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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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FCC sees record feedback on ‘net neutrality’

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The FCC has received a record number of comments from consumers and lawmakers on proposed new Internet traffic rules.

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115K could lose Obamacare insurance over immigration

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People in 36 states could lose their health insurance under Obamacare, because of problems involving citizenship.

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Lawmakers move toward urging Syrian rebels, with conditions

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Lawmakers will begin debating legislation to approve arming and training rebels who oppose both ISIS militants and Syria's government.

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GM offers compensation for 19 deaths related to ignition switch

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General Motors will pay compensation for 19 deaths, more than the 13 the automaker previously admitted were caused by the recalled part.

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Apple receives record orders for new iPhone

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Apple says it had more than 4 million pre-orders of its new iPhone in 24 hours, exceeding its initial pre-order supply.