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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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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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Lloyd hits stunning hat-trick as U.S. tops Japan for third Women’s World Cup title

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The Americans avenged their loss to Japan in the 2011 final and earned a record third title and their first since 1999.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.