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LIVE STREAMING – President Obama to Discuss Resignation of Defense Secretary Hagel

November 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh) WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is becoming the first senior adviser to leave the Obama administration after the sweeping losses by Democrats in the midterm elections. Officials say Hagel is...

MGM Meeting with Springfield Council on Casino

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November 24th, 2014
By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- MGM is taking two key steps as it eyes a spring 2015 ground breaking on its $800 million casino project in Springfield. A monthlong public comment period officially opens Monday on the...

TUESDAY ON ABC40 – Colon Cam

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- You've seen ABC40's Chris Pisano in front of the big cameras. However, what happens when Chris swallows a tiny camera, to help detect colon cancer? Tuesday, ABC40 takes you inside the procedure that could...

TONIGHT ON 5 P.M. – 40 Force: Unclaimed Cash

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Commonwealth is holding onto billions of dollars in money and property that might belong to you. Perhaps it's from a leftover, old bank account, or an insurance policy, or items forgotten in safe deposit box....

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Continue to Fall

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Gas prices continue to fall, just in time for holiday travel. A recent survey from GasBuddy.com finds that the average price of a gallon of gas has dropped 2.9 cents over the last week to $2.84 a gallon. That...

Balmy 60s Today – Snowstorm Possible on Travel Day Wednesday!

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November 24th, 2014
 SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -   Get your score card ready and hang on for a wild ride!  Western Mass will go from temperatures well into the 60s today to a potential snowstorm on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year! The steady,...

Monday’s News On The Go 11/24

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November 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Members of the Springfield diocese are mourning the loss of a former bishop, A vigil was held yesterday for the Simsbury mother who was stabbed and killed while out for a jog last week, less than a month after a car...

Iran Nuclear Talks to Be Extended Until July

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November 24th, 2014
VIENNA (AP) -- Nuclear negotiators have failed to meet a Monday deadline for a deal that would ease international concerns about Iran's atomic program and are poised to extend the negotiations for a comprehensive agreement until July 2015, diplomats...

Pittsfield Shooting Suspect’s Hearing Postponed

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November 24th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- The dangerousness hearing for a Pittsfield teenager charged in connection with what police call a drug-related shooting has been rescheduled. Eighteen-year-old Peter Campbell is expected to appear before a judge...

Vigil to Honor Conn. Mother Killed Along Jogging Trail

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November 24th, 2014
SIMSBURY, Conn. (WGGB) -- A vigil was held on Sunday for the Simsbury, Connecticut mother who was stabbed and killed while jogging last week. Family and friends remembered Melissa Millan, 54, whose death was ruled a homicide over the weekend,...

Buffalo Ready for Possible Flooding Evacuations

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November 24th, 2014
Snow covers a street at daybreak Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in south Buffalo, N.Y. Buffalo-area officials are getting help from a neighboring county in their efforts to clear roads and provide emergency services during the snowstorm that has buried...

Red Sox Finalizing Deal with SS Hanley Ramirez

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November 24th, 2014
(AP Photo) BOSTON (WGGB) -- There have been plenty of big names thrown around in the Red Sox front office this Fall, but on Monday, they will reportedly make their first major signing of the off-season. Shortstop Hanley Ramirez will be in...

Uncertainty on Ferguson Decision as Grand Jury Reconvenes

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November 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday has passed without a grand jury decision on whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the death of 18-year-old Michael...

Preventing Crime While Holiday Shopping

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November 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- Shoppers like Ana Rodriguez are are already out and about looking for deals. "I started my holiday shopping today," Rodriguez says. She isn't the only one celebrating the season. It's Christmas for thieves too....

Retired Springfield Bishop Joseph Maguire Dies at 95

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November 23rd, 2014
(Courtesy: iobserve.org) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Religious and community leaders are mourning the loss of retired Springfield Bishop Joseph Maguire. Bishop Maguire died this evening at the age of 95. Bishop Maguire, the retired...