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Tue, January 27, 2015
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Humidity: 65%
Dew Point: 11
Wind: NNE at 16 mph
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Red Cross Responding to Storm-Related Needs

January 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Emergency response is key in a storm of this magnitude. Organizations like the Red Cross are always ready when an emergency or disaster hits. Jessica Emond, Director of Communications for the Red Cross, joined ABC40's Tom...

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Springfield’s Mayor Discusses Storm Clean-Up Progress

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno continues to monitor the city's response to this recent snowstorm. Sarno says that DPW crews have hit approximately 90 percent of the city's roads at least once. He adds that main...

Epic Snow East but Still Over a Foot for Some

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – It certainly didn't end up being an historic storm here in western Massachusetts but it will be for some parts of southern New England, especially in Worcester County where they have already seen 2 to 3 feet  of...

Plow Strikes Fire Hydrant in Springfield

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January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --  A fire hydrant in Springfield was struck by a plow Tuesday morning leaving water pouring out and forcing crews to shut it down. The incident occurred in the morning at around 11:00 a.m.  on Boston Road and Fargo...

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Prince Helps Celtics Edge Jazz, 99-90 in Utah

January 27th, 2015
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Tayshaun Prince scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics held off the Utah Jazz for a 99-90 victory on Monday night. Tyler Zeller had 14 points and seven rebounds for Boston, which grabbed...

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Red Sox All-Star Pitcher Bill Monbouquette Dies at 78

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January 26th, 2015
(AP Photo, File) BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say Bill Monbouquette, an All-Star pitcher who threw a no-hitter and had a 20-win season for his hometown team, has died. He was 78. The team says in a news release Monday that Monbouquette...

Patriots Owner Makes Strong Defense of Team

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January 26th, 2015
by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a strong defense Monday night of his team's actions and integrity regarding the NFL's investigation into under-inflated footballs...

Thousands Cheer for Patriots at Super Bowl Sendoff in Boston

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January 26th, 2015
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON (AP) -- Several thousand fans have gathered at City Hall Plaza in Boston to give the New England Patriots a raucous send-off to the Super Bowl. Mayor Marty Walsh sported a No. 12 Tom Brady jersey as he and other...



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Entire Island of Nantucket Loses Power

January 27th, 2015
NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) -- No other Massachusetts community has been hit as hard as Nantucket when it comes to blizzard-related power outages. National Grid reports that pretty much the entire island -- more than 12,800 customers -- is without...

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Conn. Man Charged with Pulling Kids on Sled by Truck

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January 27th, 2015
PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck. The Hartford Courant reports that Michael W. Chauvin faces charges of risk of injury to a minor,...

Woman Accused of Drowning Puppy So She Could Board Plane

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January 26th, 2015
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) -- A Florida woman is suspected of drowning a 2-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could board a plane. Grand Island Police Sgt. Stan Steele says 56-year-old Cynthia V. Anderson of Edgewater, Florida, was...

Patriots Owner Makes Strong Defense of Team

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January 26th, 2015
by BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a strong defense Monday night of his team's actions and integrity regarding the NFL's investigation into under-inflated footballs...

Entertainment

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Exclusive Grimm Video: Sgt. Wu Tracks Down a Ghost… Or Is It a Wesen?

January 27th, 2015
by Hanh Nguyen  |  Jan 27, 2015 1:00 PM EST Share on Facebook Share via Email Share on Pinterest Share on Google Plus Reggie Lee, David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby The Portland PD is so much better off with another Wesen-hunter...

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Justified: Can Ava Make It Out of the Final Season Alive?

January 27th, 2015
The final season of Justified may be building to the ultimate showdown between Raylan Givens and Boyd Crowder, but neither of those men truly hold the power at this point. That honor belongs to Ava Crowder (Joelle Carter) -- even if she doesn't...

Benedict Cumberbatch Apologizes for Calling Black Actors "Colored": I Was "Being an Idiot"

January 27th, 2015
Benedict Cumberbatch has apologized for referring to black actors as "colored" in a recent interview. Last week, the Oscar-nominated actor appeared on PBS' Tavis Smiley, where he discussed the diversity in British entertainment compared to the...

Savannah Guthrie to Interview President Obama Before the Super Bowl

January 27th, 2015
Savannah Guthrie has scored the pre-Super Bowl interview with President Obama, The Los Angeles Times reports. On the heels of renewing her NBC contract that will keep her at Today for an additional three years, Guthrie was given the assignment...