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Needle Exchange; Casinos On Holyoke Ballot

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

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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

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Man Dead In Holyoke Crash

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

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“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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The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

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The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.

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Days numbered for barcodes as shoppers demand more data

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Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day.

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Third UMass Gang Rape Defendant Found Guilty

Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette. Adam Liccardi

A Hampshire Superior Court jury deliberated for 12 hours before yesterday afternoon finding Adam Liccadi guilty on three of four counts of aggravated rape.

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West Springfield Police Probe Launched After Prisoner Escapes

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Jose Rubet of Springfield was arrested August 22 after allegedly leading officers on a high-speed chase into Agawam. He was arrested and taken to lockup, where he later produced a knife which he waved at officers before escaping through an emergency exit.