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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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Making headlines this week

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

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20 years later: The Oklahoma City bombing

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Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Senator says it’s time to change the face of money

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A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.

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Plastic Bag Ban Passes First Vote in Northampton

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The city of Northampton is close to becoming the first Pioneer Valley community to ban the use of single-layer plastic bags.

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Northampton Looks at Limiting Political Donations

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Northampton city councilors have opened debate on an ordinance which would reduce the amount of money municipal candidates could accept from individual donors.