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Bar Denied Appeal For DJ Nights

A Northampton nightclub that shares a liquor license with another bar has been denied a request to bring back DJ nights

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Soup Kitchen Coordinator Gets Parole

A well-known Amherst man will be released from prison after being granted parole

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WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Molly, a sweet 9 year old female German Shepherd mix is available for adoption from Dakin in Leverett

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Northampton Holds Roundhouse Lot Hearing Tonight

Northampton is taking a big step tonight in the potential development of the Roundhouse lot

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Lawmakers Hear Student Loan Debt Stories

Holyoke state rep Aaron Vega and some of his State House colleagues were at HCC Monday for a public hearing on student loan debt

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Democratic State Senate Candidates Square Off

Democratic state senate candidates David Bartley and Michael Tautznik have squared off in a televised debate in Easthampton

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Manhan Bridge Work Continues Without Union

Work has resumed on the Manhan River Bridge in Easthampton despite a strike by heavy equipment operators

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Sunderland School Principal Dies

Sunderland is mourning the unexpected death of its elementary school principal

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Greenfield Civil Service Hearing Tonight

A proposal to take the police and fire chief’s position out of Civil Service will be the focus of a Greenfield Town Council Subcommittee hearing tonight

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Will Bike 4 Food A Big Success

Hundreds of bike riders raised 60-thousand-dollars for the Food Bank of Western Mass on Sunday

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Smith Students to Rally for Transgender Admission Rights

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Smith College students will rally this week to call for a change in the way the college deals with transgender applicants

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Chinese Students In UMass Rape Trial

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A UMass rape trial is underway in Hampshire Superior Court involving two Chinese students

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Federal Judge Hears Strip Search Case

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A federal judge has heard arguments in a class-action lawsuit brought by current and past inmates at the women's jail in Chicopee.

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Hotel Northampton Owner Wins Award

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The owner of the Hotel Northampton has won this year's Faces of Diversity American Dream Award