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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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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

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Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

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The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

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Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

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Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there.