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Tonight: Clear, quite frigid! Lows: -10 to 0 for most but locally as cold as -15 in the more rural valleys. Winds: Becoming calm. First Warning Meteorologist Rick Sluben ...
Wed, January 28, 2015
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Feels like 10°
Humidity: 49%
Dew Point: 2
Wind: NNW at 7 mph
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National School Choice Week to Highlight Educational Options for Parents

January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- When it comes to choosing the right school these days, your kids have plenty of options. There are more than a dozen events going on in western Mass. this week to highlight all of those options. Lisa Keegan joined ABC40's Tom...

Pentagon Denying Reports of Decision on Sgt. Bergdahl

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- The Pentagon is denying reports about a decision to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion. Bergdahl is the soldier who disappeared from a base in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. He returned to the U.S. this...

Gov. Baker Wrestled with Non-Essential Travel Ban

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he wrestled with whether to institute a travel ban during this week's blizzard, but says it ultimately "worked pretty much as we hoped" it would. The governor said Wednesday he and members...

THURSDAY AT 11 – Online Obsession

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Are you too tied to Twitter? Do you seek instant gratification from Instagram? "You hear that ding and you think, 'Oh my gosh. What is that?'" ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca explores if your online fun be more of an online...

FRIDAY ON ABC40 – Honor Roll Live: Belchertown High

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January 28th, 2015
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- ABC40’s Honor Roll Live continues in Hampshire County this week. Friday, we head to the home of the Orioles - Belchertown High School From student groups and clubs, to athletes and musicians, to academic...

Ford Recalls Cars, Vans for Door Latch and Seat Belt Trouble

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January 28th, 2015
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from...

Gov. Baker to Visit Blizzard-Damaged Towns

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to visit some of the areas hit hardest by the two-day blizzard that left up to three feet of snow in some communities. After stopping by the state Transportation Department...

ABC40 Alert: Nissan Recalling 768,000 SUVs

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January 28th, 2015
Photo MGN DETROIT (AP) -- Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The largest recall covers more than 552,000 Rogue small SUVs worldwide from 2008 to...

Boston Area Returning to Normal after Winter Storm

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Call it Boston's latest Big Dig. Residents of eastern Massachusetts are waking up Wednesday to cars buried in several feet of snow, and finding that many secondary roads remains covered. But life is slowly returning to normal...

Conn. Man Arrested for Using Truck to Tow Kids on Sled

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January 28th, 2015
(Courtesy: Plainfield Police) PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck. Michael W. Chauvin faces charges of risk of injury to a minor,...

Mass. Governor Lifts Travel Ban Statewide as of Midnight

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January 27th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Baker says the ban on non-essential travel during the severe winter storm ended statewide at midnight. The MBTA also will resume service on Wednesday, and Logan Airport will reopen at 6 a.m. State Transportation...

Flights Start To Land At Bradley, Still No Departures

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January 27th, 2015
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- Usually, there are shuttle buses running to and from hotels. And passengers checking in their luggage. But today...a ghost town. "My brother was supposed to fly in yesterday from Florida to take my father...

Arlington Police Arrest Woman for Assaulting Neighbor with Snow Blower

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January 27th, 2015
ARLINGTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Arlington Police Department arrested a woman for allegedly attacking her neighbor with a handheld snow blower. Police say the neighbor was injured. Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan says that when police arrived to...

Crews Still on Scene of Holland Fire

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January 27th, 2015
HOLLAND, Mass. (WGGB) -- Holland Public Safety Officials will continue to have personnel on duty to monitor a barn fire that broke out in Holland Tuesday morning on 4 Alexander Road. Police Chief Bryan Haughey said police and fire crews have...

Mail Delivery Resumes Wednesday

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January 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Post offices will reopen tomorrow and mail delivery will resume to normal operating hours. This weekends winter storm forced all post offices across Massachusetts to close. For the safety of all mail carriers, a spokesperson...