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Police Probe Concrete Donkey

South Hadley police are investigating a bizarre traffic hazard.

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Sox Broadcaster’s Son Arrested for Murder

The son of former Red Sox player and TV broadcaster Jerry Remy allegedly killed his girlfriend last night.

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Northampton City Council to Consider New Fire Contract

The city of Northampton has finally signed an agreement with its firefighters and EMTs, ending several years of turmoil.

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Pot Entrepreneurs Eye Deerfield

The town of Deerfield is drawing interest from medical marijuana entrepreneurs.

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UMass Restricts Outdoor Nighttime Events

UMass Amherst is restricting nighttime outdoor events as a precaution against mosquito-borne illnesses.

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Appeals Court Sides With Vermont Yankee

A federal appeals court has sided with Entergy in a legal battle over the future of Vermont Yankee.

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Vega Won’t Run For Senate

Holyoke State Rep Aaron Vega has announced he won’t run for the state Senate seat vacated by Mike Knapik, saying it’s a bit too soon.

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Northampton and Firefighters Reach Accord

The city of Northampton has finally signed an agreement with its firefighters and EMTs, ending several years of turmoil.

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Private Colleges Pan UMass-Springfield Plan

Three private colleges are objecting to a plan by Umass Amherst to open a satellite campus in downtown Springfield.

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Springfield Mayor Asks Feds to Stop Flow of Refugees

Springfield Mayor Dom Sarno says the city has been disproportionately targeted for the resettling of refugees.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: 50 most frustrating video game moments

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Playing video games can be fun, into you run into one of these situations!

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UMass Marching Band to Pay Tribute at Fenway

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The UMass Minuteman Marching Band willparticipate in a ceremony honoring the Boston Marathon bombing victims at Fenway

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Meales Precautions in Place at Baystate Franklin

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Visitors to Baystate Franklin Medical Center can expect another week of precautionary measures related to the measles

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Amherst Drug Raid Nets Drugs, Two Arrests

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A large cache of drugs were confiscated in a raid earlier this week which resulted in the arrest of a pair of Amherst men