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 2021-09-20 09:00 

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Beautiful start to the week...

We go into a pretty incredible stretch of weather with sunshine Sunday through possibly Tuesday with seasonably warm days and cool, crisp nights. Around 75 for highs, 50s for lows....

 2021-09-20 03:40 

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UMass Amherst Theta Chi protest over sexual assault allegations...

AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A protest taking place at UMass Amherst Sunday afternoon over allegations of an alleged sexual assault at one fraternity....

 2021-09-20 03:32 

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Successful opening weekend at the Big E...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's almost a wrap for opening weekend at the Big E....

 2021-09-19 23:25 

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Dakin Humane Society hosts Barks and Brews fundraiser...

EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Dakin Humane Society hosted a Barks & Brews fundraiser for western Mass. residents and their furry friends. The fundraiser was held in Easthampton at the Fort...

 2021-09-19 20:00 

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A nice start to the work week...

We go into a pretty incredible stretch of weather with sunshine Sunday through possibly Tuesday with seasonably warm days and cool, crisp nights. Around 75 for highs, 50s for lows....

 2021-09-19 19:15 

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Bus parked at The Big E fairgrounds allows visitors to get vaccinated against COVID-19...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- A COVID-19 vaccination bus is parked at The Big E fairgrounds, offering the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccine....

 2021-09-19 11:30 

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An Amazing Stretch Of Weather Begins Today!...

We go into a pretty incredible stretch of weather with sunshine Sunday through possibly Tuesday with seasonably warm days and cool, crisp nights. Around 75 for highs, 50s for lows....

 2021-09-19 11:15 

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Old Warren Road in Palmer closed for hours due to crash...

PALMER, MA (WGGB/WSHM)-- Old Warren Road in Palmer will be closed part of Sunday due to a car crash....

 2021-09-19 01:59 

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UMass football tailgating returns despite uptick in COVID cases...

AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's game day at UMass Amherst as the Minutemen football team took on Eastern Michigan at McGuirk Alumni Stadium Saturday afternoon....

 2021-09-19 01:28 

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Pedestrian transported after being hit by car in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A pedestrian was transported with serious injuries after a crash Saturday night....

 2021-09-19 01:25 

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Resident cleanup efforts underway at Watershops Pond...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Cleanup efforts are underway at Watershops Pond in Springfield....

 2021-09-19 01:20 

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Springfield officials host community gun buy back program...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Springfield officials joined forces Saturday to help get guns off the streets....

 2021-09-19 01:06 

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Animal rights advocates protest outside Big E...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Now to West Springfield, where local animal rights advocates came together to protest the use of animals in entertainment at the Big E....

 2021-09-18 22:00 

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Evening shower/storm possible. Beautiful Sunday on the way...

Expect a warm, humid day with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s!A cold front will approach Saturday afternoon and evening with some patchy clouds and a risk for...

 2021-09-18 17:25 

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One resident injured, 14 displaced after three-alarm fire on State St....

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- 14 residents are displaced after a three-alarm house fire on State Street Saturday afternoon....

 2021-09-18 11:30 

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Warm, Humid, Spot PM Storm Saturday... Perfection By Sunday!...

Expect a warm, humid day with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s!A cold front will approach Saturday afternoon and evening with some patchy clouds and a risk for...

 2021-09-18 02:00 

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Warm, humid Saturday with a spot shower or storm possible...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Tropical storm Odette will pass southeast of the Cape and Islands overnight into Saturday morning. This storm won't bring much to western Mass, only rough seas...

 2021-09-18 01:50 

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Springfield gunshot victim transported with serious injuries...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A gunshot victim was transported Friday night....

 2021-09-18 00:43 

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Sold out Machine Gun Kelly concert kicks off Big E opening night...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Opening night of the Big E is finally here....

 2021-09-17 21:40 

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Fans ready for Machine Gun Kelly to open Big E concert series...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's the first day at the Big E!...

 2021-09-17 21:15 

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Mass. National Guard to provide school transportation assistance in Holyoke...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM/AP) -- Members of the Massachusetts National Guard will be heading to Western Massachusetts to help with school transportation....

 2021-09-17 21:15 

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South Hadley High School expecting mold cleanup test results...

SOUTH HADLEY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- South Hadley officials are expecting more results back on Friday in response to the substantial mold found all throughout the high school building....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Preparations underway at MassMutual Center for Thunderbirds upcoming season...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The MassMutual Center will be the home for the Springfield Thunderbirds for another four years after both sides reached a new agreement this week....

 2021-09-17 21:00 

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Officials: 2,024 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 16 newly confirmed deaths in Mass....

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

 2021-09-17 20:00 

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A warmer, humid start to the weekend on the way...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Clouds continue to hang tough with occasional breaks of sun across western Mass. Temperatures have been on the mild side again today with highs in the...

 2021-09-17 20:00 

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Security and COVID-19 protocols in place as The Big E gets underway...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Gates opened Friday morning at 8 a.m. for The Big E after last year's fair was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-09-17 19:44 

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Study: Mass. among happiest states in America...

(WGGB/WSHM) -- They say happiness is a state of mind, but some states are happier than others....

 2021-09-17 19:15 

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Several East Longmeadow health officials leaving positions this month...

EAST LONGMEADOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The town of East Longmeadow is seeing an exit of health officials this month. Western Mass News has learned that members of the board of...

 2021-09-17 18:07 

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Recent rise in COVID cases among children, especially in Hampden County...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Western Mass News is getting answers on the rise in COVID cases locally among children....

 2021-09-17 17:50 

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UMass COVID cases more than double in this week's data...

AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- UMass cases more than doubled this week compared to last week. It follows an off-campus tailgate party last weekend where students were shoulder to shoulder....

 2021-09-17 14:45 

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Guests arrive early to enjoy day one of 2021 Big E...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Hundreds of people arrived in West Springfield Friday for the opening day of The Big E. People traveled far to enjoy their favorite fair foods...

 2021-09-17 14:28 

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Dispute at Springfield drive-thru ends with an arrest...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- One person is under arrest after an early morning dispute at a Springfield drive-thru....

 2021-09-17 09:00 

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Mostly cloudy, but mainly dry star to The Big E...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- It's a cloudy start and today will end up being mainly cloudy, like yesterday. However, if you are heading to The Big for opening day we...

 2021-09-17 02:00 

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Expert shares ways for staying safe at The Big E amid COVID-19...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Big E opens Friday and is expected to draw hundreds of thousands of people to the fairgrounds over the next two weeks....

 2021-09-17 01:33 

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UMass Amherst received largest gift in school history of $21.5 million...

AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- UMass Amherst received its largest gift in the school's history....

 2021-09-17 01:09 

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Mass. Deptartment of Education reporting COVID cases in students, staff...

MASSACHUSETTS (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is reporting COVID-19 cases within schools across the state....

 2021-09-17 00:18 

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Arrest made after 2 neighboring house fires in Pittsfield...

PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Pittsfield officials are seeking the public's help in the investigation of two fires one week apart at neighboring multi-family apartment buildings....

 2021-09-16 23:43 

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Gov. Baker exploring COVID vaccine identification system...

MASSACHUSETTS (WGGB/WSHM) -- Proving you've been vaccinated against COVID-19 can sometimes be a very complicated process in the Bay State....

 2021-09-16 22:00 

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FDA set to discuss COVID-19 Pfizer booster shots...

NORTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The Food and Drug Administration is set to meet Friday for a nonbinding vote on whether a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be approved....

 2021-09-16 22:00 

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Getting Answers: Hurricane Ida, continued chip shortages impacting local dealerships...

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Experts said the roller coaster of car prices is about to climb another hill. They said chip shortages, combined with the effects of Hurricane Ida will...

 2021-09-16 21:17 

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Big E officials enforcing mask mandate inside fairground buildings...

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Tomorrow is the Big E's opening day!...

 2021-09-16 21:02 

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Thunderbirds extend lease with MassMutual Center...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The partnership with the Springfield Thunderbirds and the MassMutual Center will continue!...

 2021-09-16 21:00 

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Officials: 1,999 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 16 newly confirmed deaths in Mass....

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

 2021-09-16 20:55 

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UMass Amherst to rename nursing school after getting $21.5M gift...

AMHERST, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM/AP) — The University of Massachusetts Amherst has received a $21.5 million gift from the foundation named for an alumna who was also the author of several influential...

 2021-09-16 20:27 

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Getting Answers: student COVID cases, housing concerns...

AMHERST, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- A UMass parent reached out to Western Mass News with housing concerns on campus, especially as we see an uptick in COVID cases....

 2021-09-16 20:00 

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Clouds linger Friday with seasonable weather...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- After a cool start, we warmed to near normal temperatures today with many reaching mid-70s. Periods of sunshine and dew points in the low 60s helped...

 2021-09-16 19:52 

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Wet, rainy weather causing problems for crops...

GRANBY, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- This year brought a variety of challenges to local businesses....

 2021-09-16 19:19 

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Trooper uses makeshift lasso to capture loose horse in Richmond...

RICHMOND, MA (WGGB/WSHM) A Massachusetts State Police trooper had to put his cowboy skills to the test when he responded to a call in Lee....

 2021-09-16 19:15 

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Community cleanup planned for Watershops Pond in Springfield...

SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- The city of Springfield has announced a community cleanup day for Watershops Pond....

 2021-09-16 19:08 

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State troopers help disabled motorist along Mass. Pike in Ludlow...

LUDLOW, MA (WGGB/WSHM) A driver was able to continue on their travels Thursday, thanks to help from some Mass. state troopers....

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