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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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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.