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Needle Exchange; Casinos On Holyoke Ballot

Holyoke voters will have two non-binding questions on tomorrow’s ballot


Man Injured In Tunnel Bar Fall

A man is in serious condition after falling 15 feet from the ledge above the Tunnel Bar in Northampton


Man Dead In Holyoke Crash

Police are investigating a fatal one-car accident on Route 141 in Holyoke early Sunday


“Superman” Gets Punched In Face

A man dressed like Superman is recovering from head injuries sustained Wednesday night

Belchertown Man Sentenced For Scamming “Brokers”

A Belchertown man has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison for running a scam

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CDH Surgeon Booked On Domestic Assault

The former Chief of Surgery at Cooley Dickinson Hospital is facing a domestic assault charge

UMass Amherst

UMass Rioters Face Disciplinary Action

Fourteen UMass students arrested Wednesday night after the Red Sox victory will be subject to disciplinary action by the Dean’s office

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Hadley Fire Started In Laundromat

Officials now believe Sunday night’s shopping-center fire on Route Nine in Hadley started in the Hadley Coin-Op Laundromat

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Vt. Yankee Nuclear Plant To Test Emergency Sirens

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is going to be testing its 37 emergency sirens in three states within 10 miles of the Vernon plant

UMass Amherst

Police Arrest 15 At UMass After Red Sox Win

Officials at UMass Amherst say 15 people were arrested in the aftermath of the Red Sox victory in the World Series

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.