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Today: A mixture of sunshine and clouds. Breezy and warm. Highs: 80-84 (dew points: upper 50s and low 60s). Winds: SW 5-15 mph. Tonight: Increasing clouds and milder. Lows: 62-66. Winds: S 5-10 mph. Have a great day. Don Mah ...
Saturday July 26, 2014
79°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 80°
Humidity: 42%
Dew Point: 54
Wind: WSW at 12 mph
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Patrick OKs Earlier Sunday Liquor Store Openings

July 26th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Liquor stores in Massachusetts will soon be able to open a little earlier on Sundays. Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law a bill that gives the stores permission to begin doing business at 10 a.m. instead of at noon. But it...

Report: Red Sox Trade Peavy to Giants

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July 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (WGGB) -- To say that Red Sox starter Jake Peavy had a disappointing first half of the 2014 season would be an understatement. The veteran went 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA before being traded to the San Francisco...

I-391 Rollover in Chicopee

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July 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A vehicle rolled over on the Exit 3 ramp off of I-391  in Chicopee Saturday morning. Massachusetts State Police from the Springfield Barracks say they have an individual under arrest and are currently...

Israel Agrees to Extend Gaza War Truce by 4 Hours

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July 26th, 2014
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli Cabinet minister says Israel has agreed to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours. The minister, Yuval Steinitz, spoke Saturday on Israeli television station Channel 10. The initial...

DA: 2 Shot After Altercation Near Revere Beach

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July 26th, 2014
REVERE, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say a man and a woman are being treated for gunshot injuries following an incident near Revere Beach. Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley says it appears the victims, a 33-year-old man and a 36-year-old...

Man in Hospital After Hit and Run in Chicopee

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July 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police responded to a call of a man down in Chicopee Friday night. Around 11:35 p.m., officers found an unconscious male at the intersection of McKinstry Avenue and Kendall Street, lying on the road. It is...

Saturday’s News on the Go 7/26

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July 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- House passes "Amanda's Law", Obama meets with Latin American presidents, 12-hour cease fire between Israel and Hamas begins, wreckage of Algerian flight found, 3 kids killed by carjackers in Philadelphia and American...

A Mixture of Sunshine & Clouds for your Saturday

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July 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Overall your Saturday is looking pleasant with a mixture of sun and clouds but it will not be as bright as it was yesterday. High and mid-level clouds will stream in during the day Saturday and mix in with the warm...

3 Vehicle Crash Sends Man to Hospital in Peabody

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July 26th, 2014
PEABODY, Mass. (WGGB) -- Massachusetts State Police from the Danvers Barracks responded to a three vehicle crash on Route 1 North in Peabody around six o'clock Saturday morning. According to police, one of the vehicles struck a utility pole,...

Rollover Crash Leaves 1 dead, 2 injured in Worcester

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July 26th, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- One man is dead and two others are hospitalized with serious injuries following a rollover crash on a highway in Worcester. State police say a vehicle rolled over on an elevated portion of Route 190 on Friday, landing on...

US Evacuates Embassy in Libya Amid Clashes

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July 26th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department has shuttered the U.S. embassy in Libya and evacuated American staffers there as the security situation in the capital Tripoli deteriorates amid worsening clashes between rival militias. The department said...

Police Seek Suspects in Overnight Shootings

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July 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - Springfield Police are looking for suspects in two shootings that happened overnight. The first occurred just before 1 a.m. on Sumner Avenue. Police were alerted to the incident by the Shot Spotter system. When they arrived...

North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile into Sea

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July 26th, 2014
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea's Defense Ministry says North Korea has fired a short-range ballistic missile into waters off its east coast. The launch is the latest in a slew of missile and rocket tests the North has been conducting in...

UN Finds Second Black Box of Air Algerie Jet

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July 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Kevin Cleynhens) BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- The U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali said Saturday that its experts found the second black box of the Air Algerie plane that fell from the sky and disintegrated in remote northern Mali, killing...

Connecticut Seeking Upgraded Freight Rail Line

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July 26th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A 390-mile freight rail system linking New England to the rest of the Northeast lacks a key element: a 21st-century rail line in Connecticut. Elected officials in Connecticut are backed by regional business owners and the...