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Easthampton Democrat Elected Party Treasurer

Easthampton lawyer Nicole LaChapelle has been elected treasurer of the Democratic State Committee.

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“Gazette” Wins Top Honor

The “Daily Hampshire Gazette” has been named Newspaper Of The Year by a leading trade group.

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Harvard Study Suggests Mammograms Before Age 50

A new mammogram study could raise more questions about when women should start getting breast cancer screening.

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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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Staples investigating possible data breach

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The office supply giant is the latest U.S. retailer to become a possible victim of a cyberattack.

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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

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Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old Virginia college student Hannah Graham.

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new guidelines

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The U.S. issued new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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Suspected Indiana serial killings could go back 20 years

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A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.