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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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UMass Gets Life Science Funding from State

UMass Amherst is receiving a $100 miliion state grant for its new Life Sciences program.

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Greenfield Steps Up Middle School Security After Incident

Greenfield school officials are taking steps to increase security at the middle school in the wake of an incident last month.

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NBC’s “The Voice” Films Finalist Hometown Scenes in Amherst and Northampton

NBC TV crews were in Northampton and Amherst filming “The Voice” finalist Michelle Chamuel of Amherst Thursday.

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Greenfield Adds Downtown Benches

There will soon be more places to sit in downtown Greenfield. Six new benches are being added to the downtown area.

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Easthampton Budget Passed by City Council

Easthampton’s City Council passes a $36.3 million city budget unanimously.

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Secret Service White House security breach ‘unacceptable’

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Lawmakers scolded the head of the Secret Service over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House.

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Gov Candidates Debate in Springfield

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The five candidates seeking to become Massachusetts' next governor squared off in their first televised debate in western Massachusetts

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Gov Patrick appoints State Rep to Nuke Board

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A local state representative has been tapped to represent the commonwealth on an advisory board overseeing the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant

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Cooley Dickinson Nurse Picket Averted

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There will be no job action today by registered nurses at Cooley Dickinson Hospital

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Cop Hand-Breaker Denies Charges

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Twenty-one-year-old James Nikolai has denied breaking the hands of two Amherst police officers in separate incidents Saturday