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Homeless Shelters At Capacity

Homeless shelters in Western Mass are at capacity as wind-chill temperatures dip below zero

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WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

Bon Jovi originally came to Dakin when his person had too many animals to care for properly.

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Rintala Re-Trial Set To Begin In Northampton

A Granby woman accused of murdering her wife faces a retrial in the case today

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Hells Angel Triple Murder Case Underway

Jury selection is underway for one of three defendants in the Berkshire County Hells Angel triple murder case

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First Lady Of Springfield TV Dies

The “First Lady” of Springfield television is dead at the age of 97.

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Alex Morse Begins Second Term

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has begun his second term after being sworn in Monday

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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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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college

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One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.

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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.

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The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

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The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.