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‘The Retreat’ Goes Before Town Boards

A controversial housing plan in North Amherst is up for discussion this week

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Hadley Fire Victims Get Help

Businesses destroyed by a massive fire in Hadley last month may be in line for some help

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Nashawannuck Pond To Get Boat Ramp

Nashawannuck Pond in Easthampton will soon get a boat ramp

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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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Fight over ‘religious objection’ proposals shifts to Arkansas

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The fight over "religious freedom" proposals facing increasing criticism from those who call them a license to discriminate is shifting toward Arkansas.

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Tsarnaev’s lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing

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Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in an undated FBI handout photo

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are trying to show that his older brother was the driving force behind the 2013 terror attack.

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There’s a whiskey war being waged in Tennessee

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Distillers say stiff whiskey laws are stifling the town of Trimble's boozy revival.

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Iran, world powers push for nuclear deal as deadline looms

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With a deadline hours away, negotiations over a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program continue.

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, March 31

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.