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Pedestrian Hit On Route 9 Hadley

A pedestrian is hospitalized after being hit by a car on Route 9 in Hadley

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Agawam Cuts Deal With MGM

Agawam has become the second community to sign a mitigation agreement with MGM

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Needle Exchange Public Hearing Tonight

Holyoke will hold a public hearing tonight on its controversial needle exchange program

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Hot Chocolate Run Raises 300K

Thousands of runners and walkers have raised 300-thousand for Safe Passage

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Amherst Board Urges Changes To Retreat Housing Plan

Amherst’s Planning Board is recommending changes to the proposed student housing project known as The Retreat.

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UMass To Up Dorm Security

UMass Amherst has announced plans to invest two-million-dollars in dorm security.

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Fired CDH Nurse Accepts Plea Deal

A fired nurse at Cooley Dickinson has accepted a plea deal.

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State Releases 65-Million For Western Mass

Governor Patrick has released 65-million for capital projects in Western Mass

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Northampton Council Approves Casino Impact Study

Northampton’s city council is approving 22-thousand dollars for a study to look at the community impact of a casino in Springfield

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Warren: No Interest In President’s Job

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren says she has no intention of running for president in 2016

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Ohio State University fires marching band director

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OSU has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment.

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Unemployment claims at lowest level since ’06

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The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to the lowest level in more than eight years last week.

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State lottery exceeds fiscal expectations

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It was apparently a good year for the State Lottery.

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Shark Finning now illegal in Massachusetts

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The practice of "shark finning" is now illegal in Massachusetts.

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Man pleads not-guilty to relationship with underage girl

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A former JV volleyball coach at a Western Mass high school has pleaded not guilty to having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.