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Today: Sun and clouds, becoming breezy and milder. Highs: 68-72. S/SW: 5-15 mph. Tonight: Increasing clouds and not as cool. Lows: 56-60. Winds: S 5-10 mph. Have a great day. Don Maher ...
Sat, September 20, 2014
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Humidity: 72%
Dew Point: 48
Wind: S at 6 mph
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Gov. Patrick Returning from European Trade Mission

September 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick is heading back to Massachusetts after wrapping up his latest trade mission. During the weeklong trip, Patrick began in in Copenhagen, Denmark. He also stopped in London, Lyon and Paris. On Saturday, he was...

Saturday’s News on the Go 8/20

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Gate jumper gets into the white house, manhunt continues for trooper killer in Pennsylvania, 2nd annual "Ride to Remember," more entertainment at the Big E and more. ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca has more...

2nd Annual Charity “Ride to Remember” Bike Ride

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Bike riding for a great cause. On Saturday morning the Springfield Police Department, Law enforcement and other public agencies took part in the annual "Ride to Remember" charity bike ride. The charity bicycle ride...

Sunshine Mixing with Clouds for your Saturday

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It is a cloudy start out there this morning but overall a pleasant Saturday is on the way with a mix of sun and clouds. The clouds have been hanging tough early this morning but the sunshine will be on the increase...

2 Northampton Residents Displaced After an Attic Fire

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September 20th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Northampton Fire Department are investigating a fire that left two people homeless Saturday morning. According to Fire officials, the fire started in the Attic of a two story building at 167 Main Street in...

Nine People Homeless After Late Night Fire

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September 20th, 2014
Courtesy: Springfield Fire Dept. SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - The Springfield Fire Department is investigating a fire that left three families homeless late Friday. That fire occurred at 34 Vermont Street in Springfield just after 11:30 Friday...

Today at The Big E – Sat. Sept. 20

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September 20th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Here is what's happening today, Saturday, September 20, at The Big E. Today is Vermont Day and Trustees' Dayy TODAY'S SCHEDULE 8:00 a.m. - Now Open: Mallary Complex 4-H Horse Trail Classes – Paddock...

Friday Football Fever: Week 3

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September 20th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A full slate of high school football action was highlighted by a match-up between the top two teams in the AA Conference. #1 Central High School and #2 East Longmeadow High School squared off in Springfield, but the Golden Eagles'...

Fence-jumper Makes It Into the White House

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September 19th, 2014
By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Secret Service says a man who jumped over the White House fence made it just past the front doors before being apprehended. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says a 42-year-old...

MGM Springfield Hosts Inaugural “Downtown Dinner Table” Event

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Downtown Springfield drew-in surrounding communities Friday night, by giving them something unique to enjoy. It was the inaugural "Downtown Dinner Table" -- an event that benefited local charities. Friday...

Students Hospitalized For Intoxication After Concert in Amherst

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September 19th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Students have been hospitalized for intoxication after attending an electronic dance show at the UMass Amherst Mullins Center Friday night. After banning electronic dance music concerts at the Mullins Center -- over...

MassDOT to Solicit Bids for I-91 Viaduct Project

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September 19th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB) -- MassDOT will begin advertising the I-91 viaduct project for construction bids Saturday. The agency is replacing the deck of the elevated portion of highway that runs through Springfield. The proposed project also calls...

France Becomes 1st Country to Join US Airstrikes On Islamic State Group in Iraq

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September 19th, 2014
(Image Courtesy MGN Online) PARIS (AP) -- France is back at America's side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. More than a decade after spurning President George W. Bush's war against Saddam Hussein, France on Friday became the first...

Fence Jumper at White House Sparks Evacuation

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September 19th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Part of the White House has been evacuated after someone jumped the fence at the executive mansion. A Secret Service agent at the scene says that much of the West Wing of the White House was evacuated during the incident...

John F. Kennedy’s WWII Letters Sell at Auction

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September 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A collection of letters John F. Kennedy sent to the family of a lost PT-109 crewmate has sold for $200,000 at an auction. RR Auction, a Boston-based auction house, said the sale happened Thursday, during a two-day auction at...