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Northampton Voters Pass Override

Northampton voters approve a $2.5 million budget-balancing proposition 2 1/2 override.

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Northampton Override Up for Vote

Northampton voters will weigh in on a $2.5 million dollar override during Tuesday’s special election.

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Highway Auto Salvage in Limbo

Highway Auto Salvage on Route 5 in Northampton has suffered a half million dollars in damages from last week’s fire.

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Holyoke Takes Property from Eric Suher

The city of Holyoke has taken back a piece of property it sold to developer Eric Suher more than seven years ago.

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Gomez Visits Western Mass Restaurants

Patrons of Sal’s Bakery and the Latino Kitchen in Springfield got a surprise Sunday when Republican US Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez stopped by.

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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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Senate to vote on hitting North Korea with tougher sanctions

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The Senate is considering legislation to hit North Korea with more stringent sanctions.

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Trump, Sanders ride U.S. anti-establishment tide to New Hampshire win

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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders coasted to victory on a wave of voter anger in the New Hampshire presidential nominating contest, thrashing traditional U.S. politicians in a display of anti-establishment power.

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More Americans quitting jobs as labor market strengthens

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U.S. job openings surged in December and the number of Americans voluntarily quitting work hit a nine-year high, pointing to labor market strength despite a slowdown in economic growth.

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U.S. intelligence chief warns of ‘homegrown’ security threat

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Attacks by "homegrown" terrorists are among the most imminent security threats facing the United States in 2016, along with dangers posed overseas by Islamic State and cyber security concerns, the top U.S. intelligence official says.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 10

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.