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Sun, September 21, 2014
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Jury Delivers Verdict in Salmonella Trial

September 19th, 2014
By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- A federal jury has convicted three people in connection with an outbreak of salmonella poisoning five years ago that sickened hundreds of people and was linked to a number of...

Five Displaced Following Fire on Firglade Ave. in Springfield

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Five people have been temporarily forced from their home following a late morning fire in Springfield. Springfield Fire Deputy Chief of Operations Glenn Guyer says that crews were called to 130-132 Firglade Avenue...

Welding Company in Deadly Boston Fire Faces Fines

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September 19th, 2014
(FF Michael Kennedy , Lt. Edward Walsh - Photos Provided by Boston Fire Dept.)BOSTON (AP) -- The owners of a welding company blamed for a fire that killed two Boston firefighters are facing fines of up to $58,000 after federal workplace safety...

Questions Remain Over Pot Company’s HIV Program

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September 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A company that was awarded a medical marijuana dispensary license in Lowell and is vying for licenses in Boston and Greenfield appears to have overstated the scope of its operations at a counseling and research program for HIV and...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Noble Street in Westfield

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September 19th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists heading along one Westfield roadway may see some delays next week. Westfield Police Capt. Michael McCabe says that beginning Monday, Noble Street will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. so crews can complete...

Three Springfield Schools Added to Level 4 Status by State

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September 19th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB/AP) -- State education officials say 88 percent of high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year, though achievement gaps persisted and several schools in the state's largest cities were...

Agawam Accountant Gets 3 Years of Probation

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- An 86-year-old accountant from Agawam has been convicted of embezzling $400,000 from a company after being hired to prepare its tax returns. James Hansmann was spared prison time but sentenced to three years of...

Stores Nationwide Open for iPhone 6 Business

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September 19th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: Apple) HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The wait is over as Apple fans cheered the opening of stores across the region and nationwide to get their hands on the new iPhone 6 and 6 plus Local Apple fans began lining up for the new...

Man Faces Arson Charge in Huge California Wildfire

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September 19th, 2014
This image released by the El Dorado County Sheriff's department shows Wayne Allen Huntsman in his booking photo in Placerville, Calif. Huntsman has been arrested on suspicion of arson in an out-of-control Northern California wildfire that has...

Three Sent to Hospital as Car Crashes Into Ditch off I-91 South

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September 19th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A one-car crash sent a car slamming into a ditch along Interstate 91 southbound late Thursday night. Troopers at the State Police barracks in Northampton say the car crashed around 11:00 p.m. near a rest stop. The car rolled over and...

Voters in Scotland Reject Independence, to Remain Part of U.K.

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September 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Matt Dunham) By JILL LAWLESS and GREGORY KATZ Associated Press EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) -- Scottish voters have rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country...

Hunt for Penn. Trooper Shooting Suspect Closes Off Neighborhood

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September 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Pennsylvania State Police) CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authorities blocked roads...

An Inside Look at the Big E Cream Puff Bakery

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September 18th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Cream Puff Bakery in the New England Building could be more seen like a well-run manufacturing facility. Once all the individual products are brought in, everything - from the custard to the cream to...

Using Pork to Stop Nosebleeds a Winning Discovery

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September 18th, 2014
Photo Courtesy of ABC News: Kiyoshi Mabuchi performs during Ig Nobel Prize ceremony BOSTON (AP) -- Scientists who found that sticking cured pork up your nose can stop an uncontrollable nosebleed and owning a cat can be hazardous to your mental...

Agawam Residents Voice Concerns Over Proposed Sports Complex

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September 18th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Agawam Planning Board met Thursday night to discuss a proposed sports complex to be built in the area. The facility would hold four separate fields to be used for soccer, lacrosse, football, and field hockey....