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Tonight: Increasing clouds with showers developing late. Lows: 32-38. Winds: Light SW. Tyler Jankoski ...
Sun, December 28, 2014
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Dew Point: 34
Wind: S at 14 mph
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Some Rain Tomorrow, Cooler Next Week

December 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – High pressure that provided perfect weather the last 2 days is departing to the east. A cold front is approaching and will make for a gloomy end to the weekend in the form of clouds and rain. Overnight, clouds will...

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Locals Give the Gift of Life by Donating Blood

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December 27th, 2014
Chicopee (WGGB) - The Red Cross is asking people to consider giving the gift of life this holiday season by donating blood. Dozens of local residents came out to the Moose Family Center in Chicopee Saturday afternoon to make a donation. The...

City Taking Steps To Close Local Consignment Shop

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December 27th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Over the summer, ABC40 did an investigation into several complaints filed against Vanguard Consignment. Now, the city is taking the necessary steps to effectively close the shop. "There's all kinds of complaints...

Passenger Plane Goes Missing Over Pacific

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December 27th, 2014
INDONESIA (WGGB/ABC) -- An AirAsia Airbus 320-200 has gone missing on a flight from Indonesia to Singapore, according to the National Agency Search and Rescue Republic of Indonesia. Local media reports that the flight was carrying 162...

Sports

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Falcons Fall to Devils in Overtime

December 27th, 2014
ALBANY, New York (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons held on tight against the Albany Devils, who gave it their all tonight at the Times Union Center in Albany. After a scoreless first period, the Devils quickly put up two points on the board just...

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Falcons Defeat Wolf Pack 2-1 in Shootout

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December 26th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (WGGB) – The Springfield Falcons defeated the Hartford Wolf Pack, 2-1, in a shootout tonight at the XL Center. The victory moves the Falcons to 21-9-1-0 on the season and 2-0-0-0 in the 10-game season series with the Wolf Pack....

Manning Intends to Return for 18th Season in 2015

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December 25th, 2014
By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Peyton Manning says he plans to return to the Denver Broncos in 2015 for his 18th NFL season. Manning was asked during his weekly news conference Wednesday if there was a set...

UMass Loses to BYU 77-71 in Overtime

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December 23rd, 2014
by JIM RAYBURN, Associated Press PROVO, Utah (AP) — Anson Winder scored 25 points off the bench and Kyle Collinsworth added 18 points and 15 rebounds as BYU held of UMass 77-71 in overtime Tuesday. Five of Winder's points came in...



Today's Talkers

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1990s TV Star ‘Screech’ Charged in Bar Stabbing

December 26th, 2014
Port Washington, WI (AP) -- Dustin Diamond, who played Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell," was charged Friday with stabbing a man during a bar fight on Christmas. Diamond, 37, faces charges of felony second-degree recklessly...

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Vatican Arrests Activist who Bared Chest and Snatched Baby Jesus Statue

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December 26th, 2014
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican says it has arrested the Femen activist who on Christmas Day bared her chest and snatched the statue of Baby Jesus in the life-size Nativity scene in the center of St. Peter's Square. Vatican spokesman the Rev....

Police: Baby Jesus Taken, Replaced with Pig’s Head

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December 26th, 2014
photo courtesy WHDH HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) -- Police say someone stole a baby Jesus statue from a Nativity scene on Christmas morning and replaced it with a real pig's head. Authorities say the statue was taken from in front of Sacred Hearts...

Stress During the Holidays Reported Down this Year

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December 26th, 2014
(CNN) -- 'Tis the season to be jolly! According to a new nationwide poll, Americans experienced their lowest levels of holiday stress in years. The poll suggests only 30%of the public said they were feeling a great deal or fair amount of stress...

Entertainment

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Who Was the Top-Grossing Actor of the Year?

December 27th, 2014
Jennifer Lawrence As if we needed another reason to envy her, Jennifer Lawrence has been named the top-grossing actor of the year, according to Forbes. Adding up her films' global grosses for 2014, the 24-year-old actress tops the...

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North Korea Compares President Obama to a Monkey

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December 27th, 2014
Barack Obama North Korea is comparing President Barack Obama to a "monkey" for urging Sony to release The Interview. According to The Associated Press, the country's Kim Jong Un-led National Defense Commission released a...

How Much Money Did The Interview Make in Its First Day in Theaters?

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December 27th, 2014
James Franco and Seth Rogan After much ado, the controversial film The Interview finally found its way into theaters on Christmas Day. But did all the publicity help to keep the cash registers ringing? Not exactly. The Interview, the...

Screech From Saved By the Bell Arrested for Alleged Stabbing

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December 26th, 2014
Dustin Diamond The infamous legend of Dustin Diamond continues to grow. Diamond, best known for playing the lovable nerd Screech in the 1990s series Saved by the Bell, was arrested early Friday morning for stabbing...