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Today: Overcast with flurries possible. Decreasing clouds late. Temperatures fall slowly much of the day. Midday temps: 24-30. Winds: NW 5-10 mph. Tyler Jankoski ...
Thu, March 05, 2015
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Overcast
Feels like 26°
Humidity: 59%
Dew Point: 21
Wind: NW at 9 mph
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Overcast with Flurries Possible Today

March 5th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – A tricky storm is currently impacting southern New England, with a sharp northern edge to the snow shield. The accumulating snow will stay south and east of western Massachusetts today. Expect overcast skies with...

Hilary Clinton Urges State Department to Release Her Emails

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March 5th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging the State Department to release the emails she wrote from a private email account as secretary of state. In a tweet late Wednesday, the likely Democratic presidential candidate wrote, "I want...

Fate of Obamacare Subsidies Lie in Hands of Two Justices

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March 5th, 2015
photo MGN-Online WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court argument over subsidies that help millions of people afford their health insurance suggests that the Obama administration has two chances to attract one critical vote. The justices will...

Second L.A. Hospital Reports ‘Superbug’ Infections

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March 5th, 2015
(Courtesy: CDC) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A second hospital in Los Angeles says several patients have been infected with a "superbug" tied to a medical scope similar to a recent outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Cedars-Sinai...

Chicopee Sees Improvement In Homeless Issues

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March 4th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- "It's another one of the many challenges that public schools face...," said Assistant Superintendent for Student Support Services Alvin Morton. 234 school aged children were homeless in Chicopee hotels last...

Springfield Police Investigate Shooting Incident on Pomona St.

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March 4th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield police are on Pomona Street tonight for reports of a shooting there. The investigation is occurring right off of Sumner Avenue in the city's Forest Park section. No word yet on what exactly happened or...

Citizen Police Academy Underway in Springfield

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March 4th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Citizen's Police Academy in Springfield has begun once again and we take an inside look at what it's like to be an officer. It's the 39th class of the Springfield Citizen's Police Academy and is a free 10-week...

New FAA Proposed Rules on Drones Reviewed by Smith College Panel

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March 4th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- There was a meeting Wednesday night at Smith College in Northampton on the new FAA proposed rules on drone use. With a drone flying over us...are they violating our privacy?  This was a thoughtful discussion at the...

Hundreds Turn Out for Holyoke Charter School Enrollment Lottery

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March 4th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB)) Hundreds of local families turned out Wednesday night to see if their kids could get a spot in the Holyoke Community Charter School. And while this year the number of applicants was at an all-time high, unfortunately there...

President Obama Calls For Police Changes: Amherst Acting Already

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March 4th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) -- Law enforcement has been under the microscope recently after numerous altercations between police and community members and on Monday President Obama called for policy changes. "Most of the points I make are for the 18...

One Person Transported to Hospital from House Fire in Chicopee

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March 4th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Emergency personnel responded to a house fire on Norman Street in Chicopee Wednesday night. The call came in shortly before 7:00 p.m. Wednesday. The Chicopee Fire Department reports the home is located at 61 Norman St...

Snow Possible Overnight – Mainly South

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March 4th, 2015
Low pressure moves along a cold front that is passing through and then to our south this evening.  Most of the moisture with this storm will stay to our south overnight but the northern fringes could clip us with some light snow. Southern...

UMass to Retire Jersey in Honor of Fmr. Coach John Calipari

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March 4th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- UMass Athletics plans to honor former coach John Calipari next season by retiring a jersey in his honor. The move will come as part of a 20th anniversary celebration of the men's...

Teacher Receives 5 Years on Porn Charge Involving Student

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March 4th, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A former science teacher at a prestigious Connecticut school for girls has been sentenced to five years in prison on a federal pornography charge involving a student. Forty-four-year-old Joseph Rajkumar was a teacher at...

SKorean Media say US Ambassador Attacked and Hurt

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March 4th, 2015
(photo usembassy.gov) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korean media say U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert has been attacked while giving a lecture and taken to a hospital for treatment. Yonhap news agency said Lippert was injured, but it wasn't...