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Local Woman Busted for Sixth DUI

A South Deerfield woman has been arrested on her sixth drunk driving charge.

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Northampton Firefighter Injured in Route Five Business Fire

A Northampton firefighter was hurt trying to put out a fire at an auto salvage business Friday morning.

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Markey Opens Big Lead in US Senate Race, Low Turnout Expected

The latest poll shows Democrat Ed Markey leading Republican Gabriel Gomez by 20 points in the US Senate race.

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Patriots’ Hernandez Subject of Arrest Warrant

Reports out of Boston say an arrest warrant on an obstruction of justice charge has been issued for Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in connection with the murder of a 27 year old semi-pro football player.

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No Jail Time for Buckland Teen in Texting-While-Driving Fatality

A Buckland teenager will not do jail time in connection with a fatal distracted driving accident last July.

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Granby Fire Starter Sentenced to Prison

A Granby man will spend four years in prison after admitting he set a house on fire.

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Greenfield’s Lunt Deal is Off

The town of Greenfield’s efforts to purchase the former Lunt property on Federal Street appear to be dead.

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Donations Sought for Holyoke Teen’s Funeral

Donations are being collected to help pay for a funeral for 18-year old Jonathan Ramos who died after falling from a cliff into the Connecticut River.

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Stop & Shop Wins Easthampton Lawsuit

Stop & Shop has been cleared to build a new store in Easthampton.

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Ward Three Holding Northampton Override Forum

Northampton residents on the fence about the upcoming Prop 2 and-a-half override vote can hear from both sides at a forum Wednesday night.

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Creepy porcelain dolls left on California front porches

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Police are investigating dolls left on the doorsteps of at least eight families, that homeowners said bore a resemblance their daughters.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘I’m on vacation’

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Everything's OK, when you're on vacation!

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Crunch time for Gaza truce talks as death toll climbs

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The U.S. pressed for a Gaza ceasefire as the civilian death toll soared, threatening to spread Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed to the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.

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Obama rails against corporate loopholes to evade taxes

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President Barack Obama hammered companies that avoid federal taxes by shifting their tax domiciles overseas in deals known as "inversions."

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CDC wants to increase HPV vaccination rates

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The rates of vaccination against the sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical and other types of cancer remain too low, federal health officials say.