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Happy Thanksgiving! Mostly cloudy, and cold. Evening snow shower or a period of light snow possible. A coating - 1" possible. Highs: 32-37. NW 4-12 mph. Have a great Thanksgiving! First Warning Meteorologist Dan Brown ...
Thu, November 27, 2014
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SLIDESHOW – Thanksgiving Week Snowstorm

November 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Mother Nature gave us a healthy dumping of snow just in time for Thanksgiving! It's not very often we wake up to a white Turkey Day. The heavy wet snow has made for a picturesque scene. So feel free to send us your...

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A White Thanksgiving!

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November 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) - We are waking up to a fresh snow pack making for a pretty morning. Several inches of heavy wet snow and sleet piled up in the valley yesterday. It's just what we all wanted, a white Thanksgiving! It doesn't happen very...

Ready, Set, Shop! 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend Store Hours

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November 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- In anticipation of the rush of holiday shoppers after Thanksgiving, many area malls and retailers are offering extended hours starting on Friday....

Thousands of Power Outages Reported Across the Area

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November 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- The storm is causing some power outages across Berkshire, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties. Western Mass. Electric is reporting over 15,500 customers without power as of 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Some of the hardest hit communities...

Sports

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Springfield Falcons Defeat Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 3-2

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...

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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...

Chicopee Comp/South Hadley Game Moved to Saturday

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November 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The inclement weather has caused a Thanksgiving game in Chicopee to be postponed. City officials say that the match-up between Chicopee Comp. and South Hadley has been postponed until 12 p.m. Saturday. As of...

Red Sox Finalize Agreement with Sandoval

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November 25th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MLB.com / Boston Red Sox) BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings aimed at boosting Boston's offense after a last-place finish in the AL...



Today's Talkers

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University of Massachusetts Cuts Ties to Cosby

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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Man Who Fell from Ceiling at Logan Naked Held Without Bail

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November 26th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A Boston man who police say fell naked through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Boston's airport and then assaulted an elderly man has been ordered held without bail pending a hearing next week. Cameron Shenk was arraigned...

Mass. State Police Rescue Owl After It Flies into Cruiser

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November 26th, 2014
ATHOL, Mass. (WGGB) -- An owl is recuperating after flying into a State Police cruiser overnight. Mass. State Police say that early Wednesday morning, Trooper Matthew Cesvette was on patrol along Route 2 in Athol when the owl pictured...

Developers Look to Create Underground NYC Park

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November 26th, 2014
(Ctsy: Wikipedia) NEW YORK (AP) -- Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York's High Line, the elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks that have been turned into an oasis of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners are...

Entertainment

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Fox Pulls Red Band Society From Schedule — What's Next for the Drama?

November 26th, 2014
Octavia Spencer Red Band Society may be close to flat-lining. The acclaimed Fox medical drama about a group of teenagers living together in the pediatric ward of a hospital will be pulled from the network's schedule after the Dec. 3 episode, and...

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Fox Ceases Production on Red Band Society — What's Next for the Drama?

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November 26th, 2014
Octavia Spencer Red Band Society may be close to flat-lining. The acclaimed Fox medical drama about a group of teenagers living together in the pediatric ward of a hospital will be pulled from the network's schedule after the Dec. 3 episode, and...

Longtime Judge Joe Bastianich Leaving MasterChef and MasterChef Junior

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November 26th, 2014
Joe Bastianich MasterChef is losing one of its own. Longtime judge Joe Bastianich will exit the franchise after MasterChef Junior's upcoming third season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The craziest Christmas specials "Joe has played an...

Tom Hanks' Son Reveals Cocaine Addiction

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November 26th, 2014
Tom Hanks, Chet Hanks and Rita Wilson Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson's eldest son Chet Hanks is going public with a very private struggle. Chet revealed in an emotional video and caption on Instagram that he entered rehab for an addiction to cocaine...