Sports

4 hours ago in Sports

Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

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Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

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Vickers to replace Tony Stewart

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Stewart-Haas Racing has scheduled a Friday news conference to discuss its plans for the No. 14 Chevrolet.

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PREVIEW: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

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Brandt Snedeker will look to defend his title as 17 of the top 30 players in the FedExCup standings are in the field.

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Morris-Goodwin scuffle makes defeat worse for Suns

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The Phoenix Suns' season took another fractious turn on Wednesday when team mates Markieff Morris and Archie Goodwin got into a shoving match during the team’s loss to the Golden State Warriors.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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Here’s a look at some of today’s big sports headlines. CAVS WIN, 11 STRAIGHT FOR WARRIORS Kobe Bryant’s final game…

Entertainment

4 hours ago in Entertainment

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ headed for Broadway debut

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Harper Lee's classic novel is coming to Broadway for the first time in a new stage version written by "West Wing" writer Aaron Sorkin.

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Charlize Theron gearing up for ‘Fast 8’

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The "Mad Max: Fury Road" star is in early talks to play the villain in the eighth installment of the hugely successful street racing series.

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‘Deadpool’ isn’t even out yet – but a sequel is in the works

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Ryan Reynolds suits up as the homicidal mercenary, aka Wade Wilson, in the adaptation of the Marvel comic book series, which opens Friday.

10 hours ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Feb. 11

People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

1 day ago in Entertainment

Johnny Depp wigs out as Donald Trump in spoof biopic

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The Hollywood actor dons a Trump-style hairpiece to lampoon the presidential hopeful in the 50-minute comedy for Funny or Die alongside a star-studded cast including Alfred Molina, Henry Winkle

Viral Videos

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.

22 hours ago in Viral Videos

Who’s your daddy?

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When you're a baby and your dad is a twin, life can be confusing.

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WATCH: Oh mother …

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Is it the worst "Family Feud" answer ever? Judge for yourself.

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Will Ferrell wants to be the new animal expert on ‘The Late Show’

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Stephen Colbert's "The Late Show" doesn’t have an animal expert yet, so why shouldn’t it be Will Ferrell?

3 days ago in Viral Videos

Elton John carpool karaoke

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James Corden asks Elton John to help him navigate Los Angeles on a rainy day.

National News

4 hours ago in National

Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

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U.S. preparing for Zika

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President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

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Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

5 hours ago in National

Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Feb. 11

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

23 hours ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

1 day ago in National

Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

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The Senate is considering legislation to hit North Korea with more stringent sanctions.

1 day ago in Entertainment, National

Shkreli is sued over his $2 million Wu-Tang Clan album

Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on his former company's decision to raise the price of a lifesaving medicine. Shkreli refused to testify before U.S. lawmakers who excoriated him over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Shkreli has bragged that he had no plans to listen to the album, but bought it to "keep it from the people."

1 day ago in National

Trump, Sanders ride U.S. anti-establishment tide to New Hampshire win

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U.S. politicians in a display of anti-establishment power.

What's Happening

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week, 7 Year Old Pug Beagle Named Ginger

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Background on Ginger Pug Beagle Location: Springfield: Dakin Humane Society Gender: Female Age: 7 years   Meet Ginger!  She’s a…

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…

First Night 2016 in Northampton!

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Music. Theater. Dance. Puppetry. Fireworks! A 12-hour, family-friendly festival of the arts culminating in a traditional ball-raising from the roof…

Downtown Northampton Needs You

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The following is a guest column in the Daily Hampshire Gazette, authored by Northampton Radio Group, WHMP General Manager David…

First Annual WHMP Hot Chocathon

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Hear the first-annual WHMP Hot Chocathon to benefit Safe Passage! Every day, Safe Passage helps women and children take steps…

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…

Lifestyle News

33 mins ago in Lifestyle

More Americans turning to Internet to play Cupid

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Just in time for Valentine's Day, a survey shows that more Americans are looking for love through online dating, with more than four times as many young adults using mobile apps than in 2013.

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Move over Whopper, the King is adding hot dogs to its menu

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The world's most famous "dog" is helping the fast food chain promote its latest offering.

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Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

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The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.