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300 Families Duck Hotel Evictions

Springfield Housing Court Judge Robert Fields has halted the evictions of three-hundred families from their hotel rooms

I-91 Drug Bust Yields Heroin & MDMA

An I-91 traffic stop in Holyoke has yielded large amounts of heroin and the party drug known as “Molly.”

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Northampton Cop-Scuffler Faces Sentencing

A Northampton man who fought with a cop could see up to four years in prison

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ACLU Seeks Probe Of Holyoke Police

The ACLU of Massachusetts has asked Attorney General Martha Coakley to investigate allegations of racial profiling within the Holyoke Police Department

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Tenants Displaced After Greenfield Fire

About a dozen elderly and disabled residents are displaced after Tuesday night’s fire at the Mill House Apartments on Wells Street in Greenfield.

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Three Injured In Downtown Greenfield Fire

A quick response by local firefighters is being credited with averting a potential tragedy in a downtown Greenfield apartment building last night.

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Tully’s Owner Choses Suspension Days

MassLive reports the owner of Tully O‚ÄôReilly’s and The Elevens bars in downtown Northampton has chosen to serve the last two days of a seven-day liquor license suspension on Christmas eve and Christmas day.

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Deerfield Hit-And-Run Injures Two

A woman and her boyfriend have been treated for injuries after a serious hit-and-run crash in Deerfield

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Holyoke Zoning Controversy Shuffles Along

Controversy over a proposed zoning change in Holyoke is at a stalemate after last night’s public hearing

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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Fonz – Domestic Short Hair – Neutered Male – 6 months is available for adoption at the Dakin Humane Society in Springfield

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Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

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General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.

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When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

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The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.

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Hundreds Turn Out For Transperformance

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Northampton's annual benefit musical festival, Transperformance, celebrated 25 years last night at Pines Theater in Look Park

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Text Messages Focus at UMass Gang Rape Trial

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The defense says Adam Liccardi had consensual sex with the woman and stayed behind to comfort her after she was raped by one of his friends

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Charlemont Bridge Closed Indefinitely After Inspection

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The state Department of Transportation has ordered that the West Oxbow Road Bridge be shut down because of structural damage