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Local Businesses Won’t Sell Rolling Stone

Many businesses in Massachusetts say they won’t sell the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine

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Body Found in Northampton Identified as Homeless Man

State authorities are identifying the body found in Northampton earlier this month as a homeless man.

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WHMP Heavy Petting Dakin Pet of the Week

Perugina~Domestic Short Hair cat~Tortoiseshell~Spayed Female~8 weeks old available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society

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Western Mass Electricity Supplies OK for Heat Wave

ISO New England says there should be enough electricity to meet the region’s demand as temperatures soar this week.

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Whately Under a Boil Water Order

The Whately Water District has issued a boil water order after E. Coli was detected in a water sample.

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Mount Holyoke Makes Most Beautiful College List

Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley has been named one of the 15 most beautiful campuses in the world.

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Lewis Lent Admits Killing Westfield Teen

Convicted killer Lewis Lent has confessed to the 1992 murder of a Westfield teenager.

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Peaceful Vigil for Trayvon Martin in Springfield

Last night 200 people lit candles to honor slain black teenager Trayvon Martin as night fell on Court Square in Springfield.

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Western Mass Responds to Zimmerman Verdict

Western Mass is responding to the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the death of black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

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Greenfield Zoning Vote on Holy Trinity School Likely

A zoning change related to the sale of Greenfield’s Holy Trinity School will likely be approved this week.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Half A Million For The Courthouse

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NORTHAMPTON-A $500,000┬ádollar check was presented to the Hampshire Council of Governments by the Western Mass Congressional Delegation were part of…

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Florence Man Charged with Arson

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A Florence man is being held without bail until his trial on arson charges.

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Noho Pride Parade to Draw 20,000

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Organizers of tomorrow's 34th annual Noho Pride parade say it'll be a day of celebration as well as a time to focus on the unfinished work of equal rights.

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Second Person Dies From Holyoke Crash

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A second person has died as the result of an accident on Route 5 in Holyoke last night.