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WWLP.com afternoon top stories 5-15-14

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Here’s what we’re working on at WWLP.com this afternoon: A missing man from western Massachusetts has been found de…

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Deadly Strike

A man in Florida is killed when he is hit by lightning.

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Fires force thousands to flee

At least a eight wildfires are burning in the San Diego area as firefighters scramble to get the blazes under control.

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National Guard Air Show in RI

General Reginald Centracchio speaks about weather concerns for the RI National Guard Open House and Air Show this weekend.

Rescue workers carry the dead body of a miner from the mine in Soma, western Turkey, early Wednesday, May 14, 2014. Rescuers desperately raced against time to reach more than 200 miners trapped underground Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a coal mine in western Turkey killed at least 200 workers, authorities said, in one of the worst mining disasters in Turkish history. Turkey's Energy Minister Taner Yildiz said 787 people were inside the coal mine in Soma, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) south of Istanbul, at the time of the accident and 363 of them had been rescued so far. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

232 dead in Turkey coal mine disaster

Women wailed uncontrollably, men knelt sobbing and others just stared in disbelief outside a coal mine in western Turkey as rescue workers r…

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AM News Headlines 5-15-14

Police officers will be at the Amherst Regional High School today after a threatening note was found inside the school