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Reporter: Governor Patrick Eyed as Obama’s new AG

Governor Deval Patrick is being eyed as Eric Holder’s replacement for Attorney General.  Sources tell “Chicago Sun-Times” columnist Michael Sneed…


New Trial Date for Christopher Hoffman

A new trial date has been set for Christopher Hoffman after the last one ended with a hung jury.  The…


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…


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…


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,…


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…


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.…


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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Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

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PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon


Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

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America’s worst traffic nightmares


The top 50 worst bottlenecks in America waste millions of gallons of gas and hours of productivity.

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In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools


U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the U.S. estimates has cut the group's black-market earnings from oil by about a third.

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15 million on HIV treatment as AIDS pandemic tide turns


Some 15.8 million people worldwide are now on HIV treatment and a fast-track strategy to end the AIDS pandemic is starting to show results, the United Nations AIDS program said on Tuesday.