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This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, dry and pleasant! Highs: 73-78. Winds: Light & Variable. Tonight: Clear and cool. Lows: 48-53. Winds: Calm. Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, continued dry & pleasant. Highs: 75-80. Have a great afternoon! D ...
Friday August 29, 2014
75°
Few Clouds
Feels like 75°
Humidity: 47%
Dew Point: 53
Wind: at 5 mph
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Board Rejects Conn. Dentist’s Request to Lift Suspension

August 28th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's dental commission has turned down a request to lift the suspension of a dentist accused of providing inadequate care to a patient who died after being treated in his office. Dr. Rashmi Patel, who has...

Memorial Will be Open on 9/11 for First Time

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August 28th, 2014
National September 11 Memorial and Museum (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit...

Retired Firefighter Arraigned for Alleged Assault on Fire Commissioner

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August 28th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he's disappointed with the decision by a judge to release a retired fire captain, accused of assaulting the city's fire commissioner, on his personal recognizance. Michael...

Update: Route 5 in Easthampton Reopened After Serious Crash

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August 28th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Easthampton Police Department have confirmed that Route 5 has been reopened following a serious crash. Route 5 -- from East Street in Easthampton to just over the Holyoke city line -- was closed this afternoon...

Massachusetts to offer two-month tax amnesty

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August 28th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has announced a two-month amnesty program designed to encourage the payment of delinquent taxes by individuals and businesses. The amnesty program will run from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31. It...

Summery Unofficial End to Summer

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August 28th, 2014
As we head into the holiday weekend, summer is showing no signs of quit as a stuffy, tropical air mass arrives. With clear skies, a diminish breeze and high pressure overhead, we can expect a crisp, cool night tonight. Temperatures will dip...

Man Arrested for Allegedly Exposing Himself on UMass Campus

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August 28th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A Montague man has been arraigned on charges he exposed himself to two female students on the UMass campus. Christopher Williams was taken into custody by University Police on Wednesday. Williams was charged with two counts of open...

Daughter: Joan Rivers ‘Resting Comfortably’

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August 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wiki Commons) By JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital...

Tony Stewart to Return to NASCAR Competition Sunday

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August 28th, 2014
(AP Photo/Derik Hamilton) by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer (AP) - Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver...

Spinning for a Good Cause in Downtown Springfield

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August 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Exercising for a cause. Thursday was the "Spin to Remember" in downtown Springfield. Many donated and jumped on a stationary bike in front of Financial Plaza to support the "Ride to Remeber" which is happening in...

Mass. Man Running 64 Miles for 64,000 Brain Injuries

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August 28th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) - On Thursday, BJ Williams crosses the Memorial Bridge, but for now that’s just the warm up. Friday is the real start on a run he has long anticipated, from the New York border to his home in Longmeadow. "Sixty-four miles,...

Chicopee Shooting Suspect Turns Himself Into Court

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August 28th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police say a man wanted for attempted murder has turned himself in. Investigators say 31-year-old Aris Alex Bermudez surrendered at Chicopee District Court on Thursday, after an arrest warrant was issued...

President Obama Rules Out US Military Action in Ukraine

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August 28th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ruling out the possibility that the U.S. will take military action to address growing violence in Ukraine. Obama says the U.S. will stand firm with its allies to address the conflict in...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: UMass Amherst Move-In

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August 28th, 2014
AMHERST Mass. (WGGB) -- As students get ready to move into the area's largest university for the next academic year, motorists traveling near UMass Amherst should expect some delays. Over 13,000 on-campus students are set to arrive at UMass...

NFL Increases Penalties for Domestic Violence

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August 28th, 2014
By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger...