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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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Holyokers Battle Plan To Demolish Building

A group of Holyoke residents are fighting to save a historic building from the wrecking ball.

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Palmer Casino Recount Today

Ballots will be recounted today in Palmer after a casino plan failed by 93 votes on election day

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Kidnapping Charges result from Northampton crash

(Northampton, MA) – A Saturday car crash in Northampton has resulted in kidnapping charges for a Springfield man. Northampton Police…

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Hadley Fire Victims to receive State Assistance

(Hadley, MA) – The victims of the recent Hadley strip mall fire may be about to get some help from…

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Marijuana License Finalists

(Pioneer Valley, MA) – Three local groups are among the 100 finalists for the 35 state medical marijuana licenses up…

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Weekend Weather Causes Traffic Problems

(Gill, MA) – A 28-year-old woman is dead following a multi-car crash Saturday night in Gill. Theresa Pendleton of Erving…

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Minimum Wage Hike in Massachusetts?

(Boston, MA) – The Massachusetts Senate will debate a proposal to hike the state’s minimum wage today. The plan would…

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Global life expectancy rises, but people live sicker for longer

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General health has improved worldwide, thanks to significant progress against infectious diseases and gains in fighting maternal and child illnesses.

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When Congress returns from vacation, budget fight looms

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The U.S. Congress will soon embark on a high-stakes budget negotiation with President Barack Obama that, if productive, could give Republicans the increased military spending they want and Democrats the increased domestic spending they seek.

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Hundreds Turn Out For Transperformance

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Northampton's annual benefit musical festival, Transperformance, celebrated 25 years last night at Pines Theater in Look Park

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Text Messages Focus at UMass Gang Rape Trial

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The defense says Adam Liccardi had consensual sex with the woman and stayed behind to comfort her after she was raped by one of his friends

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Charlemont Bridge Closed Indefinitely After Inspection

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The state Department of Transportation has ordered that the West Oxbow Road Bridge be shut down because of structural damage