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Two Arrested Following Chicopee Break-In

January 23rd, 2015
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two Springfield men are under arrest after police caught them allegedly breaking into a Chicopee home. Chicopee Police Officer Michael Wilk says that around 11:40 a.m. Friday, police received a call of a suspicious...

Holyoke Police Recognizes Four Retiring Members of the Department

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January 23rd, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Holyoke Police Department says goodbye to four members who spent long careers in the Paper City. A captain and three officers are retiring and the department had a small gathering to wish them well and thank...

Holyoke’s Hazen Paper Makes Super Bowl XLIX Program Cover

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January 23rd, 2015
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) --  For the 12th straight year, there’s a unique Western Mass. connection to the Super Bowl. It’s a company that’s been a fixture on the Holyoke business landscape for more than 85 years. The official program of...

Recall Roundup: Burgers and Nuts

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January 23rd, 2015
WGGB- Burgers with nuts that dont belong and nuts with bacteria that doesnt belong top our recall roundup for this Friday January 23rd Franklin Farms issues allergy alerts for chili-bean veggiburgers due to undeclared peanut allergen....

’20/20′ Examines UMass Student Informant Program

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January 23rd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Back in October 2013, ABC40 reported on the death of a UMass junior from a drug overdose. It was later learned that the student, identified only as Logan, had agreed to a deal not to be arrested if he became a...

Opponents Weigh Referendum on Boston’s 2024 Olympics Bid

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January 23rd, 2015
By PHILIP MARCELO Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Opponents of bringing the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston are weighing a voter referendum. The group No Boston Olympics says it could pursue a question for the 2016 statewide election or the...

Former Mass. Transportation Chief to Head Olympics Group

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January 23rd, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- Former Massachusetts Transportation Secretary Richard Davey has been named to head the organization leading the drive to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston. Davey will be the chief executive officer for Boston 2024. He...

Pats’ Robert Kraft: Team will ‘Continue to Cooperate’ with NFL Investigation

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January 23rd, 2015
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WGGB) -- For the first time since the controversy over under-inflated footballs surfaced, Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft has released a statement about the story that surrounds his team. Kraft's comments will come...

Weather-Related Parking Bans

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January 23rd, 2015
REGION (WGGB) -- Some area cities and towns have issued weather-related parking bans. You can see an up-to-date list of those parking restrictions below. As always, for the latest weather information, you can always visit the Weather page...

School Bus Crashes into Tree Near Holyoke High

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January 23rd, 2015
(Viewer Photo Submitted by Jeff J.) HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police are investigating after a school bus crashed into a tree not far from Holyoke High School. Holyoke Police Sgt. Dave O'Connell says that around 2:50 p.m. Friday, a school bus...

Thousands Continue to Pick, Pay for Health Care Plans

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January 23rd, 2015
BOSTON (AP) -- More than 82,000 people have picked and paid for insurance plans through the state's Health Connector website since the start of the latest open enrollment period in mid-November. Another 195,000 have been enrolled in...

VetAir Works to Brings Veterans to Medical Facilities by Air

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January 23rd, 2015
(WGGB) -- Honoring veterans by providing a lifeline to their medical needs is the aim of VetAir, a non-profit group dedicated to providing transportation to medical facilities for our nation's heroes Jesus Pereira, the creator of VetAir,...

Florence Cafe Bringing Tasty Vegan Treats to the Valley

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January 23rd, 2015
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Whipping up delicious baked goods doesn't necessarily mean you have to load them up with the usual ingredients. Going vegan while keeping all the mouth watering taste is the mission of Cafe Evolution in Florence....

NFL Says No Conclusion Yet on Pats’ Deflated Footballs

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January 23rd, 2015
by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL says it is still investigating how the New England Patriots used underinflated balls in its last game but has no conclusions yet and no timetable for resolving the cheating...

Over 2,000 Bags of Heroin Seized Following Springfield Arrests

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January 23rd, 2015
(Photo Provided by Springfield Police) (Photo Provided by Springfield Police) SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have confiscated over $22,000 in cash and over 2,000 bags heroin after arresting two Springfield men Thursday. Springfield...