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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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RMV Wants to Close Three Western Mass Branches

The state Registry of Motor Vehicles would like to close three branches in Western Mass.

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WHMP Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

Toto – Cairn Terrier mix – Neutered Male – 3 years old – My weight: about 7 lbs. is available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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Northampton Raids Turn up Drugs and Guns

Four alleged drug dealers have arrested at two subsidized housing complexes in Northampton.

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Meadowbrook Fire Displaces 15 Families

A fire at Meadowbrook Apartments in Northampton has displaced 39 people.

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Holyoke Mayor Against Walmart

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse now says he’s against a Walmart proposed for Whiting Farms Road.

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Man Charged in Hadley Jet Ski Accident

A Springfield man will be charged with negligent operation of a boat after injuring himself on the Connecticut River in Hadley.

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Easthampton Mulls Plans for Old School

The fate of a 100 year old school building in Easthampton is the subject of much discussion in the city.

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Layoffs Looming at Vermont Yankee

The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant plans to cut its work force.

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Probation Scandal Plays Out in Western Mass

The spotlight is on Western Mass in the state Probation Department scandal. Friday, the acting head of probation at Hampshire Superior Court was found guilty of federal witness tampering.

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New Northampton Fire Chief Sworn In

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Duane Nichols was sworn in as the new fire chief last night and tells WHMP news, choosing his new assistant is a top priority

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After Olympic dreams fizzle, Bostonians wonder: Now what?

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Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some proponents are wistfully wondering what might have been.

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Fast-Moving Storms Create Havoc Across Western Mass

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Torrential rains caused a mudslide which washed out a section of Route 9 between Williamsburg and Goshen

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Greenfield Bystanders Save Police Officer From Sinkhole

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Patrolwoman Megan Gilbert was responding to a hit-and-run which took out a fire hydrant when the pavement collapsed, trapping her in a sinkhole

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Pittsfield To Host FERC Pipeline Hearing Tonight

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Taconic High School will be the site of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission hearing on the potential environmental impact of the pipeline project