Sports

10 hours ago in Sports

Congressman charges NFL with wrongdoing

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A senior House Democrat has found that National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease.

10 hours ago in Sports

Tom Brady continues his fight with NFL

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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reconsider its ruling reinstating his "Deflategate" four-game suspension, saying the decision runs contrary to federal labor law.

11 hours ago in Sports

Pavelski, Ward carry Sharks within a win of finals

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Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game 16 seconds into the third period as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday to put them one win away from their first Stanley Cup finals.

11 hours ago in Sports

Raptors hold off Cavs, even East finals at 2-2

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Kyle Lowry scored 35 points and DeMar DeRozan added 32 as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 on Monday to tie the Eastern Conference finals at two wins each.

11 hours ago in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Entertainment

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Judge rules Bill Cosby must stand trial on sexual assault charges

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A Pennsylvania judge ordered entertainer Bill Cosby to stand trial on sexual assault charges over allegations that he drugged and assaulted a woman in 2004.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Video gaming returns to TV with new league

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Competitive video gaming returns to TV with the launch of a 10-week gaming league that will be broadcast on TBS.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

Changes are coming to Twitter

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User names and attachments - including photos and videos - will no longer count towards the length of a tweet, but the 140-character limit will stay.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

‘Pink Panther’ star Burt Kwouk dies at 85

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He also starred in numerous films, among them three James Bond movies including "Goldfinger."

9 hours ago in Entertainment

Watch Hank Azaria’s ‘Simpsons’ inspired commencement speech

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"The Simpsons" star brings out some of his classic animated characters to address the graduates of Tufts University.

Viral Videos

7 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Chewbacca Mom’ and ‘Star Wars’ director J.J. Abrams take a drive

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Just three happy Chewbaccas having fun in a car together.

11 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Bernie and Hillary walk into a bar

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The Democratic presidential candidates reminisce about their time running against each other in the primary.

1 day ago in Entertainment, Viral Videos

WATCH: Bryan Cranston’s ‘Super Sweet 60th’ birthday

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Jimmy Kimmel tries to throw the "Breaking Bad" star a "ferocious" 60th birthday party and it is hilarious.

1 day ago in Viral Videos, Weird

Texas woman and her Chewbacca mask go viral

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Candace Payne, her love of "Star Wars," and her infectious laugh will make your day.

4 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

The ‘X-Men’ meet the Manchester United soccer team

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The ultimate teams have united.

National News

10 hours ago in National

Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform

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The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.

11 hours ago in National

Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

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Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

11 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

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The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

11 hours ago in National

States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

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In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure.

11 hours ago in National, World

Obama prods Vietnam on rights, promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

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U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.

11 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, May 24

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

1 day ago in National

Major change in U.S. food labels is likely to help healthiest the most

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The biggest overhaul of U.S. food nutrition labels in more than two decades is likely to help improve the diets of the most health-conscious consumers, but others may need more convincing.

1 day ago in National

Gas prices jump by 5 cents over past 2 weeks, averages $2.32

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The price at the pump has risen 55 cents since late February.

1 day ago in National

Sanders steps up feud with Democratic establishment

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders cranked up his fight with party leaders on Sunday, backing a challenger to the Democratic National Committee's chairwoman and accusing the party's establishment of trying to anoint Hillary Clinton as the nominee for president.

What's Happening

Do Black Lives Matter in the Valley? Continuing the conversation

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Do Black Lives Matter in the Valley? Part Two. Join us for part two of our community forum on the…

Northampton Community Television Parodies Empty Downtown Storefronts

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Parody video on Northampton storefront vacancies by John Riley using a memorable scene from 2004’s movie “Downfall.”

Northampton To Hold Community Meeting on Suspicious Fires

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NORTHAMPTON – The public is invited to attend an informational meeting hosted by Ward 3 City Councilor Ryan O’Donnell, and…

WHMP Dakin Humane Society Pet of the Week

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Max, Male Lab retriever/terrier mix, 11 months old Location: Springfield: Dakin Humane Society Max came to Dakin because someone in…

WHMP Celebrates Women’s History Month

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WHMP celebrates Women’s History Month in March with a spotlight on the contributions of Mt. Holyoke College and Smith College…

WHMP Northampton Mayoral Summit

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A conversation about Northampton past, present and future featuring all five living mayors: Harry Chapman, (1977), David Musante, (1979), Mary Ford, (1991), Clare Higgins…

Lifestyle News

11 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

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The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

4 days ago in Lifestyle, National

FDA to modify food label guidelines to include added sugar details

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The move comes at a time the United States is staring at increasing childhood and adult obesity and lifestyle diseases such as heart problems.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Two-thirds of U.S. would struggle to cover $1,000 emergency

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In a country with the most billionaires on earth, two-thirds of Americans would have a difficult time covering a minor emergency.