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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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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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Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight

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A passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has crashed.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the biggest newsmakers this week.

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Walmart ups ante on holiday shopping

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Starting Saturday, Walmart will do whatever it takes to rope in holiday shoppers however they want to buy.

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Gas drops below $3 for first time in 4 years

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Prices at the pump are plunging, thanks mainly to falling oil prices.

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U.S. consumers are feeling good

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Consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level since in more than seven years.