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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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Vermont Yankee Closing Could Cost $1-Billion

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We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

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UMass Police Suspend Confidential Informant Program

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UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year

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Southampton Residents Oppose Holyoke Proposal

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A proposal to let Holyoke provide building inspection services to Southampton is being vigorously opposed by the town's residents

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Amherst Fire Dept Holds Pancake Breakfast

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The Amherst Fire Department will hold its annual open house and pancake breakfast on Sunday

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U.S. manufacturing jobs data best since ’12

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Employment in America's manufacturing sector grew at its best pace since March 2012, a new report says.