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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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Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

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It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

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Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit

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Lawyers for women suing Bill Cosby for defamation say his admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he pursued for sex could bolster their claims

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DA Says Rogue Chemist May Have Jeopardized “Thousands” Of Cases

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As many as 2,000 criminal cases may be impacted by a former state chemist’s decision to tamper with drug samples

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Alleged Springfield Drug Traffickers Busted In The Berkshires

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Three Springfield men have been arrested in connection with what police say is a major Berkshire County drug trafficking operation

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Southampton Public Safety Debt Exclusion Set For Thursday

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Southampton voters head the polls later this week to once again vote on a new public safety complex