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Monday July 28, 2014
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Pedestrian Killed on Highway Ramp in Burlington

July 27th, 2014
BURLINGTON (WGGB) - State Police say a pedestrian was apparently struck and killed in a hit-and-run on an I-95 ramp in Burlington. Police received a report of a body lying in the road on the Winn Street ramp onto I-95 northbound just after 9 p.m....

Israel Resumes Offensive After Gaza Rocket Fire

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July 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has resumed its Gaza offensive after a series of Palestinian rocket attacks. The Israeli military said Sunday that following "Hamas' incessant rocket fire" during the unilateral Israeli...

Rockets Fired From Gaza During Extended Truce

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July 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Hatem Moussa) JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from Gaza at Israel despite a proposed extension of a humanitarian truce in the Gaza war. According to a Hamas spokesman, the group rejected...

Small Plane Crashes onto Highway, Hits Truck

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July 26th, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Authorities say a small airplane with engine trouble struck a pickup truck during an emergency landing on a Nevada highway Saturday morning. Nevada authorities say at least two people were on board the plane and two people...

Housing Expo Held at Dunbar YMCA

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July 26th, 2014
Springfield, MA(WGGB)---A unique summer home and garden show premiered Saturday in Springfield. The event was held at the Dunbar Y and Community Center and focused on the importance of developing urban communities through rel estate. Aside...

Kids Safety Expo in Springfield

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July 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- The Basketball Hall of Fame was home to a kids safety expo Saturday afternoon. Several hundreds of children showed up to the hall of fame, where they were able to ride the race car simulator, get a free bicycle helmet...

Holyoke Mall Celebrates 35 Years in Business

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July 26th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Ma (WGGB)----At the Holyoke Mall Saturday it was all about customer appreciation! The mall celebrated 35 years of doing business in the community by thanking their customers. There were all kinds of entertainment for shopper and their...

Springfield Man Arrested After Rollover Crash in Chicopee

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July 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man being sought by state police for motor vehicle violations was arrested Saturday following a rollover crash in Chicopee. Troopers responded to a call on a crash at the ramp from Route 116 to Route 391...

FallsFest Music and Art Festival Kicks Off in South Hadley Falls

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July 26th, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY FALLS, Mass. (WGGB) -- The second annual FallsFest Music and Arts Festival kicked off in South Hadley Falls on Saturday. The free event is taking place at Beachgrounds Park from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. The day-long festival brings...

Brunelle’s Marina Officially Opens on the Anniversary of Fire

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July 26th, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- Brunelle's Marina officially opened Saturday, exactly one year after the South Hadley landmark went up in flames. The new showroom and restaurant were built right in the footprint of the old building. The Dockside...

Boston Playground Renamed for Fallen Firefighters

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July 26th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A Boston playground has been renamed in honor of two fallen firefighters. The former Billings Field playground in the city's West Roxbury neighborhood officially reopened on Saturday after a $500,000 renovation project. The park...

Patrick OKs Earlier Sunday Liquor Store Openings

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July 26th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Liquor stores in Massachusetts will soon be able to open a little earlier on Sundays. Gov. Deval Patrick has signed into law a bill that gives the stores permission to begin doing business at 10 a.m. instead of at noon. But it...

Report: Red Sox Trade Peavy to Giants

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July 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) BOSTON (WGGB) -- To say that Red Sox starter Jake Peavy had a disappointing first half of the 2014 season would be an understatement. The veteran went 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA before being traded to the San Francisco...

3 Rockets Hit Israel as Hamas Rejects Gaza Truce

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July 26th, 2014
JERUSALEM (AP) --The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from Gaza at Israel despite a proposed extension of a humanitarian truce in the Gaza war. Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said the group rejected Israel's proposal to...

DA: 2 Shot After Altercation Near Revere Beach

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July 26th, 2014
REVERE, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say a man and a woman are being treated for gunshot injuries following an incident near Revere Beach. Suffolk District Attorney Daniel Conley says it appears the victims, a 33-year-old man and a 36-year-old...