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Dobelle Placed On Paid Leave

Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle has been placed on paid administrative leave, pending the outcome of another investigation into his spending habits

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Northampton Lumberyard Eyed For Affordable Housing

The former Northampton Lumber yard might be developed as 60 units of affordable housing

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Dakin: Abused Poodle Improving

The condition of a small poodle-mix found wrapped in a trash bag at a Springfield demolition site has improved considerably

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Body Of Chicopee Man Found

The body of a Chicopee man has been found by hikers in the Adirondacks

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Easthampton Mayoral Debate Thursday Night

Easthampton’s mayoral candidates square off Thursday night in a debate at the new high school auditorium

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Northampton Debate Tonight

A debate between two at-large city council candidates in Northampton is on for tonight

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Two Holyokers Wage Write-In Campaigns

Two men are waging write-in campaigns for seats on the Holyoke City Council.

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Baystate Franklin Nurses Authorize Strike Call

Nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical have authorized their union to call for a three-day strike if contract negotiations continue to stall

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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Bentley, Domestic Short Hair Cat, Neutered Male, 3 years old is available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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Baystate Franklin Nurses Set To Take Strike Vote

(Greenfield, MA) -¬†Union nurses at Baystate Franklin Medical Center are expected to decide Tuesday whether to strike for the second…

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

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An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Funeral Set For Victims of Ehamp Motorcycle Crash

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A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash

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Holyoke Water Plant On Agenda

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Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant

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UMass Students Keep Police Busy

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Students from UMass are already keeping the Amherst police department busy