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WMass Casino Plans In Limbo

With the defeat of Mohegan Sun in Palmer Tuesday, MGM Springfield seems to be the only casino proposal left standing in Western Mass

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Union Station To House Sports Bar

The former Union Station in Northampton is on its way to becoming a sports bar

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Cadieux Wins Easthampton Mayor Race, Tacy Out In Northampton

(Easthampton, MA) -¬†For the first time ever, Easthampton will have a mayor other than Mike Tautznik. His right-hgand in the…

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Morse Wins ReElection In Holyoke

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse will be serving a second term

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Humason Wins State Senate Race

State Rep Don Humason has been elected as the new State Senator from the Hampden and Hampshire 2nd District.

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Palmer Rejects Casino Proposal

Voters in Palmer have rejected a proposal by Mohegan Sun to build a billion-dollar resort casino off the Mass Pike

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WHMP Local Election Results

Local Election winners include: Cadieux in Easthampton, Morse in Holyoke, Humason for State Senate and Alisa Klein, Northamton City Council over Gene Tacy

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Abused Poodle Happy In New Home

The tiny abused poodle formerly known as “Buffy” is adjusting well to her new home

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Noho Board Cracks Down On Eric Suher

Northampton entertainment mogul Eric Suher may be forced to give up two unused liquor licenses he’s been holding onto for quite some time.

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Palmer To Vote On Casino Proposal

Voters in Palmer will decide today whether to approve a casino proposal by Mohegan Sun

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

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Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.

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Obama: Beheading ‘shocked the conscience’ of the world

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The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.

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Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue

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The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Racial Tensions Addressed in Amherst

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School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.

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Friendly’s In Noho Closed

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Friendly's Restaurant on King Street in Northampton has closed its doors for good.