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Sat, December 27, 2014
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Doctor Warns Women of Hair Loss Disorder

December 24th, 2014
CHICOPEE,  Mass. (WGGB) -- It's a nightmare for most, but an unnerving reality for Ramona Burton. "It was in the shower where I began to see the shedding and I was really concerned and bothered," said Burton. "I began to wonder, am I gonna go...

Bradley International Flights See Smooth Christmas Travel

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December 24th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn (WGGB) -- Santa's sleigh isn't the only thing in the air tonight as travelers were taking off to their Holiday destinations. "FLORIDA! For Florida? You're excited to go right? Yeah," said one little boy from Amherst. Him his...

Last Minute Christmas Shopping Rush

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December 24th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) -- "Christmas Shopping last minute because I don't have time, just like everyone else I guess," Jeremy Nichols told ABC40 on Christmas Eve afternoon among the hundreds hustling and bustling for last minute gifts. But the...

Former Easthampton School Being Developed as Apartments

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December 24th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) --The city of Easthampton will finally see change in the coming year.   What used to be an elementary school will now be turned into apartments. It's been years since the public has seen the inside of the now...

Springfield Apartment Complex Evacuated after Pepper Spray Used, Suspect Sought

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December 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Emergency personnel responded to Porter Lake Drive Christmas Eve at an apartment complex there after someone sprayed pepper spray underneath an apartment door. This according to Springfield Fire Deputy Chief of...

Ex-President George H.W. Bush Remains Hospitalized

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December 24th, 2014
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush remains hospitalized in Houston after experiencing shortness of breath. Spokesman Jim McGrath said in an email Wednesday that "all is well," but that there was "no new news to report." The...

Over $500 in Merchandise Stolen from GAP Store, Suspect Sought

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December 24th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Longmeadow Police are looking for a woman they say stole more than $500 worth of merchandise from the GAP on Bliss Road Tuesday night. Police Capt. John Stankiewicz reports the incident happened at 8:30 p.m. saying in...

Rollover on I-91 South Near Enfield Exit

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December 24th, 2014
ENFIELD, Conn. (WGGB) --  State Police in Connecticut responded to a rollover accident on I-91 south in Enfield right in the area of Exit 48 involving three Springfield residents. Our crew who saw the accident reports EMS was spotted on scene....

Faithful Flock to Bethlehem for Christmas

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December 24th, 2014
(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed) Manger Square, outside the Church of the Nativity, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) -- Christian pilgrims from around the world have begun to gather in the biblical town of Bethlehem for...

Severe Storms Slam the South, Killing at Least 4

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December 24th, 2014
photo Eli Baylis/AP By JACK ELLIOTT Jr. Associated Press COLUMBIA, Miss. (AP) -- Power companies were struggling to restore electricity to thousands of people in Mississippi, a day after a powerful storm swept through the southern U.S. and...

‘The Interview’ Made Available on Digital Platforms

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December 24th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online / Columbia Pictures) LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Sony is making "The Interview" available on a variety of digital platforms this afternoon. Streaming partners include Google Play, YouTube Movies, Microsoft's Xbox Video and...

Honda Recalls 1,252 Crosstours Over Side Air Bags

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December 24th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- Honda is recalling 1,252 Crosstour vehicles due to a faulty side air bag made by troubled air bag supplier Takata. The Honda recall is for 2015 model year Crosstours. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the...

Mass. Pike Toll Collectors Help Save Man’s Life

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December 24th, 2014
HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) — Two Massachusetts Turnpike toll collectors are being credited with helping save the life of a man who was unresponsive in a car at a toll plaza. Peter Kusi tells The MetroWest Daily News he had just finished his shift...

Wednesday’s News On The Go 12/24

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December 24th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Authorities say an officer has killed a man that pulled a gun and pointed it at him in Missouri, Former President George H. W. Bush is being treated in a Houston, Texas hospital and the former navy seal who claims to have killed...

Springfield Rescue Mission Serves Christmas Breakfast

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December 24th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Springfield Rescue Mission served up breakfast to the homeless and poor. Volunteers came out to share the holiday spirit with those who are in need.  Eggs, bacon, and hot chocolate were just some of the items...