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Manhan River Bridge to Close Monday

The Manhan River Bridge in Easthampton will close for six months starting Monday.

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Audit Shows Mess at State Welfare Department

An audit of the Massachusetts welfare department shows widespread mismanagement.

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WHMP Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society Pet of the Week

Chi Chi is a Chihuahua/Daschund mix, 6 year old spayed female available for adoption at Dakin

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Hampshire Student Killed in Bike Crash

A Hampshire College student is dead after a weekend bicycle crash in Amherst

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Paradise City Arts Festival a Success

The Paradise City Arts Festival has celebrated its 19th year

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Hollywood Comes to Western Mass

Hollywood movie “The Judge” to be filmed in Franklin County

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Man Walks Away From Truck Rollover

A man has escaped from a truck rollover in Colrain with little more than bruises.

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Rintala Remains Behind Bars

Friday May 24, 2013 A Granby woman will remain behind bars as she awaits a new trial on murder charges.…

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The Pot Shop is (Almost) Open

The Pot Shop is (Almost) Open

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Smith Academy & All That Jazz

Smith Academy & All That Jazz

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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Tentative agreement reached on U.S. veterans’ funding bill

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Senator-elect Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is interviewed by a Reuters reporter at Sanders' office in Burlington, Vermont on November 28, 2006.

The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.

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One dead after lightning strikes beach crowd

A man is treated by a paramedic after a lightning strike in the water in Venice, California July 27, 2014.

One man died and at least eight people were injured in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles.

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Gaza fighting abates as diplomatic tension flares

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Palestinian Abir Shamaleh, left, sits next to the grave of her son Saher, a civilian according to the family, who was killed in an Israeli strike during the war, as members of the family visit a cemetery in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014. Monday marked the beginning of the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday, which caps the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims usually start the day by visiting cemeteries, to pay their respects to the dead, and then exchange family visits.

Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with calls for a durable ceasefire.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Game of Thrones’: Season 4 bloopers

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Check out the awkwardness behind the scenes with your favorite Westeros characters.