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Deerfield Board of Health Bans Construction for Tennessee Pipeline Project

October 23rd, 2014
 DEERFIELD, Mass (WGGB) --- In February 2014, Texas Corporation Kinder Morgan announced plans to build a pipeline through the town of Deerfield. But as Wednesday night Deerfield's board of health put that at a standstill. “High pressure,...

Interfaith Group Favors Passage of Ballot Question 3

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October 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Members of the faith community gathered in Springfield on Thursday to urge Massachusetts voters to vote Yes on Ballot Question 3 which calls for repeal of the casino deal," So we all need to say no dice and no...

Woman Dies Following Fire on Burnside Terrace in Springfield

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October 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman is dead following a fire Thursday in the city's East Forest Park neighborhood. Dennis Leger, aide to Springfield's fire commissioner, says that crews were called to 40 Burnside Terrace around 3:00 p.m....

Student-Built Sally Port Saves Town Big Bucks

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October 23rd, 2014
GRANBY, Mass. (WGGB) -- Keeping money in tax payers pockets. That was the idea behind the newest addition to the Granby Police Department's safety complex. The project proves that educational programs can benefit towns. This year, the...

Fmr. Boston Mayor Menino Suspending Cancer Treatment

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October 23rd, 2014
BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino is suspending his cancer treatment and a recently-launched tour in support of his memoir, "Mayor For A New America." In a statement Thursday, Menino says he wants to spend more time with family...

Affordable Housing Grant Announced in Amherst

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October 23rd, 2014
AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) -- Affordable housing in Amherst gets a boost. The $1.6 million with Beacon Communities allows 41 families to stay in their Rolling Green apartments. Those units were not protected by a deed restriction....

Official: 3 Dead, 2 Hurt in Maryland Mid-Air Crash

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October 23rd, 2014
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- A fire department official said three people were killed and two others were injured Thursday when an airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Capt. Kevin Fox of...

Police Identify Suspect That Made Threat Made Against Frontier High

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October 23rd, 2014
DEERFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Police have released the name of a man who allegedly made a threat against a Franklin County high school. Deerfield Police Chief John Paciorek, Jr. says that around 7:40 a.m. Thursday, their department was alerted...

Canadian Police: No Link Between Soldier Attacks

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October 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang) OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canadian police say they have found no connection between the two attacks on soldiers this week. Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner Bob Paulson also says authorities...

Springfield Police Arrest Two Men, Seize Nearly 800 Bags of Heroin

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October 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Two men are facing drug charges following their arrests Wednesday in Springfield. Springfield Police Sgt. John Delaney says that over the last week, narcotics officers had been investigating an alleged drug...

US Journalist Returns Home After Ebola Recovery

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October 23rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Nebraska Medical Center, Taylor Wilson) PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is back home. Ashoka Mukpo contracted the virus while working in Liberia as a freelance cameraman for...

Ludlow Boys Soccer Loses Appeal with MIAA

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October 23rd, 2014
FRANKLIN, Mass. (WGGB) -- The Ludlow High School boys soccer team has lost an appeal to the Mass. Interscholastic Athletic Association. Earlier this month, the MIAA notified school officials that the boys high school soccer team would...

Canada’s Parliament Recognizes Sergeant-at-Arms Following Shooting

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October 23rd, 2014
OTTAWA (CNN) -- A handshake and a standing ovation for the man credited with stopping the gunman who attacked Canada's Parliament. Lawmakers returned to their session Thursday morning with high praise for Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin...

Springfield Murder Suspect Captured in Mexico

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October 23rd, 2014
(Image Courtesy: MGN Online) (WGGB) -- A fourth suspect in a 2013 Springfield murder has been arrested in Mexico. Deputy U.S. Marshal Neil Sullivan says that agents have arrested Julio Leiva late Wednesday in Tijuana, Mexico. Leiva was...

VOTE 2014 Debate: 12th Hampden District

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October 23rd, 2014
(WGGB) -- Your ABC40 is keeping you informed as the 2014 election approaches. We are airing a series of debates at our ABC40 studios with candidates for the Massachusetts House and Senate. Tune in weekdays at 12:30 p.m. as ABC40's Dave...