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Tautznik To Run for Knapik’s State Senate Seat

Two people have already said they’ll run for the state Senate seat being vacated by Mike Knapik of Westfield.

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Active Shooter Training Underway At UMass

Police at UMass Amherst are undergoing active shooter training.

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Big Y Issues Ground Sirloin Recall

Check your fridge if you recently bought ground sirloin at Big Y. The supermarket chain has issued a voluntary recall for two types of ground sirloin

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Smith Must Wait to Demolish Buildings

Smith College will have to wait before demolishing two buildings on Paradise Road.

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Holyoke Takes Land for Intersection Plan

The Holyoke City Council has approved 12 eminent-domain land takings to improve a busy intersection.

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Molly Bish Family Issues Appeal

The mother of murdered teenager Molly Bish has released a letter to her daughter’s killer.

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Leverett Co-op Launches Capital Campaign

The Leverett Village Food Co-op is launching a capital campaign

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Easthampton Man Allegedly Drives Wrong-Way On Pike, Strikes Cruiser

An Easthampton man is under arrest, charged with driving the wrong way on the Mass Pike and crashing into a State Police cruiser.

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Belchertown EEE Threat Critical

The Eastern Equine Encephalitis threat level has been raised to critical in Belchertown.

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Construction Continues in Northampton Amidst Toxic Soil Probe

Construction of two car dealerships in Northampton continues while possible toxic soil contamination is investigated.

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Washington state mudslide death toll rises to 39

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The official death toll from a mudslide rose to 39, after search teams pulled out two more bodies from the mud and rubble.

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Marathon suspect seeks dismissal of some charges

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Lawyers for marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be in court today, asking a judge to dismiss some of the charges he's facing

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Students To Counter Westboro Baptist Church

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UMass students will rally today in support of basketball player Derek Gordon and other members of the gay and lesbian community

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Racist, Anti-Gay Graffiti At Smith Voc

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Racist and anti-gay graffiti has been found at Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School

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Flood Warning Issued For Northampton

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The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Connecticut River