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Rangers replace Maple Leafs atop hockey’s most valuable list


The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion

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Rams’ Bailey in critical condition after shooting


The suspended Rams wide receiver was shot during an incident late Tuesday night.

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Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama


Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.

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Warriors crush Lakers for best start in NBA history


The Golden State Warriors registered the best start in NBA history with their 16th straight victory in a blowout win over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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NFL ‘Deflategate’ appeal to be heard March 3, after Super Bowl


The federal appeals court in New York will hear the NFL's appeal of the lifting of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" controversy.


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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving


Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.

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Change your Amazon password now


With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.

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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years


For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.

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REVIEW: ‘Creed’ builds on the legacy of ‘Rocky’


"Creed" stays rooted in tradition while simultaneously taking the entire franchise in a new direction as vital as it is welcome.

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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes


Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Harrison Ford, Chewbacca settle feud


With a little help from Jimmy Kimmel and Adele, Harrison Ford and Chewbacca finally set aside their past differences.

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A Thanksgiving miracle


The power of song!

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Kid battles through hiccups to rock national anthem


Young Ethan battled through the hiccups to perform perhaps the greatest rendition of the Australian national anthem ever.

in Viral Videos

Unseen ‘Star Wars’ auditions


With the help of "Saturday Night Live," J.J. Abrams shares some of the best"The Force Awakens" screen tests.

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Adele goes undercover to surprise her fans


The moment she starts singing, the gig is up!

National News

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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

in National, World

Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.

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Just call him a V.I.T.


The VIP birds have arrived at the White House to get the annual presidential pardon.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Nov 25


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

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Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

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PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon


Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

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America’s worst traffic nightmares


The top 50 worst bottlenecks in America waste millions of gallons of gas and hours of productivity.

What's Happening

Donate Here to the WHMP Team In The Hot Chocolate Run For Safe Passage

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Hot Chocolate Run 2015: Step Up for Safe Passage! Every day, Safe Passage helps women and children take steps towards…

Meet Delilah, WHMP-Dakin Pet Of The Week


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WHMP/Reminder Holyoke Mayoral Debate

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Holyoke voters have a big choice to make November third.  We held this debate between Mayor Alex Morse and challenger…

Northampton City Council Candidates Debate 2015


The 3 candidates for Northampton at-large city council debate at the JFK Middle School on 10/21/15

Northampton School Committee Candidates Debate 10/21/15


Northampton School Committee candidates debate 2015 from the JFK Middle School, co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Leeds Civic…

Share Your Story For the Hot Chocolate Run 2015

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In 2014, The Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage raised enough money to meet an important goal:  Expanding Safe Passage’s…

Lifestyle News

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SPECIAL SECTION: Thanksgiving, Black Friday & more


Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.

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Secrets for getting the best pieces of turkey


Tips for making sure your turkey is moist and flavorful this Thanksgiving.

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Retailers give shoppers new reasons to use mobile phones in stores


Retailers are using apps for smartphones to help drive shoppers to their stores, and make shopping easier.