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Friday August 29, 2014
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Conn. State Police on Alert for Possible Threat to President

August 29th, 2014
 CONNECTICUT (WGGB) -- Nicole Mainor, a Staff Assistant to the United States Secret Service, has released an official statement to ABC40 about a potential threat to President Obama: "Information has been received by law enforcement regarding a...

Pentagon: Iraq Operations Cost $560 Million So Far

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August 29th, 2014
photo MGN WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon says that military operations in Iraq have cost more than $560 million so far, including the surveillance flights and airstrikes that began on June 16. Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press...

Officials: School Bus Driver Had Prior DUI Arrest

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August 29th, 2014
FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut officials examined a school bus company's records after one of its drivers was charged with driving drunk with 20 children on her bus, and authorities learned the woman had been arrested before on a DUI...

Joan Rivers Unconscious Since Being Rushed to Hospital

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August 29th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wiki Commons) NEW YORK, NY (ABC News) -- Joan Rivers has been unconscious since she was rushed to a hospital Thursday morning suffering from reported cardiac arrest, a source familiar with the situation told ABC...

Saturday Best Bet for Long Weekend

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August 29th, 2014
After a quiet and comfortably cool overnight, we can expect another nice weather day Saturday before a warm front lifts through during the evening and overnight. This front will bring some clouds into our area but no precipitation. More...

Marathon Bombing Suspect: Delay Trial Until 2015

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August 29th, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP) BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzohkhar Tsarnaev are asking to delay his trial until at least September 2015. In a court filing Friday, the attorneys said his November 3 trial date would give...

School District Dilemma: Where Will These Students Go?

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August 29th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB)- Just days before class begins, some Chicopee students were told they can't return to school.  It's a message parents on Kirby Street received Thursday. But the issue has been cleared up -- for now. 5 year old,...

JT’s Sports Pub In Springfield to Close

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August 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- JT's Sports Pub in downtown Springfield is closing its doors. The popular restaurant and bar informed its customers on Thursday of the news. Located within walking distance of the Mass Mutual Center and...

Loss of Lt. Colonel Fontenot Felt Across Western Mass.

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August 29th, 2014
photo Barnes ANGB WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The loss of Lt. Morris Colonel Fontenot is being felt across western Massachusetts from the military family he was part of to the community he served. At Barnes Air National Guard base in Westfield...

Get Your Flu Shot Early!

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August 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It may only be August but fall is fast approaching and so is flu season. While some say it's too early for the vaccinations, local Walgreens pharmacies are making sure they are on top of the virus this...

6 New England Governors Urge Painkiller Reversal

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August 29th, 2014
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- The six New England governors are urging the U.S. Health and Human Services secretary to reverse the Food and Drug Administration's approval of a powerful new painkiller, Zohydro. In a letter dated Thursday, the governors...

Templeton Woman Dies in Two-Car Crash in Pelham

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August 29th, 2014
PELHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman killed in a two-car crash on Route 202 in Pelham Thursday has been identified as a Templeton resident. 83-year-old, Theresa Brooks died in the crash which happened at about 8:30 in the evening near Shutesbury Road....

Shark Spotted in Dighton, Harmless

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August 29th, 2014
DIGHTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- A shark was spotted in the Taunton River in Dighton Wednesday evening. Harbormaster Ronald Marino told us that he received a call from the local police department to go out and investigate an apparent shark sighting...

Identity of F-15 Pilot Who Died in VA Crash Released

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August 29th, 2014
photo Barnes ANGB WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The identity of the pilot who died in an F-15C Eagle crash in Deerfield Valley, Virginia Wednesday morning has been released. Lt. Col. Morris "Moose" Fontenot Jr. was killed tragically after...

Candidates Geared for Final Push Before Primaries

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August 29th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts residents should anticipate a flood of political ads in the final days before the Sept. 9 Democratic and Republican primaries. Campaigns are hoping voters will begin paying more attention to the races after Labor...