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 2020-10-26 02:00 

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Community members join virtual conversation on Springfield's Black Lives Matter mural...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield leaders and residents participated in a virtual conversation about the city's Black Lives Matter murals, with a big focus on how it made the community...

 2020-10-26 01:00 

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San Francisco 49ers earn blowout win, third straight loss for Patriots...

FOXBOROUGH, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The New England Patriots recording their third straight loss of the season, this time against former Patriots quarterback Jimmy Garapolo and the San Francisco 49ers....

 2020-10-25 23:15 

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An Unsettled Start to the Work Week With Seasonably Cool Temperatures...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Another beautiful, crisp fall day today as we round out the weekend. Seasonably cool will be the trend this week, with temperatures struggling to reach into...

 2020-10-25 22:00 

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'Rays of Hope' holds drive-thru parade, virtual walk...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The annual 'Rays of Hope' Walk & Run Toward the Cure of Breast Cancer event was held virtually this year. Earlier Sunday morning, there was also...

 2020-10-25 20:00 

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Officials: 1,097 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 24 newly confirmed deaths in Mass....

BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- State officials have released new information in regards to coronavirus cases in the Bay State....

 2020-10-25 19:56 

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Mass. secretary of state calls for investigation into burned Boston ballot box...

BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth reported, on Sunday, that officials were notified earlier that morning of a fire that was set to a...

 2020-10-25 16:42 

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4 injured in Bernardston rollover crash...

BERNARDSTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Four people were transported to the hospital after a rollover crash near the Vermont state line, police said....

 2020-10-25 12:15 

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A Chilly but Sunny Last Sunday in October....

Welcome back to fall! We are starting off this last Sunday in October with temps in the 30s. That is about 25 degrees colder than yesterday morning. Although it will...

 2020-10-25 03:30 

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A Cool down and some Unsettled Weather to start the week...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- After a beautiful week with above seasonable temperatures, we will be heading into slightly below seasonable conditions for the week ahead. A cold front comes through...

 2020-10-25 01:00 

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Voter registration deadline arrives for Massachusetts residents...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It is now 10 days away from Election Day, and today was the last day to register to vote in Massachusetts....

 2020-10-25 01:00 

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Local pot shop now selling medical marijuana...

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Theory Wellness in Chicopee is now expanding from recreational sales to offering products to medical patients. Saturday was the store's first day with a medical license,...

 2020-10-24 22:00 

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A Cooldown and some Unsettled Weather is On the Way...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- After a beautiful week with above seasonable temperatures, we will be heading into slightly below seasonable conditions for the week ahead. A cold front comes through...

 2020-10-24 20:33 

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Northwestern D.A.'s office collects 3,533 pounds of drugs during Drug Take Back Day...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- The Northwestern District Attorney's office announced, on Saturday, that officers were able to collect a total of 3,533 pounds of unused, wanted, and expired drugs for this year's...

 2020-10-24 20:00 

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Officials: 1,128 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 8 newly confirmed deaths in Mass....

BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- State officials have released new information in regards to coronavirus cases in the Bay State....

 2020-10-24 12:45 

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A Mild and Cloudy Start with a Chilly and Sunny End to the Weekend...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Changes are on the way! Cloudy, foggy, and mild conditions continue this morning with a weak southerly flow and lingering moisture. A shower is possible around...

 2020-10-24 12:36 

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1 person rescued, transported to hospital after Springfield crash...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield fire officials were on scene of an accident between a car and a pole early Saturday morning, according to Capt. Drew Piemonte....

 2020-10-24 02:00 

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Mixed reactions towards UMass Amherst's spring semester plans...

AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The University of Massachusetts Amherst is out with their plans, on Thursday, for the spring semester. The biggest change will be the number of students living...

 2020-10-24 01:15 

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Alleged marijuana trafficker found dead, body discovered in vacant Holyoke building...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- On Friday, officials located the body of 41-year-old Cory Taylor of New Salem, who was arrested in August for multiple firearm and drug charges....

 2020-10-23 22:42 

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CDC: 10 Florida residents have been infected by Listeria, 1 death reported...

FLORIDA, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced, on Friday, that 10 people are infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria....

 2020-10-23 22:26 

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Springfield Police investigate after gunshot victim walks into Baystate...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A gunshot victim is now at the hospital after police received reports of shots fired at Florence Street....

 2020-10-23 22:00 

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Returning to October weather this weekend...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Cloudy and mild conditions continue this evening and tonight with a weak southerly flow and lingering moisture. We remain muggy tonight with temperatures falling into the...

 2020-10-23 22:00 

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State releases latest data on COVID-19 in school districts...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- In their weekly report, the state's Department of Elementary and Secondary Education released the number of new coronavirus cases impacting schools in the state....

 2020-10-23 22:00 

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Springfield Police warn of drag racing dangers following deadly crash...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield Police are warning the public of the dangers of drag racing after two teenagers died Friday morning in a crash on Plumtree Road....

 2020-10-23 20:00 

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Officials: 968 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 19 newly confirmed deaths in Mass....

BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- State officials have released new information in regards to coronavirus cases in the Bay State....

 2020-10-23 20:00 

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Patriots Hall of Fame opens new exhibit to celebrate the team's success...

FOXBOROUGH, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A new exhibit is celebrating the New England Patriots' success and has officially opened on Friday at the Patriots' Hall of Fame....

 2020-10-23 19:45 

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Mild through Saturday; cooler air returns for second half of the weekend...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) --It will remain mild tonight into tomorrow morning as we remain out ahead of an approaching cold front. It will be another day with highs nearing 70...

 2020-10-23 19:29 

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Police officers help distribute food boxes at Springfield pantry...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- More than a dozen Springfield police officers lent a helping hand Friday at the Oasis Food Pantry....

 2020-10-23 19:16 

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Baystate doctor discusses FDA's approval of remdesivir to treat COVID-19...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The FDA has approved the first treatment to aid in the fight against COVID-19....

 2020-10-23 18:36 

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Hampden D.A.: over 1,000 Narcan doses supplied to local police, fire departments...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- More than 1,000 doses of Narcan have now been supplied to local police and fire departments....

 2020-10-23 18:30 

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Local hockey coach reacts to state closing ice skating facilities for 2 weeks...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- Beginning today, indoor rinks and ice skating facilities across the state will be closed for two weeks due to concerns about COVID-19 cases....

 2020-10-23 17:55 

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Tick concerns remain as temperatures cool down...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- You may think you only need to worry about ticks during the spring and summer months....

 2020-10-23 17:14 

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UMass announces plans for spring semester...

AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- UMass Amherst has released their plans of the upcoming spring semester....

 2020-10-23 16:18 

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Baystate updates emergency department visitor policy...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- Baystate Health has announced some changes to its visitation policy....

 2020-10-23 13:30 

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Two dead following crash on Plumtree Road in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Two people are dead after a crash in Springfield early Friday morning....

 2020-10-23 09:00 

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Unseasonably warm temperatures again today; front brings fall chill by Sunday...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It was an absolutely beautiful day yesterday with warm temperatures and tons of sunshine. Temperatures were about 15-20 degrees warmer than normal with highs in the...

 2020-10-23 08:58 

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Two taken to hospital after Plumtree Rd. crash in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Springfield early Friday morning....

 2020-10-23 08:58 

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Two taken to hospital after Plumtree Rd. crash in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Two people were taken to the hospital with serious injuries after a crash in Springfield early Friday morning....

 2020-10-23 02:00 

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Local business reacts to Gov. Baker's $51 million grant fund...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Governor Charlie Baker announced a plan to stabilize the state's economy and get it on a path to recovery....

 2020-10-23 00:43 

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State officials temporarily pause all indoor ice rinks and skating facilities...

BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Baker-Polito Administration announced on Thursday that starting tomorrow, October 23, all indoor ice rinks and skating facilities will be prohibited from operating until November 7....

 2020-10-22 22:00 

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Retired Army Lt. Col. explains FBI report of election interference...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- We're less than two weeks from election day and the FBI said Wednesday there's been an attempt to sway voters....

 2020-10-22 22:00 

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CDC provides update on COVID-19 "close contact" guidelines...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A change to the definition of a...

 2020-10-22 21:17 

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Springfield Fire swears in new firefighters...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The city of Springfield welcomed a new class of firefighters into their ranks on Thursday....

 2020-10-22 20:25 

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DPH: several western Mass. communities enter the COVID-19 high-risk zone...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) released a full graphical map detailing every city and town's average incidence rate based on positive COVID-19 cases released...

 2020-10-22 20:15 

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Group looking to honor veterans who died in Soldiers' Home COVID-19 outbreak...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A group of people from Holyoke are trying to honor the lives lost at the Soldiers' Home during the coronavirus pandemic through banners that will hang...

 2020-10-22 20:00 

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Unseasonably warm temperatures end this weekend...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- We've got a toasty October afternoon in progress today with temperatures maxing out in the middle 70s for most! Temperatures in Springfield are over 15 degrees...

 2020-10-22 20:00 

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Officials: 986 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 30 newly confirmed deaths in Mass....

BOSTON (WGGB/WSHM) -- State officials have released new information in regards to coronavirus cases in the Bay State....

 2020-10-22 20:00 

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Patriots take the field to prepare for Sunday's game against the 49ers...

FOXBOROUGH, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The New England Patriots are taking the field on Thursday, having back-to-back practices, which is something they haven't been able to do in the past couple...

 2020-10-22 19:13 

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Springfield mayor marks 'Pink and Denim Day'...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno showed his support for breast cancer awareness month by donning pink and denim....

 2020-10-22 19:04 

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Gov. Charlie Baker announces $774M economic stimulus package...

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker announced a $774 million plan Thursday that he said will help stabilize the state's economy as Massachusetts continues to grapple with the ongoing coronavirus...

 2020-10-22 18:51 

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COVID-19 exposures lead to increased shortage of substitute teachers...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Fausey Elementary School in West Springfield is delaying their in-person reopening after two staff members and one student tested positive for COVID-19....

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