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Murdered Teen Remembered at Vigil

October 19th, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A 19 year-old teen, murdered in Springfield on October 13th, was remembered Sunday night at a vigil in Fountain Park. Joseph Gorecki, Jr., of Hampden, was the victim of a deadly shooting outside a housing complex on...

Crews Respond to Hard Landing at Beverly Airport

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October 19th, 2014
BEVERLY, Mass. (WGGB) -- A small plane practicing takeoffs and landings at Beverly Airport had a hard landing Sunday afternoon. WCVB reports that the plane's front landing gear came off during that practicing. However, the plane managed to land...

Peyton Manning Breaks All-Time NFL Touchdown Record

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October 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory...

Dogs Take Stage At Eastern States Exposition

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October 19th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It was a dog lovers paradise in West Springfield today, where more than 1,200 dogs were competing to win first prize. The Troy Kennel Club Incorporation hosted its Annual Dog Show at the Eastern States...

Clergy Advocating for Paid Sick Time Question

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October 19th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Religious congregations across Massachusetts are rallying in support of a ballot question calling for workers to be allowed to accrue paid sick time. Clergy supporting Question 4 on the ballot are planning to deliver sermons...

Gas Prices Continue to Drop

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October 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Drivers can't believe their eyes as over gas prices continue to drop to less than three dollars. Drivers think they're seeing double. As gas prices plumet to less than three dollars. One driver says, "It feels...

Rays of Hope Takes off in Springfield

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October 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- Nearly 20-thousand people gathered in Forest Park today for the annual Rays of Hope walk. The walk supports those who are fighting against breast cancer and raises money for research. It was a sea of pink. Breast...

Milestone Reached for Friends, Family of Ebola Patient

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October 19th, 2014
By EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Louise Troh has spent three weeks confined to a home while battling loneliness and fear that she too had contracted Ebola, the disease that killed her boyfriend, Thomas Eric...

New England Raking in Millions From Leaf Peepers

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October 19th, 2014
By TRACEE M. HERBAUGH Associated Press JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) -- Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn -- and all six states are raking it in. Officials say leaf-peeping tourists will spend upward of $3 billion this fall to...

9th Annual Westhampton Fall Festival Kicks Off

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October 19th, 2014
WESTHAMPTON, Mass. -- (WGGB) -- The ninth annual Westhampton Fall Festival and Great Pumpkin Roll took place Sunday afternoon. The Festival was sponsored by the Friends of the Westhampton Public Library, Fire Department and other civic...

State Police Reopens Route 90 in Otis Following Accident

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October 19th, 2014
Photo by Julia Dunn State Police say that Route 90 Westbound has re-opened after an accident happened Sunday morning. The accident resulted in a jack-knifed tractor trailer burning to the ground. No injuries have been...

51-year-old man killed in Bridgeport

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October 19th, 2014
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Bridgeport police have identified a man who was killed in the city's 10th homicide of the year. Police say 51-year-old Ivan Rodriguez Mendez died Saturday night after getting into a fight with one or more people. He was...

Health Care Worker Being Monitored for Ebola Leaves Cruise Ship in Galveston, Texas

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October 19th, 2014
Health care worker being monitored for Ebola leaves cruise ship in Galveston, Texas GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- Carnival Cruise Lines says a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for signs of Ebola has disembarked the Carnival Magic with...

Coast Guard Picks Up Blood Sample From Cruise Passenger Monitored for Ebola

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October 19th, 2014
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) -- A blood sample taken from a Dallas health care worker who is aboard a cruise ship and being monitored for signs of Ebola was retrieved by the Coast Guard, officials said early Sunday. Petty Officer Andy Kendrick told The...

One Person Killed in Late Night Accident

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October 19th, 2014
Photo Courtesy: Springfield Fire Dept. SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - One person has died after an accident late Saturday that took out a utility pole. Springfield Police and Firefighters responded to that accident on Roosevelt Avenue just before...