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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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Tully’s And Elevens Hit With Suspension

Two connected nightclubs in Northampton will be forced to close for two days after violating the terms of their entertainment license.

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Ludlow Inks Deal With MGM

Ludlow is the first Western Mass community to sign a mitigation agreement with MGM-Springfield

Narkewicz Seeks Agreement With MGM

Mayor David Narkewicz wants the state to acknowledge that Northampton could suffer if a casino is built in Springfield

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Hot Chocolate Run On Sunday

Fifty-five-hundred people are signed up to run in Sunday’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage.

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Tsarnaev Prison Restrictions Lifted

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect will now have full access to his defense team, thanks to a compromise by federal prosecutors

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Northampton Recycling Coordinator Avoids Jail Time

Northampton’s former recycling coordinator won’t be going to jail. In April, 56-year-old Karen Bouquillon smashed her car into a tree on Hatfield Road while drunk

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Springfield Stabbing Victim Was Amherst Man

The man fatally stabbed outside a Springfield apartment building early Sunday was from Amherst.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Police: 5-year-old boy found dead wasn’t abducted

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New York police investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy say a caretaker's initial report that he was abducted from an Albany-area home is false.

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Northampton Vote on Project Grant Delayed

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Northampton's city council has delayed a vote on a CPA grant for a nonprofit to redevelop the former Northampton Lumber site

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Missing Orange Woman Found Dead

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A missing Franklin County woman has been found dead in the Millers River