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Mon, December 29, 2014
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Feels like 32°
Humidity: 53%
Dew Point: 22
Wind: WSW at 7 mph
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Snowy Owls Expected to Return to Connecticut

December 25th, 2014
AP Photo/The Press of Atlantic City/Vernon Ogrodnek HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A conservation group says snowy owls are expected to return to Connecticut and other nearby states in significant numbers this year. The birds spend the summer...

Obama Personal Chef to Hang Up Apron after 6 Years

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December 25th, 2014
photo AP By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Political advisers, chiefs of staff, press secretaries and national security advisers have come and gone in the nearly six years Barack Obama has been president. Now, the...

Syrian Peace Talks Set to Take Place in Moscow Next Month

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December 25th, 2014
  photo MGN-Online MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Foreign Ministry says Syrian peace talks have tentatively been set to take place in Moscow next month. The ministry spokesman, Alexander Lukashevich, said Thursday the talks involving...

Fire Marshal Warns Holiday Revelers to be Careful

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December 25th, 2014
STOW, Mass. (AP) -- The Massachusetts fire marshal's office is warning Christmas revelers to be careful and take a few moments to check their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are in working order. State Fire Marshal Stephen Coan says more house...

Thursday’s News On The Go 12/25

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December 25th, 2014
REGION (WGGB) -- Crews from five towns responded to a Southwick fire, A Christmas homecoming yesterday for members of the Massachusetts National Guard and their families and if you were hoping to catch 'The Interview' this Christmas you now...

Firm Recalls Caramel Apples Amid Listeria Fears

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December 25th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Missouri firm is recalling its Happy Apple brand caramel apples because of the potential that they could be contaminated with listeria. The recall comes after at least three deaths and at least 29 illnesses in 10 states have...

Protesters Rally for 2nd Night After Shooting Near Ferguson

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December 25th, 2014
By JIM SUHR and JIM SALTER Associated Press BERKELEY, Mo. (AP) -- Demonstrators have taken to the streets for a second night after a white police officer in Berkeley, Missouri, killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at...

Baby Jesus Stolen From Nativity Scene in Greenfield

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December 24th, 2014
GREENFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- Disturbing news out of Greenfield on this Christmas Eve. As billions of the world's Christians get ready to celebrate Christmas... word tonight that someone stole that town’s baby Jesus Police tell ABC40 someone...

Troops Return Home For Holidays

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December 24th, 2014
WARE, Mass. (WGGB) -- Service members reunited with their families in Western Mass. today. The perfect gift for those who've been apart, but are now back together just in time for Christmas. It was the only Christmas gift they...

CDC monitoring tech for possible Ebola exposure

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December 24th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: MGN Online / 3D4Medical) ATLANTA (AP) - A laboratory technician at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was being monitored Wednesday for possible accidental exposure to the Ebola virus that came during an experiment,...

Prosecutors: No delayed start in marathon trial

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December 24th, 2014
(Photo: FBI via AP)BOSTON (AP) -- Federal prosecutors are opposing a request by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to delay his trial until September. Jury selection is scheduled to begin Jan. 5. Tsarnaev could face...

Doctor Warns Women of Hair Loss Disorder

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December 24th, 2014
CHICOPEE,  Mass. (WGGB) -- It's a nightmare for most, but an unnerving reality for Ramona Burton. "It was in the shower where I began to see the shedding and I was really concerned and bothered," said Burton. "I began to wonder, am I gonna go...

Bradley International Flights See Smooth Christmas Travel

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December 24th, 2014
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn (WGGB) -- Santa's sleigh isn't the only thing in the air tonight as travelers were taking off to their Holiday destinations. "FLORIDA! For Florida? You're excited to go right? Yeah," said one little boy from Amherst. Him his...

Last Minute Christmas Shopping Rush

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December 24th, 2014
HOLYOKE, Mass (WGGB) -- "Christmas Shopping last minute because I don't have time, just like everyone else I guess," Jeremy Nichols told ABC40 on Christmas Eve afternoon among the hundreds hustling and bustling for last minute gifts. But the...

Former Easthampton School Being Developed as Apartments

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December 24th, 2014
EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WGGB) --The city of Easthampton will finally see change in the coming year.   What used to be an elementary school will now be turned into apartments. It's been years since the public has seen the inside of the now...