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Mon, March 02, 2015
28°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 15°
Humidity: 52%
Dew Point: 12
Wind: WNW at 17 mph
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Another Record Low and a Snowy Afternoon

March 1st, 2015
REGION (WGGB) - Another Sunday and another record low temperature here in Western Mass. Overnight temperatures hit as low as -8 this morning, breaking last year's record of -5. Frigid temperatures aren't the only thing we have to worry about...

Astronauts Take 3rd Spacewalk to Complete Tricky Cable Job

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March 1st, 2015
(Photo Courtesy NASA) By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- It's the third spacewalk in just over a week for a pair of NASA astronauts. Terry Virts and Butch Wilmore ventured out of the International Space...

Large Fire on Shaker Road in Enfield

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March 1st, 2015
ENFIELD (WGGB) - Several fire crews responded to a massive fire at a business on Shaker Road in Enfield early this morning. That fire was called in just after 2 o'clock Saturday morning, and had engulfed the building by the time crews arrived....

Chicopee Crowns Colleen and Court

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March 1st, 2015
CHICOPEE (WGGB) - Chicopee has crowned their Colleen for this year's St. Patrick's Day festivities. 17-year-old Chicopee High School student Shannon McAndrew walked away with this year's honor. Jordan Chmura, Alyssa Hogan, Jessica Welsh, and...

No Injuries as Small Fire Erupts by Disneyland Attraction

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March 1st, 2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say a small fire erupted late Saturday night near a Disneyland attraction, but it was put out by park firefighters and no one was hurt. Disneyland spokeswoman Suzi Brown says the fire broke out about 9:20 p.m. in...

Coast Guard Frees Fishing Boat Trapped in Ice at Cape Cod

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March 1st, 2015
FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) -- The Coast Guard says it has freed a fishing boat that became trapped in ice in Woods Hole Passage in Cape Code. The four-person crew of the Capt. RM Chase notified the Coast Guard about 3 p.m. Saturday that the boat became...

Animals Star in Dakin Humane Society’s “Pawscars”

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February 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The red carpet was rolled out in Springfield Saturday night for the Dakin Humane Society's "Pawscars and Red Carpet Fashion Parade." The fundraiser is a spoof on the Oscars with animals as the stars. Dogs that...

Baker Forms Group to Tackle Skills Gap in State

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February 28th, 2015
BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB/AP) -- Governor Charlie Baker says his administration is developing a plan for bridging the gap between the skills possessed by the state's workforce and the skills that are in demand by cutting-edge companies. Baker...

Homer Avenue Fire Remains Under Investigation

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February 28th, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Chicopee Fire Department responded to a fire on Homer Avenue Saturday night. The call came in around 4:30 p.m. that one unit at the Dale View Apartments was on fire. Crews were on-scene within five...

February 2015 Coldest in 180 Years

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February 28th, 2015
Coldest Februarys   SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) – This February will go in the record books as the coldest February and coldest month in 180 years of record-keeping in western Massachusetts. The average temperature at Amherst was 11.2°...

Young Professionals Hold Self-Defense Seminar

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February 28th, 2015
LUDLOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Knowing how to protect yourself was the goal of a self-defense seminar in Ludlow on Saturday. The Springfield Young Professionals Society collaborated with Team Link Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts to provide...

Stolen Car & Custom Crutches Returned to AIC Student

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February 28th, 2015
(Courtesy: Springfield PD) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)- A stolen car is returned to its rightful owner, an 18 year-old college student at American International College. Alexis Morel is a cancer survivor who had her leg amputated. Though...

Youth Hockey Players Escape Injury in Rink Roof Collapse

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February 28th, 2015
Credit: WCVB Channel 5 Boston CANTON, Mass. (AP) -- A youth hockey team escaped without injury when part of a snow-laden roof collapsed at a Massachusetts skating rink. Officials in Canton say everyone is safe after Saturday morning's...

Authorities seize 15 tons of marijuana on US-Mexico border

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February 28th, 2015
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Federal authorities have seized more than 15 tons of marijuana in a near-record bust at a border crossing in Southern California. The Los Angeles Times reports Saturday (http://lat.ms/1AUTAV1 ) that more than 1,200 packages...

Knicks say Former Player Anthony Mason has Died

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February 28th, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Knicks say Anthony Mason, a rugged power forward who was a defensive force for several NBA teams in the 1990s, has died. He was 48. Knicks spokesman Jonathan Supranowitz confirmed Mason's death, which was first...