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Pot Legalization Effort Gears Up In Massachusetts

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

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Bombshell Statement In Rintala Trial

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

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Two Armed Serial Robbers Arrested

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

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Holyoke Inks Deal With MGM

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

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UMass Introduces New Football Coach

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

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Greenfield To Consider Police Taser Use

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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AFSC Seeks Access To Smith Voke

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

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Man Dies In Greenfield Crash

A man is dead after a weekend crash in Greenfield.

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Hells Angels Triple Murder Case Begins

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

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NAACP To Sarno: Widen Search For Police Chief

The Springfield NAACP is asking Mayor Domenic Sarno to conduct a nationwide search for the city’s next police commissioner.

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Yellen, Cyrus strange bedfellows in ‘Time 100′

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There are 41 women on this year's list, of "most influential," but some of them may surprise you.

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Fire Danger High In Western Mass

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A "Red Flag Warning" has been issued for Berkshire County by the National Weather Service

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Minimal Rate Hikes For Northampton This Year

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Northampton residents will see only modest increases in their water and sewer rates starting in July

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UMass Braces For Another Booze-Fueled Weekend

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Police at UMass and in the town of Amherst are bracing for another wild party weekend

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Former Springfield BID Director Surfaces In Amherst

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The former director of the Springfield Business Improvement District has been hired to lead the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce.