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Mon, September 22, 2014
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Today at The Big E – Mon. Sept. 22

September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Here is what's happening today, Monday, September 22, at The Big E. Today is Salute to Springfield Day TODAY'S SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. - Now Open: Mallary Complex Youth Working Steer Sr. & Jr. Pulling...

Three Afghan Soldiers Missing From Cape Cod Base

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September 22nd, 2014
(Ctsy. Joint Base Cape Cod) CAPE COD (WGGB) -- Three Afghan National Army soldiers have gone missing in Cape Cod during a training visit at Joint Base Cape Cod. The soldiers arrived in Cape Cod on September 11th and went missing on Saturday...

Medical Marijuana Advocates Rallying at Statehouse

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September 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Medical marijuana advocates say they are frustrated with Gov. Deval Patrick's administration because the long-promised dispensaries where patients can purchase the drug are still not open. The Massachusetts Patient Advocacy...

Materials Deemed Safe, after Hazmat Response in Warwick

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September 22nd, 2014
WARWICK (WGGB) -- Fears of possibly hazardous materials led Athol and State Police to close off a Warwick road, near the northern state border Sunday night. State Police at the Athol barracks say that they were notified of a car with mason jars...

NASA’s Maven Explorer Arrives at Mars after a Year

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September 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/NASA) CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is back at Mars. The Maven spacecraft arrived at the red planet late Sunday night after a 442 million-mile journey that began nearly a year ago. NASA confirmed that the robotic explorer...

Seven Injured when Fueling Boat Catches Fire in Boston

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September 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Officials say seven people are being treated for injuries after a boat caught fire at a dock in Boston. Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald says the 38-foot boat had just finished fueling at a dock in the city's Charlestown...

Chilly, Breezy Tomorrow as Sunshine Returns

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September 22nd, 2014
Foliage Report SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A storm off the Delmarva Peninsula and a cold front approaching from the west made for a gloomy Sunday with morning showers. Most areas in the southern valley picked up around a tenth of an inch of...

Poetry Festival Wraps Up In Amherst

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September 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) --  Amherst was the place to be for poetry lovers this weekend. The Amherst Poetry Festival kicked off at the Emily Dickinson Museum. 1, 789 poems were read of Dickinson's wide collection. Several popular poets came...

Man Seriously Injured in Springfield Shooting

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One man is in serious condition after a shooting in Springfield's Six Corners neighborhood. It happened around 6 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Knox and Mill Street. Police say the victim was transported to...

UMass Amherst Library Welcomes NORML Records Donation

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September 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- The UMass Amherst Libraries hosted their annual Friends of the Library fall reception. The event recognized this year's donors and volunteers, paying special tribute to staff members who helped set up the school's falcon...

Springfield Walk Remembers Victims of Violence

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Several people came together today to begin a critical conversation in Springfield. Local residents, community leaders, and organizations walked for nonviolence to remember victims of violence and to draw...

Patriots’ Sluggish Offense Beats Raiders 16-9

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September 21st, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass, Stephen Gostkowski kicked three field goals and the sluggish New England Patriots held on to beat the Oakland Raiders 16-9 when defensive tackle Vince Wilfork intercepted a pass near his...

Police Investigating Accident on Congamond Road in Southwick

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September 21st, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) -- Southwick Police are investigating an accident that occurred on Congamond Road on Sunday afternoon. Police say it is a one car accident involving a female driver. The driver has been transported to Baystate hospital...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Main Street in Springfield

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A two motor vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Main Street and Front Street is causing traffic delays. Springfield Police Department have reported some injuries. The level of...

Out of Darkness Walk in Springfield to Raise Suicide Awareness

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- According the American foundation for Suicide Prevention over 39 thousand Americans committed suicide in 2011 their most recent year for data. Every 13 minutes nation-wide that year someone committed suicide making it...