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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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Holyoke Winter Parking Ban

(Holyoke, MA) – The City of Holyoke, Birthplace of Volleyball, has calleda Winter Parking Ban to be in effect from…

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Parking Bans In Flux As Region Prepares For More Snow

Northampton’s parking ban has been lifted as of 8:40 a.m. on Monday

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Northampton Mayoral Aide Lands New Job

A well-respected staffer at Northampton City Hall is on her way to a better job.

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UMass Cops Sue University

Eighteen UMass police officers have sued the university over the use of surveillance equipment

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Anti-Gay Minister Running For Massachusetts Governor

An anti-gay minister is running for governor of Massachusetts

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Northampton Snow Emergency

December 13, 2013 From the City of Northampton Website Snow Emergency Declared – Towing Tonight The City of Northampton DPW…

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Parking Bans

Area parking bans are in effect

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Holyoke Parking Ban

(Holyoke, MA) – The City of Holyoke’s DPW has called for a Winter Parking Ban to be in effect from…

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Wilbraham Inks Deal With MGM Springfield

Wilbraham has become the fourth community to reach a mitigation agreement with MGM Springfield.

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U.S says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

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FOR USE AS DESIRED, YEAR END PHOTOS - FILE - President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013. Obama and Putin discussed the ongoing conflict in Syria during their bilateral meeting.

In another sign of deteriorating relations, the U.S. government claims that Moscow has violated the Cold War treaty.

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Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid fierce fighting

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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region on July 28, 2014.

Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine kills at least 19 civilians.

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Toy drone disrupts aircraft fighting California wildfire

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Firefighters protect an evacuated home while the fast-moving wildfire called "Sand Fire" burns behind, near Plymouth, California on July 26, 2014.

Fire officials spotted a drone over the Sand Fire and immediately called police to have the toy grounded to avoid a possible mid-air collision.

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Israel strikes house of Hamas Gaza leader

A Palestinian walks on the rubble of the house of the top Hamas leader in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh, hit by a pre-dawn Israeli strike, in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Early Tuesday, Israel warplanes struck a series of targets in Gaza City, including Haniyeh's house and government offices, while Gaza's border area with Israel was hit by heavy tank shelling.

Israel's military pounded targets in the Gaza Strip after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country should prepare for a long conflict in the Palestinian enclave.

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