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Today: (A frigid start) Sunny and not as cold this afternoon, some increasing cloudiness. Highs: 27-32. Winds: S: 2-7 mph. Have a great Thursday! First Warning Meteorologist Dan Brown ...
Thu, January 29, 2015
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LIVE – Proceedings Begin in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

January 29th, 2015
FALL RIVER, Mass. (WGGB/AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts are expected to lay out their case against former New England Patriots star player Aaron Hernandez, as they deliver opening statements in his murder trial. The openings Thursday...

Monson High School Evacuated Following Threat

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January 29th, 2015
MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Monson High School has been evacuated following a threat. In a post on the district's Facebook page, Monson School Superintendent Cheryl Clarke writes that a threat that officials "deemed credible" was made against the...

TONIGHT AT 11 – Online Obsession

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January 29th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Are you too tied to Twitter? Do you seek instant gratification from Instagram? "You hear that ding and you think, 'Oh my gosh. What is that?'" ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca explores if your online fun be more of an online...

Gas Blast at Mexico City Children’s Hospital, Dozens Injured

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January 29th, 2015
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City officials say a gas tank truck has exploded outside a maternity and children's hospital, collapsing part of it and injuring dozens of people. Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera tells the Televisa network that at least...

Mohegan Sun Casinos Report 1Q Rise in Revenue, Profit

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January 29th, 2015
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Revenue at the parent company of the Mohegan Sun casinos in Connecticut and Pennsylvania rose in the first quarter as table games and slot machines brought in more money and the casino's hotel in Pennsylvania completed...

Thursday’s News on the Go 1/29

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January 29th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Electrical fire forces in Chesterfield displaces 3 residents, a pedestrian struck by a car in Williamsburg, opening statements in Hernandez trial begins...

Dan Brown Takes the Heat After Epic Snows Stay East

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January 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - Some areas in western Massachusetts picked up over a foot of snow on Tuesday. It was a big storm for some but certainly not epic! Disappointing snow totals left some people "up in arms" asking, what happened? So...

Frigid Start, Comfortable Afternoon, Snow on the Way

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January 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It's a bitter cold start with temperatures below zero across the area so be prepared as you step outside! The good news is that there is no wind, there's plenty of sunshine and temperatures should make it to near 30 by...

Springfield Fire Crews Clear Potential Hazmat Situation

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January 29th, 2015
photo MGN-Online SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- A large amount of steam coming from an Allen St. building early Thursday morning led to a major response from the Springfield Fire Department. Aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner Dennis Leger says...

Investigation Reveals Details of AirAsia Jet’s Final Minutes

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January 29th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) INDONESIA (WGGB) -- Investigators provided new details about the crash of AirAsia Flight QZ8501 early Thursday morning. According to CNN, Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee says the co-pilot was...

Panel Recommending Changes to Military Health Care, Benefits

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January 29th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials say an independent commission is recommending broad changes to the military's retirement and health care systems that could save more than $20 billion over the next four years. The proposals would allow some of...

UMass Amherst Bans Dorm Guests For Superbowl Sunday

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January 28th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- UMass Amherst has plans in place to tackle any potential trouble this Super Bowl Sunday. "Celebration is great. Rioting and bad behavior isn't," said university spokesperson Ed Blaguszewski. The University is...

Northampton Teens Facing Charges Following Swastika Graffiti, But Not Hate Crimes

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January 28th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Northwestern District Attorney's Office says two teenage girls will be charged after reportedly spray painting swastikas in Northampton - but not with hate crimes. Northampton Police says the girls - ages 14...

Springfield Coalition Looks To Curb Drug Abuse in Local Youth

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January 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Opioid abuse is well-documented in our state. Just last year - former Governor Deval Patrick declared a public health emergency aimed at curbing addictions. Wednesday night the Springfield Department of Health and Human...

Firefighters Called to House Fire in Chesterfield

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January 28th, 2015
CHESTERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Emergency personnel from 5 communities responded to a house fire in Chesterfield tonight. The call came in around 8:45 p.m. for a home located at 311 Old Chesterfield Road. The first started in the home's bathroom...