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Northampton Mayor Narkewicz Sworn Into Second Term

David Narkewicz has been sworn in to his second term as Mayor of Northampton

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Romney Accepts MSNBC Apology

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney says MSNBC’s panelists crossed the line when they poked fun at his adopted African American grandson in a family photo

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Minister Asked God About Gubernatorial Run

Springfield evangelical minister Scott Lively says he did ask God whether he should run for Governor

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Wintry Weather Causes Messy Commute, Delays

The freezing rain advisory ended by 5 a.m. today, but the morning commute was still slippery with a lot of deep puddles and water on roadways

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Sink Hole Closes Springfield Street

Bridge Street in downtown Springfield remains closed after a water main break caused a giant sinkhole on Saturday

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Weekend Fires In Western Mass

The Red Cross is assisting after a number of major fires in Western Mass

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Record Homeless Family Numbers In MA

Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families

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Patrick Mobilizes National Guard For Storm

Governor Patrick has ordered state government offices closed today on account of the snowstorm

Alleged Bank Robber Caught

A suspect in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a PeoplesBank in Holyoke has been caught

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Multiple Accidents Due To Snow

Police are investigating several accidents involving 18-wheelers

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

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Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

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A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

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Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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Vermont Yankee Closing Could Cost $1-Billion

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We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

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UMass Police Suspend Confidential Informant Program

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UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year