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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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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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A look back at the biggest newsmakers this week and the headline you may have missed.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Kids react to a realistic Barbie doll

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The Lammily doll wants to show children that average is beautiful.

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House Republicans sue over Obamacare

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Republicans sued over the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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Lexus recalling 422K cars to fix fuel leak

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The fuel leak can increase the risk of fire, safety regulators say.

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Carolyn Gardner Supporters Pack Meeting

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Supporters of former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner packed a school committee meeting Thursday night