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Tonight: Mainly clear and frigid with record cold expected. Lows: -2 to 8 (record: 11 set back in 1996). Winds: Become calm. Saturday: Some filtered morning sunshine then increasing clouds, quite chilly. Highs: 24-30. Winds ...
Fri, November 28, 2014
17°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 7°
Humidity: 82%
Dew Point: 12
Wind: SW at 8 mph
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Frigid Start to the Weekend, Seasonable by Sunday

November 28th, 2014
Mainly clear skies overnight and a very dry and cold air mass in place along with the fresh snow pack on the ground will allow for record cold. Lows in the urban areas will dip into the single digits to near zero but the normally colder, more...

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Tractor Trailer and Car Collide Head-On in Chicopee

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November 28th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Police Department, the Chicopee Fire Department, and the Massachusetts State Police are on-scene of a traffic accident on Granby Road in Chicopee. Officials say a tandem tractor trailer and a car...

Rice Wins Appeal, ‘Suspension Vacated’

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November 28th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) NEW YORK (AP) -- Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday. The appeal was heard earlier this month by former U.S....

Black Friday Adoption Fair Hosted by Dakin Humane Society

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November 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- In the spirit of Black Friday, the Dakin Humane Society hosted its "Black Friday Adoption Event." The goal of the event is to ensure that some animals are adopted by animal lovers. The Dakin Humane Society offered...

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UMass Football Drops Season Finale To Buffalo, 41-21

November 28th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) – A bad Black Friday for UMass as the Minutemen drop their season finale against the Buffalo Bulls. The Bulls rushed for nearly 300 yards, while their quarterback Joe Licata threw four touchdown passes - leading the Bulls...

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Friday Football Fever: Thanksgiving Special

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November 27th, 2014
(WGGB)---Another season of high school football comes to a close with classic rivalry matchups on Thanksgiving Day. An unusual year in that regard as half of the scheduled games were postponed due to snow, but those that did play enjoyed a picture...

Springfield Falcons Defeat Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 3-2

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November 26th, 2014
ALLENTOWN, PA (WGGB) -- The Springfield Falcons took their seventh straight win as they defeated the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 3-2, Wednesday at the PPL Center. The victory keeps the Falcons on top of the Northeast Division and gives them sole...

UMass Beats Previously Unbeaten Northeastern 79-54

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November 26th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jabarie Hinds scored 14 points and had five assists to lead Massachusetts to a 79-54 victory over Northeastern in the Hall of Fame Tip Off Classic on Wednesday. UMass (5-1) opened on a 9-2 run and never trailed. The...



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Growers Grateful for Higher Christmas Tree Prices

November 28th, 2014
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- After several tough years, the nation's Christmas tree growers are happy to see higher prices, but customers shouldn't worry too much. Any price increase shouldn't be enough to dampen their holiday cheer. Bryan...

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California Burger King Employee Finds $100,000

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November 27th, 2014
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it. Assistant manager Sahista Bakawla told KGO he spotted the...

Police Return to Hernandez Home Seeking Sneakers

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November 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool) NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing with which he's been...

University of Massachusetts Cuts Ties to Cosby

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November 26th, 2014
(Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File) BOSTON (AP) -- The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has cut ties with alumnus Bill Cosby amid allegations by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. University spokesman Edward Blaguszewski...

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Ray Rice Wins Appeal to Overturn Indefinite NFL Suspension

November 28th, 2014
Ray Rice Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice won his appeal of an indefinite suspension Friday and has been reinstated to the NFL. Rice, who was suspended for knocking his then-fiancée Janay...

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Happy Endings Star Eliza Coupe Is Engaged

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November 28th, 2014
Eliza Coupe, Darin Olien Happy Endings and Benched star Eliza Coupe is engaged to Darin Olien, the founder of lifestyle brand SuperLife. The actress shared the good news on Thanksgiving, posting a photo of her ring...

UMass-Amherst Has Cut All Ties with Alumnus Bill Cosby

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November 28th, 2014
Bill Cosby The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has cut all ties with alumnus Bill Cosby in the wake of mounting rape allegations. Cosby received a master's and a doctorate in education from the college and was an honorary...

Tennis Star Andy Murray Is Engaged

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November 27th, 2014
Andy Murray, Kim Sears Tennis pro Andy Murray is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, Kim Sears, the BBC reports. Currently ranked No. 6 in the world, the 27-year-old British champ has been dating Sears, 26, since 2005. They met at the...