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Police Seek Help in Western Mass Break-ins

Police are asking for the public’s help after a spate of house break-ins in Easthampton and Southampton.  The thieves are…

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Springfield Cops Take a Breather After Gun Fight

Five Springfield police officers involved in a Wednesday morning shootout that killed a local man are on paid leave for…

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Quabbin Okay After Trespassing Incident

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority has tested the Quabbin and deemed it safe after Tuesday’s trespassing incident.  Just after midnight,…

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Ehamp Stop and Shop Project Heads Back to Court

The Easthampton Stop and Shop project heads to court again in a few weeks.  A hearing is set for May…

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Justice Served in Bay Sentencing

Northampton arsonist Anthony Baye will spend the next two decades at Cedar Junction in Walpole, followed by 15 years probation.…

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IRS Official Cancels Western Mass Talk

The IRS official who oversees tax-exempt groups has suddenly backed out of a Western Mass speaking engagement.  Lois Lerner was…

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Deerfield Bans Kinder Morgan From Town

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The Deerfield Board of Health has voted to ban construction of the Kinder Morgan gas pipeline within the town's borders

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UMass Unions Plan Mass “Coffee Break”

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Labor unrest continues at UMass Amherst

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

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Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

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U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.

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U.S. weighs passport, border changes in wake of Ottawa attack

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U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada following two attacks this week.