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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 newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.