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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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Cooley Dickinson Reconsiders Closing Pediatric Unit

Cooley Dickinson Hospital is rethinking a decision to close its pediatric unit

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Health Connector Website Still Buggy

It’s been a week since the state’s updated health connector website went live but some are still experiencing bugs with the website

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Low-Income Clinic Eyed For Amherst

The Hilltown Community Health Center may be opening a satellite clinic in Amherst

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Dobelle’s Lawyer: We Will Sue WSU

The lawyer for Westfield State University president Evan Dobelle is threatening to sue the school’s trustees if they vote to suspend him at Wednesday’s board meeting

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Making headlines this week

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

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

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A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.