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Today: Partly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms possible during the day. Hot and humid. Highs: 84-88. Winds: SW 5 mph. Tonight: Partly cloudy and humid with patchy fog. Lows: 66-70. Winds: Calm. Tomorrow: Partly cloudy ...
Monday September 01, 2014
72°
Broken Clouds
Feels like 72°
Humidity: 94%
Dew Point: 70
Wind: W at 1 mph
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Texting While Driving Warning this Holiday Weekend

August 29th, 2014
photo State Police SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) --   With the Labor Day weekend upon us lots of drivers will be hitting the roadways and State Police want to remind you to stay safe, avoid distractions and no texting while driving! Trooper...

Springfield Man Arraigned in Easthampton Crash, Motorcyclists Killed Identified

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August 29th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- A Springfield man charged with two counts of Felony Motor Vehicle Homicide after a crash that killed two motorcycle riders Thursday, has pled not guilty. 45-year-0ld, James Walter Ainsworth was arraigned in...

New Challenge for HealthCare.gov: Tax Forms

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August 29th, 2014
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal agency that had trouble launching a health insurance website last fall has a massive new project. Any glitches on this one could delay tax refunds for many...

Police Arrest Springfield Man for Selling Heroin by Bicycle

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August 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have arrested a Springfield man for selling heroin by bicycle in the South End of the city. 20-year-old, Geovanny Hernandez-Soto has been charged with Possession of Heroin with intent to Distribute and...

Britain Raises Terror Threat Level

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August 29th, 2014
photo MGN LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered...

Hershey Takes Wraps Off New Corporate Logo

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August 29th, 2014
photo courtesy The Hershey Company/AP HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- The Hershey Company is rolling out a new corporate logo that features a freshly stylized version of one of its most famous chocolate products. The candy maker on Friday announced the...

Experimental Ebola Drug Heals All Monkeys in Study

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August 29th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus in a study, boosting hopes that the treatment might help fight the...

US Sanctions People Aiding Iran

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August 29th, 2014
By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States is targeting more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclear program, supporting terrorism and helping Iran evade U.S. and...

Missing F-15 Pilot from Barnes Confirmed Dead

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August 28th, 2014
DEERFIELD, Va. (WGGB) -- Officials have confirmed that the pilot of the F-15C that crashed Wednesday in western Virginia was killed. Just after 9 a.m. Wednesday, the pilot of an F-15C made a radio communication that there was an...

Motor Bike Destroyed in Collision at Chicopee Intersection

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August 28th, 2014
CHICOPEE (WGGB) -- A serious crash is under investigation in Chicopee, after a motor bike was found in several pieces along a roadway late Thursday night. Chicopee Police responded to the intersection of Chicopee St. and Meadow St. just...

President Obama Cautions Against Using Force to Solve Crises

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August 28th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, President Barack Obama is putting the brakes on the notion that American military power can solve either conflict. That stance is in keeping with Obama's long-standing...

Suspects Arraigned After Shots Fired in Holyoke

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August 28th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two suspects have been arrested after firing shots in Holyoke Thursday night. Anthony Perez, 22, and Wilmarie Hernandez, 35 -- both from Holyoke -- were arraigned after witnesses reported shots being fired outside of a...

Board Rejects Conn. Dentist’s Request to Lift Suspension

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August 28th, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's dental commission has turned down a request to lift the suspension of a dentist accused of providing inadequate care to a patient who died after being treated in his office. Dr. Rashmi Patel, who has...

Memorial Will be Open on 9/11 for First Time

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August 28th, 2014
National September 11 Memorial and Museum (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) NEW YORK (AP) — The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year, marking the first time the general public will be able to visit...

Retired Firefighter Arraigned for Alleged Assault on Fire Commissioner

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August 28th, 2014
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno says he's disappointed with the decision by a judge to release a retired fire captain, accused of assaulting the city's fire commissioner, on his personal recognizance. Michael...