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Hadley Man Sentenced For Child Sex Crimes

(Hadley, MA) – A Hadley man has been sentenced to at least 20 and up to 30 years in prison on child sex charges. 42 year old Frank Stanley Junior pleaded guilty to six counts of rape and abuse of a child under 16. Prosecutors say the incidents involved three boys over 7 years. Two of the victims were sons of a friend, and Stanley was paired with a third boy through Big Brothers-Big Sisters.

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A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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How low will gas go?

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AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Robbery Suspect of Deerfield Farm Stand Identified

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An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who possibly robbed the Kolakoski Farm Stand on Routes 5 and 10 Wednesday.

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MGM Looking For Minority and Women Owned Casino Contractors

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Today, MGM officials will hold the second of a two-day open house at the company's State Street offices for prospective contractors. Union construction companies which are female or minority-owned are being encouraged to attend.

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Holyoke State Representative Sponsors Bill To Ban Necrophilia

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Holyoke State Representative Aaron Vega has filed a bill to outlaw the practice of necrophilia in the Bay State. There is currently no law banning sex with the dead.