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Thu, November 27, 2014
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TONIGHT AT ABC40 – Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Speaks with ABC News

November 25th, 2014
(Courtesy: Twitter.com/GStephanopoulos) (WGGB) -- The officer who shot Michael Brown has spoken out for the first time exclusively with ABC News. ABC's George Stephanopoulos spent over an hour with Wilson on Tuesday, less than 24 hours...

Officials Warn Shoppers About Counterfeit Goods

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November 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Authorities are warning consumers to be wary of counterfeit products that flood the market in stores and online shopping sites during the holiday season. Federal agencies will be conducting increased operations during the holiday...

Gov. Patrick Pushing for More Urban Open Spaces

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November 25th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- With less than seven weeks left in office, Gov. Deval Patrick has signed an executive order he says will promote parks and open spaces in urban neighborhoods where green areas are traditionally in short supply. The outgoing...

Red Sox Finalize Agreement with Sandoval

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November 25th, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MLB.com / Boston Red Sox) BOSTON (AP) -- The Red Sox have finalized their five-year contract with third baseman Pablo Sandoval, the first of two big signings aimed at boosting Boston's offense after a last-place finish in the AL...

Brown’s Attorneys Criticize Grand Jury, Prosecutor

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November 25th, 2014
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family say the process that led to a white officer not being indicted in the fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old was unfair and broken. Attorney Benjamin Crump said at a news...

Wednesday’s UMass Basketball Moved to Earlier Time

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November 25th, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- A men's basketball game scheduled for Wednesday night between the UMass Minutemen and Northeastern Huskies has been moved up because of impending storm. Brian Henry with UMass Athletics says that in the interest of...

Andrew Card to Lead Franklin Pierce University

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November 25th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / White House) RINDGE, N.H. (AP) -- Former White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card has been named Franklin Pierce University's fifth president. Card, a former Franklin Pierce trustee, starts Jan. 12, 2015,...

Mazda Recalls Cars to Fix Tire Pressure Monitors

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November 25th, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- Mazda is recalling nearly 100,000 midsize cars in the U.S. to fix a problem with the tire pressure monitoring system. The recall affects certain Mazda6 cars from the 2014 and 2015 model years. The company says in documents...

US Closes Impala Brake Probe with No Recall

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November 25th, 2014
Image Courtesy: MGN Online DETROIT (AP) -- A U.S. safety agency has ended an investigation into Chevrolet Impala electronic braking systems without seeking a recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began looking into...

ABC40 Provides Insight on Decision of Grand Jury

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November 25th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Tom Lewis and Emily Volz sit down with the Chair of the Criminal Justice Department at A.I.C. to provide viewers with insight on the Grand Jury's decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Click the link to get...

ABC40 talks to Baystate Doctor about Premature Birth Risks

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November 25th, 2014
  SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Tom Lewis and Emily Volz sit down with Dr. Glenn Markenson from Baystate Medical Center to talk to ABC40 about the risk of premature birth. Click the link above to see...

Ferguson: More Than 80 Protesters Arrested in St. Louis Area

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November 25th, 2014
David Goldman/AP Photo FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities say that more than 80 people were arrested as chaos enveloped sections of the St. Louis area overnight. St. Louis County police released records early Tuesday showing 61 people were...

Dozens Protest Ferguson Ruling at Boston’s State House

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November 25th, 2014
BOSTON (WGGB) -- In the wake of the grand jury's ruling to not charge Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown, protesters filled the streets to rally against the decision. Residents in many other...

New FDA Rules Will Put Calorie Counts on Menus

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November 25th, 2014
(Ctsy: ABC News) WASHINGTON (AP) -- Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of...

Fires, Gunshots Follow Grand Jury Ruling in Ferguson

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November 24th, 2014
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Fire and looting have overtaken several businesses after Ferguson protests turned violent. Multiple fires burned early Tuesday at local businesses, including at storage facility, auto parts stores and a beauty supply...