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Thursday, May 5, 201605/05/2016

Worthington Teen Shares Experience As Sanders Campaign Organizer

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Worthington resident and UMass-Amherst freshman Casey Pease speaks with WHMP’s Stephanie Slysz on his five month stint as the youngest full-time Field Organizer for the Bernie Sanders campaign.

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Tuesday, May 3, 201605/03/2016

Gift of Health Spring Cleanse

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It’s the 3rd Annual Gift of Health 10 Day Community Spring Cleanse as acupuncturist Verona Smith shows the way to support our bodies to metabolize, detox, and find a new balance.

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Monday, May 2, 201605/02/2016

Summer Workshops at Hampshire Shakespeare Company

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Actor/director/playwright Steve Henderson on Hampshire Shakespeare Company’s Summer Theater Workshops, where young people, in the course of a week, create and perform an original theatrical production.

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Monday, April 25, 201604/25/2016

McGovern Lauds Anti-Pipeline Activists

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Congressman Jim McGovern lauds the efforts of activists in the victory over Kinder Morgan & the Northeast Energy Direct-Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

Stan Rosenberg

Friday, April 22, 201604/22/2016

Senator Rosenberg Responds to Suspended Pipeline Project

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Senate President Stan Rosenberg speaks with WHMP’s Bob Flaherty over Kinder Morgan’s decision to suspend its Northeast Energy Direct- Tennessee Gas pipeline.

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Friday, April 22, 201604/22/2016

Anti-Pipeline Advocate On Kinder Morgan’s NED Pipeline Suspension

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WHMP’s Stephanie Slysz speaking with Katy Eiseman, Director of New England & Massachusetts Pipeline Awareness Network on Kinder Morgan’s decision to cease funding and work of the Northeast Energy Direct- Tennessee Gas project.

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Friday, April 22, 201604/22/2016

Kathy Tobin Talks Food Bank Fundraiser

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Former TV news anchor Kathy Tobin, now Director of Development for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, talks about the “Recipe to End Hunger,” a fun night out on April 29 at the Basketball Hall of Fame to raise funds for the non-profit.


Wednesday, April 20, 201604/20/2016

Baystate Health First Regional Campus of UMass Medical

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With Springfield’s Baystate Health about to become the first regional campus of UMASS Medical school, Dr. John Schreiber, the regional executive dean, talks about this unique partnership.

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Wednesday, April 20, 201604/20/2016

Skipping the Election? WHAT?!!

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In the wake of the New York primary, it looks like Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump have become safe bets to secure their parties’ nominations, prompting many Sanders & Cruz supporters to declare that they’ll skip the election in November. To which Bob Flaherty says: “WHAT?!!”

alex morse

Friday, April 15, 201604/15/2016

A Wide Ranging Interview with Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse

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Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse on his status as a Clinton delegate at the Democrat National convention; on the city going a full year without a homicide; on his dismay over a judge’s ruling on the needle exchange at Tapestry Health; and the bizarre case of City Councilor Jennifer Chateauneuf’s sudden resignation.

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Rio mayor assures Olympics not impacted by graft, political turmoil


Rio de Janeiro's mayor said Thursday preparations for the Olympics will not be impacted by Brazil's political turbulence, and he guaranteed there was zero corruption in the city's projects for the games.

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U.S. cracks down on e-cigarettes and cigars, bans sales to minors


The U.S. government took wide-ranging steps to crack down for the first time on e-cigarettes and cigars, growing in popularity among teens, and banned sales to anyone under age 18 in hopes of sparing a new generation from nicotine addiction.

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Senators urge regulators to ID vehicles with possible faulty Takata air bags


Two U.S. Senators urged auto safety regulators to publicly name the makes and models of tens of millions of vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, according to a letter made public late on Thursday.

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Chagrined anti-Trump Republicans seek to recruit third-party candidate


Donald Trump's emergence as the last man standing in the Republican presidential race has prompted his critics inside the party to intensify their search for a candidate they could back as a serious third-party alternative.

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