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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


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.


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


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.


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


Primary Today For State Senate Seat

It’s primary election day in the 2nd Hampden-and-Hampshire State Senate district

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Safe Lifted From Goodwill Store

A safe weighing 200 pounds has been stolen from the Goodwill store in Northampton

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Guerra Explains Mama Iguana Decision

Claudio Guerra says he’s closing Mama Iguana’s in Springfield because the Mexican restaurant concept doesn’t work in that space


Fuel Aid And Childcare Hit By Shutdown

The future is uncertain for more than 500 children using Headstart and childcare programs in the Franklin, Hampshire and North Quabbin regions

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Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

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PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon


Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

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America’s worst traffic nightmares


The top 50 worst bottlenecks in America waste millions of gallons of gas and hours of productivity.

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In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools


U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the U.S. estimates has cut the group's black-market earnings from oil by about a third.

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15 million on HIV treatment as AIDS pandemic tide turns


Some 15.8 million people worldwide are now on HIV treatment and a fast-track strategy to end the AIDS pandemic is starting to show results, the United Nations AIDS program said on Tuesday.