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Today: Mostly cloudy with a few snow and rain showers. Most of the day is dry, becoming windy. Highs: 43-48. Winds: S-->NW: 10-20 gusts to 30. Tonight: Clear and chilly, decreasing winds. Lows: 23-28. NW: 2-10 mph. Have a great M ...
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Boko Haram Kills 39, Legislator, Disrupting Nigeria Election

March 28th, 2015
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- Witnesses and officials say Boko Haram extremists killed 39 people, including a legislator, in northeastern Nigeria, disrupting the country's presidential election. All the attacks took place in the northeast where...

Bird Flu Found In a Top Minnesota Turkey Producing County

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March 28th, 2015
photo MGN MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the...

Students Look To Close Computer Science Gender Gap

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March 28th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Closing the gender gap in computer science. Hack@Smith kicked off today in Northampton. More than 150 students participated in the 24-hour competition to test some of the brightest minds on campus and across...

One Dead, Two Injured at House Party in Springfield

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March 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One person is dead and two others have been injured, following a house party in Springfield. Springfield Police tell ABC40 that three people were stabbed at 73 Cambridge Street around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Police...

7 Shot and Injured at Florida Spring Break House Party

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March 28th, 2015
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Seven people have been shot at a spring break house party in the Florida Panhandle. The Bay County Sheriff's Office says multiple 911 calls flooded in just before 1 a.m. Saturday reporting gunshots in Panama...

Boston Area Expects a Flood of Claims After Record Winter

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March 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- New England's epic winter is on pace to produce a corresponding number of insurance claims. Thousands of homeowners are filing claims as they begin to repair the damage brought by a record winter. Successive storms dumped a...

Decorated Boston Cop in Coma After Being Shot in Face

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March 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) — Boston's police commissioner says a decorated officer remains in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being shot in the face Friday night when gang unit officers stopped a car. Commissioner William Evans said...

New Law to Protect Domestic Workers to Take Effect this Week

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March 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- A new law set to take effect this week aims to increase protections for domestic workers in Massachusetts. The law requires people who hire nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers in Massachusetts to adhere to established labor...

Girl, 4, Sneaks Out, Hops Bus in Search of 3 A.M. Slushie

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March 28th, 2015
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has grabbed her purple raincoat, slipped out of her house at 3 a.m. and hopped a Philadelphia bus in search of a snack. Bus driver Harlan Jenifer says the girl swung her legs in a seat as she chanted,...

Search Continues for at Least 2 After Apparent NYC Gas Blast

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March 28th, 2015
WABC By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are searching for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three New York City apartment buildings. Officials say...

Pedestrian Struck on St. James Boulevard in Springfield

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March 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Emergency personnel were called to St. James Boulevard in Springfield Friday night for a serious pedestrian accident. The call came in just after 10:00 p.m. No word yet on the circumstances surrounding this...

I-91 Reopens After Emergency Repairs Cause Major Backups

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March 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Those traveling along Interstate 91 northbound through Springfield experienced a messy commute Friday because of emergency road work. MassDOT closed off the left and center travel lanes of the elevated portion...

Astronauts Dock with Space Station for 1-Year Mission

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March 27th, 2015
(Photo Courtesy NASA) By DMITRY LOVETSKY and JIM HEINTZ Associated Press BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) -- The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth has docked with the International Space...

Gowdy: Clinton Wiped Email Server Clean, Deleted All Emails

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March 27th, 2015
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Marc Nozell) By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of a House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, says Hillary Rodham Clinton wiped her email server "clean"...

Amanda Knox ‘Relieved and Grateful’ after Court Saga Ends

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March 27th, 2015
photo MGN/ABC News Good Morning America SEATTLE (AP) -- Amanda Knox says she's "tremendously relieved and grateful" that Italy's highest court overturned her murder conviction in the slaying of her roommate. Knox said in a statement Friday...