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Tonight: Gradual clearing, frigid again. Lows: -2 to 6. Winds: Light North. Friday: Mostly sunny (sunshine & thin clouds), chilly. Highs: 20-26 (wind chills: teens). Winds: NW 4-12 mph. First Warning Meteorologist Rick Slu ...
Thu, February 26, 2015
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Humidity: 43%
Dew Point: 2
Wind: NNW at 5 mph
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National Grid Customer Upset Over Rate Adjustment Charge

February 26th, 2015
MONSON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Consumer complaints against utilities companies are mounting. Bills are rising and people are not happy. Richard Zolla of Monson is a National Grid customer. When he received his latest bill, he didn't like what he...

Above Ground Pools Continue to Collapse with Accumulating Snow

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February 26th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass (WGGB) -- Accumulating snow isn't just affecting roofs. The weight of this seasons snow fall has caused pools to collapse. If you're heading out to shovel snow and you have an above ground pool you might want to add clearing your...

Recall Roundup: Hand Trucks and Ground Beef

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February 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A wobbly hand truck and ground beef that's been grounded due to lack of inspection top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, February 26. Cosco is recalling convertible hand trucks due to injury hazard. The wheel hub can separate...

Holyoke Teachers Union Responds to Mass. Dept. of Education Criticism

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February 26th, 2015
(HOLYOKE, Mass.) (WGGB)-- The Massachusetts Department of Education has issued a lengthy report on Holyoke schools. There were some encouraging signs but areas of concern as well. The Holyoke Teachers Union came under criticism in the...

Frozen Ground in Chicopee Forms Frost Lines

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February 26th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The prolonged bitter cold has created a deep ground freeze, three feet in some places. That's causing big problems with water lines. Chicopee Water Superintendent Alan Starzyk says he hasn't seen the ground frozen...

Investigators Believe Deadly Springfield Fire was Accidental

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February 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Fire officials believe that a blaze that killed a man Thursday was accidental. The fire broke out shortly before 5 a.m. Thursday at home along Better Way, just off of Boston Road. Firefighters raced to...

One Dead Following Rollover Along Mass. Pike in West Springfield

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February 26th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One person is dead after a vehicle rolls over along the Mass. Pike westbound in West Springfield. Mass. State Police say that a vehicle rolled over on the westbound side of the highway, near the 43.5...

Noting the Passing of Two MDA Friends

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February 26th, 2015
Jeff Rogers (L) / Mike Degnan (R) SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB)  -- We lost two young friends this weeks - friendships that came about through the Muscular Dystrophy telethon. Jeff Rogers died Monday. He was only 28. We watched Jeff go...

Arrest Made in Springfield Stabbing Death

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February 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man is under arrest, accused of stabbing and killing another man earlier this week. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that 37-year-old John Sanchez of Springfield was arrested on State...

CEO: MBTA Commuter Rail System Back to Full Service by March 30

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February 26th, 2015
By BOB SALSBERG, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- The head of the company that operates the state's commuter rail system says full service should be restored by the end of March. Keolis International CEO Bernard Tabary says a plan approved by...

Annable Street in Agawam Remains Closed Following Gas Leak

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February 26th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) — Several homes were evacuated Thursday following a gas leak in Agawam. Emergency crews were called to that leak on Annable Street early Thursday afternoon. Columbia Gas spokesperson Andrea Luppi says that...

Run/Walk Event at Look Park to Benefit Food Bank of WMass

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February 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It seems what we should or shouldn't be eating is always changing and that can leave many confused as to what a healthy diet really is. Paula Serafino, registered dietitian at Baystate Medical Center, joined...

Judge Rules for Adrian Peterson, Paving Way for Reinstatement

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February 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File) by DAVE CAMPBELL and JON KRAWCZYNSKI, AP Sports Writers A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated. U.S. District Judge David Doty issued his order...

FCC Approves Tougher Rules for Internet Providers

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February 26th, 2015
by ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Communications Commission has agreed to impose strict new regulations on Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T. The regulatory agency voted 3-2 Thursday...

United Way Helping Neighbors Heat Their Homes Through Warming Hearts Campaign

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February 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's been a brutally cold February. Just look at your home heating bill! Unfortunately, there are many families who can't afford to put the thermostat above 60 degrees. Dora Robinson, President and CEO of the...