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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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WHMP Dakin Pets Of The Week

Two stray kittens are the WHMP Dakin pets of the week, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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The Easthampton mayoral candidates debated Tuesday night at the Eastworks Building

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3,000 Childcare Vouchers Issued

The Patrick administration will issue three-thousand new vouchers so low-income moms can afford early education for their kids.

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No Charges In Fatal Amherst Bike Crash

No charges will be filed against a truck driver who hit and killed a 22-year-old bicyclist in Amherst last May

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Bartley And Humason Win Senate Primaries

Holyoke City Councilor David Bartley has defeated Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik in the Democratic primary for Mike Knapik’s former state senate seat.

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Montague Man Dies in Single Car Crash

Authorities have identified the person killed when his pickup truck struck a tree in Montague and burst into flames

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

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Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

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A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

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Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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Vermont Yankee Closing Could Cost $1-Billion

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We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

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UMass Police Suspend Confidential Informant Program

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UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year