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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear Guidelines

October 20th, 2014
By MIKE STOBBE and EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients. Officials have been scrambling to...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Section of Bay Road in Amherst Closed, Following Crash

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October 20th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- A section of Bay Road is still closed, following a motor vehicle accident in Amherst Monday. Bay Road has been shut down between South East Street and Hulst Road. The Amherst Police Department could not confirm...

Three Suspects Wanted in Springfield Armed Robbery

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Police are investigating another armed robbery Monday night. Officials responded to a call around 9 p.m. Three suspects displayed a handgun to a victim, and took off by Orange Street. No word on...

Springfield Police Investigating Armed Robbery on Dickinson Street

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that happened on Dickinson Street Monday night. The report of the robbery came in just after 7:30 p.m. Police responded to the call at Wheeler's...

Supporters of Question 4 Rallied in Springfield

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Pioneer Valley Project Faith and Labor Leaders rallied in support of Question 4 Monday afternoon. The "X" in Springfield was filled with proponents for earned sick time. "Especially in the state of...

Apple Pay: Instead of Credit Cards, iPhone Users Pay with Phone

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October 20th, 2014
REGION, Mass. (WGGB) -- iPhone 6 users can now leave cash and credit cards at home, a new software will allow payment with your phone. Apple launched it's the new Apple Pay program. It can be programeed to the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6...

Ebola Patient Released from Atlanta Hospital

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October 20th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MIKE STOBBE, AP Medical Writer ATLANTA (AP) -- The unidentified Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released. Emory University Hospital officials said...

Patrick: Firm Looking to Build MBTA Cars in Springfield has been ‘Vetted’

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October 20th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB/AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick says a Chinese company in the running to build new cars for the MBTA's Red and Orange Lines has been "thoroughly vetted." The T's board of directors is scheduled on Wednesday to discuss authorization of...

40 Force: Winter Car Care

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Your car may be dependable day-in and day-out, but as the seasons change from fall to winter, it may need a little attention to remain your faithful friend. Do I need snow tires? What is the best way to...

Promotional Pinning Ceremony Held at Springfield Police

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A pinning ceremony held at the Springfield Police Department Monday morning. Three members of the department were promoted today. One of those promoted, Monique McCoy, has been with the department for 18...

City Probe in N.H. Pumpkin Fest Melee

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October 20th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Jeremy Fox) KEENE, N.H. (AP) -- Police in Keene, New Hampshire, are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near the city's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage, dozens of...

US Agency Warns Car Owners to Get Air Bags Fixed

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October 20th, 2014
By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed. The inflator mechanisms...

GM Ignition Switch Death Count Rises to 29

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October 20th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches. Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated...

ABC40’s Dr. Richard Besser Discusses the Latest with Ebola

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October 20th, 2014
NEW YORK (WGGB) -- After months of fighting the spread of Ebola, finally some good news out of west Africa. This morning, the World Health Organization announced one of those west African nation's -- Nigeria -- is officially Ebola...

Indiana Man’s Confession Leads to 7 Bodies

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October 20th, 2014
In this Oct. 19, 2014 photo is a house in Gary, Ind., where the body of a woman was found on Sunday. Police said Sunday that a 43-year-old man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 in the neighboring city of Hammond,...