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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

Bon Jovi (1-8-14)

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

hells angels

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Hells Angel Triple Murder Case Underway

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Jury selection is underway for one of three defendants in the Berkshire County Hells Angel triple murder case

broman

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

First Lady Of Springfield TV Dies

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The “First Lady” of Springfield television is dead at the age of 97.

alex morse

Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Alex Morse Begins Second Term

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Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has begun his second term after being sworn in Monday

nark inauguration

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

mitt romney

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

scott lively

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

rain on road

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

Recent Headlines

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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.