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All Lanes of I-91 South in Northampton Reopen Following Road Work

January 28th, 2015
The backup from the repair work on I-91 in Northampton NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling along Interstate 91 south experienced some delays following emergency repair work Wednesday. MassDOT spokesperson Mike Verseckes says that...

Suspect Sought Following Robbery in West Springfield

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January 28th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are looking for the public's help in identifying a robbery suspect. West Springfield Police report that a male suspect entered a Shell gas station on Riverdale Street around 10:50 p.m. Saturday,...

Crews Respond After Scene of Holland Garage Rekindles

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January 28th, 2015
HOLLAND, Mass. (WGGB) -- A garage in Holland destroyed by fire started up again today. Fire crews returned to the scene of that barn fire on Alexander Road early Tuesday morning They had to hit a couple of hot spots -- to make sure...

Jordan Ready to Swap Inmate for Pilot Held by Islamic State

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January 28th, 2015
This combination of two photographs shows the detail of a poster of an undated photograph of Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, left, used during a demonstration calling for his release from the Islamic State group and a still image from...

Herrell’s to Mark ‘National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast’ Day

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- It's of the tastiest days of the year. Next Saturday is a little known holiday called National Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast day. To celebrate, Herrell's Ice Cream in Northampton is teaming up with Whole Children in Hadley. Judy...

National School Choice Week to Highlight Educational Options for Parents

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- When it comes to choosing the right school these days, your kids have plenty of options. There are more than a dozen events going on in western Mass. this week to highlight all of those options. Lisa Keegan joined ABC40's Tom...

Pentagon Denying Reports of Decision on Sgt. Bergdahl

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- The Pentagon is denying reports about a decision to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl with desertion. Bergdahl is the soldier who disappeared from a base in Afghanistan before he was captured by the Taliban. He returned to the U.S. this...

Gov. Baker Wrestled with Non-Essential Travel Ban

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says he wrestled with whether to institute a travel ban during this week's blizzard, but says it ultimately "worked pretty much as we hoped" it would. The governor said Wednesday he and members...

THURSDAY AT 11 – Online Obsession

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January 28th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Are you too tied to Twitter? Do you seek instant gratification from Instagram? "You hear that ding and you think, 'Oh my gosh. What is that?'" ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca explores if your online fun be more of an online...

FRIDAY ON ABC40 – Honor Roll Live: Belchertown High

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January 28th, 2015
BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WGGB) -- ABC40’s Honor Roll Live continues in Hampshire County this week. Friday, we head to the home of the Orioles - Belchertown High School From student groups and clubs, to athletes and musicians, to academic...

Ford Recalls Cars, Vans for Door Latch and Seat Belt Trouble

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January 28th, 2015
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from...

Gov. Baker to Visit Blizzard-Damaged Towns

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is scheduled to visit some of the areas hit hardest by the two-day blizzard that left up to three feet of snow in some communities. After stopping by the state Transportation Department...

ABC40 Alert: Nissan Recalling 768,000 SUVs

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January 28th, 2015
Photo MGN DETROIT (AP) -- Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The largest recall covers more than 552,000 Rogue small SUVs worldwide from 2008 to...

Boston Area Returning to Normal after Winter Storm

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January 28th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Call it Boston's latest Big Dig. Residents of eastern Massachusetts are waking up Wednesday to cars buried in several feet of snow, and finding that many secondary roads remains covered. But life is slowly returning to normal...

Conn. Man Arrested for Using Truck to Tow Kids on Sled

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January 28th, 2015
(Courtesy: Plainfield Police) PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) -- A Plainfield man has been arrested after police say he was pulling kids on a sled behind his speeding pickup truck. Michael W. Chauvin faces charges of risk of injury to a minor,...