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Today: Mostly sunny skies. Clouds mix in late this afternoon. Mild. Highs: 61-65. Winds: W 3-8 mph. Tonight: Mostly cloudy with the slight chance of a sprinkle or shower. Lows: 41-45. Winds: SW 5-10 mph. First Warning Mete ...
Sat, October 25, 2014
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Annual Monster Mash at the Children’s Museum in Holyoke

October 25th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Saturday afternoon the Holyoke Parks and Recreation Department sponsored the Monster Mash for kids. Parents brought their children to the fun event which was held at the Children's Museum in Holyoke. Children...

Market Basket back on its feet, opening new stores

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October 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A New England supermarket chain that was nearly brought to its knees by a feud among owners and a revolt by workers is quickly putting the turmoil behind it. Ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas returned to Market Basket after making an...

3 States Issue Stronger Ebola Quarantine

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October 25th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) NEW YORK (AP) -- New Jersey, New York and Illinois have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. Officials in all three states say...

Cafeteria Worker Tried to Stop School Shooter

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October 25th, 2014
By MARTHA BELLISLE and NIGEL DUARA Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the gunman. Snohomish County Sheriff's...

Many School Districts Choose PARCC Over MCAS Test

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October 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Changes are coming in standardized testing for many Massachusetts school districts. According to data from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 54 percent of school districts have opted to administer...

Woman Quarantined in NJ Shows No Signs of Ebola

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October 25th, 2014
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary test. The New Jersey Department of Health says the woman remains...

Mostly Sunny and Mild for your Saturday

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October 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After a rather dreary end to the week brighter conditions are on the way today. Weak high pressure is building in for a short stay. Some clouds this morning will give way to mostly sunny skies. Clouds will start...

Saturday’s News on the Go 10/25

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October 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Shooting in Washington leaves 2 students dead, two California Sheriffs killed in a shooting, New York doctor with Ebola in stable condition. Stay with ABC40's Shakala Alvaranga for more...

Obama: Science, Not fear, Key to Ebola Response

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October 25th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science -- not fear -- as it responds to Ebola. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama says he was proud to give Texas nurse Nina Pham a hug in the Oval Office...

Marine Death is 1st in Campaign Against ISIS

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October 25th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon has announced the first death of a U.S. military member involved in the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. Lance Cpl. Sean P. Neal of Riverside, California, died Thursday in Baghdad from...

Friday Football Fever: Week 8

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October 25th, 2014
(WGGB) -- It was a week of convincing wins for many of the areas best teams. The largest margin came from No. 2 Central and their 53-8 blowout of No. 6 West Springfield Friday night. No. 3 East Longmeadow was just as dominant in their 40-8 win...

Royals Take World Series Lead with 3-2 Win in San Fran.

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October 25th, 2014
(AP Photo) SAN FRANCISCO, Calif (WGGB) -- The Kansas City Royals set out to make a statement in Game 3 of the World Series Friday night, as they traveled to AT&T Park to face the Giants. The Royals knew coming in that the expansive park...

UMass, Town Leaders Prepare For Ebola Potential

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October 24th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) -- Dr. Craig Spencer, the New York City Physician who has been diagnosed with Ebola after returning from treating sick patients in West Africa, is said to be in "relatively" stable condition. Medical experts are...

School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

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October 24th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News By DOUG ESSER and MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened...

Suspect Arrested in Deaths of Two California Deputies

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October 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) by DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a...