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Today: Mostly sunny skies but cool. Highs: 35-39. Winds: NE 3-6 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear this evening with increasing clouds overnight. Lows: 22-26. Winds: S 3-5 mph. First Warning Meteorologist Don Maher ...
Sun, March 29, 2015
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Stabbing Victim is Worcester’s Second Homicide of 2015

March 29th, 2015
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- A 25-year-old man stabbing victim is Worcester's second homicide of the year. The Telegram & Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/19hyZkl) police found the man was found lying on the ground unconscious at about 9:15...

2 Vie in House Race to Succeed Rep who Joined Baker

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March 29th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- An upcoming special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House of Representatives has drawn the attention of Gov. Charlie Baker among others. Republican Hannah Kane and Democrat Jason Palitsch, both of Shrewsbury, are...

Decorated Boston Cop Still Critical After Being Shot In Face

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March 29th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- A decorated Boston police officer remains in critical condition after being shot in the face by a man he and other gang unit officers had stopped in car. Officer John Moynihan has been in a medically induced coma since the Friday...

Fishermen to Discuss Future of Maine Shrimp Fishery

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March 29th, 2015
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Fishery regulators are holding a public hearing in Portland to discuss the future of New England's closed Maine shrimp fishery. The shrimp fishery closed in 2013 and has yet to reopen because of concerns about...

Before Leak, NSA Mulled Ending Phone Program

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March 29th, 2015
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) WASHINGTON (AP) -- According to current and former intelligence officials, the National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before...

Bill Makes it Easier to Change Gender on Birth Certificates

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March 29th, 2015
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A bill moving through the Connecticut legislature would make it easier for transgender people to update their names and genders on their birth certificates. The state already has a law on the books allowing people to...

Sunday News On The Go

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March 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- After a party in Springfield turns deadly, what the community and community leaders have to say. And dozens hospitalized after a plane makes a hard landing in Canada. Also a driver found not at fault for striking a...

Plenty of Sunshine for your Sunday

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March 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- After a wet and snowy Saturday a better day is on tap to close out the weekend. There will be plenty of sunshine out there today as high pressure is in control of our weather. Temperatures however will continue to...

Utility Found ‘Hazardous Situation’ Months Before NYC Blast

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March 29th, 2015
WABC By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Emergency workers are painstakingly looking for signs of two missing people in the rubble of three New York City apartment buildings leveled in an apparent gas explosion, though...

Landmarks Go Dark for Earth Hour

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March 29th, 2015
PARIS (AP) -- The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change. The five-minute dark-out on Saturday night was a symbolic gesture in the City of Light. Cities around the world also marked...

Cambridge St. Neighbors Say House Parties Are ‘Frequent’

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A house party turned deadly early Saturday morning, after three people were stabbed on Cambridge Street in Springfield. Neighbors say these types of parties have been happening every Saturday and Sunday these past...

Driver ‘Not at Fault’ for Pedestrian Accident on St. James Boulevard

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Police Department was on-scene investigating a pedestrian accident on St. James Boulevard Friday night. Sgt. John Delaney, of the Springfield Police Department, says a 50-year-old male was taken to...

Friend of Dwight Street Victim Speaks Out about Recent Crime

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield's 9th homicide comes just days after the city experienced the death of an 18-year-old in the Northend of Springfield. Cambridge Street resident, Anthony Caballero cannot come to terms with what...

Boko Haram Kills 39, Legislator, Disrupting Nigeria Election

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March 28th, 2015
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election. All the attacks took place in the northeast where...

Bird Flu Found In a Top Minnesota Turkey Producing County

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March 28th, 2015
photo MGN MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the...