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Reporter: Governor Patrick Eyed as Obama’s new AG

Reporter: Governor Patrick Eyed as Obama’s new AG

Governor Deval Patrick is being eyed as Eric Holder’s replacement for Attorney General. ¬†Sources tell “Chicago Sun-Times” columnist Michael Sneed that Holder’s days are numbered. ¬†Sneed’s anonymous source from the White House says Obama will wait until “the heat dies down on the latest hot-button scandals to hit the Justice Department.”

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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.