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Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

Holyoke Inks Deal With MGM

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MGM-Springfield has granted the city of Holyoke “Surrounding Community” status under the Massachusetts gaming law

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Tuesday, January 14, 201401/14/2014

UMass Introduces New Football Coach

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UMass will introduce Mark Whipple as its new football coach on Thursday

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Greenfield To Consider Police Taser Use

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The use of Tasers by the Greenfield Police Department will be the focus of a meeting tonight of the town’s Human Rights Commission.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

AFSC Seeks Access To Smith Voke

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The American Friends Service Committee is pushing for the right to distribute anti-military literature to students at Smith Voke

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Man Dies In Greenfield Crash

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A man is dead after a weekend crash in Greenfield.

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

Hells Angels Triple Murder Case Begins

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Opening statements will be heard today for a defendant in the Hells Angels triple murder case

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Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

NAACP To Sarno: Widen Search For Police Chief

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The Springfield NAACP is asking Mayor Domenic Sarno to conduct a nationwide search for the city’s next police commissioner.

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Northampton Files For “Surrounding Community” Status

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Northampton has petitioned the Mass Gaming Commission for designation as a “surrounding community” under the Massachusetts Gaming Act

Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Diamond Ring Thief Sentenced

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A man who stole a diamond ring from Hannoush Jewelers at the Hampshire Mall has pleaded guilty to larceny

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Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Money Distributed To Hadley Fire Victims

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Owners of nine businesses destroyed by the Route Nine Hadley fire have received checks from the community.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.