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Tue, September 30, 2014
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Gubernatorial Candidates Debate in Springfield

September 29th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- The five candidates vying to become the next governor of Massachusetts came together in their first televised debate at City Stage in Springfield in a one hour debate Monday night. It comes the same day that a Western New...

Police: 5 Bodies Found in Utah Home

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September 28th, 2014
SPRINGVILLE, Utah (AP) -- Authorities say five people have been found dead in a home near Provo. Springville police spokesman Lt. Dave Caron says in a news release that the bodies were found were found about 8 p.m. MDT. The Salt Lake Tribune...

Hundreds Support Fourth Annual Pink Mass

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September 28th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- A special mass was held at Saint Michael's Cathedral on Saturday. The Fourth Annual Pink Mass and Celebration of Hope gala draws in several hundred people each year to partake in prayer and fundraising. The mass was open...

Liberian Immigrants in US get Work Authorization

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September 27th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy MGN Online)BOSTON (AP) -- Liberian immigrants living in New England will receive work authorization in the United States as the West African country battles an Ebola outbreak. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says...

UMass Falls at McQuirk, So Does Video Board

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September 27th, 2014
Amherst (WGGB) - UMass Amherst celebrated its Homecoming this Saturday at McGuirk Stadium. The 2014 homecoming is not only an event where alumni return to campus, but it also marks the return of the UMass football team to McGuirk Stadium for the...

Drug-Take Back Program takes place around Western Mass

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September 27th, 2014
Springfield, Mass (Wggb) -- The Drug-Take Back Program was stationed across Western Mass Saturday. Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties participated in the event. For the ninth time, Springfield Police and the Drug Enforcement...

Brown Parents Unmoved by Ferguson Chief’s Apology

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September 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/St. Louis Post Dispatch, Robert Cohen, Pool) By JESSE J. HOLLAND Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Michael Brown's parents say they are unmoved by the Ferguson, Missouri, police chief's apology in their son's shooting death by a...

Search Continues for Va. Student who Vanished

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September 27th, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- A search team is working with canine units in attempting to find a University of Virginia sophomore who vanished more than two weeks ago. The search Saturday for 18-year-old Hannah Graham follows the return to...

Rubik’s Cube Tournament at Greenfield Community College

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September 27th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- On Saturday morning, Greenfield Community College hosted the Rubik's Cube Tournament. If you aren't familiar with the Rubik's cube puzzle came about, it was invented  by a Hungarian sculptor Erno Rubik. In...

Greenfield Police Participates in National Drug Take-Back Day

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September 27th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Greenfield Police Department is one of the local law enforcement agency participating in the Drug Take-Back Day. On Saturday morning, the police set up tables and collection cans to collect old and expired...

Obama: Mayors, Other Leaders to Help Minority Boys

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September 27th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is broadening a program that is designed to help make young minority men's lives better. The White House says the "My Brother's...

Sen. Warren to Back Fellow Democrat Seth Moulton

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September 27th, 2014
Elizabeth Warren BOSTON (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to formally endorse fellow Democrat Seth Moulton in the state's 6th Congressional District contest. Moulton -- who is facing off against Republican Richard Tisei in the...

After Sabotage, Air Travel System Slowly Recovers

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September 27th, 2014
By JASON KEYSER Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) -- The nation's air travel system is beginning a slow recovery after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a control center brought Chicago's two international airports to a halt. At the height...

Trial to Begin for Tsarnaev Pal Accused of Lying

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September 27th, 2014
By DENISE LAVOIE AP Legal Affairs Writer BOSTON (AP) -- Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). Robel Phillipos is charged with lying to...

13 Teens Escape Detention, Most Recaptured

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September 27th, 2014
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say 13 teenagers escaped overnight from a youth detention center in Nashville but all but one were recaptured within hours. WSMV-TV in Nashville said three teens overpowered a guard late Friday, taking his...

Saturday’s News on the Go 9/27

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September 27th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Missing sex offender returns home to pick up gun, three more countries have joined the fight against Syria, Drug take back, eight cases of Enterovirus confirmed in Baystate. ABC40's Lindsay Iadeluca has more details....