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Today: Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs 65-70. Tonight: Partly cloudy and not as cold. Lows 38-43. Have a great day! Greg Pollak
Monday April 21, 2014

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Dew Point: 31
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Fiery Crash Snarls Boston Commute ahead of Marathon

April 21st, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A fiery crash on the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge has shut down all northbound lanes of Interstate 93 and caused a huge traffic tie-up in Boston. The crash involving a car and a tractor-trailer sent flames and black...

Monday’s News on the Go 4/21

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April 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--ABC40's Tom Lewis gives you everything you need to know before you head out the door in your News on the Go for this Patriot's Day and Marathon...

A Gorgeous Patriot’s Day; Showers For Tuesday Night

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April 21st, 2014
  Springfield, Mass. (WGGB) -- We’ll keep the fantastic weather going today with highs near 70 degrees.  High pressure will be well in control of our area.  Winds will be light with plenty of sunshine. A cold front looms in the...

Runners and Security Teams Prepare for Boston Marathon

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April 21st, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Families celebrating Easter contrasted with tight security checks as Boston welcomed tens of thousands of runners and hundreds of thousands of spectators for the annual marathon. Diners gathered at sidewalk cafes and runners in...

Western Mass Communities to Participate in Drug Take-Back

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April 21st, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) -- Nineteen communities in western Massachusetts will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, when people are asked to clean out their medicine cabinets of unwanted and outdated prescription drugs to help...

Teen Survives Flight to Hawaii in Plane’s Wheel Well

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April 21st, 2014
HONOLULU (AP) -- FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of...

Four Crewmembers on South Korean Ferry Detained

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April 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Yonhap) MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- A South Korean prosecutor says four more crewmembers from a sunken ferry have been detained on allegations of failing to protect passengers. Senior prosecutor Ahn Sang-don told reporters Monday...

Late error lifts Red Sox past Orioles in 9th

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April 20th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) -- Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough's throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday...

Agawam Rite Aid Robbed of Oxycodone

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April 20th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Agawam Police are looking to identify a suspect in an unarmed robbery. It happened at 2:28pm, at the Rite-Aid Pharmacy on Springfield Street. The suspect is described as a white male wearing a ball cap and sunglasses....

Mater Dolorosa Approved as Part of Polish Historical District

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April 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) --  On Easter morning, members of Holyoke’s Mater Dolorosa church gather on its steps singing praise, while they hope to get it reopened as part of Holyoke’s Polish Heritage District. “This a national church formed by...

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter passes away at 76

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April 20th, 2014
Associated Press -- Rubin "Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. For 19 long years, the...

Florek, Smith help Bruins even series against Red Wings

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April 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Justin Florek and Reilly Smith scored in a three-minute span in the first period and the Boston Bruins evened their playoff series with a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in the Game 2 on Sunday. Showing more spark after...

Oscar Mayer Wiener Recall

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April 20th, 2014
WASHINGTON (WGGB) - Kraft Foods Group Inc is recalling recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages. The product labels are incorrect,...

Easter Drag Draws a Crowd in Holyoke

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April 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- People strolled down Northampton Street in Holyoke in their Easter best Sunday afternoon. It's a long standing tradition in Holyoke. This year's event included classic cars, face painting, and a visit from the Easter...

First Service in Somers Church Since 2012 Fire

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April 20th, 2014
SOMERS, Ct. (WGGB) -- Members of the Somers Congregational United Church of Christ had a special Easter. They were able to celebrate their first service in their sanctuary in more than two years. You might remember the New Year's fire of 2012...