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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


Northampton Debate Tonight

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


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


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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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.