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Feds: Nothing New on Tsarnaev, 3 Slayings

October 24th, 2014
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors say they don't have any new evidence that the brother of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was involved in a 2011 triple slaying and have no witness who will...

Woman Quarantined in New Jersey Develops Fever

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October 24th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola...

School gunman was Homecoming prince, students say

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October 24th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News By DOUG ESSER and MARTHA BELLISLE Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) -- A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire...

Hopkins to Help Design Ebola Guide for Nurses

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October 24th, 2014
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Johns Hopkins Medicine says it has been asked to lead a group to design a Web-based program on Ebola protocols for health workers. The hospital said in an email on Friday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Dangers of Colored Contacts for Halloween

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- With Halloween right around the corner, many people are making sure they have the perfect costume. While getting the right look for Halloween takes work, we rarely look into the health risks involved. Colored...

Light Bulbs May Be Gateway for Hackers

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Energy savings could actually be costing you now. With smart devices being able to control lights, home security systems, and heating and cooling systems in your homes… you may be giving hackers another way to enter...

Holyoke Police Warn of Utility Scam

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October 24th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- As the days get colder and more people begin to turn on their heat, a new utility scam is making the rounds. Holyoke Police say they’ve recently taken several reports from people who have been contacted by someone...

Police: 2 Dead, Including Gunman, in Wash. School Attack

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October 24th, 2014
by DOUG ESSER, Associated Press MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and without saying a word opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before...

‘Yes’ and ‘No’ Causing Confusion for Question 3

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Casino opponents gathered in Springfield Friday to hold a rally to urge voters to say 'Yes' on Question 3. When it comes to the ballot question, the opponents are urging a 'Yes' vote, which calls for repeal of the...

Weekend Starts Bright, Ends Blustery

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October 24th, 2014
Skies will clear later tonight as high pressure slides into the area. With clearing skies and lighter winds temperatures will fall into the 30s and lower 40s with some patchy fog possible in the more sheltered locations. Weak high pressure...

Gubernatorial Candidates React to Latest Poll Numbers

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October 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A dramatic turn of events in the race for Governor. A new poll shows that Republican candidate Charlie Baker is surging ahead of Democrat Martha Coakley. That new Boston Globe poll shows that Baker has opened up a nine-point lead...

Naturalization Ceremony Held at Western New England University

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October 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Nineteen immigrants from western Massachusetts became U.S. citizens Friday. Several family members and friends stood by to watch candidates from 14 different countries take their oath of allegiance at Western New...

Power Restored to Customers in Northampton

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October 24th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Over 5,000 customers in Northampton were in the dark for a time following a power outage. National Grid reports that a problem was encountered at their West Street substation late Friday afternoon. That issue...

ABC’s Dr. Richard Besser Discusses Ebola Case in NYC

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October 24th, 2014
(WGGB) -- As ABC40 has been reporting, a doctor in New York City who's been diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Africa is being treated in an isolation ward at Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital, a designated Ebola center. City and state...

Three California Sheriffs’ Deputies Shot, One Dies

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October 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) by DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of...