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Today: Cloudy and cool with periods of rain and pockets of drizzle. Highs: 58-62. Winds: N/NE 5-15 mph. Tonight: Cloudy with pockets of drizzle and areas of fog. Lows: 52-56. Winds: NE 5-10 mph. Have a great day despite the weat ...
Wed, October 01, 2014
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Expanded Bottle Law Backers Criticize Ads by Foes

September 29th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Supporters of a ballot question that would expand Massachusetts bottle deposit law say opponents are trying to mislead voters. The Coalition to Update the Bottle Bill, which includes groups like the Massachusetts Sierra Club...

Flights at Bradley Continue to be Delayed After Chicago Fire

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September 29th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WGGB) -- After a fire at Chicago's air traffic control center, problems at O'Hare Airport seem to be causing a ripple effect throughout the country. The problems include flights at Bradley International Airport....

Reports: White House Intruder Gets Past Front Door

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September 29th, 2014
by ALICIA A. CALDWELL, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post and New York Times say the intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged. Citing three...

Massive Clean-Up Underway After Record-Setting Big E

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September 29th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Big E is officially over, but there's still a lot of work to get done. Clean-up crews are working around the clock to get the Eastern States Exposition in mint condition for upcoming events after...

40 Force: Flu Clinic

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The flu season is just around the corner, and with your busy schedule, you can't afford to have the flu bring you down. That's why today, the 40 Force was here to help. On Monday, we will offered free flu shots...

Send-off Ceremony Held for Security Forces Heading to Southwest Asia

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September 29th, 2014
WESTFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- A big send-off Monday for members of the 104th Fighter Wing at the Barnes National Guard Base as they're headed to southwest Asia. Families and friends gather at the base to send off loved ones. "It's only six...

Two More Blighted Properties Demolished in Springfield

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Efforts continue to clear out eyesore properties in the City of Springfield. Monday, two more houses were demolished, utilizing funds from a community development block grant. Those two properties - 17 Adams...

Audit: Most Schools Follow Anti-Obesity Efforts

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September 29th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- A new audit has found that the vast majority of public schools in Massachusetts are complying with state regulations regarding school nutrition, physical education and measuring student body mass index. Monday's report from...

Patriots vs. Bills Game on Oct. 12 to Air on FOX 6

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September 29th, 2014
(WGGB) -- The October 12 game between the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills will now air on FOX 6. The announcement Monday is part of a "cross-flex" agreement between FOX and CBS, whereby NFC games can be swapped to CBS and AFC games can...

Man Convicted for Berkshire Co. Triple-Murder Gets Life Sentence

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September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD (WGGB) -- The third man to be convicted in a triple-murder in Berkshire County has been sentenced. Caius Veiovis, 34, was found guilty on three guilty counts of first degree murder, three counts of kidnapping, and three counts of...

Stewart Never Considered Retiring After Ward Death

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September 29th, 2014
by JENNA FRYER, AP Auto Racing Writer KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart never considered retiring from racing following the death of Kevin Ward Jr. The three-time NASCAR champion talked with reporters Monday at his first news conference...

Celebrating National Coffee Day

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September 29th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Today is a day to raise your coffee mug and celebrate National Coffee Day. A cup of Joe, Java, or your morning jolt. No matter what you call it, or even if you take it iced or hot, many can't get through...

Pediatricians Urge IUDs or Implants for Teen Girls

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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...