A mayor’s race is shaping up in Holyoke. Jeffrey Stanek is the latest to declare his candidacy. The 39 year old accountant and businessman got married last year and moved from Michigan back to his native Holyoke. Stanek says he wants to bring efficiency to city government. The crowded field includes Air Force vet Jim Santiago, newspaper writer Daniel Boyle, former mayor Dan Szostkiewicz and incumbent Alex Morse.
The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.
All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.
Senate Republicans will try to pass their own budget after House Republicans pushed through a plan that deeply cuts programs for the poor.
The United States is struggling to secure a framework nuclear deal by a March 31 deadline.