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Today: Hazy sun and clouds, hot and humid. Late afternoon and evening showers & storms - a few with torrential rainfall and damaging winds. Have a great Wednesday! Dan Brown ...
Wednesday July 23, 2014
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House to Debate Mass. Abortion Clinic Bill

July 23rd, 2014
This photo taken Dec. 17, 2013 shows anti-abortion protester Eleanor McCullen, of Boston, left, standing at the painted edge of a buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood location in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) BOSTON (AP) -- The...

1,000 StubHub Customer Accounts Hacked

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July 23rd, 2014
(Ctsy. Wikipedia) NEW YORK (AP) — A law enforcement official and online marketplace StubHub say cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events. The official told The Associated Press on...

Police Block of Scene of Possible Crash in Chicopee

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July 23rd, 2014
CHICOPEE (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police blocked off a section of Claire St. late Tuesday night, as they investigated the scene of a possible accident. Police have released few details on the incident at this hour. Officers used police tape to block...

Families Try to Find Thousands of Dollars After Ryder Funeral Home Shuts Down

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July 22nd, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass (WGGB) -- A now defunct local funeral home is leaving behind a pre-arranged mess in South Hadley. Ryder Funeral Home shut down earlier this month after the state found disturbing issues within the facility. Not only had Ryder...

Storm Week: The Great Outdoors

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July 22nd, 2014
Road blocked by fallen tree in Greenfield SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB)- The summer is a season of sunshine and severe weather. This week we want to share tips to make sure that you are ready no matter where you are if a storm strikes. We spoke...

Holyoke City Council Reveals Public Survey Results for Whiting Farms Road

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July 22nd, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) – A large piece of undeveloped land on Whiting Farms Road in Holyoke was once again in the spotlight Tuesday night. The vacant property was the topic of discussion at the city council meeting, as the city looked to its...

Reyes, Navarro Help Jays End Sox’s Streak at Five

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July 22nd, 2014
TORONTO (AP) -- J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night. Reyes and Navarro both connected in the...

New Arrest Linked to Gun Used After Boston Attacks

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July 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo / Middlesex Cty. District Atty. Office) BOSTON (AP) -- A man believed to have provided the gun used by Boston Marathon bombing suspects to kill a college police officer has been arrested on drug and weapon charges. Stephen Silva...

State Health Officials Reviewing Court Rulings

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July 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts health officials say a pair of seemingly contradictory federal appeals court rulings on a key element of President Barack Obama's health care law is reinforcing their commitment to remain a state-based...

Tracking Strong Storms for Wednesday

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July 22nd, 2014
Wednesday still looks potentially stormy. The day will start off dry with a mix of sun and clouds. A few scattered showers and storms will start to develop over us or move in from the west starting around lunchtime. As a potent cold front...

Area of Mill River Closed to Swimmers After Bacteria Found in Water

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July 22nd, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) --  A popular swimming spot is off limits in an area of the Mill River in Northampton after bacteria was found in the water last week during weekly testing. Northampton health officials said levels of E-Coli were high...

Westfield Police: Child Almost Drowned at Hampton Ponds

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July 22nd, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Westfield Police and Fire Department may have saved a child’s life Tuesday evening. Police confirmed they were called to Hampton Ponds after reports that a young boy may be drowning. The boy was taken from the water...

Birds Taken from Springfield Home Continue Recovery

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July 22nd, 2014
METHUEN, Mass. (WGGB) -- An update now on the hundreds of birds rescued from a Springfield home last week. They're now living a healthier life with the help of the MSPCA. Those birds were taken from a small Springfield home last...

RV Experts Issue Warning Over Hot Skin Condition

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July 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- We have an important safety tip for RV owners: make sure your RV is properly grounded when you plug it in to get electricity. A faulty ground could lead to tragedy like it did recently in Illinois. Three...

Groundbreaking Held at Old Chicopee High School

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July 22nd, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- New life is being pumped into the former Chicopee High School. A groundbreaking was held at the school Tuesday. Plans call for turning the old high school into a middle school. The $38 million project will...