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UMass Beats Previously Unbeaten Northeastern 79-54

November 26th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jabarie Hinds scored 14 points and had five assists to lead Massachusetts to a 79-54 victory over Northeastern in the Hall of Fame Tip Off Classic on Wednesday. UMass (5-1) opened on a 9-2 run and never trailed. The...

Bright Nights to Open Wednesday for Its 20th Season

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Some holiday traditions are set to hit Springfield this week: Bright Nights and the Parade of Big Balloons. Judy Matt from the Spirit of Springfield explained during 40 in the Morning Wednesday that the...

Weather-Related Parking Bans

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November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. Click here to see the most up-to-date...

Snow Impacting Travel at Bradley Airport

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November 26th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- Travel is slow not only on the area's roadways, but also at the airport. Officials with Bradley International Airport say that 14 departing flights have been cancelled for Wednesday afternoon and evening. "We...

Traffic Slow Along Snow-Covered Roads, Mass. Pike Speed Limit Reduced

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November 26th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- The snowy conditions have forced speed limits to be lowered on the Mass. Turnpike. Mass. State Police say that the speed has been reduced to 40 miles per hours between the New York state line and Westborough. In...

Chicopee Comp/South Hadley Game Moved to Saturday

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November 26th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The inclement weather has caused a Thanksgiving game in Chicopee to be postponed. City officials say that the match-up between Chicopee Comp. and South Hadley has been postponed until 12 p.m. Saturday. As of...

Justice Ginsburg has Surgery for Coronary Blockage

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November 26th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says the 81-year-old...

Body Found in Westfield

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November 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police in Westfield are investigating a body that was found in a vehicle off of Root Road. Authorities were first notified at 7:06 a.m. by a neighbor who woke up and spotted the car.  "We don't know what time the...

Dozens Arrested in Boston During Ferguson Protest

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November 26th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Police say dozens of people were arrested during a march in Boston to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict a white Ferguson, Missouri, officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager. A Boston police department...

Seven Injured when Trolleys Make Contact in Boston

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November 26th, 2014
photo courtesy Boston FD/WCVB BOSTON (AP) -- An MBTA spokesman says seven people complained of back discomfort after two trolleys made contact in Boston. The trains, one of which was out of service and had no passengers on board, made contact...

Airlines Cancel 200 Flights; Six at Bradley International

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November 26th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- Impending snow is complicating one of the biggest travel days of the year for many in New England. Airlines have preemptively cancelled nearly 250 flights due to the threat of snowfall Wednesday afternoon, ahead of...

Two FBI Agents Shot, Injured in St. Louis Area

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November 26th, 2014
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A St. Louis County police spokesman says two FBI agents have been shot, but their injuries are not life-threatening. Officer Shawn McGuire says the shooting took place early Wednesday morning in north St. Louis County. McGuire...

Protests Clear in Ferguson, after Second Night of Demonstrations

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November 26th, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Police have dispersed protesters from the streets of Ferguson after second night of demonstrations following a grand jury decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Tuesday was far...

Holyoke Committee Announces 2015 John F. Kennedy Award Recipient

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November 26th, 2014
HOLYOKE (WGGB) -- The Holyoke St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee announced the recipient of the 2015 John F. Kennedy Award recipient on Tuesday night. The award went to Massachusetts native and President and CEO of Friendly's Ice Cream John M....

Springfield Looks to Regulate Door-To-Door Solicitation

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Public Safety Committee met Tuesday afternoon to discuss door-to-door solicitations. The public was also invited to attend, as the city reviewed an ordinance that's been proposed by police....