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Happy Thanksgiving! Tonight: Evening snow showers or a period of light snow possible. A coating - 1" possible. Lows: 20-24. Winds: Light. Have a great Thanksgiving! First Warning Meteorologist Don Maher ...
Thu, November 27, 2014
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Dew Point: 28
Wind: NNE at 7 mph
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Westfield State Students Donate 114 Turkeys to Local Families

November 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Westfield State University's Student Government Association brought 114 turkeys to the Westfield Chapter of the Salvation Army on Wednesday. The Salvation Army will now distribute the turkeys to local families who...

ABC40 First Warning Weather Chats

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This week is set to be one of the busiest of the entire year: with a big travel day Wednesday and the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday. Meanwhile, Mother Nature brought us a helping of winter white - just in time...

Mutual Aid Called-In to Fight House Fire in Greenfield

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November 26th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Greenfield Fire Department responded to a house fire on Old Albany Road Wednesday night during the snow storm. The home -- which is currently up for sale -- is still occupied.  The homeowners were inside the...

Monday, Dec. 1 – 40 Force: South Hadley

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November 26th, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s our commitment to support the community by pooling our resources with the collective knowledge...

Dozens of Flights Delayed, Cancelled Around Region

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November 26th, 2014
Regional Radar & Delays (5:30pm) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The heavy wet snow is causing travel woes around the region, including air travel. Though much of the storm has been rain along the coast, snow is falling at many airports,...

Springfield DPW Ready For Storm

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November 26th, 2014
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)--Springfield DPW crews were out early on Wednesday to keep up with the storm. There was no shortage of traffic today. Plenty of people heading out to do some last-minute shopping for Thanksgiving, " We started out...

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...

Bright Nights to Open Wednesday for Its 20th Season

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some holiday traditions are set to hit Springfield this week: Bright Nights and the Parade of Big Balloons. Judy Matt from the Spirit of Springfield explained during 40 in the Morning Wednesday that the...

Weather-Related Parking Bans

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November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. Click here to see the most up-to-date...

Snow Impacting Travel at Bradley Airport

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November 26th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- Travel is slow not only on the area's roadways, but also at the airport. Officials with Bradley International Airport say that 14 departing flights have been cancelled for Wednesday afternoon and evening. "We...

Traffic Slow Along Snow-Covered Roads, Mass. Pike Speed Limit Reduced

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November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- The snowy conditions have forced speed limits to be lowered on the Mass. Turnpike. Mass. State Police say that the speed has been reduced to 40 miles per hours between the New York state line and Westborough. In...

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...

Justice Ginsburg has Surgery for Coronary Blockage

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November 26th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says the 81-year-old...

Body Found in Westfield

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November 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Westfield are investigating a body that was found in a vehicle off of Root Road. Authorities were first notified at 7:06 a.m. by a neighbor who woke up and spotted the car.  "We don't know what time the...

Dozens Arrested in Boston During Ferguson Protest

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November 26th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Police say dozens of people were arrested during a march in Boston to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. A Boston police department...