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Poetry Festival Wraps Up In Amherst

September 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) --  Amherst was the place to be for poetry lovers this weekend. The Amherst Poetry Festival kicked off at the Emily Dickinson Museum. 1, 789 poems were read of Dickinson's wide collection. Several popular poets came...

Man Seriously Injured in Springfield Shooting

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One man is in serious condition after a shooting in Springfield's Six Corners neighborhood. It happened around 6 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of Knox and Mill Street. Police say the victim was transported to...

UMass Amherst Library Welcomes NORML Records Donation

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September 21st, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- The UMass Amherst Libraries hosted their annual Friends of the Library fall reception. The event recognized this year's donors and volunteers, paying special tribute to staff members who helped set up the school's falcon...

Springfield Walk Remembers Victims of Violence

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Several people came together today to begin a critical conversation in Springfield. Local residents, community leaders, and organizations walked for nonviolence to remember victims of violence and to draw...

Patriots’ Sluggish Offense Beats Raiders 16-9

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September 21st, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass, Stephen Gostkowski kicked three field goals and the sluggish New England Patriots held on to beat the Oakland Raiders 16-9 when defensive tackle Vince Wilfork intercepted a pass near his...

Police Investigating Accident on Congamond Road in Southwick

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September 21st, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass. (WGGB) -- Southwick Police are investigating an accident that occurred on Congamond Road on Sunday afternoon. Police say it is a one car accident involving a female driver. The driver has been transported to Baystate hospital...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Main Street in Springfield

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A two motor vehicle accident that occurred on Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Main Street and Front Street is causing traffic delays. Springfield Police Department have reported some injuries. The level of...

Out of Darkness Walk in Springfield to Raise Suicide Awareness

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- According the American foundation for Suicide Prevention over 39 thousand Americans committed suicide in 2011 their most recent year for data. Every 13 minutes nation-wide that year someone committed suicide making it...

Security Breach Prompts More White House Security

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September 21st, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service is boosting security outside the White House following an embarrassing security breach in which an intruder with a knife scaled the White House fence and made it all the way inside before agents managed to stop...

Car Fire Ruled Arson By Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad

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September 21st, 2014
Photo Courtesy: Springfield Fire Dept SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A car fire early Sunday morning has been ruled arson. Fire officials say they responded to a call early Sunday morning and found a 2004 Ford Explorer on fire at 136 Johnson...

GM Recalls 221,558 Sedans for Fire Risk

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September 21st, 2014
Courtesy: MGNOnline DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors is recalling 221,558 Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impala sedans because the brake pads can stay partially engaged even when they're not needed, increasing the risk of a fire. The recall...

California Authorities Catch 4 of 5 Jail Escapees

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September 21st, 2014
(Madera County Department of Corrections) By TERRY COLLINS Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Authorities say four of five inmates who escaped from a central California jail have been caught. Madera County sheriff's spokeswoman Erica...

SpaceX Launches 3-D Printer, Other Station Gear

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September 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/NASA TV) By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX cargo ship is rocketing toward the International Space Station. The company launched its unmanned Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida,...

Shelter in Place Order Lifted as Search for Trooper Killer Enters 9th Day

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September 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police) By MARC LEVY and MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- The search for the suspect in the deadly ambush of a Pennsylvania State Police barracks in the Pocono Mountains is in its ninth...

Local Man Honored for Extensive Community Service

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September 21st, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Saturday night was a very memorable one for one man from Springfield. Jerald "Jay" Griffin was awarded the 23rd annual Ubora Award at a special ceremony at the Springfield Museum's Quadrangle. It was hosted by the...