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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

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

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A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.