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McGovern to Obama: Withdraw Syria Request

Massachusetts Congressman Jim McGovern is urging President Obama to withdraw his request for Congress to authorize an attack on Syria.

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UMass Student Death Not Suspicious

Police say the death of a UMass student over the weekend is not suspicious.

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Easthampton Drug Forfeiture Money Buys ATV

The Easthampton Police Department has used drug forfeiture money to buy an all-terrain mini-cruiser.

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West Springfield Votes on Hard Rock Tuesday

West Springfield voters head to the polls Tuesday to weigh in on Hard Rock’s proposal to build a casino on the campus of the Big E.

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Six Flags Postpones Concert Over Drug Concerns

An Electronic music event scheduled to be held at Six Flags New England September 28th has been postponed to possibly next year.

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Historic Northampton Director Retires

Historic Northampton Director Kerry Buckley has announced his retirement. He’s been head of the museum on Bridge Road for nearly two decades.

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Szostkiewicz: Morse Takes Too Much Credit

The gloves are coming off in the Holyoke mayor’s race.

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Northampton Bar Loses License For Five Days

The Northampton License Commission has suspended the liquor license of Tully O’Reilly’s and The Elevens for five days.

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Easthampton Vice Principal Convicted of Drunk Driving

Easthampton High School Assistant Principal Anne Beauregard has been found guilty of drunk driving.

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Middlefield Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A Middlefield man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in Cummington Monday afternoon.

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American aid workers released from hospital, cleared of Ebola

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Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.

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Exit 18 On-Ramp To Stay Closed For Now

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It could be another six-to-eight weeks before exit 18 northbound is opened again.

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Dozens Indicted In Insurance Scam

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The Northwestern DA has indicted 38 people for insurance fraud.

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National Guard withdraws from Missouri

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Tensions have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager.

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State To Purchase Rail Line

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The state is planning to purchase nearly 50 miles of railroad track between Northfield and Springfield.