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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

alex morse

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Holyoke Inks Deal With MGM

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MGM-Springfield has granted the city of Holyoke “Surrounding Community” status under the Massachusetts gaming law

umasshockey

Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

UMass Introduces New Football Coach

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UMass will introduce Mark Whipple as its new football coach on Thursday

police more

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Greenfield To Consider Police Taser Use

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The use of Tasers by the Greenfield Police Department will be the focus of a meeting tonight of the town’s Human Rights Commission.

school work

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

AFSC Seeks Access To Smith Voke

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The American Friends Service Committee is pushing for the right to distribute anti-military literature to students at Smith Voke

ambulance

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Man Dies In Greenfield Crash

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A man is dead after a weekend crash in Greenfield.

news-scales

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Hells Angels Triple Murder Case Begins

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Opening statements will be heard today for a defendant in the Hells Angels triple murder case

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AG Coakley Sues Ryder Funeral Home

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Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley

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Northampton Eyes Plastic Bag, Styrofoam Ban

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The City of Northampton is considering a ban on plastic bags and styrofoam

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Broadside Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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The Broadside Bookshop on Main Street in Northampton celebrates 40 years in business this weekend

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Wonder Not! Bread Fest On Tap

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The Hungry Ghost Bakery in Northampton hosts its 11th-annual Wonder Not! bread festival on Sunday

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.