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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Northampton Mayor Narkewicz Sworn Into Second Term

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David Narkewicz has been sworn in to his second term as Mayor of Northampton

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Romney Accepts MSNBC Apology

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Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney says MSNBC’s panelists crossed the line when they poked fun at his adopted African American grandson in a family photo

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Minister Asked God About Gubernatorial Run

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Springfield evangelical minister Scott Lively says he did ask God whether he should run for Governor

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Wintry Weather Causes Messy Commute, Delays

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The freezing rain advisory ended by 5 a.m. today, but the morning commute was still slippery with a lot of deep puddles and water on roadways

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Sink Hole Closes Springfield Street

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Bridge Street in downtown Springfield remains closed after a water main break caused a giant sinkhole on Saturday

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Weekend Fires In Western Mass

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The Red Cross is assisting after a number of major fires in Western Mass

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Record Homeless Family Numbers In MA

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Five years after Governor Patrick set the goal to essentially eliminate family homelessness, Massachusetts is seeing record numbers of homeless families

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Patrick Mobilizes National Guard For Storm

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Governor Patrick has ordered state government offices closed today on account of the snowstorm

Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Alleged Bank Robber Caught

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A suspect in the New Year’s Eve armed robbery of a PeoplesBank in Holyoke has been caught

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Multiple Accidents Due To Snow

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Police are investigating several accidents involving 18-wheelers

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AG Coakley Sues Ryder Funeral Home

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Two more lawsuits have been filed against the Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley

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Northampton Eyes Plastic Bag, Styrofoam Ban

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The City of Northampton is considering a ban on plastic bags and styrofoam

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Broadside Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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The Broadside Bookshop on Main Street in Northampton celebrates 40 years in business this weekend

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Wonder Not! Bread Fest On Tap

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The Hungry Ghost Bakery in Northampton hosts its 11th-annual Wonder Not! bread festival on Sunday

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California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

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Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.