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Tonight: Mostly Cloudy then thickening clouds overnight with some late rain or wet snow showers developing. Lows: 28-32. Winds: N/NW 2-12 mph. Saturday: Occasional wet snow or snow showers, mixed with rain in the valley. A c ...
Fri, March 27, 2015
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ABC40 Follow-Up: Eversource Reaching Out to Day Care with Nearly $5K Bill

March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- An ABC40 follow-up to a story we brought you yesterday. Eversource is responding to Carole Nelson, the daycare provider who received an electric bill for nearly $5,000. The company says they are following up...

Yahoo Says it Will Buy Back $2 billion in Stock

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March 26th, 2015
Courtesy: MGN Online NEW YORK (AP) -- Yahoo says it will buy back $2 billion in company stock as it prepares to spin off its stake in Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. Investors were pushing Yahoo to use some of the proceeds from the...

Childhood Home of Dr. Seuss Up for Sale

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Dr. Seuss's childhood home is up for sale in Springfield. Located on Fairfield Street, the five bedroom house is where Theodor Geisel and his family lived for many years. The children's author is most famous...

ABC40 Follow-Up: Hot Water Restored to Chicopee Apartment Complex

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March 26th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's an ABC40 follow-up to a story we brought you earlier this week. It's good news for residents of MacArthur Terrace in Chicopee. New hot water boilers have been installed at the apartment complex, and all...

Northampton Police Offering Department Lot for Internet Sale Exchanges

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March 26th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Good news for those who are concerned about meeting in person to buy or sell products they find on the internet. The Northampton Police Department is now offering a new initiative allowing folks to meet in a...

Home and Garden Show Opens at the Eastern States Expo.

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March 26th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- This weekend, you will have a chance to see some of the latest trends in home improvements at the Original Western Mass. Home and Garden Show. The event opened Thursday at the Better Living Center and the...

Recall Roundup: Patio Chairs and Chopped Spinach

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March 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- A wobbly chair and spinach that may not be as healthy as you think top our Recall Roundup for this Thursday, March 26. Linon Home Décor Products recalls foldable wood patio chairs due to fall hazard. The chair can unexpectedly tip...

Residents React to Latest Springfield Murder

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- People in Springfield are on edge. Less than three months into 2015, eight people have already been murdered in the city. Kenneth Lopez, 18, is the latest victim. His body found outside of a home on Dwight Street...

Berkshire Co. Man Charged with Stealing Construction Tools

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March 26th, 2015
(Photo Provided by Mass. State Police) (WGGB) -- A Berkshire County man is under arrest, accused of stealing tools from a construction site. Mass. State Police say that 24-year-old Travis Cormier of Pittsfield has been arrested on charges of...

Jury Examines Models of Bombs Used in Boston Marathon Attack

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March 26th, 2015
(Photo: FBI via AP) by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have examined models of the pressure cooker bombs used in the 2013 deadly attacks. FBI bomb expert...

Mass. Pension Board to Encourage Corporate Diversity

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March 26th, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Massachusetts' pension board is planning to use its shareholder muscle to press companies to include more women and racial minorities on their corporate boards. The Pension Reserves Investment Management Board voted unanimously...

Teen Accused of Bringing Gun to Mass. School Held without Bail

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March 26th, 2015
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities say a 19-year-old man accused of bringing a gun to a high school south of Boston was looking for a 16-year-old girl he met online, but she wasn't a student there. Jonathan Villagran of Watertown was ordered...

Aaron Hernandez Trial Resumes After Courthouse Bomb Threat

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March 26th, 2015
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- The murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has resumed after being disrupted by a bomb threat called in to the courthouse. The Fall River Justice Center was evacuated at around noon...

Local Organization Helps Find Employment for Disabled Adults

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March 26th, 2015
(WGGB) -- Looking for work is tough, but when you're looking for work with a disability, it can seem nearly impossible. Opportunity Services has just opened a Springfield location and they're working hard to find people meaningful...

Police Identify Murder Victim Found on Dwight Street in Springfield

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March 26th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Investigators have released the identity of a man who was found dead in Springfield's North End. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that 18-year-old Kenneth Lopez of Springfield was found dead Wednesday...