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Tonight: Becoming clear and chilly! Some late patchy fog is possible - especially near bodies of water. Lows: 34-42. Winds: Light North. Friday: Sunny & cool. Highs: 60-64. Winds: Light & Variable. Rick Sluben ...
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Students Still Without Lockers At Duggan Middle School

September 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's a month into the school year and some students at Duggan Middle School don't have lockers. The issue has left some students and parents frustrated. "None of the students have lockers. They're in their...

Bringing a ‘Grizzly Experience’ to The Big E

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September 17th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Big E has been a long-standing tradition for many - making the visit each and every year to take in their favorites and see what's new. Among the new exhibits this year at the fair is the Grizzly...

High School Students Run New Freedom Credit Union Branch

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September 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A new Freedom Credit Union branch opened its door on Wednesday. But, it's who's running it that took many people by surprise. The Freedom Credit Union at Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical is open for...

Veterans Express Health Concerns at VA in Leeds

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September 17th, 2014
LEEDS, Mass. (WGGB) -- Local veterans had a chance to sound off about their health care from the VA. It's part of a nationwide effort to improve the lines of communication between veterans and the VA. The town hall-style meeting was held...

I Bet Brittany…to Clean an Animal Stall

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September 17th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A few nights ago, ABC40's Chris Pisano issued a challenge to our own Brittany Decker: to clean - or muck - a stall. Well, Brittany is a woman of her word and decided Wednesday, armed with pitchfork and...

Doctor Says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has Cancer

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September 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young, file) by ROB GILLIES, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's doctor says the mayor has cancer. Dr. Zane Cohen, a colorectal surgeon at Mount Sinai hospital, said Wednesday Ford...

Air Bags Stolen from Cars at Northampton Dealership

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September 17th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- Northampon Police are investigating an unusual crime. It involved the theft of air bags at a local car dealership. Police say that some 35 air bags were stolen from cars at Lia Honda on King Street. When...

Panthers Remove DE Greg Hardy from Active Roster

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September 17th, 2014
(AP Photo/Dave Martin, File) by STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have removed Greg Hardy from the team's active roster until the Pro Bowl defensive end's domestic violence case is resolved. Carolina general...

Doctors Expect Mass. Man Infected with Ebola to Recover

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September 17th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy of UMass Medical School) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Doctors in Nebraska treating a U.S. doctor battling the Ebola virus say they now expect him to make a full recovery. Fifty-one-year-old Rick Sacra contracted Ebola while working at...

Dow Ends at Record After Fed Maintains Low Rates

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September 17th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve maintained its stance on record-low interest rates. The Dow rose 24 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,156 Wednesday, surpassing...

Celebrating Connecticut at The Big E

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September 17th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It's where you can find some historic homes, several great colleges and universities, rolling hills, and a picturesque coastline, and Wednesday, the State of Connecticut is being celebrated at The Big E. Like...

Changes Made in Leadership of Mass. Sex Offender Board

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September 17th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Gov. Deval Patrick's administration has announced changes in the leadership of the state's Sex Offender Registry Board. The administration confirmed on Wednesday that Saundra Edwards, the board's chairwoman, was relieved of duty...

ABC’s Dr. Richard Besser Discusses the Latest on Ebola & Enterovirus

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September 17th, 2014
NEW YORK (WGGB) -- Two viruses - Ebola and Enterovirus - continue to make headlines across the country and around the world. ABC's Chief Health and Medical Editor Dr. Richard Besser joined ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz to discuss the...

Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Promote Diabetes

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September 17th, 2014
By MALCOLM RITTER, AP Science Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice. The authors...

Ride to Remember to be Held This Saturday

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September 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. That's what the Ride to Remember is all about - paying tribute to the brave men and women in blue. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney...