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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

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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

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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 looks to unify Republicans; Kasich reported dropping out

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Billionaire Donald Trump assumed the mantle of presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday with a message on unity that also suggested he was not going to work too hard to placate some party establishment figures angered by his outsider candidacy.

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Takata recalls millions more air bag inflators

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Automakers will recall up to 40 million more air bag inflators installed by Takata Corp by 2019, expanding the largest automotive recall in American history.

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School safety: Drops in bullying, violent crime on campus

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The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools, with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.

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U.S. gathers allies on next steps in Islamic State fight

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The United States gathered defense ministers from 11 other countries for talks on Wednesday about ways to strengthen the campaign against Islamic State, a day after a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during an attack by the militant group.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, May 4

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.