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Friday August 29, 2014
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Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

August 29th, 2014
photo courtesy The Hershey Company/AP HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. The candy maker on Friday announced the...

Experimental Ebola Drug Heals All Monkeys in Study

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August 29th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the...

US Sanctions People Aiding Iran

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August 29th, 2014
By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is targeting more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, supporting terrorism and helping Iran evade U.S. and...

Missing F-15 Pilot from Barnes Confirmed Dead

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August 28th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Va. (WGGB) -- Officials have confirmed that the pilot of the F-15C that crashed Wednesday in western Virginia was killed. Just after 9 a.m. Wednesday, the pilot of an F-15C made a radio communication that there was an...

Motor Bike Destroyed in Collision at Chicopee Intersection

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August 28th, 2014
CHICOPEE (WGGB) -- A serious crash is under investigation in Chicopee, after a motor bike was found in several pieces along a roadway late Thursday night. Chicopee Police responded to the intersection of Chicopee St. and Meadow St. just...

President Obama Cautions Against Using Force to Solve Crises

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August 28th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict. That stance is in keeping with Obama's long-standing...

Suspects Arraigned After Shots Fired in Holyoke

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August 28th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two suspects have been arrested after firing shots in Holyoke Thursday night. Anthony Perez, 22, and Wilmarie Hernandez, 35 -- both from Holyoke -- were arraigned after witnesses reported shots being fired outside of a...

Board Rejects Conn. Dentist’s Request to Lift Suspension

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August 28th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's dental commission has turned down a request to lift the suspension of a dentist accused of providing inadequate care to a patient who died after being treated in his office. Dr. Rashmi Patel, who has...

Memorial Will be Open on 9/11 for First Time

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August 28th, 2014
National September 11 Memorial and Museum (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit...

Retired Firefighter Arraigned for Alleged Assault on Fire Commissioner

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August 28th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he's disappointed with the decision by a judge to release a retired fire captain, accused of assaulting the city's fire commissioner, on his personal recognizance. Michael...

Update: Route 5 in Easthampton Reopened After Serious Crash

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August 28th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Easthampton Police Department have confirmed that Route 5 has been reopened following a serious crash. Route 5 -- from East Street in Easthampton to just over the Holyoke city line -- was closed this afternoon...

Massachusetts to offer two-month tax amnesty

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August 28th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- The Massachusetts Department of Revenue has announced a two-month amnesty program designed to encourage the payment of delinquent taxes by individuals and businesses. The amnesty program will run from Sept. 1 through Oct. 31. It...

Summery Unofficial End to Summer

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August 28th, 2014
As we head into the holiday weekend, summer is showing no signs of quit as a stuffy, tropical air mass arrives. With clear skies, a diminish breeze and high pressure overhead, we can expect a crisp, cool night tonight. Temperatures will dip...

Man Arrested for Allegedly Exposing Himself on UMass Campus

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August 28th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A Montague man has been arraigned on charges he exposed himself to two female students on the UMass campus. Christopher Williams was taken into custody by University Police on Wednesday. Williams was charged with two counts of open...

Daughter: Joan Rivers ‘Resting Comfortably’

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August 28th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / Wiki Commons) By JAKE PEARSON, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital...