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Democratic Governor Candidates To Debate

Western Mass will host all five Democratic candidates for governor in a debate at Northampton High School

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Nursing Home Developer Shot Dead

A man who built a number of nursing homes in the Pioneer Valley has been found shot dead in his home

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Northampton Pushes For Casino Mitigation

Northampton continues its push for mitigation funding from MGM Springfield

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Route Nine Sidewalks On Tap

Route 9 in Hadley will be seeing some improvements to help pedestrians

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First Night Fun And Successful

Northampton has chalked up another successful First Night celebration

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First 2014 Pioneer Valley Baby Born

The first Pioneer Valley baby of 2014 has been born at Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

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Agreement On Vermont Yankee Shutdown

At long last, there’s an agreement between the state and Vermont Yankee regarding how to close the nuclear power plant

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Mass Dairy Farmers Get Break

Massachusetts dairy farmers are in line for a much-needed boost.

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Southampton Faulted For Finances

An independent audit has found serious problems with municipal finance in the town of Southampton

Photo of Sonja Farak courtesy of the Daily Hampshire Gazette

Disgraced Chemist Fails Drug Test

(Northampton, MA) — Bail has been revoked for indicted state chemist Sonja Farak after the 35-year-old Northampton woman failed a…

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U.S. Secret Service directior resigns

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Julia Pierson has resigned amid security lapses at the White House.

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Rhode Island child with Enterovirus dies

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A child hospitalized for less than 24 hours with Enterovirus D68 has died from the bacterial infection.

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U.S. experts hunt for Ebola exposure after first case

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Experts are monitoring "a handful" of people potentially exposed through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the U.S.

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Vermont Yankee Closing Could Cost $1-Billion

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We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

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UMass Police Suspend Confidential Informant Program

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UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year