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Today: Cloudy and cool with periods of rain and pockets of drizzle. Highs: 58-62. Winds: N/NE 5-15 mph. Tonight: Cloudy with pockets of drizzle and areas of fog. Lows: 52-56. Winds: NE 5-10 mph. Have a great day despite the weat ...
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Wednesday’s News on the Go

October 1st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Suspect flees scene of armed robbery in Chicopee, Umass suspends student drug informant program, and report to be released on state's medicaid overpayments. ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz bring you your News on the Go...

A Gray, Damp Start to October

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October 1st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - October is starting off cool, damp and raw today with periods of rain. Be sure to keep the umbrella and jacket handy. It will be an ugly and gray today but we do need the rain and it looks as though we'll pick up about...

Protesters Threaten to Occupy Government Buildings

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October 1st, 2014
Protesters shout slogans outside a flag-raising ceremony where Hong Kong's embattled leader attended in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, to mark China's National Day. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu) HONG KONG (AP) -- Student leaders of pro-democracy...

More Bodies Found on Japan Volcano, Raising Toll to 48

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October 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT OTAKI, Japan (AP) -- A dozen more bodies have been found near the ash-covered summit of a Japanese volcano as searches resumed amid concern of toxic gasses and another...

Police say Manhunt Suspect Making Errors, after Bombs Found

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October 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police) BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say their discovery of two pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods shows the fugitive is stressed out and making mistakes. State police Lt....

Audit Finds Feds Overpayed Mass. $106 Million for Medicaid

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October 1st, 2014
(Ctsy. MGN Online) BOSTON (AP) -- A federal audit says Massachusetts should refund to the federal government nearly $106 million in Medicaid reimbursements that were improperly submitted by the state. In a report slated for release on...

Wife Suspected of Shooting Los Angeles-Area Mayor Released

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October 1st, 2014
(AP Photo/Nick Ut) BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say the wife suspected of shooting and killing the mayor of a Los Angeles County city has been released after hours of questioning. A Sheriff's Department statement released late...

Chicopee Police Investigate Third Armed Robbery in Three Nights

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September 30th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Police Department were on the scene of an armed robbery at a CVS in Chicopee Tuesday night. Dispatch received a call just after 9:30 p.m. about a man who robbed the CVS on Granby Street. The suspect...

Holyoke Announces Grand Marshal for 2015 St. Patrick’s Day Parade

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September 30th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The city of Holyoke selected it's new Grand Marshal for the 2015 St. Patrick's Day parade on Tuesday night. The Parade Committee announced that a long-time member of its committee team will now get the...

UMass Police Suspend Informant Program While Under Review

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September 30th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) -- The allegations surrounding the over dose of the UMass student informant, known as Logan, last October have both school officials and students questioning the confidential informant program. As of now, UMass...

The US Ebola Case: 5 Things to Know

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September 30th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer NATION (AP) -- Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States -- a man isolated in intensive care at Texas...

Balloon Release in Holyoke for Hydrocephalus Awareness Month

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September 30th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A blue balloon release was held in Holyoke Tuesday night, in honor of Hydrocephalus Awareness Month. This event was hosted by the Colon Family of Holyoke to raise awareness of Hydrocephalus -- a condition their son,...

Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil Held in Northampton

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September 30th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Surrounded by candlelight, nearly two hundred names of those who lost their lives to drug addiction were read Tuesday night. Tapestry Health hosted an overdose awareness candlelight vigil in Northampton, in...

‘Valet Mode’ on 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Illegal in Mass.

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September 30th, 2014
REGION, Mass. (WGGB)- Owners of the new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette may be breaking the law without even knowing it. The car is fitted with a high tech recording device that many think is an invasion of privacy. It's also illegal in...

V-One Vodka Headquarters Moves to Historic Church

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September 30th, 2014
HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB)- A historic Hadley church will now be a place known for local vodka. Paul Kozub, the founder of Valley Vodka Inc., has announced he is buying the former St. John’s Catholic Church in Hadley to be the new company...