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Woman Saved From Small House Fire

October 18th, 2014
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) -- A woman was saved after she was found hanging from a second-story window following a small fire inside. Chicopee Fire responded to the fire on the second floor of 118 Meadow Street. By the time crews arrived, the fire...

Celebration for Expansion of Sister Caritas Cancer Center

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October 18th, 2014
LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WGGB) -- Hundreds showed up Saturday night to celebrate the expansion of the Sister Caritas Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center. The event was hosted at a home on Shaker Road in Longmeadow. The cancer center has undergone...

Police, Ambulances Respond to Keene Pumpkin Festival

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October 18th, 2014
KEENE, N.H. (WGGB/WMUR) -- Several emergency crews, including fire and police, responded to the Keene Pumpkin Festival Saturday afternoon in New Hampshire after reports of bottles being thrown into the crowd. Riots broke out soon...

Body Found in Search for Missing UVa. Student

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October 18th, 2014
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WGGB) -- Police in Virginia say they have found human remains that may belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. Graham has been missing since September 13. She was last seen on surveillance video with suspect...

Slain Journalist Foley ‘Tried To See The Good’

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October 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Nicole Tung, freejamesfoley.org) By HUNTER McGEE Associated Press ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Family and friends say slain journalist James Foley was a compassionate and capable journalist who tried to see the good in...

More Than 100 Monitored for Ebola Symptoms in Ohio

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October 18th, 2014
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Health officials in Ohio are monitoring more than 100 people following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola shortly after returning to Texas from the Cleveland area. Officials said Saturday that none of...

Bishops Scrap Welcome to Gays in Sign of Split

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October 18th, 2014
VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Catholic bishops have scrapped their landmark welcome to gays, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to ministering to Catholic families. The...

US and China Vow to Manage Rifts Ahead of Obama Visit

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October 18th, 2014
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer BOSTON (AP) -- The U.S. and China are pledging to overcome mistrust, manage their differences and cooperate on key issues like combatting terrorism and the spread of the Ebola virus...

Fundraiser to Remember Train Crash Victims Planned in Mass

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October 18th, 2014
Eds: APNewsNow. FOXBOROROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- A fundraiser for a scholarship foundation set up in memory of three people who died when their vehicle was struck by a train in Mansfield is planned for this weekend. The fundraiser in memory of...

Holyoke Lodge of Elks Hosts Hunting For A Cure 5K Run/Walk

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October 18th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) – The Hunting For A Cure 5K Run/Walk drew a large crowd today at the Holyoke Lodge of Elks. At 11am the sound of a shotgun blast sent participants on their 3.1 mile course around Ashley Reservoir. Proceeds from the run...

Four children and 2 Adults Die in Pennsylvania House Fire

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October 18th, 2014
 MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say six people are dead following a house fire near Pittsburgh, including four children. Allegheny County chief of emergency services Alvin Henderson says the fire broke out Saturday morning in McKeesport,...

Eastfield Mall Hosts Health Fair

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October 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB)-  Noble Visiting Nurse & Hospice is presenting their Fitness is Fun Family Health & Wellness Fair at the Eastfield Mall today. ABC 40 is proud to be a co-sponsor of the fair, which will feature dozens of health...

Seattle M.E. Determines Body Found is Actress Misty Upham

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October 18th, 2014
Courtesy: ABC news SEATTLE (AP) -- The King County medical examiner has confirmed that a body found in a ravine in the Seattle suburb of Auburn is that of missing actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in "August: Osage County," "Frozen River"...

Singing for Unity Across Western Mass

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October 18th, 2014
 SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WGGB) -- One hundred residents from communities across Western Mass are ready to sing their hearts out tonight for their 1st Annual Inaugural Unity Fest. This afternoon the singers were preparing at Symphony hall for...

Effectiveness of Ebola Travel Ban Questioned

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October 18th, 2014
Courtesy: MGN Online By ERICA WERNER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's become a central demand of Republicans and...