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F-15C from Barnes Crashes in Virginia, Fate of Pilot Unknown

August 27th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Va. (WGGB) — An F-15C that originated from Barnes Air National Guard Base in Westfield has crashed in Virginia. Major Matthew Mutti with the 104th Fighter Wing says that one of their F-15C aircraft crashed this morning in...

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State Rep. & Reservist Stresses Importance of F-15 Training

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August 27th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A local state representative, who is a Captain in the Army Reserve, says the training done by the members of 104th Fighter Wing is vital for any mission they may be called to. Wednesday morning, an F-15 out of the...

Conn. Man Charged Following Wilbraham Crash

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August 27th, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Connecticut man is under arrest after he allegedly hit two other cars in Wilbraham Wednesday morning. Wilbraham Police Capt. Timothy Kane says that just before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to a...

Special Prosecutor Assigned to Investigate Death of Wilbraham Man

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August 27th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB) -- A special prosecutor has been named to conduct a criminal investigation into the 2009 death of a Wilbraham man at Bridgewater State Hospital. Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley has asked Attorney Marty Murphy to...

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Red Sox Catch Fire in 11th to Beat Blue Jays 11-7

August 26th, 2014
TORONTO, Canada (WGGB) -- A back-and-forth game between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays came to a wild conclusion late Tuesday night. After taking a 4-4 tie into the 11th inning, both teams combined for 10 runs in the final frame. It was...

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15 Year-Old American Bellis Upsets Cibulkova at U.S. Open

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings) NEW YORK (AP) -- American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 -- almost three years before she was born -- when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika...

Judge Grants Hernandez Bid to Suppress Evidence

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August 26th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has granted a request by former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence from two cellphones and three iPads taken from his home in a search during a 2013 murder investigation. Bristol...

Buccaneers Trade for Patriots G Logan Mankins

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August 26th, 2014
by FRED GOODALL, AP Sports Writer TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers addressed a need to upgrade their struggling offensive line by obtaining six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins from the New England Patriots for tight end Tim...



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9 Year-Old Girl Accidentaly Shoots, Kills Gun Instructor

August 27th, 2014
DOLAN SPRINGS, Ariz. (AP/WGGB) — A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed an Arizona shooting instructor as he was showing her how to use an automatic Uzi, authorities said Tuesday. Charles Vacca, 39, of Lake Havasu City, died Monday shortly after...

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Ban on Indoor E-Cig Smoking Requested

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August 27th, 2014
(WGGB) -- E-cigarettes have been marketed as the alternative to using tobacco smoke. But now, one agency is requesting that it's use be banned, even indoors. The World Health Organization is suggesting that the vapors from e-cigarettes still...

15 Year-Old American Bellis Upsets Cibulkova at U.S. Open

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Darron Cummings) NEW YORK (AP) -- American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 -- almost three years before she was born -- when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika...

Study: Social Media Users Shy Away from Opinions

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August 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) By ANNE FLAHERTY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a...

Entertainment

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Exclusive Video: Adam Levine Explains The Voice's "Profound" Impact on His Life

August 27th, 2014
Adam Levine The Voice has seen a number of great coaches come and go (and come back) over the years, but only two have been there every season since the start: Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. With the NBC reality competition's return just a month...

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Pretty Little Liars Finale Postmortem: A's Latest Victim Speaks Out!

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August 27th, 2014
Troian Bellisario, Janel Parrish   Pretty Little Liars star Janel Parrish has had to play a lot of versions of Mona Vanderwaal: Nerd, Queen Bee, mental patient and much more. But on Tuesday, fans were shocked — and...

Chris Harrison Explains Why Chris Soules Was Chosen as the Star of The Bachelor

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August 27th, 2014
Andi Dorfman and Chris Soules It's no secret that The Bachelorette's Chris Soules was a front-runner to star on The Bachelor. He's hot, successful, left his season broken-hearted — all the makings for the perfect lead....

Welcome to Sweden Exclusive Sneak Peek: Amy Poehler Is A Real Douche

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August 27th, 2014
Amy Poehler For Thursday's big Welcome to Sweden season finale, star Greg Poehler once again enlisted his sister, Parks and Rec's Amy Poehler, to play a douched-up version of herself. In this...