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WHMP Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

Midnight Blue is one of the barn cats available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society.

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Another Drowning in the CT River

The body of a man who fell into the Connecticut River in Hadley Monday night has been recovered.

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Easthampton Residents OK After Haz Mat Incident

Residents of an Easthampton apartment are back in their homes after a haz-mat situation.

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Flour Truck Flips on Exit 24 Off-Ramp

The driver of a tractor-trailer that crashed on the I-91 exit 24 off-ramp in Whately is recovering from his injuries at the hospital.

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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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Blizzard hits New England, canceling flights, causing damage

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The storm missed most of New York and New Jersey, but airlines are scrambling to reschedule some 4,700 flights that were canceled ahead of the snow.

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Obama’s pick for Attorney General faces heated confirmation debate

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The Senate confirmation hearing will likely highlight tensions between the Obama administration and the new Republican Congress.

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Officials say 9.5 million enroll for Obamacare

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The enrollment period for 2015 coverage opened on Nov. 15 and ends on Feb. 15.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Marshawn Lynch’s Media Day press conference

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The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day ... and he makes sure everyone knows it.

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Blizzard hits the northeast, New York spared its brunt

A man walks out of an ocean front house covered in ice during a winter blizzard in Marshfield, Massachusetts January 27, 2015.

As New York and New Jersey lifted travel bans, Massachusetts braces for more snow.