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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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Markey and Gomez Butt Heads

Democrat Ed Markey and Republican Gabriel Gomez have gone head-to-head in their first US Senate debate.

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Whately Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

A Brooklyn man is under arrest for drug trafficking following a traffic stop on I-91.

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Penn National Not Interested in Western Mass

Penn National says it’s no longer interested in building a casino in Western Massachusetts.

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Vermont Yankee to Hold Drill Wednesday

Don’t be alarmed today if you see emergency responders and equipment around the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. It’s just a drill.

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“The Voice” to film Finalist in Northampton Thursday

An Amherst woman is in the top five on NBC’s singing show “The Voice” and she’s bringing the show here to the Valley Thursday.

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Holyoke Soldiers Home Official Ousted

The Deputy Superintendent of the Holyoke Soldiers Home has been forced to step down.

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Computer Virus Leaves UMass Students Vulnerable

A computer virus is being blamed for exposing the health records and personal information of 1,670 students at UMass Amherst.

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Jeffrey Fowle, freed from N. Korea, back on American soil

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed the release of one of three Americans held in North Korea.

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U.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit regions through 5 airports

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Travelers from three countries in West Africa will undergo enhanced screening for the virus.

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Safety officials: More than 6M vehicles have faulty airbags

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Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors vehicle owners need to "act immediately."

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Halloween house

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The decorations and synchronized light display on this house is so impressive, we won't even ask for candy.

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We’re losing billions by not taking vacation

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Americans took the least amount of vacation time in almost four decades last year, forfeiting billions of dollars in compensation.