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ABC40 Alert: Scammers Target American Express Customers

April 20th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD,Mass(WGGB)-- Scam expert Steve Weisman explains how scammers are targeting major credit card customers with scam emails and how these emails are dangerous for American express...

Western Mass. Runners Depart for 2015 Boston Marathon

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April 20th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- It was a chilly and rainy morning in West Springfield on Monday, but that didn't stop several runners from getting up early to head east for the 2015 Boston Marathon. It's the culmination of months of training for...

Hearing to Consider Possible Changes to State Constitution

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April 20th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- A proposed amendment to the state constitution intended to further protect individual rights is the subject of a public hearing at the Massachusetts Statehouse. The change to the Massachusetts Constitution would prohibit ballot...

Efforts to Save Curtis Blake School in Springfield Fail

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April 19th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Curtis Blake Day School of American International College is closing its doors, despite efforts to save it. A Facebook group, Save Curtis Blake Day School, was created in an attempt to raise funds and gain...

Man Shot on Rifle Street in Springfield

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April 19th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A man was shot in the neck Sunday night in Springfield. Police responded to the scene on Rifle Street around 7 p.m. The victim was transported to Baystate Medical Center for treatment and is expected to be...

Obama pays tribute to victims of Oklahoma City bombing

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April 19th, 2015
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is expressing condolences to families on the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, saying America will never forget those who lost their lives. In a statement...

Parents of students missing in Mexico visit Boston

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April 19th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Parents of some of the 43 students who vanished in Mexico last September have rallied and marched with supporters in Boston this weekend to call attention to their plight. Relatives say the missing students have not been seen...

Police arrest 4 after student shot at Charlotte university

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April 19th, 2015
JSCU.edu CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Four men are facing multiple charges after the early-morning shooting of a student on the campus of a small, private university in Charlotte. Police say the suspects visited Johnson C. Smith University around...

Seniors Honored With Anti-Bullying Scholarship

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April 19th, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- 'Be a Buddy, Not a Bully.' Today, 15 local high school seniors were honored for standing up for what's right. They were each awarded a scholarship from the Carl Walker Hoover Foundation, with ABC40's own Dave Madsen...

Elms College Softball Coach Wins 400th Game

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April 19th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A big win for Elms College coach Cheryl Condon today. The women's softball team went up against Baypath. It was Cheryl's 400th win. Her team rallied behind her in excitement. We spoke with Condon after the big...

MBTA planning to drop fares on Friday as a goodwill gesture

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April 19th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- MBTA riders will be able to travel free without hopping a turn style for one day later this week. On Friday, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority is offering free fares. It's a goodwill gesture for riders who...

Despite Effort to Save School, Curtis Blake Set to Close

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April 19th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — On March 2 Curtis Blake Day School announced that it will be closing its doors at the end of the year, citing declining enrollment as the reason. Families were devastated to hear news that the education facility,...

Southwick Salon Cut-A-Thon to Benefit Autism Research

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April 19th, 2015
SOUTHWICK, MA - Salon Amici in Southwick histed an Autism Awareness Cut-A-Thon Sunday. This mission is to benefit Community Resources and its efforts towards Autism research. The event will be held on Sunday April 19, 2015 from 10am - 2pm. The...

News on the Go, Sunday 4/19

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April 19th, 2015
REGION, Mass. (WGGB)- Today on 40 in the Morning Weekend, firefighters in Ludlow work to put out a blaze at a local power plant. Plus, terryifying moments for UCONN students as their bus bursts into flams on the MassPIKE. And with just one day...

Amtrak train Hits Car on Tracks in Rhode Island, 1 Killed

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April 19th, 2015
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) -- Police say a driver has been killed when a car drove onto railroad tracks and was struck by an Amtrak passenger train in Rhode Island. South Kingstown police say the accident happened just before 11:30 p.m....