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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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Holyoke Crash Victim Identified

Police have identified the victim in a spectacular Holyoke crash on Route 141 early Sunday.

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Election Day Dawns In Western Mass

It’s election day. In Western Mass, there are contested mayoral races in Holyoke, Chicopee, West Springfield, and Easthampton

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Boston Celebrates World Series Champs

Red Sox fans from all over New England packed the streets Saturday for the World Series Victory Parade

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Side Street Cafe Closed Down

The Side Street Cafe in Florence has apparently closed its doors for good

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

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A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.