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Wed, October 22, 2014
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FRIDAY ON ABC40 – Honor Roll Live: Agawam High

October 20th, 2014
AGAWAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- With a new academic year now well underway, ABC40 is gearing up to hit the road again. Our goal: to highlight the fantastic work going on in area schools. Honor Roll Live kicks-off another year of school trips this...

ABC40 Traffic Alert: Orange Street, Springfield

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Motorists traveling near Orange Street in Springfield may see some delays Tuesday. City officials say that crews from Palmer Paving will be paving Orange Street - between Oakland Street and Dickinson Street - on...

UMass Student Charged with Racist Graffiti Incidents

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October 20th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- A student at UMass Amherst has been arrested following incidents of racist graffiti on the school's campus. UMass spokesperson Ed Blaguszewski says that 20-year-old Devin Ayres was arraigned Monday in Eastern...

Boston Bomb Case Judge Wants 1,000 Juror Summonses

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October 20th, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP) By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) -- A federal judge says at least 1,000 people will be summoned to pick a jury for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Tsarnaev is charged...

Springfield Police Make Arrest in Deadly Weekend Crash

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October 20th, 2014
(Daquan Warrick) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man is under arrest following a deadly weekend crash. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that around 11:40 p.m. Saturday, an officer on-patrol on Roosevelt Avenue came...

Toyota Adds 247K Vehicles to Air Bag Recall Tally

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October 20th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- Toyota is recalling 247,000 vehicles in high-humidity areas as an air bag problem that has plagued most of the auto industry continues to widen. The recall posed Monday by U.S. safety regulators covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla...

Springfield-Area Gas Prices Drop Over 6 Cents a Gallon

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- For another consecutive week, area motorists are feeling some more relief at the gas pumps. A recent survey by GasBuddy.com finds the average price of a gallon of gas down 6.6 cents over last week to $3.17 a...

US Officials: 120 Still on Ebola Monitoring

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October 20th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MARILYNN MARCHIONE and MIKE STOBBE, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) -- Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had...

Scammers Taking Advantage of Ebola Outbreak and Medicare Enrollment

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October 20th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB)--Fraudulent charges added to your cell phone bill and other sneaky tactics! ABC40's Tom Lewis and Emily Volz are joined by Scam Expert Steve Weisman to alert us of the latest scams including ones triggered by the Ebola...

Nigeria’s Ebola Outbreak is Officially Over

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October 20th, 2014
ABUJA, Nigeria - (AP) -- The World Health Organization declared on Monday that Nigeria is free of Ebola, a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease. Nigeria's containment of the lethal disease is a "spectacular success...

US Airdrops Arms to Kurds in Syrian Town of Kobani

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October 20th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. military says it airdropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Kurdish forces defending the Syrian city of Kobani against Islamic State militants. The airdrops Sunday were the first of their kind and followed...

Murdered Teen Remembered at Vigil

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October 19th, 2014
WILBRAHAM, Mass. (WGGB) -- A 19 year-old teen, murdered in Springfield on October 13th, was remembered Sunday night at a vigil in Fountain Park. Joseph Gorecki, Jr., of Hampden, was the victim of a deadly shooting outside a housing complex on...

Crews Respond to Hard Landing at Beverly Airport

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October 19th, 2014
BEVERLY, Mass. (WGGB) -- A small plane practicing takeoffs and landings at Beverly Airport had a hard landing Sunday afternoon. WCVB reports that the plane's front landing gear came off during that practicing. However, the plane managed to land...

Peyton Manning Breaks All-Time NFL Touchdown Record

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October 19th, 2014
(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory...

Dogs Take Stage At Eastern States Exposition

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October 19th, 2014
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- It was a dog lovers paradise in West Springfield today, where more than 1,200 dogs were competing to win first prize. The Troy Kennel Club Incorporation hosted its Annual Dog Show at the Eastern States...