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Local Restaurants Compete in Annual Ribfest Fundraiser

September 20th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) --  The Hampshire County Bar Association held a Ribfest fundraiser on Saturday at the Three County Fairgrounds. It was a day full of ribs, beer, and live music. The money raised was donated to a child advocacy...

Friends of Holyoke Library Host Gala Fundraiser

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September 20th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Holyoke Library was flooded with patrons and supporters Saturday night for a special gala event. The party, hosted by the Friends of the Holyoke Public Library, was put on to help raise funds for library...

Big E Breaks Record Attendance

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September 20th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Vermont Day at the Big E proved to be historic, as a more than 30-year old record was broken by the crowds! On Saturday, 170,612 guests entered the fairgrounds, breaking the All-Time Single Day Attendance...

Penn State Powers Past UMass, 48-7

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September 20th, 2014
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 yards and Penn State defeated Massachusetts 48-7 on Saturday. Penn State (4-0), which needed late-game drives to win...

2nd Annual “Ride to Remember” Ends in Boston

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Bikers from across the state are celebrating the end of their 106 mile charity ride tonight in Boston. Starting at 7 a.m., the Springfield Police Department, Law enforcement and other public agencies took part in the...

Second Man Arrested Trying to Enter White House

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September 20th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Secret Service says a man has been arrested for trying to unlawfully enter the White House, less than 24 hours after a fence-jumper made it all the way into the building. Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan says a man...

Titanic Historical Society Dedicates Memorial Garden

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Saturday afternoon, the Titanic Historical Society dedicated the new Titanic Centennial Memorial Garden and Walkway. The dedication took place at the the Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield. The new garden is to...

Celebrating Vermont Day at the Big E

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September 20th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds of people gathered Saturday afternoon at the Big E to celebrate Vermont Day. Several vendors were present to showcase their crafts and expertise to guests. There were also a variety of food and...

81 Immigrants Arrested in New England

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September 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Federal immigration officials say a four-day enforcement operation in New England has ended with the arrest of 81 immigrants, including those convicted of crimes, fugitives and those accused of other immigration violations. The...

Mass. Tax Credits Benefiting Movies, TV Projects

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September 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A film starring Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin was one of the biggest beneficiaries of a tax credit program designed to lure movies and television shows to Massachusetts. A report from the state revenue department says "Labor Day"...

Gov. Patrick Returning from European Trade Mission

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September 20th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick is heading back to Massachusetts after wrapping up his latest trade mission. During the weeklong trip, Patrick began in in Copenhagen, Denmark. He also stopped in London, Lyon and Paris. On Saturday, he was...

Saturday’s News on the Go 8/20

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September 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Gate jumper gets into the white house, manhunt continues for trooper killer in Pennsylvania, 2nd annual "Ride to Remember," more entertainment at the Big E and more. ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca has more...

2 Northampton Residents Displaced After an Attic Fire

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September 20th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Northampton Fire Department are investigating a fire that left two people homeless Saturday morning. According to Fire officials, the fire started in the Attic of a two story building at 167 Main Street in...

Nine People Homeless After Late Night Fire

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September 20th, 2014
Courtesy: Springfield Fire Dept. SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) - The Springfield Fire Department is investigating a fire that left three families homeless late Friday. That fire occurred at 34 Vermont Street in Springfield just after 11:30 Friday...

Friday Football Fever: Week 3

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September 20th, 2014
(WGGB) -- A full slate of high school football action was highlighted by a match-up between the top two teams in the AA Conference. #1 Central High School and #2 East Longmeadow High School squared off in Springfield, but the Golden Eagles'...