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UMass Police Suspend Informant Program While Under Review

September 30th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass (WGGB) -- The allegations surrounding the over dose of the UMass student informant, known as Logan, last October have both school officials and students questioning the confidential informant program. As of now, UMass...

Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil Held in Northampton

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September 30th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Tapestry Health hosted an overdose awareness candlelight vigil Tuesday night in Northampton, in collaboration with Eliot Homeless Services and Never Another Death. The vigil honored those lost from an overdose and...

Rainy Start to October

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September 30th, 2014
Look for a dry evening before some mist and then some rain develops during the pre-dawn hours late tonight.  Rain or showers will overspread most if not all of western Massachusetts during the early morning hours Wednesday.  The steadiest and...

‘Valet Mode’ on 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Illegal in Mass.

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September 30th, 2014
REGION, Mass. (WGGB)- Owners of the new 2015 Chevrolet Corvette may be breaking the law without even knowing it. The car is fitted with a high tech recording device that many think is an invasion of privacy. It's also illegal in...

V-One Vodka Headquarters Moves to Historic Church

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September 30th, 2014
HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB)- A historic Hadley church will now be a place known for local vodka. Paul Kozub, the founder of Valley Vodka Inc., has announced he is buying the former St. John’s Catholic Church in Hadley to be the new company...

Boston Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center Dispute Contract

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September 30th, 2014
 REGIONAL (WGGB)-- A contract dispute between Baystate Medical Center and Boston Medical Center Healthnet may leave 50,000 customers looking for new services. With a looming December first contract deadline approaching BMC and Baystate are...

CDC Discusses First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US

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September 30th, 2014
DALLAS (AP) — A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday. Officials at Texas Health Presbyterian...

Morgan: ‘Can’t Believe’ Wal-Mart Blaming Him

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September 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Tracy Morgan says he "can't believe" Wal-Mart's assertion that he and others were partly to blame in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends. In a statement...

Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez Ask to Move Trial to Hampden or Worcester Co.

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September 30th, 2014
(AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool) (WGGB) -- Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez are requesting a change of venue for his murder trial. In a court filing Tuesday, Hernandez's lawyers requested the trial be moved to a county "outside the boundaries of the...

MADD Recognizes Amherst Police for Drunk Driving Efforts

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September 30th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving honored Amherst Police Tuesday for their commitment to enforce drunk driving laws in the town and their work to prevent underage drinking. The department was presented with the "Police...

Manny’s TV and Appliances expands to Westfield

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September 30th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- It was a grand opening event for local business Manny's TV & Appliances. The business opened their fifth store in Westfield this morning. It's been six and a half years since Westfield has seen a Manny's...

Groundbreaking Held for Second Phase of Runway Renovations at Barnes

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September 30th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Ground is broken for the second phase the runway reconstruction project at Barnes Air National Guard base in Westfield. The multi-million project will consist of an aircraft parking ramp for the 104th Fighter...

Special Honor for 102-Year-Old Springfield Woman

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September 30th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- There was a special birthday celebration at a Springfield elementary school Tuesday. Ms. Alberta Howard was honored on her 102nd birthday at the DeBerry Elementary School on Union Street. A city resident,...

State Warns of Scam Targeting Brazilian Community

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September 30th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB) -- State officials are issuing a warning to investors - especially those in the Brazilian community - of a phone scam circulating across the state. That warning is over iFreex, which Mass. Secretary of the Commonwealth William...

Virus Probed in Polio-Like Cases at Boston Children’s Hospital

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September 30th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Children's Hospital says it is treating four patients for muscle weakness or paralysis similar to nine cases reported in Colorado, and they are investigating if the symptoms are related to enterovirus 68. Neurologist...