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First Night Fun And Successful

Northampton has chalked up another successful First Night celebration

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First 2014 Pioneer Valley Baby Born

The first Pioneer Valley baby of 2014 has been born at Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

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Agreement On Vermont Yankee Shutdown

At long last, there’s an agreement between the state and Vermont Yankee regarding how to close the nuclear power plant

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Mass Dairy Farmers Get Break

Massachusetts dairy farmers are in line for a much-needed boost.

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Southampton Faulted For Finances

An independent audit has found serious problems with municipal finance in the town of Southampton

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Disgraced Chemist Fails Drug Test

(Northampton, MA) — Bail has been revoked for indicted state chemist Sonja Farak after the 35-year-old Northampton woman failed a…

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MGM Passes Suitability Screening

MGM Resorts International has passed its suitability screening to pursue a casino in Springfield

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Republicans: Investigate The DCF

Republicans on Beacon Hill are calling for an independent investigation into the Department of Children and Families.

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No Resolution In Service Dog Conflict

There’s still no resolution between a disabled vet with a service dog and the Pulaski Club in Easthampton.

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Turners Falls Woman Beaten, Safe Stolen

A safe has been stolen from a Turners Falls woman in a violent home invasion

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Lloyd hits stunning hat-trick as U.S. tops Japan for third Women’s World Cup title

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The Americans avenged their loss to Japan in the 2011 final and earned a record third title and their first since 1999.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.