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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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Northampton Citizens Debate Prop 2 1/2 Override

Northampton city councilors blame a flawed state aid formula for the city’s budget woes.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.