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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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Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas

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Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers.

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

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The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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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.