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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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Holyoke Stands Against Gun Violence

Another gun murder in Holyoke just a day after residents take a stand for safe streets and neighborhoods

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Seniors Graduate in Northampton and Across Western Mass

Holyoke, South Hadley, West Springfield, Northampton and more held high school graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

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Holyoke Community College graduates nearly 1,000 students

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Smith Demolishes Green Street Cafe

The former Green Street Cafe in Northampton is history.

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Fight Against Cushman Development in Amherst Continues

Amherst residents are fighting a plan to put 200 units of off-campus housing on 150 acres in the village of Cushman.

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Holyoke Police Continue Murder Probe

Holyoke Police continue to investigate a gun homicide.

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Major Heroin Ring Busted in WMass

Federal agents and local police say they’ve busted a major heroin operation in Springfield.

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State Auditor Defends Welfare Study in WMass Visit

In WMass appearance, the State Auditor disputes allegations by Governor that her welfare department audit showing millions in waste and fraud is inaccurate.

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Boston Bands, Comedians, Take Stage Tonight for “Boston Strong” Benefit

“Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration” concert being held at TD Garden Thursday night to benefit marathon bombing victims.

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FBI understaffed to tackle cyber threats

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The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.

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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.