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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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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Funeral Set For Victims of Ehamp Motorcycle Crash

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A funeral service has been set for Ed and Brittany McGrath, the father and daughter killed Thursday in an Easthampton motorcycle crash

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Holyoke Water Plant On Agenda

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Holyoke ratepayers could soon be footing the bill for a three-million-dollar water disinfection plant

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UMass Students Keep Police Busy

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Students from UMass are already keeping the Amherst police department busy