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This Afternoon: A mix of sun & clouds, breezy and pleasant! Highs: 75-80. Winds N/NW 6-18 mph. Tonight: Clear and cool. Lows: 43-48. Winds: Light. Tomorrow: Sunny & pleasant. Highs: 73-78. Have a great afternoon! Dan Brown ...
Thursday August 28, 2014
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Humidity: 56%
Dew Point: 58
Wind: N at 12 mph
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Family, Members of the 104th Await Word on Missing Pilot

August 28th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- While the search goes on in the mountains of Virginia for a missing F-15 pilot, the wait goes on for the family of the pilot and members of the 104th Fighter Wing. At this time Wednesday, it was reported that an...

Search for Missing F-15C Pilot from Barnes Expands

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August 28th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Va. (WGGB) -- Specially-equipped aircraft have joined in the expanded search for a missing pilot from the 104th Fighter Wing in a remote area of Virginia. The 104th Fighter Wing states that an HC-130 aircraft from the Moody Air...

Springfield Police Arrest Two Men on Drug Charges

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August 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two men are under arrest after police say they were allegedly were dealing Heroin on State Street in Springfield. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that on Wednesday afternoon, detectives conducted an...

UN: Ebola Cases Could Eventually Reach 20,000

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August 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By JOHN HEILPRIN and KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are known now, the World Health...

MassDOT: Plan Ahead for Labor Day Travel

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August 28th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Motorists planning to hit the road this weekend are being urged to plan ahead. MassDOT says that the heaviest traffic on the Mass. Turnpike is expected on the westbound side on Thursday and Friday, on the eastbound side on...

Man Sentenced for Berkshire Co. Carjacking

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August 28th, 2014
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A Virginia man authorities say went on a multistate crime spree, partying with college students along the way, and bragging about his exploits on social media, has been sentenced to up to six years in prison in...

RI Gets First Payment from 38 Studios Settlement

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August 28th, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Rhode Island officials say the state has received its first payment from a lawsuit settlement involving ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's failed video game company. The Providence Journal reports that the state...

Flight Diverted to Boston Due to Unruly Passenger

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August 28th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Police in Massachusetts say a man from France has been arrested after causing a disturbance on a Miami-to-Paris flight. A spokesman for the state police says American Airlines Flight 62 was diverted to Boston's Logan...

Workers Cheer Restored Market Basket CEO

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August 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Steven Senne) TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — The restored chief of the Market Basket supermarket chain told workers at company headquarters in Massachusetts that he loved them and appreciated their efforts in helping him regain control of...

Missing Flight MH370 May Have Turned South Sooner

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August 28th, 2014
(photo courtesy MGN Online) (CNN) -- Another small piece of information has been released in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. A failed satellite phone call suggests the missing passenger jet may have turned south slightly...

Russian Forces Invade Ukraine

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August 28th, 2014
A combat vehicle with pro-Russian gunman in eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip, declaring that...

Six Flags New England to Build New Hybrid Coaster “Wicked Cyclone”

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August 28th, 2014
(A graphic layout of Six Flags Wicked Cyclone, set to debut in summer of 2015) AGAWAM (WGGB) -- Another huge attraction is coming soon to Six Flags New England. Six Flags announced Thursday live on '40 in the Morning' that they plan to...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Route 20, Poplar Ave. Closed in West Springfield

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August 28th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- West Springfield Police have closed off portions of Route 20 and Poplar Avenue following a car accident Thursday morning. Police say a vehicle hit a pole around 5:30 a.m. The driver then fled the scene after the...

New Air Mass Brings Refreshing Change

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August 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - It will continue to be nice and pleasant this afternoon so get out and enjoy it, if you can.  The rest of the day will feature a mixture of sunshine & clouds and any leftover humidity will move out, as a...

Lightning Strike Sparks Fire in Attic of Monson Home

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August 28th, 2014
MONSON (WGGB) -- A lightning strike sparked a fire in a Monson home, as thunder storms moved through the area Wednesday night. The Monson Fire Department says that the home owner was on his way to work, when he smelled smoke coming from the top...