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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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Local Police Warn of E-Mail and Phone Scams

Amherst and Northampton Police are warning about scams after residents lost money to phony emails and phone calls.

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WHMP Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

Sunny is a Lhasa Apso mix Spayed Female 1 year old available for adoption at Dakin’s adoption Center in Leverett.

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Rollover in Meadows Leads to DUI Arrest

A rollover in the Meadows in Northampton lands a Connecticut man under arrest for drunk driving.

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Amherst Considers Marijuana Dispensary Bylaw

Planning officials in Amherst are drafting a medical marijuana dispensary zoning bylaw.

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Solar Program Popular in Northampton

Northampton property owners are embracing the city’s participation in a state solar program.

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State Cop Kills Springfield Man

A 23-year old Springfield man is dead after being shot by a state cop on I-91 in Chicopee.

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Cooley Dickinson Nurse Denies Assault Charge

A nurse at Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton has pleaded not guilty to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.

Second Horse Infected with Triple-E in Belchertown

A second horse in Belchertown has tested positive for Triple-E. That prompted the state to raise the threat level for Triple-E in neighboring Amherst to high.

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Shelburne Police Probe Two Fires in Four Days

State and local officials are investigating two fires in four days on the same property in Shelburne.

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Toyota recalls 690K vehicles to fix suspension

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Toyota is recalling Tacoma 4X4 and Tacoma pre-runner pickup trucks to fix issues with the vehicles' rear suspension system.

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Arsonist suspected in more than 20 fires

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A suspected arsonist operating in Washington state is believed to have ignited nearly two dozen fires in three weeks.

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Afghanistan to sign U.S. security agreement

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Afghanistan will sign a crucial security agreement allowing the U.S. to leave a small contingent of troops in the country beyond this year.

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UMass Heroin Victim Was Police Informant

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A UMass student who overdosed on heroin last year was working as an informant for campus police

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Florence Man Dead in Williamsburg Crash

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A Florence man is dead after a high-speed crash in Williamsburg