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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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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Democratic Governor Candidates To Debate

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Western Mass will host all five Democratic candidates for governor in a debate at Northampton High School

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Nursing Home Developer Shot Dead

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A man who built a number of nursing homes in the Pioneer Valley has been found shot dead in his home

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Northampton Pushes For Casino Mitigation

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Northampton continues its push for mitigation funding from MGM Springfield

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Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Route Nine Sidewalks On Tap

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Route 9 in Hadley will be seeing some improvements to help pedestrians

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FBI understaffed to tackle cyber threats

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The FBI is struggling to attract computer scientists to its cybersecurity program mainly due to low pay, a report by the U.S. Department of Justice shows.

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Hundreds Turn Out To Oppose Pipeline at FERC Hearing

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The hearing by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission starts the clock on a 60-day environmental review of the project

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One Of Two Missing Northampton Peacocks Returns Home

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Owner Dee Boyle-Clapp says the female, named Lucrezia, was recovered over the weekend, but her mate, Bob, is still at large

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Lawmakers Back 2-day Sales Tax Holiday in August

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Legislators vote to suspend the state's 6.25 percent sales tax on most items Aug. 15-16.

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Lawmakers Move To Restore UMass Funds Vetoed By Baker

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Both chambers voted to restore $5 million cut by Baker from the original funding appropriation for the University of Massachusetts.