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Sun, January 25, 2015
33°
Clear
Feels like 19°
Humidity: 54%
Dew Point: 17
Wind: W at 25 mph
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Saturday’s UMass Hockey Game vs. Merrimack Postponed

January 24th, 2015
AMHERST, Mass. - UMass hockey's home game against Merrimack, originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 24, at 7 p.m. in the Mullins Center, has been postponed due to inclement weather. The Hockey East match-up between the Minutemen and the...

“Frozen” Stars Visit Agawam Senior Living Center

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January 24th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Despite the snow, children in Agawam came out to visit Anna and Elsa from Disney's hit movie "Frozen". "Basically it was just slow and steady. We just made sure we gave ourselves plenty of time and made sure we could get...

Things Winding Down After Storm Dumps Quick Shot of Snow

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January 24th, 2015
Springfield, Mass. (WGGB) – It's been a snowy morning across western Massachusetts. Most places in valley have picked up 4 to 5 " of pasty snow.  We can expect some lighter snow and even a bit of sleet and freezing rain through early afternoon...

3 Dead, 1 Wounded in NY Shooting

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January 24th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say two women and a 7-year-old girl have been shot dead and a 12-year-old girl critically wounded at a home in New York City. Investigators are seeking a suspect in what they believe was a case of domestic violence. A...

Japan Condemns New Video, Not Yet Verifying It’s of Hostages

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January 24th, 2015
In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, Yasuhide Nakayama, a Japanese deputy foreign minister, talks to media in Amman, Jordan. Japan promised Saturday not to give up "until the very end" on efforts to rescue two Japanese hostages threatened...

Snow Causing Some Delays, Cancellations at Bradley

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January 24th, 2015
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- This weekend snow storm has caused some travel headaches at Bradley International Airport. Sharon Traficante, Director of Administration for the Conn. Airport Authority, says that as of about 10:30 a.m....

Saturday Storm Making Area Roadways Snow-Covered and Slick

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January 24th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Today's snowstorm is creating slick conditions on area highways and byways. The snow began to fall between 4 and 5 a.m. and since then, a few inches have come down across the Pioneer Valley. Local DPW crews are working...

Saturday’s News on the Go

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January 24th, 2015
(WGGB) -- The baseball world is mourning the loss of a legend, President Obama will make a stop in Saudi Arabia to pay his respects, and a snowstorm is blanketing the Pioneer Valley. ABC40's Brittany Decker has your latest news headlines and...

Mountain Road Back Open in Easthampton

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January 24th, 2015
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Mountain Road in Easthampton is back open, officials say. The inclement weather forced the community to close down portion of a busy roadway. Easthampton Police closed Mountain Road (Route 141) for starting at...

Dignitaries Head to Saudi Arabia After King Abdullah’s Death

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January 24th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- World leaders and top dignitaries are heading to Saudi Arabia to give their condolences following the death of King Abdullah. The king, who presided over Saudi Arabia for around two...

2 Marines Die When Military Helicopter Crashes in California

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January 24th, 2015
TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. (AP) -- The military says two Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed during a training exercise in Southern California. The Third Marine Aircraft Wing chopper was carrying just the two when it went down late...

California Bars Judges from Boy Scouts Membership

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January 24th, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- California's Supreme Court has voted to prohibit state judges from belonging to the Boy Scouts of America on grounds that the group discriminates against gays. The court says its seven justices unanimously voted Friday to...

More Privacy Protection Sought for Feds’ Health Care Website

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January 24th, 2015
(AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File) By JACK GILLUM and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Privacy advocates say the Obama administration needs to make more changes to protect consumer privacy on the government's health...

DC Says It Worked With Subway On Radio Changes for 2 Years

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January 24th, 2015
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin WASHINGTON (AP) -- The District of Columbia is pushing back against the Washington subway system's explanation that firefighters had difficulty using radios during a fatal accident because it failed to alert the transit...

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

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January 24th, 2015
AP CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs say Hall of Fame slugger Ernie Banks has died. He was 83. The team announced Friday night that Banks had died. The Cubs did not provide any further details. Banks was a two-time MVP who never lost his...