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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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Hundreds Turn Out To Oppose Pipeline at FERC Hearing

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The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project

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One Of Two Missing Northampton Peacocks Returns Home

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Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large

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Lawmakers Back 2-day Sales Tax Holiday in August

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Legislators vote to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items Aug. 15-16.

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Lawmakers Move To Restore UMass Funds Vetoed By Baker

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Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.

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Adams Terror Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Weapons, Assault Charges

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Alexander Ciccolo of Adams faces charges in connection with what prosecutors say was planned attack in support of the terror group Isis