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Tonight: Gradual clearing. Some patchy fog possible. Becoming cooler and much less muggy. Lows: 54-60. Winds: W/NW 2-12 mph. Tuesday: Mostly sunny and quite pleasant! Highs: 78-82 (dew points: 48-56). Winds: NW 5-15 mph. ...
Tuesday July 29, 2014
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Humidity: 80%
Dew Point: 60
Wind: WNW at 8 mph
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Alonzo Mourning Speaks at Hall of Fame

July 29th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)----Visitors to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Monday were treated to a special treat as 2014 inductee Alonzo Mourning was in town. Mourning spoke to a large group of basketball fans about his 15-year NBA career both...

Revere Continues To Clean Up After Tornado

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July 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Jim Lokay/WCVB) REVERE, Mass (WGGB) -- From Western Mass to Eastern Mass, the wild weather clean-up continued Monday night. From a powerful tornado in revere… to severe storms in Franklin County. The National Weather...

Storm Hits Franklin County, Trees and Wires Down

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July 28th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Franklin county is one of the areas that experiences forceful storms regularly. The national weather service issued a thunderstorm alert for the county on Monday. "We received numerous calls for tree limbs...

Fertility Treatment: Freezing Time

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- There are many reasons for couples to delay pregnancy. For some, it's a matter of timing. "For those people that wish to delay conception, for education or for career, we will help those people plan they're child...

Severe Weather Threat Moves Out, Comfy Air Moves In

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --   Another round of damage from severe weather occurred today in western Massachusetts with wind damage mainly in parts of Franklin and Berkshire County.  And rain totals in the Pittsfield area nearly reached...

FBI: Man Sent Hundreds of Hoax Letters with Powder

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July 28th, 2014
DALLAS (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested a Texas man accused of sending more than 500 hoax letters that contained a white powder to schools, U.S. government offices and other locations around the world. Hong Minh Truong made his...

Judge OKs Record-Setting $2B Sale of Clippers

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In...

Gov. Patrick: I’m hearing support for shelter plan

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July 28th, 2014
  Michael Dwyer/AP BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick says comments to his office are running as high as three-to-one in favor of his offer to shelter unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border. Patrick told reporters...

Clean-Up Begins After Storm Destroys Agawam Mobile Home

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July 28th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB)- Severe storms and rain hit parts the pioneer valley Sunday, leaving behind a lot of damage in our area. People living in Agawam were among those hit the hardest, so Monday was spent cleaning up. Heavy rain, pea sized hail...

SLIDESHOW: Pictures from Monday’s Storms

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July 28th, 2014
(Picture of Westfield from Sean Jackman) REGION (WGGB) -- For a second day in a row, ominous clouds and storms rolled into the area. As they did, many of you sent in pictures of those conditions to ABC40. Earlier in the day, to the east, an...

Street Flooding Poses Frequent Problem for Some

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July 28th, 2014
REGION, Mass. (WGGB)- Severe storms and rain hit parts the Pioneer Valley on Sunday, leaving behind a lot of damage in our area. Street flooding was a problem in some communities and many residents are tired of dealing with a reoccurring...

Springfield’s License Plate Scanners Help Collect Nearly $1M

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- License plate recognition has helped bring in close to $1 million to Springfield. The money comes in from scanning license plates for just over the past year and from a five block radius. The scanners check for...

40 Force: Fertility Treatment

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July 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Infertility impacts millions of couples. You or someone you know could be among them. Monday, the 40 Force took the extra step to help with solutions. From basic procedures to details about in-vitro...

Police Charge 2 Men in Deadly Philadelphia Carjacking

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July 28th, 2014
by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police have charged two men with murder in a carjacking and subsequent crash that killed three children and critically injured their mother as they were selling fruit on a...

Mohegan Sun Terminates Lease on Palmer Land

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July 28th, 2014
PALMER, Mass. (WGGB) -- Mohegan Sun ends its involvement with the town of Palmer by terminating its land lease. Voters rejected the company's proposed casino project back in November. In conjunction with Northeast Realty, Mohegan Sun...