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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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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

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Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

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Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there.

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Route 9 in Florence Closed For Roadwork

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If you're thinking about driving through downtown Florence on Route 9 today, you might want to think again.

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Police: Man Embezzled From Fundraiser

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A South Hadley man has been arraigned for embezzling from a fundraiser.