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Tonight: Mostly cloudy with showers developing late. Lows: 39-43. Winds: S 5-10 mph -> Calm. Tomorrow: Overcast with periods of rain. A rumble of thunder possible in a heavy downpour. Highs: 59-63. Winds: Light NE. Wednesday: Over ...
Tue, October 21, 2014
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Humidity: 89%
Dew Point: 41
Wind: N at 3 mph
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Overcast with Periods of Rain for the Balance of the Workweek

October 20th, 2014
Rain Totals by Week's End SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After a hard freeze this morning, clouds increased throughout the day. The next day with a decent amount of sunshine likely won’t be until this weekend! Overnight, showers will...

Vanguard Consignment Faces Questioning From City

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October 20th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) --  The subject of an ABC40 investigation was called before the Chicopee Licensing Commission Monday to answer to tough questions regarding financial struggles and customer complaints. Back in July, ABC40 told you about dozens...

Amherst Fire Department Receives Award for Success in Safety Program

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October 20th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- One local fire department is getting some state-wide recognition. The Amherst Fire Department has been selected to receive the "Normal Knight Award for Excellence in Community Service," for its success with the S.A.F.E....

Fashion Icon Oscar de La Renta Dies at 82

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October 20th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82. The late '60s and early '70s were a defining moment in U.S. fashion...

Plans Withdrawn for Proposed Sports-Plex in Agawam

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October 20th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The plans for a proposed sports complex in Agawam have been withdrawn. One month ago, Agawam residents voiced concerns of "The Plex" being built on Tobacco Farm Road in Feeding Hills. Some residents say the sports...

CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear Guidelines

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October 20th, 2014
By MIKE STOBBE and EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials have been scrambling to...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Bay Road in Amherst Closed, Following Crash

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October 20th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- A section of Bay Road is still closed, following a motor vehicle accident in Amherst Monday. Bay Road has been shut down between South East Street and Hulst Road. The Amherst Police Department could not confirm...

Three Suspects Wanted in Springfield Armed Robbery

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police are investigating another armed robbery Monday night. Officials responded to a call around 9 p.m. Three suspects displayed a handgun to a victim, and took off by Orange Street. No word on...

Springfield Police Investigating Armed Robbery on Dickinson Street

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened on Dickinson Street Monday night. The report of the robbery came in just after 7:30 p.m. Police responded to the call at Wheeler's...

Supporters of Question 4 Rallied in Springfield

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Pioneer Valley Project Faith and Labor Leaders rallied in support of Question 4 Monday afternoon. The "X" in Springfield was filled with proponents for earned sick time. "Especially in the state of...

Apple Pay: Instead of Credit Cards, iPhone Users Pay with Phone

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October 20th, 2014
REGION, Mass. (WGGB) -- iPhone 6 users can now leave cash and credit cards at home, a new software will allow payment with your phone. Apple launched it's the new Apple Pay program. It can be programeed to the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6...

Ebola Patient Released from Atlanta Hospital

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October 20th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer ATLANTA (AP) -- The unidentified Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released. Emory University Hospital officials said...

Patrick: Firm Looking to Build MBTA Cars in Springfield has been ‘Vetted’

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October 20th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB/AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick says a Chinese company in the running to build new cars for the MBTA's Red and Orange Lines has been "thoroughly vetted." The T's board of directors is scheduled on Wednesday to discuss authorization of...

40 Force: Winter Car Care

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Your car may be dependable day-in and day-out, but as the seasons change from fall to winter, it may need a little attention to remain your faithful friend. Do I need snow tires? What is the best way to...

Promotional Pinning Ceremony Held at Springfield Police

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A pinning ceremony held at the Springfield Police Department Monday morning. Three members of the department were promoted today. One of those promoted, Monique McCoy, has been with the department for 18...