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Tonight: Clear and cold. Lows 23-28. Winds: Light. Easter Sunday: Sunny & pleasant. Highs: 59-64. Have a great evening! Greg Pollak
Saturday April 19, 2014

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61st Annual Westfield River Whitewater Races

April 19th, 2014
HUNTINGTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Saturday was the 61st Annual Westfield River Whitewater Races . Canoes and kayaks raced down the Westfield River from Huntington to Russell. The novices ran in the morning, and five and twelve mile experts raced...

Volunteer Firefighters Train With Live Fire

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April 19th, 2014
TOLLAND, Mass. (WGGB) -- It was a busy morning of training Saturday for more than a dozen volunteer firefighters from Tolland, Otis, Granville, and Sandisfield. For some, it was their first brush with a live fire. "You don't want to be...

Massachusetts District Attorney: Body Found by Highway is That of Missing 5-year-old Boy

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April 19th, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities have confirmed that the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway in central Massachusetts, is Jeremiah Oliver . The Fitchburg boy was missing for months before police...

Governor: Boston Lockdown Amid Search a Tough Call

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April 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made. Patrick reflected on the...

Keep Springfield Beautiful Adds Another Cleanup Project to Its List

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April 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Members of the Springfield community got together to clean up a blighted property on Eastern Avenue Saturday morning. Several groups of volunteers helped to pick up the debris at the property, which had become a...

Chicopee Police Shoot, Kill Fox Which May be Related to Attack on Child

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April 19th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police have shot and killed a fox they think may be related to an attack on a child from Saturday morning. The dispatcher confirmed to ABC 40 a fox was killed on Fletcher Circle around 12:30 PM. Environmental...

Firefighters Fight House Fire in Chicopee

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April 19th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee fire officials worked to put out a house fire at 259 Langevin Street Saturday afternoon. The one story frame had significant damage to the front right side of the house. Crews on the scene confirmed there...

Boston Mayor to Host Summit on Gun Trafficking

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April 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Mayor Martin Walsh will host a regional summit on gun trafficking. The event will feature a mayor's round table discussion on gun violence, best practices and challenges. Mayor Domenic Sarno of Springfield will participate. The...

Easthampton Police Investigate Early-Morning Rollover Crash

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April 19th, 2014
SOUTHAMPTON/EASTHAMPTON (WGGB) -- Police are investigating a crash that left a car on its roof early Saturday morning. Easthampton Police responded around 3:00 a.m. to Line St., where a Nissan sedan had rolled over and crashed. Police and...

Close Call for Sen. Blumenthal at Conn. Press Conference

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April 19th, 2014
MILFORD, Conn. (WGGB) -- It was a close call at a Friday event for U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut. Ironically, he was holding a press conference about increasing railway safety across the state. That's when a passing train...

Saturday 4/19 News On The Go

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April 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- There was a rollover crash in Easthampton, Holyoke hospital was on lockdown this morning, a rising death told in the South Korea ferry crash, and more on Saturday morning's new on the...

One Man Shot in Leg; Holyoke Hospital Locked Down

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April 19th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- One man is recovering, after he was shot in the leg early Saturday morning. He arrived at Holyoke Hospital around 1:30 a.m., which prompted the hospital to go into temporary lockdown. Holyoke Police say the lockdown is a...

Third Mate was Steering Waters for First Time when Ferry Sank

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April 19th, 2014
Lee Joon-seok, center, the captain of the sunken ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast, leaves a court which issued his arrest warrant in Mokpo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Yonhap) MOKPO, South...

Obamacare Users Urged to Change Passwords in Heartbleed Review

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April 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File) WASHINGTON (AP) -- People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords. The advice follows an administration-wide review...

Police Raid LA Times Building after Shooting Threat

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April 19th, 2014
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police took a man into custody Friday night inside the Los Angeles Times building after it was locked down because of a shooting threat report, the newspaper said. The man was detained by police and removed from the...