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George Zimmerman Assault Care Dropped; Ex-Girlfriend Recants

January 30th, 2015
(AP Photo/Seminole County Sheriff`s Office, File) By MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say they are dropping their aggravated assault case against George Zimmerman after his ex-girlfriend stopped cooperating...

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Water Main Break Reported on Main Street in West Springfield

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January 30th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A water main break has left some West Springfield residents without water. West Springfield Police Chief Robert Campurciani says a water main break was reported along Main Street Friday morning. As a...

Greenfield Man Arrested on Warrant, Flashed Disguised BB Gun in Bar

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January 30th, 2015
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Greenfield man was arrested early this morning after he flashed a BB gun disguised to look like an actual handgun inside Smitty's Pub on Chapman Street. 30 year-old Ryan Adams of Greenfield is facing charges...

Four Heroin Arrests in Greenfield

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January 30th, 2015
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Greenfield Police have arrested four people for drug charges. The arrests were made after a lengthy investigation with the help of the Northwestern District Attorney's Anticrime Task Force and the Massachusetts State...

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Marathon Champ Rita Jeptoo Banned 2 Years for Doping

January 30th, 2015
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Athletics Kenya says on Friday it has banned marathon champion Rita Jeptoo two years for doping. Jeptoo has won the Boston Marathon three times, and her second Chicago Marathon in...

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Super Bowl XLIX Preview on ’40 in the Morning’

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January 30th, 2015
(WGGB) -- With Super Bowl XLIX just two days away, the '40 in the Morning' crew tackled the most pressing issues facing football fans. From an in-depth break-down of Tom Brady's variety of post-game hairstyles, to some more well-known Patriots...

Western Mass Baseball Hall Of Fame Inducts Joe Castiglione, 2015 Class

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January 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Ma (WGGB)----The Western Mass Baseball Hall of Fame inducted it's second class tonight at the La Quinta Inn in Springfield. Inductees this year include former Yankee pitchers Art Ditmar and Vic Raschi, Amherst youth baseball advocate...

NFL: Ref Inspected Footballs Properly in AFC Title Game

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January 29th, 2015
by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer PHOENIX (AP) — NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino says the inspection of the footballs by referee Walt Anderson before the AFC championship game was handled properly. Blandino also said Thursday the...



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Crash on Interstate Caused by Trucker Pulling His Tooth

January 30th, 2015
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Alabama authorities say a tractor-trailer crashed on Interstate 20 because the driver lost control while he was pulling one of his teeth. The Alabama Highway Patrol says the truck driver told troopers he had taken his...

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Super Bowl XLIX Preview on ’40 in the Morning’

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January 30th, 2015
(WGGB) -- With Super Bowl XLIX just two days away, the '40 in the Morning' crew tackled the most pressing issues facing football fans. From an in-depth break-down of Tom Brady's variety of post-game hairstyles, to some more well-known Patriots...

Online Obsession: Are You Addicted to Social Media?

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January 29th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Social media, connecting people across the globe. But is it actually disconnecting you from the real world and those sitting right next to you. Abc40's Lindsay Iadeluca explored the world of social media and finds that your online fun...

NFL: Ref Inspected Footballs Properly in AFC Title Game

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January 29th, 2015
by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer PHOENIX (AP) — NFL officiating chief Dean Blandino says the inspection of the footballs by referee Walt Anderson before the AFC championship game was handled properly. Blandino also said Thursday the...

Entertainment

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Report: Missy Elliott Will Join Katy Perry for the Super Bowl Halftime Show

January 30th, 2015
Missy Elliot Missy Elliott is set to join Katy Perry onstage for the Super Bowl halftime show, a source tells The Associated Press. The most memorable Super Bowl halftime performances Elliott's performance was supposed to be a surprise and the NFL...

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Rap Mogul Suge Knight Arrested on Murder Charge

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January 30th, 2015
This image from video shows Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight, right, walking into the Los Angeles County Sheriffs department early Friday morning Jan. 30, 2015 in connection with a hit-and-run incident that left one man dead and...

Parenthood Finale Postmortem: Jason Katims on the "Brutally Sad" Goodbye and That Surprising Cameo

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January 29th, 2015
Parenthood Tear-filled eyes. Broken heart. And now we've officially lost Parenthood. The Bravermans said goodbye on Thursday with - no spoiler alert needed here - an equally heartbreaking and heartwarming finale. The show's final hour brought...

Grey's Anatomy Recap: Will April and Jackson Lose Their Baby?

January 29th, 2015
Well, as we all know, all is not well in MerDer land at the kickoff of Grey's Anatomy's winter premiere, as Derek (Patrick Dempsey) packs up his bag to leave for D.C., and into the trash can goes his and Meredith's (Ellen Pompeo) framed Post-It....