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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’Reilly’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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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.

21 hours 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.

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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.

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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.