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Springfield Bishop Joseph F. Maguire Dies at 95

November 23rd, 2014
(Courtesy: iobserve.org) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It has been announced that Bishop Joseph F. Maguire has died. Maguire, the retired fifth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, turned 95 on September 4th. He was the 4th...

Heavy Rain Tomorrow Morning, Then Focus Turns to Wednesday Storm

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November 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Heavy rain will slow the morning commute tomorrow, then the focus turns to a high-impact winter storm on Wednesday. Monday Rain Totals Overnight, cloudy skies will give way to rain after midnight. The rain will...

Wilbraham PD Searching For Larceny Suspects

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November 23rd, 2014
Photo Credit: Wilbraham PD WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Wilbraham Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the male and female party in the security photograph on the left. The pair was caught on surveillance footage and...

New England’s first Virtual Gun Range

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November 23rd, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A new gun range in Agawam has found a unique way for visitors to enjoy the sport of shooting. The Range and Training Academy in Agawam goes down in history for being first virtual gun range to open in New...

Streaking Pats Easily Beat Lions, 34-9

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November 23rd, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance. The outcome was the same: a blowout win over a top team. Throw in a defense that held the Detroit Lions...

2 Children Test Negative for Ebola in Ohio

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November 23rd, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WGGB/ABC) -- Ohio public health officials have tested two children for the Ebola virus after they developed fevers following a trip to West Africa. Two sisters, ages 4 and 6, were taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in...

State Police Searching for Suspect in Car Robbery

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November 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Massachusetts State Police is investigating a motor vehicle robbery that happened around 1:00 Sunday afternoon. According to officials, the suspect is a light-skinned male and was last seen wearing a red hoodie and...

Local Tattoo Shop Hosts Annual Fundraising “Tattooing Event”

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November 23rd, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Sunday afternoon, "Off the Map" tattoo shop hosted its fifth annual charitable tattooing event in Easthampton. The tattoo shop is offering anyone who would like to donate, a $50 arts related flash tattoo from...

New Rhodes scholars include 2 from New England

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November 23rd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Two people from Massachusetts are among the 32 new Rhodes scholars named this weekend, and 11 others have ties to universities in New England. Noam Angrist of Brookline and Kate Nussenbaum of Newton are among the scholars who will...

Boy with Fake Gun Dies after Getting Shot by Ohio Officer

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November 23rd, 2014
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun is dead after being shot by a Cleveland police officer. An attorney for the family says the boy died early Sunday morning at a hospital. The shooting happened...

Colleges Hope to Engage Students on Wealth Gap

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November 23rd, 2014
By HOLLY RAMER Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Many students at Keene State College in New Hampshire and Mount Wachusett Community College in Massachusetts already know something about the widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and...

Obama Defends Moves on Immigration

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November 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Jim Bourg, Pool) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is dismissing criticism that he overstepped his authority by acting unilaterally to shield millions of immigrants from the threat of deportation. Obama says in an...

Heavy Traffic Expected Before, After Holiday

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November 23rd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts is gearing up for what could be a busier-than-usual Thanksgiving getaway. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says it expects heavy traffic on state highways and at Logan International Airport in Boston in...

Sunday’s News on the Go 11/23

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November 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Jury's decision not expected this weekend in Ferguson, Cosby's performance in Foxwoods postponed indefinitely, University of Virginia has suspended all fraternities on campus due to gang-rape allegations, former DC...

Baby girl accidentally shot in New York City home

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November 23rd, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 9-month-old girl is hospitalized after she was accidentally shot inside her home in New York City. The incident happened Saturday afternoon in apartment in Brooklyn's East New York section. Police say the father...