Sports

2 days ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

2 days ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

2 days ago in Sports

Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

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Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

3 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

3 days ago in Sports

NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

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Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

Entertainment

12 hours ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

2 days ago in Entertainment

OPENING WEEKEND: ‘Mother’s Day,’ Key & Peele comedy ‘Keanu’ hit theaters

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Here's a look at some of the films set to open this weekend.

2 days ago in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu this May

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It's going to be a great weekend for some binge-watching.

2 days ago in Entertainment

Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot

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The Swedish Oscar winner follows in the footsteps of Angelina Jolie to play the famed adventurer.

2 days ago in Entertainment

‘Angry Birds,’ apps to go hand-in-hand at the movies

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Creators of the upcoming "The Angry Birds Movie" movie will ask audiences to whip out their phones during the end credits and point them at the screen.

Viral Videos

3 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

4 days ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

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"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

5 days ago in Viral Videos

The Internet is down – the musical

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How will you live without 24/7 access at your fingertips?

5 days ago in Viral Videos

A lip-sync conversation

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Talking in songs.

National News

2 days ago in National

Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

3 days ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

3 days ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

3 days ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

3 days ago in National, World

No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.

3 days ago in National

Trump’s ‘America first’ speech alarms U.S. allies

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Donald Trump's first major foreign policy address alarmed American allies, who view the Republican front runner's repeated invocation of an "America first" agenda as a threat to retreat from the world.

3 days ago in National

Survey: Most Americans support usage fees to fix crumbling roads

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The cost to repair and upgrade the U.S. surface transportation system to meet current and future demands is in the "hundreds of billions of dollars," the U.S. Government Accountability Office said last year.

4 days ago in National

Volkswagen says emissions scandal bill could get much bigger

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Volkswagen's CEO says the company will launch new electric vehicles and set up a new firm focused on operations like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests.

4 days ago in National

Kerry expresses reservations about all-volunteer U.S. military

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday he feels all Americans should find a way to serve their country, suggesting the need for a renewal in public service that could also affect the military.

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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

12 hours ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

4 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.