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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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New Details of Misconduct From State Chemist

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A former state chemist says she was under the influence of drugs for most of her time working in an Amherst drug lab.

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Portland Pirates Hockey Coming to Springfield

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Reports out of Maine indicate that the Portland Pirates of the AHL will relocate to Springfield, replacing the Falcons, which are moving to a new facility in Tucson next season.

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Springfield Water Main Break Knocks Out Power

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It happened at around 1:30 yesterday, creating a massive sinkhole on Main Street and knocking out electricity.

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Northampton Council To Consider Prohibiting Water Privatization

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The council will consider a resolution mandating that the city’s water supply never fall into private hands as it did in Flint Michigan, which eventually led to a contamination of that system.

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Rollover in Southampton Hurts Teen

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The rollover was the culmination of a chase which began in Northampton. An 18-year-old girl riding in the car suffered serious injuries in that accident.