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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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WHMP Heavy Petting Dakin Pet of the Week

WHMP Heavy Petting Pet of the Week from the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society is Tea Ching , Domestic Short Hair Neutered Male Cat, 8 years old, FIV positive

My name is Tea Ching.

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Whooping Cough Cases Reported at Northampton High

Whooping cough has come to Northampton High School.

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Hollywood Comes to Shelburne Falls

You may just catch a glimpse of Hollywood stars Robert Downey Junior and Robert Duval in Shelburne Falls.

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Two Busted for Dickinson House Break-In

Two people have been busted for breaking into the Emily Dickinson homestead in Amherst.

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Two Holyoke Mayoral Candidates Face Legal Action

Two mayoral candidates in Holyoke are due to appear in court.

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Amherst Survival Center Hires New Director

The Amherst Survival Center has hired Mindy Domb as Executive Director.

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Maddow Cum Laude Event Raises Funds for Literacy Project

The Literacy Project is richer this morning thanks to a fundraiser at the Academy of Music in Northampton featuring Rachel Maddow.

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Exit 19 Plans Unveiled for I-91

MassHighway has unveiled its chosen design for Exit 19 off I-91 in Northampton

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Congress likely to give final OK to local Internet tax ban

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Congress is a step away from sending to President Barack Obama a bipartisan compromise that would permanently keep state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet.

3 hours ago in National

U.S. preparing for Zika

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President Obama is asking Congress for over $1.8 billion in emergency funds to fight Zika at home and abroad, and pursue a vaccine.

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In Illinois homecoming, Obama calls for improved tone in U.S. politics

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Obama won the White House in 2008 partially on a promise to overcome partisan divides in Washington. He has called his failure to do that, seven years after taking office, a regret.

3 hours ago in National

Republican field narrows as Christie, Carly bow out

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former business executive Carly Fiorina are ending their campaigns for the 2016 Republican nomination, narrowing the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump for the right to compete in the Nov. 8 presidential election.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Russian egg roulette with Peyton Manning & Magic Johnson

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It's the Super Bowl 50 champ versus the NBA legend.