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Sun, March 01, 2015
-7°
Clear
Feels like -7°
Humidity: 84%
Dew Point: -11
Wind: ENE at 3 mph
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Another Record Cold Morning, Snow On the Way

February 28th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - Another frigid morning to close out the month of February here in Western Mass. as we hit record temperatures once again. Saturday mornings low temps hit -13, according to Westover. The former record was -6, set back in 1960. It's...

Dress That ‘Greatly Resembles’ Stolen Nyong’o Gown Recovered

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February 28th, 2015
FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2015 file photo, actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the Oscars wearing a dress made of pearls at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Los Angeles sheriff's detectives are investigating the theft of the $150,000 custom Calvin...

Six Flags Looking to Hire Thousands at Job Fair

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February 27th, 2015
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some hope for those in Western Mass who are looking for work. Six Flags New England will be hiring around 3,000 people to fill their 2015 seasonal positions. It was a great turn-out for Friday night's job fair at...

Four Northampton Massage Businesses Cited Following Investigation

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February 27th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Four Northampton businesses have been cited as part of a nearly year-long investigation. Northampton Police Capt. Jody Kasper says that back in April 2014, detectives received a report of "alleged sexual...

US Appeals Court: Marathon Bombing Trial Can Stay in Boston

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February 27th, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court says Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial can be held in Massachusetts. Tsarnaev's lawyers say intense media coverage...

Cops: Massachusetts Man Hatched Plot to Kill Ex-Associate

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February 27th, 2015
DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) -- A 74-year-old Massachusetts man has been charged with trying to hire a hit man to kill a former business associate. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey says Joseph Eosco of Westwood pleaded not guilty to one...

Senate Approves 1-Week Funding Bill For Homeland Security

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February 27th, 2015
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown. By voice vote late Friday, the...

Boston officer shoots man who attacked him with wooden stake

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February 27th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston officials say a city police officer was forced to shoot a 22-year-old man who attacked him with a wooden stake. Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says the officer shot city resident Edwin Guity in the leg Thursday...

Baker seeks additional $50M for snow removal

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February 27th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Charlie Baker is asking state lawmakers to approve a spending bill that includes an additional $50 million to cover the costs of snow and ice removal during what he called an "unprecedented" stretch of winter weather. Parts of...

Governor Baker Addresses Sky Rocketing Energy Costs

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February 27th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Sky high electric bills still have customers looking for answers and solutions. Why are rates so high? Where is the legislature to help? "The single biggest thing we can do to deal with the rising cost is to create more pipeline...

Local Gallery Remembers Leonard Nimoy as Gifted Photographer

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February 27th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Leonard Nimoy, one of science fiction's most iconic actors has died. Born in Boston, he's best known for portraying the stoic Mr. Spock on the Star Trek television series and movies. Leonard Nimoy was and will always be...

PVTA Bus Stops Not Shoveled. Who is Responsible?

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February 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Public transportation has been affected by the accumulating snow throughout the state. Now the PVTA is getting put in the hot seat as many of their bus stops aren't shoveled out. Piles of snow along bus routes have...

Gov. Baker Offers to Spread Snow Removal Costs Over Two Years

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February 27th, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Even though we haven't seen a sizable snow storm here in western Mass. since mid-February, the Bay State continues to clean up after Mother Nature. Friday in Springfield, Governor Charlie Baker acknowledged the huge costs of...

Internet Photo Sparks Debate Over Color of Dress

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February 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The color of a dress is sparking a lot of debate and it' all over social media because many people are seeing it in different colors. Some say they see black and blue while others say gold and white. It's the dress that...

Recall Roundup: Children’s Bikes and Tires

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February 27th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A bike with loose handlebars and a tire that could crack top our Recall Roundup for this Friday, February 27. Marin Mountain Bikes is recalling children's bicycles due to a fall hazard because the handlebars can loosen. The...