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Walmart Responds to Protesters

Walmart is responding to protesters who don’t want a super-center built in Holyoke.

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Six Busted in Massive Bar Fight

Five men and one woman are under arrest after a late night bar fight in the Hampshire County town of Ware.

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Easthampton Mayor’s Race Takes Shape

The Easthampton mayor’s race is shaping up as School Committee Chairwoman Nancy Sykes will face off against longtime mayoral aide Karen Cadieux.

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Transportation Bill Becomes Law

As expected, Massachusetts lawmakers have overriden Governor Patrick’s veto of a massive transportation funding bill.

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Moose Tranquilized and Moved from Easthampton to Huntington

A young female moose caused quite a stir in Easthampton Wednesday.

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Former Wilbraham Cheerleader Murdered in Boston

A former high school cheerleader from Wilbraham has been stabbed to death in Boston.

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Tully’s Liquor License Hearing Not Over Yet

The Northampton License Commission has failed to reach a conclusion about the future of two downtown nightclubs

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Narkewicz Running Unopposed For Re-Election

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will run unopposed for his second term in November.

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Meadowbrook Fire Caused By Child

A major fire at Meadowbrook Apartments in Northampton was caused by a child playing with a lighter.

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Yes Computers Hit By Burglary

Three thieves broke into the Apple Computer stores around 5 a.m. Tuesday and made off with a half dozen floor models.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest stories this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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UMass Rape Trial Goes To Jury

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Deliberations began Thursday in Durocher’s alleged 2013 rape of a female classmate outside the UMass Campus Center

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UMass Investigates Alleged Employee Wrongdoing

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University officials say the violations include misreporting of hours and misuse of campus resources

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Northampton Council Urges Lift On Net-Metering Cap

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The Northampton City Council has passed a resolution urging the state to lift the cap on net-metering

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Snowy Friday Commute In The Pioneer Valley

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A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin Counties through 1pm