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Addressing The Needs Of Small Businesses

March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- With so much local business attention being focused around the plan involving MGM Springfield, the City Council has formed the Neighborhood Development Business Committee to help out smaller businesses in the...

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Man who tried to scale White House barrier won’t be charged

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March 2nd, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A man charged with trying to climb a barrier set up outside the White House has entered into an agreement with prosecutors to have his case dismissed. Mauricio Juan Jimenez Aguirre of Washington was arrested in February and...

Curtis Blake School Closing Doors, Parents React

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March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- When families learned a local school that focuses on learning disabilities was closing, their hearts sank. "We need this school. This isn't an option for our kids and this you know, population. We absolutely need...

Wok King in Springfield Robbed, Police Search for Suspect

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March 2nd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Wok King, a Chinese Restaurant on State Street in Springfield, was the scene of an armed robbery Monday night. The call came into police shortly before 7:00 p.m. with a report that a shot may have been fired....

Sports

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Schilling Fires Back After Offensive Twitter Posts About His Daughter

March 2nd, 2015
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wikimedia) PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling is firing back at cyberbullies who posted offensive comments about his daughter on Twitter. Schilling congratulated his daughter on Twitter...

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

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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...

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...



Today's Talkers

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Body of Italian Tourist Hit by Piece of Glacier is Recovered

March 2nd, 2015
photo MGN/Michael Clarke - Wikicommons ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Authorities in Alaska have recovered the body of a 28-year-old Italian tourist who was killed when he was crushed by a chunk of ice that broke from a glacier. Alaska State...

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What to Expect from Costco’s New Deal with Visa and Citi

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March 2nd, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) By KEN SWEET and CANDICE CHOI The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- If you're shopping at Costco, you'll need a new credit card to pay for those family-sized packs of chicken breasts or toilet paper. After...

Artist: Clinton Museum Portrait has Nod to Lewinsky’s Dress

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March 2nd, 2015
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia artist says that his museum portrait of former President Bill Clinton contains a shadow reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress. Nelson Shanks tells the Philadelphia Daily News that a shadow...

Ebola Survivor Leaves US after Recovery to Return to Africa

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March 2nd, 2015
This Oct. 7, 2013 photo provided by Jeremy Writebol show his mother, Nancy Writebol, with children in Liberia. Writebol is one of two Americans working for a missionary group in Liberia that have been diagnosed with Ebola. Plans are underway to...

Entertainment

The Bachelor's Chris Harrison: I Don't Understand the Hatred Towards Britt

March 2nd, 2015
The tears were flowing and claws were out on The Bachelor's Women Tell All episode. Almost immediately into the two-hour special, Britt burst into tears watching the highlights (and for many, lowlights), of the season play back. But her sadness...

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It's Official: Teen Mom OG's Amber Portwood Is Engaged!

March 2nd, 2015
By now you've certainly seen the trailer for the upcoming season of Teen Mom OG (and if you haven't, what are you waiting for?), and know that all the original girls -- Farrah Abraham, Maci Bookout, Catelynn Lowell and Amber Portwood -- are coming...

Mega Buzz: Is Once Upon a Time's Cruella the Mightiest Queen of Darkness?

March 2nd, 2015
Well, well, well. It seems that Cruella De Vil isn't just a furious fashionista. On Sunday's spring premiere of Once Upon a Time, viewers were introduced to the maven of monochrome's magical power: the gift of persuasion over animals. All it takes...

Did Jared Leto Cut Off His Long Hair to Play The Joker in Suicide Squad?

March 2nd, 2015
If Hollywood had a national landmark society for celebrity features, Jared Leto's Christ-like hair would most certainly be on it (as would his awards-show fashion choices, his hypnotizing eyes, and his bizzaro Twitter feed). But unfortunately, no...