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Tonight: Gradual clearing. Some patchy fog possible. Becoming cooler and much less muggy. Lows: 54-60. Winds: W/NW 2-12 mph. Tuesday: Mostly sunny and quite pleasant! Highs: 78-82 (dew points: 48-56). Winds: NW 5-15 mph. ...
Tuesday July 29, 2014
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Humidity: 80%
Dew Point: 58
Wind: WNW at 5 mph
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Coming Up on ’40 in the Morning’ – Zipline with Brittany

July 29th, 2014
CHARLEMONT, Mass. (WGGB) - You can take in the beauty of western Mass. in various ways, like a nice hike or a leisure bike ride. On Monday, Brittany took in the skies to check in the sights. This morning, she will take you on an...

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Revere Continues To Clean Up After Tornado

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July 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Jim Lokay/WCVB) REVERE, Mass (WGGB) -- From Western Mass to Eastern Mass, the wild weather clean-up continued Monday night. From a powerful tornado in revere… to severe storms in Franklin County. The National Weather...

Storm Hits Franklin County, Trees and Wires Down

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July 28th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Franklin county is one of the areas that experiences forceful storms regularly. The national weather service issued a thunderstorm alert for the county on Monday. "We received numerous calls for tree limbs...

Alonzo Mourning Speaks at Hall of Fame

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July 28th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)----Visitors to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Monday were treated to a special treat as 2014 inductee Alonzo Mourning was in town. Mourning spoke to a large group of basketball fans about his 15-year NBA career both...

Sports

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Patriots Claim Injured RB Gaffney Off Waivers

July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The New England Patriots have added some much-needed depth to their running back position, but it won't pay off for at least another year. Rookie running back Tyler Gaffney out of Stanford...

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Blue Jays Dominate Red Sox 14-1 in Return to Fenway

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (AP) — Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday...

Alonzo Mourning Speaks at Hall of Fame

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July 28th, 2014
Springfield, MA (WGGB)----Visitors to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Monday were treated to a special treat as 2014 inductee Alonzo Mourning was in town. Mourning spoke to a large group of basketball fans about his 15-year NBA career both...

Judge OKs Record-Setting $2B Sale of Clippers

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. In...



Today's Talkers

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Remains Found in Duxbury Found to be Human

July 28th, 2014
DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities are seeking help from the public as they investigate the discovery of a box containing human remains in Duxbury. Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz and Duxbury Police Chief Matthew Clancy...

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911 Call Reveals Unusual Home Intruder — a Snake

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July 28th, 2014
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Authorities say officers in New Mexico rushed to a home invasion call and found an unusual intruder -- a large snake. Albuquerque police say officers recently removed the slithering reptile after a woman called...

Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes, Study Says

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July 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe President Obama is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking of...

Tornado Touches Down in Central Connecticut

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July 28th, 2014
WOLCOTT, Conn. (WGGB) -- The National Weather service confirmed that a weak tornado touched down in central Connecticut, as storms moved through the region on Sunday afternoon. The tornado was classified as an EF-0 tornado, with wind speeds of up...

Entertainment

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CBS Moves Extant to Later Timeslot

July 28th, 2014
Halle Berry Is Extant nearly extinct? After two weeks of declining ratings, CBS is pushing its limited event series Extant back one hour to 10/9c. Instead of leading out of the network's popular summer reality series Big...

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Watch This Tonight: Running Wild with Bear Grylls

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July 28th, 2014
Bear Grylls and Zac Efron What's better than watching Zac Efron rappel down a cliff? Watching him rappel shirtless! Each week on NBC's new series Running Wild with Bear Grylls, the survivalist takes one celebrity into...

The Leftovers' Amy Brenneman: Laurie's "Not So Fragile" Anymore

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July 28th, 2014
The Leftovers Amy Brenneman may play a silent character on HBO's The Leftovers, but the two-time Emmy nominee has plenty to say about her character, Guilty Remnant member Laurie Garvey.  On Sunday's episode, Laurie and...

Box Office: Lucy Tops Hercules

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July 27th, 2014
Scarlett Johansson Lucy was the queen of the box office this weekend. The action film that stars Scarlett Johansson cruised to No. 1 after taking in an impressive $44 million in its opening weekend, Box Office Mojoreports. It...