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hospital

Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

Man Pinned Between Cars in Gill Crash

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A man hit by a car on Route 2 in Gill Saturday night is expected to live.

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Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

UMass Student Killed By Truck

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A UMass Amherst student has been killed while walking along Route 9 in Belchertown.

big box store

Monday, February 16, 201502/16/2015

Easthampton Considers Big Box Ban

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Easthampton will debate an anti-big-box zoning proposal this week.

Subbaswamy-Kumble

Friday, October 10, 201410/10/2014

Snitch Program at UMass Under Review

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The confidential police informant program at UMass-Amherst will undergo new scrutiny.  Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has named an 11-member working group…

youth soccer

Friday, October 10, 201410/10/2014

Soccer Hooligans in Amherst

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    Amherst Police are investigating a vandalism incident at the high school’s soccer field. Police were called to the school…

marijuana

Friday, October 10, 201410/10/2014

A U-Haul of Pot

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  A Northampton man has been arraigned on drug trafficking charges in northeastern Massachusetts. Dean Colpak was arrested Wednesday in…

american flag veterans

Tuesday, May 27, 201405/27/2014

Western Mass Honors Its War Dead

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Hundreds have turned out in Northampton, Easthampton, Greenfield and other towns to honor those who died serving their country

marijuana

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Pot Legalization Effort Gears Up In Massachusetts

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Advocates for marijuana legalization are setting their sites on Massachusetts and hope for a ballot question in 2016

Rintala trial

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Bombshell Statement In Rintala Trial

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A former medical examiner says Annamarie Cochrane-Rintala had been dead six-to-eight hours before her body was found by police in the basement of her Granby home

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Two Armed Serial Robbers Arrested

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Two Springfield residents are behind bars in connection with more than 15 armed robberies including those in Northampton and Greenfield

Recent Headlines

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

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

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.

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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.