is in the hospital this morning after a stabbing at a downtown restaurant. Springfield Police responded to a call at Piccolo's Restaurant just after 2:30 this morning. When they arrived, they found a large crowd...