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“Blarney Blowout” Report Response in Amherst

September 22nd, 2014
The Amherst Board of Selectman is responding to a report following the chaotic "Blarney Blowout." Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis was brought in for the review, after police used pepper spray on huge crowds last year. Davis saying...

Ryan Welch Found Guilty in 2012 Easthampton Murder Case

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September 22nd, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Ryan Welch has been convicted for murdering his girlfriend over two years ago. Welch has been found guilty on one count of first-degree murder, after killing Jessica Pripstein. The verdict comes after a...

Boy Killed in Shed Fire Behind House on Cape Cod

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September 22nd, 2014
HYANNIS, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities in Cape Cod, Massachusetts say a young boy has died in a fast-moving fire in a small storage shed where neighbors say children were playing behind a house. Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe said...

U.S. Launches New Wave of Airstrikes in Syria

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September 22nd, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. and partner nations have begun airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State militants, using a mix of fighter jets, bombers and Tomahawk missiles fired from ships in the region. Pentagon Press Secretary...

Critics pour another $2.4M into bottle bill fight

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September 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Opponents of a proposed expansion of the state's bottle deposit law have poured another $2.4 million into a campaign to defeat the November ballot question. The opponents, which includes supermarkets and the Washington-based...

Jury Awards Springfield Mother $1.3 Million for Death of Son

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) – A jury awarded the mother of a Springfield teen, killed when he was hit by a car during a run in with police, nearly $1.3 million. Earlier Monday, a federal grand jury found Springfield Police Officer Sean Sullivan...

Frost Advisory for Parts of Franklin County

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September 22nd, 2014
A Frost Advisory is posted for the eastern half of Franklin County from 2 AM - 7 AM Tuesday. We've already had a few light, scattered frosts in some of the northern valleys during the past few weeks and I expect the same overnight tonight....

Spectacular Sights Under The Big E’s Big Top

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Every year, The Big E brings fair-goers a high-flying, high-energy circus spectacular. Monday, Galaxy Girl and Johnny Rocket talked about this year's show with ABC40's Brittany Decker and Dave...

No Verdict Yet in 3rd Trial on Berkshire Co. Killings

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September 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Springfield jury has ended its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict on the final defendant charged in the killings of three Pittsfield men in 2011. Jurors spent Monday considering the murder...

Zach’s Mac and Cheese at the New Hampshire Building

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- In the mood for something cheesy to eat while at The Big E, head over to the New Hampshire Building. There, you will find Zach's Mac and Cheese, which is made-to-order homestyle recipe, that includes fresh...

Good Outlook For Heating Oil Prices

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September 22nd, 2014
HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- With the cold weather right around the corner,  many people are already starting to prepare for the winter season by locking in their heating oil prices. Many people can look forward to saving some extra cash this...

Cuba Gooding Sr. Takes the Stage at The Big E

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- They are known for such hits as "Everybody Plays the Fool" and "Just Don't Want to be Lonely" and this week, Cuba Gooding Sr. and the Main Ingredient take the stage at The Big E. Cuba Gooding Sr. stopped by...

Budweiser Clydesdales Make a Stop to The Big E

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- They are some of the most iconic figures in advertising and this year, they are paying a visit to The Big E. The majestic Budweiser Clydesdales have been around since 1953, when August Busch Jr. gave his...

Opioid Task Force To Implement Program In Schools

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September 22nd, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Efforts to crack down on the rate of opiate use in the area continues. This time, in middle schools. The Opioid Task Force is taking vital steps to stop the use of drugs in Franklin County. A new...

I Bet Brittany…to a Reporter Challenge

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September 22nd, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- As Day 11 of The Big E comes to an end, 'I Bet Brittany' is taking on a different spin today. Brittany is turning the tables, and bet someone to take her job for a day. First up, Brittany issues the...