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This Afternoon: Mostly cloudy, breezy, warm and muggy. Showers and storms re-developing. A few storms could be strong to severe with damaging winds, flooding rains and hail. Highs: 75-80. Winds: S/SW 7-15 mph. Tonight: Shower ...
Monday July 28, 2014
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Humidity: 90%
Dew Point: 70
Wind: SSW at 13 mph
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Branford Dispensary to Begin Selling Pot in Sept.

July 27th, 2014
BRANFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Branford marijuana dispensary plans to begin selling pot in September. Manager, Nick Tamborrino says Bluepoint Wellness of Connecticut, one of six state-approved dispensaries of medical marijuana, will open probably...

Numerous Illnesses Reported at Mass. concert

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July 27th, 2014
MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Emergency service workers from six towns responded to numerous reports of illness at a Keith Urban concert in Mansfield. Officials said alcohol consumption was the likely cause. Ambulances arrived from Eaton,...

Plan to Simplify 2015 Health Renewals May Backfire

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July 27th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who have health insurance on their jobs usually don't think twice about next year's renewal. But if you are in one of the new plans under President Barack Obama's health law, that assumption could lead to costly...

Sunday’s News on the Go

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July 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Brunelle's Marina in South Hadley re-opens, American doctor contracts Ebola, and 40Force fertility treatment Monday at 5. ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca gives you all the top headlines in your News on the Go for this Sunday...

No Injuries Reported in 9-Alarm Cambridge Fire

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July 27th, 2014
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say a nine-alarm fire in Cambridge that spread to three apartment buildings but apparently caused no injuries is under control. The Cambridge Fire Department says the fire in the Cambridge Port neighborhood...

Pedestrian Killed on Highway Ramp in Burlington

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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...

Community Gathers to Learn About Law Enforcement

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July 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds of families showed up to Hennessey Park in Springfield Saturday to learn a little more about law enforcement. Children and their families got a chance to have one-on-one time with officers, firefighters...

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...