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Woman Rescued From Connecticut River

A Holyoke woman is OK after being pulled from the icy Connecticut River

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UMass Honored By EPA

UMass Amherst has been recognized by the EPA for keeping food waste out of the landfill

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UMass Campus At Springfield Announced

UMass will open a satellite campus in downtown Springfield starting next fall

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Recount Confirms No Casino In Palmer

A recount in Palmer has confirmed voters in that town don’t want a casino

Potential Pot Farmer Charged With Assault

A Whately farmer who wants to run a medical-marijuana dispensary has been charged with assault

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Holyoke Cop Loses Second Gun

A Holyoke cop is under investigation after leaving his service revolver in a restroom at the Holyoke Mall last weekend

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WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Princess – Domestic Short Hair – Tortoiseshell – Spayed Female – 8 months is our WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

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Sandy Hook Assault Report Released

The Connecticut State’s Attorney report into the attack on Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown is now public

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Man OK After Hypothermia Scare

A Belchertown man is alive after suffering from extreme hypothermia.

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WSU Declines To Release Dobelle Report

Westfield State University Trustees have named Elizabeth Preston as the school’s interim president

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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Downtown Northampton Prepares for Storm

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Downtown Northampton merchants won't have to dig out from the season's first snowstorm

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Teachers Unions Support Carolyn Gardner

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Two teachers unions say they're committed to confronting racism, and supporting former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner

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Tunnel Planned Under Northampton Railroad Tracks

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State officials are moving ahead with a plan to build a tunnel under the railroad tracks in Northampton to accommodate the Norwottuck Rail Trail

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Springfield Cops Descend Upon March

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A heavy police presence in Springfield as marchers took to Main Street in the wake of the Ferguson decision