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Sun, March 01, 2015
24°
Light Snow
Feels like 17°
Humidity: 91%
Dew Point: 22
Wind: S at 6 mph
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Obama plans trip to South Carolina, 48th state in office

March 1st, 2015
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama plans to get one step closer to visiting all 50 states while in office with a trip to South Carolina this week. U.S. Rep. James Clyburn says Obama plans to visit Benedict...

Snow Ends after Midnight; Another Storm Tuesday Night

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March 1st, 2015
FutureWeather 10pm SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Another Sunday, another snowstorm. Like previous storms, it's not a so-called blockbuster, but it is a plowable amount of snow. FutureWeather 2am The snow will fall heaviest in the...

Newspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her

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March 1st, 2015
DALLAS (AP) -- A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly...

Israeli PM in US for controversial speech

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March 1st, 2015
Photo Credit: ABC News WASHINGTON (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in Washington to deliver the speech to Congress that the Obama administration did not want him to give. Netanyahu's mission Tuesday, said an adviser to the...

Community Celebrates Holiday Of Purim

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March 1st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It was a community celebration in Springfield today, completed with good food, party, and costumes. The holiday of Purim celebrates the Jewish people prevailing on their adversaries in the biblical book of...

Puppy Mill Protesters Rally In West Springfield

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March 1st, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Protesters targeted a pet store in West Springfield this afternoon to condemn Puppy Mills. Advocates stood outside of The Puppy Place in West Springfield, holding signs that read 'Say no to Puppy Mills' and...

3rd child dies after carbon monoxide leak in Ohio home

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March 1st, 2015
TROY, Ohio (AP) -- A third child has died after being found in an Ohio home where there were high levels of carbon monoxide. The Dayton Daily News says 13-year-old Jakia Jones died Sunday. Her cousins 14-year-old Dionanna Bishop and...

Snowmobilers Rescued in New Hampshire after 3 Machines Stranded in deep snow

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March 1st, 2015
PITTSBURG, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire conservation officers rescued three snowmobilers whose machines got stuck in deep snow on Stub Hill in Pittsburg. Conservation officer Christopher Egan says the three men worked for several hours to...

Home Schooling Parents Upset with Newtown Panel Proposals

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March 1st, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Some Connecticut parents who home-school their children believe some recommendations from the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission could infringe on their parental rights. They're particularly worried about language that...

Weather-Related Parking Bans

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March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. You can see an up-to-date list of those parking restrictions...

Gov. Charlie Baker Prepares to Release First State Budget

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March 1st, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has his work cut out for him as he prepares to unveil his first state budget proposal. Baker has until Wednesday to file his spending plan for the 2016 fiscal year that begins July 1. Baker...

Downtown Parking Lots in MGM Springfield Footprint to Close

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March 1st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Monthly parkers heading to work Monday morning will have to find other arrangements. Parking lots in Downtown Springfield will be closing due to construction starting on the MGM footprint. Starting March 2nd, parking...

Suspicious Fire On Armory Street

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March 1st, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - The Springfield Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire on Armory Street this morning. Crews responded to 9 Armory Street just before 6 o'clock this morning, where they found the rear porch of the building on...

Sunday’s News On The Go 3/1

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March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Six fire crews were called to a massive fire in Enfield early Sunday morning, a stolen car is now in the hands of it's rightful owner and a ice skating rink roof collapsed while a youth Hockey team was practicing in Canton. Get...

Another Record Low and a Snowy Afternoon

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March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - Another Sunday and another record low temperature here in Western Mass. Overnight temperatures hit as low as -8 this morning, breaking last year's record of -5. Frigid temperatures aren't the only thing we have to worry about...