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Tonight: Mainly clear and frigid with record cold expected. Lows: -2 to 8 (record: 11 set back in 1996). Winds: Become calm. Saturday: Some filtered morning sunshine then increasing clouds, quite chilly. Highs: 24-30. Winds ...
Sat, November 29, 2014
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Humidity: 90%
Dew Point: 11
Wind: S at 3 mph
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Police Return to Hernandez Home Seeking Sneakers

November 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool) NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing with which he's been...

Body Found in Westfield Identified

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November 27th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have identified the man who was found dead inside the vehicle he was driving Wednesday morning on Root Road in Westfield. 23-year-old, Alexander Schultz lived on Coolidge Avenue in Westfield.  Authorities...

Ready, Set, Shop! 2014 Thanksgiving Weekend Store Hours

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November 27th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- In anticipation of the rush of holiday shoppers after Thanksgiving, many area malls and retailers are offering extended hours starting on Friday....

Snowstorm Leaves Many Without Power in the Northeast

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November 27th, 2014
CONCORD, N.H. (AP/WGGB) -- Power outages from the first major snowstorm of the season are forcing some residents of the Northeast to celebrate Thanksgiving in the dark. The outages on Thursday are particularly bad in northern New England, where...

Diplomats Make Trade Deal to Cut Red Tape, Poverty

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November 27th, 2014
photo MGN-Online GENEVA (AP) -- The World Trade Organization has pulled off a major deal that could boost global commerce by $1 trillion annually after years of negotiation. Diplomats says the deal approved Thursday is the first multilateral...

“Cease the Grease” This Holiday Season

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November 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- There's a lot of cooking that goes on this time of year. And as a result, sewer line problems increase around the holidays -- as people wash a lot of greasy foods down the drain. The Springfield Water and...

Last Minute Shopping Before Thanksgiving

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- People have been braving the weather Wednesday night to pick up those last-minute items for their Thanksgiving feast. Springfield residents at the Stop & Shop on Liberty Street say the storm threw a wrench in...

Immigrants Social Security Eligible in Obama Plan

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November 26th, 2014
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama's new executive actions would be eligible for Social...

University of Massachusetts Cuts Ties to Cosby

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November 26th, 2014
(Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File) BOSTON (AP) -- The University of Massachusetts-Amherst has cut ties with alumnus Bill Cosby amid allegations by women accusing the comedian of sexual assault. University spokesman Edward Blaguszewski...

Westfield State Students Donate 114 Turkeys to Local Families

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November 26th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Westfield State University's Student Government Association brought 114 turkeys to the Westfield Chapter of the Salvation Army on Wednesday. The Salvation Army will now distribute the turkeys to local families who...

ABC40 First Warning Weather Chats

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November 26th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This week is set to be one of the busiest of the entire year: with a big travel day Wednesday and the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday. Meanwhile, Mother Nature brought us a helping of winter white - just in time...

Mutual Aid Called-In to Fight House Fire in Greenfield

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November 26th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Greenfield Fire Department responded to a house fire on Old Albany Road Wednesday night during the snow storm. The home -- which is currently up for sale -- is still occupied.  The homeowners were inside the...

Monday, Dec. 1 – 40 Force: South Hadley

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November 26th, 2014
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (WGGB) -- The 40 Force is WGGB and our neighbors, working together to make a difference in Western Massachusetts. It’s our commitment to support the community by pooling our resources with the collective knowledge...

Dozens of Flights Delayed, Cancelled Around Region

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November 26th, 2014
Regional Radar & Delays (5:30pm) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – The heavy wet snow is causing travel woes around the region, including air travel. Though much of the storm has been rain along the coast, snow is falling at many airports,...

Springfield DPW Ready For Storm

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November 26th, 2014
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) (WGGB)--Springfield DPW crews were out early on Wednesday to keep up with the storm. There was no shortage of traffic today. Plenty of people heading out to do some last-minute shopping for Thanksgiving, " We started out...