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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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Israel intensifies Gaza assault, Egyptians revise truce plan

A Palestinian firefighter reacts as he tries to put out a fire at Gaza's main power plant, which witnesses said was hit in Israeli shelling, in the central Gaza Strip July 29, 2014.

Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants in the enclave.

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Lightning Cause Of Worthington Fire

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Lightning is being blamed for a destructive house fire in Worthington.

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Anti-Pipeline Marchers Approach Boston

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Anti-pipeline marchers are expected to show up at the State House in Boston tomorrow.

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Tree Workers Get Stuck In Truck

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Members of a tree removal company are safe after being trapped inside their truck in Deerfield.

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Volleyball Designated State Sport

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The state legislature has designated volleyball the official recreational and team sport of Massachusetts.