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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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Giant Milk Bottle Gets Facelift

An iconic Pioneer Valley landmark has been given a makeover.

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Friendly’s Hosts Massive Ice Cream Party

Friendly’s Ice Cream celebrated its 78th birthday by hosting the largest ice cream party in the world.

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Holyoke Mall Shoplifters Foiled

Three women caught shoplifting at the Holyoke Mall allegedly used bags lined with aluminum foil to get past security systems.

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Federal Trial of Hatfield Man Continues

The trial of acting Chief Probation Officer Christopher Hoffman continues today in US District Court.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

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A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.