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Annual Blue Mass Held in Springfield

October 25th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- All law enforcement, fire and correctional officers serving Western Mass. were honored Saturday night at a Blue Mass in Springfield. The special mass was held at St. Michael's...

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Hawaii Officials Warn of Possible Lava Evacuation

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October 25th, 2014
By AUDREY McAVOY Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii authorities are telling residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to give days. Hawaii County Civil Defense said Saturday officials...

Chill Returns for Sunday!

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October 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -Any sprinkles or showers will end overnight as a cool front slides through. This front will bring much cooler conditions to western Mass for your Sunday. Tomorrow will start bright and sunny but clouds will fill in during...

Water Main Break in Springfield

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October 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A water main break has been reported near the intersection of Bay Street and Westminster Street in Springfield shortly after 7 p.m. Police say that the Springfield Water & Sewer Department is on scene to repair...

Sports

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Friday Football Fever: Week 8

October 25th, 2014
(WGGB) -- It was a week of convincing wins for many of the areas best teams. The largest margin came from No. 2 Central and their 53-8 blowout of No. 6 West Springfield Friday night. No. 3 East Longmeadow was just as dominant in their 40-8 win...

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Royals Take World Series Lead with 3-2 Win in San Fran.

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October 25th, 2014
(AP Photo) SAN FRANCISCO, Calif (WGGB) -- The Kansas City Royals set out to make a statement in Game 3 of the World Series Friday night, as they traveled to AT&T Park to face the Giants. The Royals knew coming in that the expansive park...

Falcons Shut-Out by Penguins 5-0 on the Road

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October 24th, 2014
SCRANTON, Penn. (WGGB) -- The early-season struggles continued for the Springfield Falcons, as they were unable to get one in the net against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in Pennsylvania Friday night. Penguins goaltender Matt Murray...

UMass Extends Contract of Men’s Basketball Coach Derek Kellogg

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October 24th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- UMass men's basketball coach Derek Kellogg will be remaining with the Minutemen through at least the 2018-2019 season. UMass Athletics announced Friday that Kellogg's contract has been extended, and that extension...



Today's Talkers

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TLC Cancels Its ‘Honey Boo Boo’ Series

October 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/John Bazemore, By DAVID BAUDER, AP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family. The network had already...

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Camel Maker Reynolds Snuffs Out Workplace Smoking

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October 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM, AP Tobacco Writer RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings. The nation's second-biggest tobacco company...

Maine Man’s Ashes Being Launched into Space

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October 23rd, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) AUBURN, Maine (AP) — The ashes of a Maine man that have been scattered all over the world by strangers who connected with his mother on social media are now being launched into space. Using her Facebook page,...

Penguins Honor Canada with National Anthem

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October 23rd, 2014
Photo Courtesy: Twitter/@penguins PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins played "O Canada" before their game Wednesday night against Philadelphia to pay tribute to a Canadian soldier killed during an attack in Ottawa. A sell-out...

Entertainment

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Report: Mama June's Daughter Claims She Was Molested by Mother's Boyfriend

October 25th, 2014
Anna Cardwell Two days after it was reported that Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch Mama June is dating a sex offender, her eldest daughter. Anna Cardwell, says she was the victim of sexual abuse from her mother's boyfriend,...

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VIDEO: Watch Benedict Cumberbatch Attempt Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" Strut

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October 25th, 2014
Benedict Cumberpatch Apparently, everyone wants to be Beyoncé — including Sherlock star and Internet sensation Benedict Cumberbatch. On Friday, Cumberbatch appeared on The Graham Norton Show alongside comedian...

Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dies at 71

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October 25th, 2014
Jack Bruce Jack Bruce, a singer, songwriter and bassist for the 1960s rock band Cream, died Saturday, CNN.com reports. He was 71. "The world of music will be a poorer place without him, but he lives on in his music and forever in our hearts,"...

QUIZ: Who Said It on Gotham?

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October 25th, 2014
Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue To say that Gotham has a way with words is an understatement. The Fox drama is not only built on Batman's origin story, but cutesy hard-boiled dialogue that screams more "comical" (no pun intended) than "noir."...