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Tonight: Increasing clouds with some overnight showers possible - especially across the Berkshires, then partial clearing with some patchy fog late. Mild and muggy. Lows: 62-68. Winds: SW -> NW 4-12 mph. Wednesday: Mainly su ...
Wednesday September 03, 2014
78°
Few Clouds
Feels like 80°
Humidity: 79%
Dew Point: 71
Wind: SSW at 9 mph
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Local News

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Car’s Electrical Failure Sparks Fire in Springfield Auto Service Shop

September 3rd, 2014
(Courtesy: Springfield Fire Department) SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- Heavy smoke filled a Springfield auto service shop late Tuesday night, after a car caught fire inside the business. Aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner Dennis Leger says an...

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Overnight Downpours Possible as Heat Retreats

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September 2nd, 2014
After finally seeing a day of 90 degree heat around here, some downpours will move through western Massachusetts overnight and through by 2 AM. Watch out for some locally heavy rain and ponding on the roads if traveling late. Clouds clear...

Bogaerts, Betts Power Red Sox Past Yankees 9-4

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-4 on Tuesday. Daniel Nava...

Mount Holyoke to Allow Transgender Students to Enroll Under New Policy

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September 2nd, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- Mount Holyoke College is now accepting undergraduate applications from any qualified student who is female or identifies as a woman. The new admission policy was announced Monday by college President Lynn...

Sports

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Bogaerts, Betts Power Red Sox Past Yankees 9-4

September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — Xander Bogaerts homered among his four hits and fellow rookie Mookie Betts also went deep during a big night at the plate to power the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-4 on Tuesday. Daniel Nava...

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Dever Broncos’ Wes Welker Suspended 4 Games

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September 2nd, 2014
DENVER, CO. (WGGB) -- Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, according to multiple media reports. Welker tested positive from a sample taken shortly after he attended the Kentucky...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Suspended 6 Games, Fined $500,000

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September 2nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Michael Conroy) By RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- The NFL has suspended Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay for the first six games of the season and fined him $500,000 for violating its personal conduct...

Poulter, Westwood, Gallacher Picked for Ryder Cup

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September 2nd, 2014
Ian Poulter, of England, checks his notes on the 15th hole during the second round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — European captain Paul McGinley...



Today's Talkers

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Amherst Looks For Ways to Save Historical Mural

September 2nd, 2014
 AMHERST, Mass ((WGGB)) -- A piece of history may be meeting the wrecking ball soon in Amherst as the mural behind the Carraige House Buildings may face a fate similiar to it's building, but residents insist it's something that cannot be taken...

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Driver Cited After Mass. State Police Find Fake License Plate

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September 2nd, 2014
(Photo Provided by Mass. State Police) CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A driver has been cited after allegedly being found with a fake plate on a vehicle. Mass. State Police say that Tuesday morning, troopers stopped a vehicle along Interstate 391...

All Lanes of Mass. Pike Reopen Following Crash Involving Truck, Boat

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September 2nd, 2014
LEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A boat on the Mass. Turnpike caused some delays in Berkshire County. Mass. State Police Trooper Nicole Morrell says that the crash was reported around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday along westbound side of he Mass. Turnpike, near Exit...

Police: Man with Monitoring Bracelet Accused of Breaking Into Garage

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September 2nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A man, who police say was wearing a GPS monitoring bracelet, is accused of breaking into a Springfield property. At 10:12 p.m. Monday, police were called to a breaking and entering call on Manchester Terrace in...

Entertainment

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PR Team Apologizes for Sleepy Hollow "Headless Day" Promotion in Wake of Journalist Beheading

September 2nd, 2014
Headless Horseman Los Angeles public relations firm Think Jam has issued an apology for a Sleepy Hollow promotion which declared Tuesday "National Beheading Day" just hours after a video surfaced showing captured American journalist Steven...

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Mega Buzz: A Blacklist Betrayal, New Girl's New Date and Gotham's True Hero

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September 2nd, 2014
James Spader, Zooey Deschanel, Ben McKenzie Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com. Do you have any new info on The Blacklist's new season?...

Zoinks! Does the New Scooby-Doo Movie Practice Fat Shaming?

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September 2nd, 2014
Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy Scooby-Doo has never been exactly the most educational kids show, but the franchise's latest straight-to-video release, Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy, delivers a really poor message...

POLL: Who Should Win So You Think You Can Dance? Vote!

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September 2nd, 2014
So You Think You Can Dance So You Think You Can Dance closes out its 11th season with not just one, but two tap dancers. In this unprecedented final, airing Wednesday at 8/7c on Fox, Valerie Rockey and Zack Everhart are the tappers who join jazz...