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West Springfield crews respond to apartment complex fire on Bosworth Street

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West Springfield Police and Fire Dept. have responded on scene to a house fire on 90 Bosworth Street. 

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Two UMass fraternities in trouble over recent incidents

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Two fraternities associated with the University of Massachusetts Amherst have been disciplined following two recent incidents.

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Upcoming fairs across Western Mass.

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It may still be summer out there, but soon, the seasons will begin to change and fall will descend upon New England.

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Dam failing as scope of Puerto Rico's disaster becomes clear Video included

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They eye of Hurricane Maria is nearing the Turks and Caicos early Friday as Puerto Rico tries to recover from the storm's devastation.

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Record heat possible this weekend in western Mass

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Temperatures are the big weather story this weekend as we soar into the lower 90s! Cooler weather will be on the way later next week and we continue to track hurricane Maria as it enters the waters off the East Coast...

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Friday Football Fever Scores for 9/22

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Tonight on Friday Football Fever there was some great week three action across western Mass.

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Pioneer Valley Regional School football team fights against childhood cancer

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We've seen it so many times. A touchdown, perhaps saving a season, but what if a touchdown could save a life?

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Springfield radio station taking donations for Hurricane Maria victims

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A Spanish radio station in Springfield's South End is doing their part in helping the people of Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Maria. 

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Springfield School takes on the Kindness Rock Challenge

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A Springfield School is sending positive messages to their students and beyond, one rock at a time. 

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Minnechaug Regional football team dedicates season to teammate with cancer

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This week’s game of the week was at Minnechaug Regional School over in Wilbraham.

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Westfield State's president holds assembly regarding racist comments on-campus

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For the second time this week, racist and sexist comments have been found at Westfield State University. The latest was a note left on a student's door following a rally against another instance of someone writing the n-word on another student's door.  Today, the university's president is hosting two information sessions for students and staff:

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Nurses at Berkshire County hospital plan 1-day strike

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The union representing registered nurses at the Berkshire Medical Center say they plan to hold a one-day strike to protest stalled contract talks.

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WNE professor gives insight into CTE found in Hernandez's brain

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Nearly five months after Aaron Hernandez took his own life inside his prison cell, we learned he had a severe case of CTE or chronic traumatic encephalopathy. It's caused by repeated blows to the head.

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Springfield Police investigating home invasion

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Springfield Police are investigating a home invasion on Liberty Street. 

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Water main break along Meadow St. in Chicopee repaired

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It was an unexpected day off from school for some students in Chicopee after a large water main break spilled more than 300,000 gallons.

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Man accused of killing 4 told officers: 'I freed them'

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Authorities say a man accused of killing three family members and a caretaker in Massachusetts told officers he "freed them." 

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John McCain won't back Graham-Cassidy bill, likely ending GOP health care push

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Sen. John McCain announced Friday that he cannot "in good conscience" vote for the GOP's latest plan to overhaul Obamacare, likely ending Republicans' latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Springfield man who transported cocaine sentenced

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A Massachusetts man who pleaded guilty to transporting two kilograms of cocaine to Connecticut has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.

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Popular PC optimizer hacked to deliver malware

It's supposed to optimize your PC performance, but instead, the latest version of CCleaner has been hacked.  Instead of cleaning, it delivered malware.  Stan Prager from GoGeeks in East Longmeadow tell us more.

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Zip Trip: McCray's Farm, South Hadley

Fall begins Friday and soon, you'll be thinking of foliage, pumpkins, and cider.  In this week's Zip Trip, Chris Pisano heads to McCray's Farm in South Hadley to show us some of the fun planned this season.

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