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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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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

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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

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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

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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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.

2 days ago in National

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.

3 days ago in National

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.

3 days ago in National, World

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.