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This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, windy and chilly. Highs: 32-37. Winds: NW: 10-20 mph. (Wind Chills in the teens) Tonight: Clear and frigid, winds diminish. Lows: 0-10. Winds: NW: 5-10 mph. (Record low: 0 set in 1950) Have a great ...
Mon, March 02, 2015
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Scattered Clouds
Feels like 16°
Humidity: 58%
Dew Point: 17
Wind: NW at 22 mph
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Local News

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Drivers Jockey for Parking Following Springfield Lot Closure

March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's time to start building an $800 million casino in Downtown Springfield, but to do so, MGM has to make room. Starting today, several parking lots have been shut down, forcing hundreds of drivers to find alternative...

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Fifteen Horses Rescued After Mass. Barn Collapse

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March 2nd, 2015
NORWELL, Mass. (AP) -- Fifteen horses, some of which suffered superficial injuries, have been rescued from a Massachusetts barn after a portion of the roof collapsed under the weight of snow. The barn's owner, Ethelene Devers, says the...

Trial of Aaron Hernandez Resumes After Snow Delay

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March 2nd, 2015
Eds: APNewsNow. Updates with trial underway following delay. Will be updated. With AP Photos. FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed after a snow delay with more testimony...

Civil Rights Group to Sue FBI Over Chechen Man’s Death

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March 2nd, 2015
(Orange County Sheriff's Office) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A civil rights group says it intends to sue the FBI over the death of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect. The Council of...

Sports

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Chicago’s 1st Black Major League Baseball Player Minoso Dies

March 1st, 2015
Photo Courtesy of ABC News By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Major league baseball's first black player in Chicago, Minnie Minoso, has died. The Cook County medical examiner confirmed his death Sunday morning. Minoso homered...

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Curry scores 37, leads Warriors from 26 down to beat Celtics

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March 1st, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Stephen Curry scored 37 points, making four straight free throws to clinch it in the final seconds and the Golden State Warriors erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 on Sunday night. Golden State won for...

Falcons Fall to Pirates, 2-1

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March 1st, 2015
PORTLAND, Maine – The Springfield Falcons fell to the Portland Pirates, 2-1, this afternoon at the Cross Insurance Arena.   The loss moves Springfield to 32-20-6-0 on the season. The team maintains their second place positioning in the...

Falcons Shut Down Sound Tigers, 3-0

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February 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons silenced the Bridgeport Sound Tigers at the MassMutual Center on Saturday night. They took victories in back-to-back games against Bridgeport this weekend. Falcons goaltender Forsberg...



Today's Talkers

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Woman Hires Impersonator to Attend Party

March 2nd, 2015
Courtesy: Task Rabbit (ABC) - When faced with a last-minute invitation to a far away friend's birthday party, most of us would choose to send a text with our regrets or possibly a gift in absentia. But one creative Californian came up with a...

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Stolen Car & Custom Crutches Returned to AIC Student

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February 28th, 2015
(Courtesy: Springfield PD) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- A stolen car is returned to its rightful owner, an 18 year-old college student at American International College. Alexis Morel is a cancer survivor who had her leg amputated. Though...

Dress That ‘Greatly Resembles’ Stolen Nyong’o Gown Recovered

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February 28th, 2015
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin...

Police: Lynn Woman Let 2-Year-Old Daughter Sip Margarita

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February 27th, 2015
SALEM, Mass. (AP) -- A Lynn woman is facing child endangerment charges for allegedly allowing her 2-year-old toddler to take sips of her margarita at a Salem bar and pouring a little of the alcoholic beverage into the girl's no-spill...

Entertainment

Taylor Swift Still Won't Talk About Katy Perry

March 2nd, 2015
Taylor Swift may wear her heart on her sleeve, but one thing she won't open up about? Katy Perry. While the both pop superstars have never confirmed a feud, rumors continue to swirl following the release of Swift's song "Bad Blood." Swift perhaps...

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See Photos of Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney Taking the Polar Plunge

March 2nd, 2015
Before Lady Gaga and Taylor Kinney take the plunge and walk down the aisle, they took the polar plunge for charity! Lady Gaga set to star in American Horror Story On Sunday, the couple, along with Vince Vaughn and 4,500 other brave souls, jumped...

Downton Abbey's Finale Has Recaptured the Magic! But Is It Primed to End Next Season?

March 1st, 2015
Downton Abbey is back on track. On Sunday's Season 5 finale, the British soap delivered an episode that warmed our hearts just like the show used to do in its first couple of seasons. And it's about time! Following the deaths of two main...

The Walking Dead: What's Up With the People in Alexandria?

March 1st, 2015
Rick Grimes might look like the clean-shaven man in uniform we met in The Walking Dead pilot by the end of Sunday's episode, but he most certainly is not the same guy. Despite his hesitations in the previous episode, Sunday's Walking Dead begins...