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Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teen Girls

September 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/Merck, File) by LINDSEY TANNER, AP Medical Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation's most...

Toyota Recalls 690,000 Pickups to Fix Rear Springs

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September 29th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota says it is recalling 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks because the rear leaf springs could break, puncture the gas tank and cause a fire. The recall covers Tacoma Four-by-Four and Pre-Runner pickups from the 2005 through...

Keeping an Eye on the Financial Markets

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The stock market has its ups and downs, and often with those changes, investors and traders wonder what might be the next best move for them. Brian Corridan from Corridan & Company in Chicopee joined ABC40's Tom...

Conn. Company Recalls Pet Food Over Salmonella Concerns

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September 29th, 2014
MANCHESTER, Conn. (WGGB) - Manchester, Conn.-based pet food company Bravo is recalling several products over concerns of salmonella contamination. There is risk to both pets and humans, as pets can become infected by eating the product, while...

Western New England Poll Shows Tight Race for Governor

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A new poll from Western New England University finds the candidates for Massachusetts Governor in a dead heat. Republican Charlie Baker leads Democrat Martha Coakley by only one percentage point among likely...

Police Find Heroin, Young Boy in Car During Pittsfield Traffic Stop

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September 29th, 2014
(Photo Provided by Mass. State Police) PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- State Police say heroin and a young boy were found inside a car during a traffic stop last week in Pittsfield. Mass. State Police explain that last Wednesday, a trooper was on...

Jury Selection for Marathon Suspect’s Friend

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September 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File) BOSTON (AP) -- Jury selection has begun in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who is accused of lying to authorities investigating the bombing. Robel Phillipos is...

State Trooper Helps Stop Car Theft from Along Route 5

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September 29th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- An alert state trooper was able to intervene and help prevent a car from being stolen over the weekend. Mass. State Police say that around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Sgt. Ronald Gibbons was traveling along Route 5...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Drop Just Over Two Cents

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- For another week in a row, area motorists are seeing some relief at the gas pump. A recent survey by GasBuddy.com shows that the average price of a gallon of gas has dropped 2.2 cents from last week, and is now...

Judge to Hear Motions to Toss Evidence in Hernandez Case

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September 29th, 2014
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- A judge is expected to hear arguments on a motion by lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to suppress evidence in his murder trial. Hernandez is awaiting trial in the 2013 killing of...

Safety Agency Studying Toyota Acceleration Problem

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September 29th, 2014
By TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) -- A U.S. safety agency is looking into a consumer's petition alleging that older Toyota Corollas can accelerate unexpectedly at low speeds and cause crashes. The inquiry by the National Highway...

“Shellshock” Bug Could Leave 70% of Devices Vulnerable to Hack

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September 29th, 2014
(WGGB) -- It's a bug that's even more concerning than the infamous 'Heartbleed' bug that plagued so many people's computers and it's been going unnoticed for 20 years. The new 'Shellshock' bug is a flaw in roughly 70% of devices that access the...

Afghanistan Swears in New President for First Time Since 2001

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September 29th, 2014
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has been sworn in as Afghanistan's new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country's first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban. Ghani Ahmadzai...

Charges Expected in Beheading at Oklahoma Workplace

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September 29th, 2014
(AP Photo/Oklahoma Department of Corrections) MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- Police say charges are expected in the beheading of a woman at a food distribution center in an Oklahoma City suburb. Moore police Sgt. Jeremy Lewis says murder and other...

California Adopts ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual-Assault Rule

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September 29th, 2014
New students at San Diego State University watch a video on sexual consent during an orientation meeting Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in San Diego. Defining consensual sex is a growing trend by universities under pressure to do more to protect victims....