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Two More Drug Cases Dropped In Amherst Lab Scandal

More than 200 Hampden County drug cases have been dropped so far on account of indicted state chemist Sonja Farak

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PVPA Dance Teacher Gets Probation

A man who used to teach dance at the Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School has pleaded guilty in a sexting case

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Former Northampton Car Dealer Must Pay Restitution

A former Northampton car dealer has been ordered to pay 95-thousand in fines and restitution

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Crashes In The Snow In Hatfield and Mass Pike

Two people were injured on a snowy Tuesday night in a head on collision in Hatfield

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Adams: NPD Payroll Deal “An Outrage”

Documents released Tuesday reveal new details about the payroll scandal at the Northampton Police Department.

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Non-School Storm Announcements

Here are the non-school storm announcements from WHMP. For School announcements please go to the Closings tab

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Two Lose Jobs In NPD Probe

An investigation into payroll improprieties at the Northampton Police Department has ended with two people losing their jobs

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Watch Shop Vows To Return Timepieces

The manager of an Easthampton clock shop says she intends to catch up on back work and return timepieces to her customers.

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Scuffling Drug Dealer Sentenced To Prison

A Northampton drug dealer has been handed a two-to-three year state prison term

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Musician Dave Wertman Dies

Northampton jazz musician David Wertman has passed away after a battle with cancer

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Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

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The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

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Obama budget plan would boost U.S. tax revenue, cut deficits

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The Congressional Budget Office says the 2015 budget could boost tax revenues while slashing deficits by $1.05 trillion.

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Jobless rates hover at near pre-recession levels

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New applications for unemployment benefits held near their pre-recession levels last week.

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Task Force Arrest Nets 100 Grams of Heroin

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Another 100 grams of heroin is off local streets following a drug trafficking arrest Wednesday in Athol

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Westboro Baptist Church Fizzles At UMass

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The Westboro Baptist Church didn't convert many people at UMass Wednesday