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Today: A few showers, otherwise cloudy. Highs: 71-75. Winds: SE 5 mph. Tonight: Scattered showers continue, but most of the time it will be dry. Lows: 60-64. Winds: E 5 mph. Tomorrow: A few showers, otherwise cloudy and cool. Hi ...
Thursday August 21, 2014
64°
Light Rain
Feels like 64°
Humidity: 88%
Dew Point: 61
Wind: E at 3 mph
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Cloudy with a Few Showers Today and Tomorrow

August 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The nice weather is on "pause" for today and tomorrow as western Massachusetts is sandwiched in between low pressure to the west and high pressure to the east. This setup means that today's weather will be duplicated...

Thursday’s News on the Go

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August 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--American doctor with Ebola to be released, drive-by shooting targets men on porch, and 40Force Sex Offender search Monday at 5! ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz bring you your News on the Go for this Thursday...

Sisters Rescued from Bottom of Hotel Pool

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August 21st, 2014
YARMOUTH, Mass. (WGGB/WCVB) -- Two young girls are in critical condition after being pulled from the bottom of an indoor pool at a Cape Cod resort Wednesday night. Yarmouth Police say the girls were swimming in the indoor pool and were being...

American Doctor with Ebola to be Released from Hospital

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August 21st, 2014
(Ctsy. ABC News) ATLANTA (WGGB) -- The first patient to receive a new experimental treatment for Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Thrusday, according to ABC News. Dr. Kent Brantly, a 33 year-old American who contracted the...

51 UPS Retail Stores Breached

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August 21st, 2014
(AP) -- Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores. A spokeswoman for UPS says the information includes card numbers, postal and email...

Drive-By Shooting Targets Men on George St. Porch

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August 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Three young men avoided any injury when they were targeted in a drive-by shooting in Springfield early Thursday. Springfield Police say that officers were dispatched around 12:40 a.m., when their ShotSpotter system...

Traffic Alert: Resurfacing Work to Begin on Several Holyoke Roads

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August 21st, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- Several streets in Holyoke will be under construction starting Thursday, as the Department of Public Works prepares roads for paving. Crews from Garrity Asphalt Reclaiming, Inc. will begin removing asphalt from sections of these...

Hamas Says Three Senior Leaders Killed in Gaza Strike

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August 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Adel Hana) GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed three senior leaders of the Hamas military wing on Thursday, the militant group said, in what is likely to be a major blow to the organization's morale and a...

Streets of Ferguson Quieter, as Grand Jury Hears Evidence

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August 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Some protesters returned to the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday evening but in smaller numbers. They marched around a single block as a thunderstorm filled...

Learn, Don’t Shoot. Message from Group to Returning Students.

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August 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- "No violence as you head back to school." That positive message going out to students and parents Wednesday night by a local group in Springfield. The group called : "One Springfield: Young People Stand Up," held...

Marijuana Supplier Named Pot Playboy gets 27 Years

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August 20th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors say a Canadian drug kingpin who was one of New York's biggest marijuana suppliers and was dubbed the Pot Playboy has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for leading a $1 billion international drug trafficking...

Man faces charges in killings of Lowell brothers

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August 20th, 2014
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say an arrest has been made in connection with the shooting deaths of two brothers in Lowell. Police and the Middlesex District Attorney's office announced Wednesday that 28-year-old Dara Poum, of Chelsea, had...

Governor Candidate Profile: Charlie Baker

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August 20th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)---Charlie Baker is the top front-runner in the race for governor. He's been here before having lost to Deval Patrick in 2010. Baker says jobs and education are his top priorities. "For me the big thing is always going to...

UMass Amherst Professor Remembers Former Student James Foley

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August 20th, 2014
Amherst (WGGB)-- Before he became a Journalist, James Foley studied writing at UMass Amherst. The New Hampshire native graduated with a masters degree in 2003. "Jim Foley was a young man of acute intelligence, a young man of great...

CEO: Kidnappers Threatened Foley’s Life Last Week

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August 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The chief executive officer of a Boston-based news organization says James Foley's kidnappers last week threatened to kill him in response to U.S. bombings in Iraq. Foley was freelancing for GlobalPost when he disappeared in...