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Bomb Threat Shuts Down STCC

Springfield Technical Community College is open for class again after yesterday’s reported bomb threat

Northampton Police Make Heroin Bust

Northampton police have made a heroin bust after a traffic stop on King Street

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United Way Launches Campaign

The United Way of Hampshire County has kicked off its annual fundraising drive.

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Bold Bobcat Roams Near Northampton School

A bobcat has been roaming the area near the Ryan Road Elementary School in Northampton

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DPH Prunes Pot-Grower List

The Department of Public Health has made progress cutting down the list of potential medical marijuana growers in Massachusetts

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Hundreds Turn Out for Ellerbrook Tribute

The life of Ray Ellerbrook was celebrated by those who knew and loved him yesterday at the Athletic Fields in Northampton named in his honor.

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Narkewicz Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign in Northampton

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz is running unopposed for a second term.

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Humason Kicks Off Senate Campaign

Republican State Rep Don Humason has kicked off his campaign for State Senate, saying his top priority would be economic development and jobs

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HCC Open After Threat Shutdown

Things are back to normal at Holyoke Community College after yesterday’s shutdown.

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Connecticut River Getting Cleaner

Environmentalists are celebrating 20 years of cleaning up the Connecticut River.

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U.S says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

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FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. Obama and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria during their bilateral meeting.

In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government claims that Moscow has violated the Cold War treaty.

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Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region on July 28, 2014.

Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine kills at least 19 civilians.

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Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California wildfire

Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California on July 26, 2014.

Fire officials spotted a drone over the Sand Fire and immediately called police to have the toy grounded to avoid a possible mid-air collision.

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Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader

A Palestinian walks on the rubble of the house of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, hit by a pre-dawn Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should prepare for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.

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