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Obama pays tribute to victims of Oklahoma City bombing

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....

Parents of Students Missing in Mexico to Visit Boston

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April 19th, 2015
Eduardo Verdugo / AP BOSTON (AP) -- Parents of some of the 43 students who vanished in Mexico last September are rallying and marching in Boston this weekend to call attention to their plight. Relatives say the missing students have not been...

24 Dead, 28 Safe, Hundreds Missing as Medditeranian Migrant Boat Sinks

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April 19th, 2015
(AP Photo/Calogero Montanalampo) By FRANCES D'EMILIO Associated Press ROME (AP) -- A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and sparking fears for...

Heading to the Boston Marathon? Here’s What Not to Bring

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April 19th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Boston Athletic Assoc.) BOSTON (WGGB) - We are just one day away from Marathon Monday in Boston, which means crews are kicking preparations into high gear. Thousands of runners are planning to participate in the...

Fire Fighters Extinguish Blaze at Power Plant

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April 19th, 2015
LUDLOW (WGGB) - Ludlow Firefighters spent the early morning hours Sunday fighting an electrical fire at the hydro-electric power plant on Center Street. That call came in at 2 o'clock this morning, alerting the department to an equipment fire....

Officials: 3 Shot, Injured at Delaware State Cookout

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April 19th, 2015
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Delaware State University officials say three people have been shot at a student event. School spokesman Carlos Holmes said the shooting happened at about 8 p.m. Saturday at a school-sanctioned fraternity and sorority...