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Sink Hole Closes Springfield Street

Bridge Street in downtown Springfield remains closed after a water main break caused a giant sinkhole on Saturday

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Weekend Fires In Western Mass

The Red Cross is assisting after a number of major fires in Western Mass

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Record Homeless Family Numbers In MA

Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families

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Patrick Mobilizes National Guard For Storm

Governor Patrick has ordered state government offices closed today on account of the snowstorm

Alleged Bank Robber Caught

A suspect in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a PeoplesBank in Holyoke has been caught

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Multiple Accidents Due To Snow

Police are investigating several accidents involving 18-wheelers

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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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Feds clear officer in Ferguson case, criticizes police force

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The decision in the Aug. 9 shooting had been expected, in part because of the high legal standard needed for a federal civil rights prosecution.

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Supreme Court divided over Obamacare challenge

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Justices appeared divided on ideological lines as the court heard a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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Monte Camps Out for Cancer Connection

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Igloos have sprung up on the courthouse lawn in downtown Northampton for the 9th annual Cancer Connection Campout.

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US Sen. Markey files bill to curb drone data collection

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U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is calling for tighter restrictions on the use of drones.

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DA Seeks To Reinstate Charges In Paradise One Case

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The Northwestern DA wants to reinstate charges against a woman who unsuccessfully tried to develop a gay-friendly condo project in Easthampton.