Sports

1 hour ago in Sports

Indy 500 champions choose 1992 finish as greatest race

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There have been 99 editions of the Indianapolis 500 and many great finishes.

5 hours ago in Sports

Curry and James top All-NBA Team

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is a unanimous selection to the All-NBA First Team after taking every first-place vote in the MVP balloting.

5 hours ago in Sports

Baylor removes Starr as president, will fire coach over rape cases

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Baylor University has removed Kenneth Starr as president and will fire head football coach Art Briles after an independent report found administrators mishandled sexual abuse cases involving football players, the school announced on Thursday.

5 hours ago in Sports

Warriors shoot past Thunder, extend West finals

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Andre Iguodala and Harrison Barnes bombed in 3-pointers on consecutive possessions during an eight-point flurry that opened a 12-point lead early in the fourth quarter, and the Golden State Warriors held on from there to stay alive in the Western Conference finals with a 120-111 victory over the Oklahoma Thunder on Thursday night.

5 hours ago in Sports

Rust scores 2 as Pens beat Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals

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Sure, Sid and Geno still are around. Chris Kunitz and Kris Letang, too. But these Pittsburgh Penguins aren't just a team of big names, but one of guys still trying to make a name in the NHL, too.

Entertainment

1 hour ago in Entertainment

The TMNT are ‘Out of the Shadows’ in new film

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Turtle power is back as the fearsome foursome fights to save the city from a dangerous threat.

3 hours ago in Entertainment

Would you eat crickets for lunch?

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A growing need for more food sources as well as a desire to treat animals more humanely have proponents predicting entomophagy, or eating insects, will eventually spread more heavily to western and developed countries.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Running Man dance craze sweeps police departments across U.S.

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Police officers across the U.S. are dancing an updated version of the running man to a catchy 1990s hip hop song in videos that are gaining wide online popularity.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

National Spelling Bee ends in its unlikeliest tie to date

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Nihar Janga looked like the strongest speller at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and perhaps the best ever. And he's only 11 years old.

10 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: May 27

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A look at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

Viral Videos

6 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘The Lion King’ in a crosswalk

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Rose Byrne and Seth Rogen join a rare theater company that specializes in performances at red lights.

21 hours ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: This slow-mo capture of a lightning strike is like fire falling from the sky

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This wicked weather was recorded at 7000 frames per second. Mother Nature is truly breathtaking.

22 hours ago in Music, Viral Videos

Blake Shelton finally tries sushi

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Jimmy Fallon takes "The Voice" judge out for a little dinner and a chance to broaden his horizons.

1 day ago in Viral Videos

An honest trailer for ‘X-Men: The Animated Series’

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Before you see "X-Men: Apocalypse," relive the '90s cartoon that you still remember - and the theme song that you can't get out of your head.

2 days ago in Viral Videos

‘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.

National News

5 hours ago in National

8 automakers recall over 12M vehicles for Takata air bags

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Documents detailing recalls by Honda, Fiat Chrysler, Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru, Ferrari and Mitsubishi were posted Friday by the government.

5 hours ago in National

Trump, Sanders explore staging unusual presidential debate

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders on Thursday explored staging an unconventional U.S. presidential debate that would sideline Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and create a television spectacle that could attract huge ratings.

5 hours ago in National

AAA: More than 38 million travelers hitting the road Memorial Day weekend

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The lowest gas prices in more than a decade could make this Memorial Day one of the busiest ever on the roads.

5 hours ago in National, World

U.S. expects Taliban to continue strategy of violence under new leader

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U.S. President Barack Obama said he expects the Taliban to continue a strategy of violence following the appointment of a hardline leader, adding that the United States aims to uphold Afghanistan's fragile democratization and prevent its use as a base by Islamic State.

6 hours ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, May 27

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

23 hours ago in National

‘Flags in’ for Memorial Day weekend

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The tradition marks the beginning of Memorial Day weekend activities around the nation.

1 day ago in National

Trump wins the Republican nomination for president

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Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president.

1 day ago in National

TSA chief: Help is on the way to address long airport lines

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The head of the Transportation Security Administration said the beleaguered agency will add 768 new screeners by mid-June to deal with increasingly long airport security lines that have caused passengers to miss flights even before the busy summer travel season.

1 day ago in National

Hundreds protest for $15 minimum wage at McDonald’s headquarters

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Hundreds of protesters marched through pouring rain to call for higher wages and union rights at McDonald's Corp on Wednesday, leading the hamburger chain to shut down its headquarters a day before its annual meeting.

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

5 hours ago in Lifestyle

AP Poll: Many take Social Security before full retirement

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Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans age 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.

1 day ago in Lifestyle

Public pools are gross, but you’ll go swimming anyway

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A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says almost 80 percent of public pools fail routine health inspections.

2 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Record number of Millennials are living with their parents

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Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.