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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

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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.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

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More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier

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A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School

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Baker And Coakley Debate In WMass

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Republican Charlie Baker and Democrat Martha Coakley actually agreed on a number of topics during a televised debate in Chicopee