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Today: Mostly cloudy, warm and muggy with morning showers and thunderstorms, - some street flooding possible. Rain ending with some midday sunshine then showers and storms redeveloping. A few storms could be strong to severe wi ...
Monday July 28, 2014
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Humidity: 96%
Dew Point: 63
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SLIDESHOW: Pictures from Sunday’s Storms

July 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Strong storms moved through the area during the day Sunday, and as they did, many of you sent in pictures of those conditions to ABC40. We would love to see your weather-related photos! If you have any pictures, and it is...

Christmas in July comes to Yankee Candle in Deerfield

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July 27th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Mass ((WGGB)) -- Yankee Candle in Deerfield was full of Christmas Cheer this afternoon as they celebrated Christmas in July. Families came from all over Western Mass to enjoy Santa's workshop, ornament making, horse drawn sleigh...

Springfield Salon Raises Money for Good Causes

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July 27th, 2014
Springfield, Mass (WGGB) - A local salon put their sheers to good use Sunday afternoon, giving out haircuts for charity. Salon MIX gave locals the chance to receive up to two facial waxes and a hair cut with a donation. For every cut...

Protesters hit streets of Chicopee, Rally Against Illegal Immigrants

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July 27th, 2014
Protest in Chicopee, MA More than 50 people came to Chicopee to protest against bringing the burden of illegal immigrants to Westover Air Reserve Base. 'The U.S. needs to take care of our own children' and 'Shame on you Governor Patrick'...

Funnel Cloud Reported in Springfield Area

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July 27th, 2014
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a funnel cloud was observed in the sky as thunderstorms rolled through the Springfield area earlier this afternoon. A funnel was seen according to several trained spotter reports from Springfield to...

Flooded Roads After Late Morning Storms

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July 27th, 2014
Chicopee, Mass (WGGB) - A few reports of minor urban street flooding have come in from showers and storms earlier today. One ABC40 viewer sent us these photos of flooded roads in the area of Broadway Street in Chicopee. A line of showers and...

Police Arrest Suspect in Alleged Samurai Attack

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July 27th, 2014
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) -- Police in Bourne have arrested a suspect in an alleged samurai attack. Police say the 39-year-old unidentified victim said he had been stabbed several times by a man wielding a samurai sword early Sunday morning and that...

Hospital Shooting Suspect Charged with Murder

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July 27th, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A man accused of fatally shooting his caseworker and grazing his psychiatrist at a suburban Philadelphia hospital complex has been charged with murder. Authorities say 49-year-old Richard Plotts was arraigned late Saturday...

American Doctor in Africa Gets Treatment for Ebola

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July 27th, 2014
BOONE, North Carolina (AP) -- An American doctor is receiving intensive medical treatment in Liberia after he was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while treating patients in the West African nation, a spokeswoman for an aid organization said...

US: Russia Has Fired Rockets into Ukraine

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July 27th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. officials are sharing satellite images they say show Russia has been firing rockets more than 7 miles into eastern Ukraine. The State Department on Sunday released images it said shows blast marks from where rockets...

Pipeline Proposal Stirs Opposition in Berkshires

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July 27th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- A group of lawmakers in the Berkshires is opposing a gas pipeline proposed for northern Massachusetts. The Berkshire Eagle reports that the lawmakers on Friday cited environmental,...

Branford Dispensary to Begin Selling Pot in Sept.

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July 27th, 2014
BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Branford marijuana dispensary plans to begin selling pot in September. Manager, Nick Tamborrino says Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut, one of six state-approved dispensaries of medical marijuana, will open probably...

Numerous Illnesses Reported at Mass. concert

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July 27th, 2014
MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Emergency service workers from six towns responded to numerous reports of illness at a Keith Urban concert in Mansfield. Officials said alcohol consumption was the likely cause. Ambulances arrived from Eaton,...

Plan to Simplify 2015 Health Renewals May Backfire

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July 27th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who have health insurance on their jobs usually don't think twice about next year's renewal. But if you are in one of the new plans under President Barack Obama's health law, that assumption could lead to costly...

Sunday’s News on the Go

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July 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Brunelle's Marina in South Hadley re-opens, American doctor contracts Ebola, and 40Force fertility treatment Monday at 5. ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca gives you all the top headlines in your News on the Go for this Sunday...