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Average US 30-Year Loan Rate Falls to 3.92 Percent

October 23rd, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Average U.S. mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects of a wave of consumers refinancing their loans. The 30-year mortgage fell further below 4 percent. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide...

Mom of Canada Suspect: I Cry for Victims, Not Son

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October 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang) By ROB GILLIES and RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa's war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot...

Patients Avoiding Dallas Hospital Where Ebola Hit

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October 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/LM Otero) By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) -- The hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus says its revenue and patient roles have plummeted. Texas Health...

Conn. Family Quarantined for Possible Ebola

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October 23rd, 2014
WEST HAVEN, CT. (WGGB) -- A Connecticut family is under precautionary quarantine over Ebola concerns. The state has ordered that anyone flying back from West Africa be monitored. The family of six, from West Haven, returned from their trip last...

Afghani Soldiers Appear in Court

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October 23rd, 2014
BATAVIA, NY (WGGB/CNN) -- Two Afghani soldiers appeared in court yesterday after leaving their Cape Cod training exercise and attempting to cross the Canadian border. They face deportation for overstaying their visas. The men claim they were...

Royals Even World Series with 7-2 Game 2 Win

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants...

Organizations Team-Up to Create Resources in Western Mass. for LGBTQ Youth

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October 22nd, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two organizations teamed-up in Holyoke Wednesday night to discuss the issues LGBTQ youth face each day. The Massachusetts LGBTQ Commission on Youth and the LGBT Coalition of Western Massachusetts are working...

Arbitrator Rules Goodell Must Testify in Rice’s Appeal

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October 22nd, 2014
NEW YORK (WGGB) -- The hearing on former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension for domestic abuse will be held in early November. On Wednesday, the neutral arbitrator in the case said that NFL Commissioner...

Candidate Falchuk Sues to Be Included in Debate

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October 22nd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Independent candidate for Massachusetts governor Evan Falchuk has gone to court to try to force the organizers of an Oct. 27 gubernatorial debate to include him. Falchuk said he was asked to participate in the debate, but then...

Canada’s PM Says Shooting Rampage Was Terrorism

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang) By JEREMY HAINSWORTH and ROB GILLIES Associated Press OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an...

Family: Doctors Don’t Detect Ebola in Nurse’s Body

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October 22nd, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday. Officials at Emory University Hospital and the Centers for Disease Control...

Man Apprehended After Jumping White House Fence

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October 22nd, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service has apprehended a man who jumped over the White House fence. This latest incident comes about a month after a previous White House fence jumper sprinted across the lawn, past armed uniformed agents and...

Boston Road Open After Three Car Accident in Wilbraham

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October 22nd, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Wilbraham Police Department responded to a three car accident on Boston Road Wednesday night. The call came in around 7:30 p.m. All three cars were found outside of Dana's Grillroom -- which is on the corner of...

Parent Voices Concern Over Police Firearms Training

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October 22nd, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Northampton Police Department will hold its annual firearms sessions next week. The problem though, it's a few yards away from the R.K. Finn Ryan Road Public School. Some parents are worried that the...

LIHEAP Funds To Help Springfield Residents Get Through Winter

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October 22nd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Relief is on the way for low-income residents in Massachusetts. The state is getting almost $132 million to help families heat their homes. But is it enough? For many people across the state, the Low Income...