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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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Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California wildfire

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Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California on July 26, 2014.

Fire officials spotted a drone over the Sand Fire and immediately called police to have the toy grounded to avoid a possible mid-air collision.

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Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader

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A Palestinian walks on the rubble of the house of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, hit by a pre-dawn Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should prepare for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: How to cool a drink in two minutes

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Never drink a lukewarm beverage again! Check out this helpful summer trick.

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

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Habitat Home Completed in Northampton

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A Habitat for Humanity home has been completed for a Northampton family on Garfield Ave.