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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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Southampton Man Nabbed After Eight-Town Chase

Southampton man faces multiple charges after allegedly leading police on an eight-town chase.

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Hadley Man Denies Rape Charge

An 18 year old Hadley man has pleaded not guilty to raping a UMass student.

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Northampton Mayor Orders Benches Put Back

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz announces on Facebook, he’s instructing DPW workers to reinstall 6 benches removed from downtown 2 weeks ago

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Dean Tech Principal Moving On

The principal at Dean Tech in Holyoke has resigned for a new job after just 16 months.

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City Council Revolts Against Removal of Benches

The Northampton City Council is revolting against a decision by Mayor David Narkewicz to remove six downtown benches.

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Old Easthampton High School Being Torn Down

The demolition of the old Easthampton High School is underway, but people are being told not to visit the site.

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U.S. consumer confidence hits near 7-year high

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U.S. consumer confidence rose in August to its highest level since October 2007.

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Spy flights over Syria begin

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The surveillance flights could pave the way for airstrikes against ISIS militants in Syria.

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Open Meeting Complaint Filed in Amherst

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An Amherst man has filed a complaint with the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, claiming the board violated the state's open meeting law.

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One Dead in Double Holyoke Shootings

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Two people were shot overnight in Holyoke, and one of them has died.

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Pipeline Planners Won’t Avoid Conservation Land

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Kinder Morgan says it has no plans to avoid state conservation land if it's allowed to lay a natural gas pipeline across the state's northern tier.