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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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Western Mass Protests Zimmerman Acquittal

Protesters in Western Mass continue to condemn the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of black teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Northampton Political Deadline is Monday

Today is the deadline for political candidates in Northampton to turn in their nomination papers.

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School for Troubled Teens Closing

The Academy at Swift River is closing down

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Trooper in Trouble for Leaked Tsarnaev Photos

The state trooper who released behind-the-scenes photos of the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is in trouble with his superiors.

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Cushman Housing Opponents Suffer Setback

Opponents of the 170 units of student housing in the North Amherst village of Cushman have been dealt another blow.

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I-91 Ramp in Holyoke Re-opens

The I-91 Southbound on-ramp near the Holyoke Mall has re-opened.

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

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Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.

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Obama: Beheading ‘shocked the conscience’ of the world

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The beheading of James Foley was said to be in revenge for U.S. air strikes against the Iraqi insurgents.

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Attorney General visits racially-charged Ferguson, protests continue

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The prosecutor's office will begin presenting evidence to a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Racial Tensions Addressed in Amherst

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School officials in Amherst are hopeful this school year will see a reduced level of racial tensions.

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Friendly’s In Noho Closed

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Friendly's Restaurant on King Street in Northampton has closed its doors for good.