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Today: Mostly sunny and warmer. Highs 65-70. Tonight: Partly cloudy and not as cold. Lows 38-43. Have a great day! Greg Pollak
Monday April 21, 2014

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Pope Francis, Huge Crowd Joyously Celebrate Easter

April 20th, 2014
(Andrew Medichini/AP Photo) VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square. Even before Mass began, a crowd of more than 100,000 was overflowing from the...

In Colorado, a Pot Holiday Goes Mainstream

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April 20th, 2014
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI DENVER (AP) -- The 4/20 stoner holiday is going mainstream in Colorado. April 20 has traditionally been a day for marijuana activists to defiantly light up to protest their drug of choice being outlawed. But Colorado has...

Sunday Morning News On the Go

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April 20th, 2014
(WGGB) - In your Sunday morning News On the Go, racers and organizers alike are preparing for the 118th Boston Marathon tomorrow morning, the body found Friday in Sterling has been positively identified as that of missing 5-year-old Fitchburg boy...

Man Stabbed in Piccolo’s Restaurant

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April 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - One man is in the hospital this morning after a stabbing at a downtown restaurant. Springfield Police responded to a call at Piccolo's Restaurant just after 2:30 this morning. When they arrived, they found a large crowd...

Man Arrested Following Jewelry Store Robbery

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April 20th, 2014
LUDLOW (WGGB) - One man is behind bars after police in Ludlow say he stole a necklace from a jewelry store. The incident happened just before noon on Saturday, when 20-year-old Dillon Roulston stole a gold chain valued at $3,500. Ludlow...

Jam Band Event in Southwick

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April 20th, 2014
SOUTHWICK, Mass (WGGB) - Supports came from near and far help raise money for local animal shelter. Starting at 4:00 pm Saturday local bands came out to play for the cause. Everyone who attended was required to pay for a $15.00 ticket at the...

Georgia Firm Recalls Chicken Breast Tenders Sold Nationwide

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April 19th, 2014
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2014– Prime Pak Foods, a Gainesville, Ga., company, is recalling approximately 24,000 pounds of fully cooked breaded chicken breast products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens. The U.S. Department of...

10 More Bodies Found Inside South Korean Ferry

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April 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Yonhap) MOKPO, South Korea (AP) -- Divers have recovered 10 more bodies from inside the ferry that sank off South Korea. The confirmed death toll is now 46. Officials said Sunday the bodies were recovered following divers gaining...

61st Annual Westfield River Whitewater Races

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April 19th, 2014
HUNTINGTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Saturday was the 61st Annual Westfield River Whitewater Races . Canoes and kayaks raced down the Westfield River from Huntington to Russell. The novices ran in the morning, and five and twelve mile experts raced...

Volunteer Firefighters Train With Live Fire

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April 19th, 2014
TOLLAND, Mass. (WGGB) -- It was a busy morning of training Saturday for more than a dozen volunteer firefighters from Tolland, Otis, Granville, and Sandisfield. For some, it was their first brush with a live fire. "You don't want to be...

DA: Body Found is That of Missing 5-year-old Boy

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April 19th, 2014
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities have confirmed that the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway in central Massachusetts, is Jeremiah Oliver . The Fitchburg boy was missing for months before police...

Governor: Boston Lockdown Amid Search a Tough Call

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April 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick says the decision to lock down much of greater Boston during the search for the surviving suspect in the marathon bombing was a "tough call" but one he's glad that was made. Patrick reflected on the...

Keep Springfield Beautiful Adds Another Cleanup Project to Its List

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April 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – Members of the Springfield community got together to clean up a blighted property on Eastern Avenue Saturday morning. Several groups of volunteers helped to pick up the debris at the property, which had become a...

Chicopee Police Shoot, Kill Fox Which May be Related to Attack on Child

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April 19th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee Police have shot and killed a fox they think may be related to an attack on a child from Saturday morning. The dispatcher confirmed to ABC 40 a fox was killed on Fletcher Circle around 12:30 PM. Environmental...

Firefighters Fight House Fire in Chicopee

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April 19th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Chicopee fire officials worked to put out a house fire at 259 Langevin Street Saturday afternoon. The one story frame had significant damage to the front right side of the house. Crews on the scene confirmed there...