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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 back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.