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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

NHS Late Start Time On Hold

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The late start time debate for Northampton High School has been rekindled

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

Holyoke Considers Smoking Bans

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The Holyoke City Council is considering a ban on smoking in city parks and outside municipal buildings

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

Tautznik Lands Job With CET

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Former Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has a new job with the Center for Eco-Technology

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Thursday, January 9, 201401/09/2014

Rintala Murder Trial Begins

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Opening arguments in the Cara Rintala murder trial are expected today in Hampshire Superior Court.

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Amherst School Superintendent To Write Blog

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Amherst school superintendent Maria Geryk can soon add “blogger” to her resume

Photo of Rintala murder scene courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Second Trial Begins In Lesbian Murder Case

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The second trial for a Granby woman accused of murdering her wife is underway in Northampton

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Bill Dwight Re-Elected Council President

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The Northampton City Council has re-elected Bill Dwight as the body’s president

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

Homeless Shelters At Capacity

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Homeless shelters in Western Mass are at capacity as wind-chill temperatures dip below zero

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Wednesday, January 8, 201401/08/2014

WHMP Dakin Pet Of The Week

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Bon Jovi originally came to Dakin when his person had too many animals to care for properly.

Photo of Rintala murder scene courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Rintala Re-Trial Set To Begin In Northampton

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A Granby woman accused of murdering her wife faces a retrial in the case today

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Thanksgiving grease cooks up plumbing disasters

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Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the U.S. drain.

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Ebola survivors thankful for ‘second chance’

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Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the U.S. met for the first time.

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Thanksgiving travel at a 7-year high

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More than 46 million Americans are expected to travel over the holiday weekend.

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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.

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Obama pardons ‘Cheese,’ America’s top turkey

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The President pardoned the official Thanksgiving turkey in a tradition that is truly American.