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Chicopee Man Lost In Adirondacks

A Chicopee man who drums for a Western Mass cover band may be lost in the wilderness of the Adirondacks.

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Coakley Announces Governor’s Run

Martha Coakley has thrown her hat into the ring for the 2014 governor’s race.

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Two Dead In Holyoke Hit-And-Run

Two 23-year-olds are dead after a hit-and-run crash at the corner of Beech and Dwight streets in Holyoke.

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Armed Robber Targets Church-Goers

State police are investigating an armed robbery at a Holyoke church service.

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Deerfield Cracks Down On Pig Farmers

Selectmen in the town of Deerfield are cracking down on pig farmers.

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Terrific Apple Season Underway

Western Massachusetts apple growers say this year’s crop is excellent.

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Dobelle And Trustees Summoned To Boston

Westfield State University President Evan Dobelle and his board of trustees have been summoned to Boston to meet with members of the Patrick administration

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Legal Action Eyed In Jump Rope Case

The homeless man falsely accused of trying to hang a nine-year-old girl from a tree in Northampton is considering legal action against the Northwestern DA’s Office.

Illegal Alien Faces Child Rape Charges

A former Amherst man is held on 100-thousand-dollars bail after denying that he drugged and raped a teenage girl 13 years ago.

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Another Hollywood Movie Being Filmed in Western Mass

Hollywood is coming back to Western Mass–and this time, you might be able to be a part of it.

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Man Acquitted In Easthampton Bar Fight

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An Easthampton man has been found not guilty of five charges related to a bar fight at the city's Pulaski Club

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Stabbing Suspect ODs On Heroin

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A man has been stabbed in downtown Greenfield and the suspect is thought to be a heroin addict

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Tanker Car Derails In Deerfield

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No injuries reported in a Sunday afternoon tanker car derailment in the Deerfield train yard

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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

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Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine, has died.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.