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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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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Smith Students to Rally for Transgender Admission Rights

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Smith College students will rally this week to call for a change in the way the college deals with transgender applicants

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Chinese Students In UMass Rape Trial

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A UMass rape trial is underway in Hampshire Superior Court involving two Chinese students

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Federal Judge Hears Strip Search Case

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A federal judge has heard arguments in a class-action lawsuit brought by current and past inmates at the women's jail in Chicopee.

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Hotel Northampton Owner Wins Award

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The owner of the Hotel Northampton has won this year's Faces of Diversity American Dream Award