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Gomez and Markey Duke it Out in Springfield

Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Ed Markey have gone head to head in their second televised US Senate debate in Springfield.

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Rescue Crews Suspend Search for Missing Man in Green River

Greenfield firefighters have suspended their search along the Green River for a missing man.

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Amherst Singer Makes it to “The Voice” Finals

Michelle Chamuel of Amherst has made the final three on “The Voice”.

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Easthampton Mayors Race Is On

A mayor’s race is shaping up in Easthampton.

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Walmart to Build Holyoke Super Center

Walmart wants to build a super center about half-way between the Holyoke Mall and KMart Plaza.

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Amherst Singer Sings for the Finals on NBC’s “The Voice”

Amherst’s Michelle Chamuel will find out Tuesday night if she makes the final cut on “The Voice”.

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Funeral Plans Set for Paul Cellucci

Funeral plans are in place for former Massachusetts Governor Paul Cellucci.

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Senate Debate in Western Mass Tuesday Night

Republican Gabriel Gomez and Democrat Ed Markey face off tonight in Springfield as a new poll shows Markey losing ground to Gomez.

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Holyoke Police Dog To Get Bulletproof Vest

A Holyoke police dog is getting a bulletproof vest thanks to a ten year old girl.

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Valley Strawberry Crop Looking Good

The Western Massachusetts strawberry crop is looking good this year.

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Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

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It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

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Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit

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Lawyers for women suing Bill Cosby for defamation say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he pursued for sex could bolster their claims

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DA Says Rogue Chemist May Have Jeopardized “Thousands” Of Cases

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As many as 2,000 criminal cases may be impacted by a former state chemist’s decision to tamper with drug samples

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Alleged Springfield Drug Traffickers Busted In The Berkshires

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Three Springfield men have been arrested in connection with what police say is a major Berkshire County drug trafficking operation

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Southampton Public Safety Debt Exclusion Set For Thursday

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Southampton voters head the polls later this week to once again vote on a new public safety complex