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Thursday, October 1, 201510/01/2015

Shutdown Averted

In Podcasts

WHMP morning host Bob Flaherty mocks the polls whilst mocking the ideologues who nearly brought it on.    

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Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

Shelter Sunday Volunteers Needed

In Podcasts

Jennifer Lewis of Grace House talks about the all-day community event this Sunday, Oct. 4.


Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

Senate Bill Hearing Tuesday Mandating Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture

In Podcasts

Amy Mager, Northampton Acupuncturist, during her regular WHMP segment, “Healing from Outside the Box, Inside the Heart,” urges people to attend a hearing on a Senate Bill at the State House Tuesday which would mandate insurance coverage for acupuncture.


Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

Cong. Jim McGovern on Pope Address & Eradicating Hunger

In Podcasts

McGovern, like the Pope, has made eradicating hunger a cornerstone of his career & will be marching with Monte Belmonte (and Bob Flaherty) this November for the Food Bank, prompting Bob to ask the congressman if he could get the Pope to march with us.

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Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

Bob Dedicates Will Bike 4 Food Ride to late John Musante

In Podcasts

So Bob will dedicate his 50-mile ride for the Food Bank Sunday to the late John Musante, Town Manager of Amherst.

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Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Transbathrooms for UMass

In Podcasts

“You want to be with your people when you’re making noises”

Daily Hampshire Gazette

Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Student Loan Debt Discussed with Dave Eisenstadter

In Podcasts

Daily Hampshire Gazette’s Dave Eisenstadter on his three-part series on student debt and how it can follow one for decades.…

Carol Lollis Daily Hampshire Gazette

Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Father Coonan Comments on Pope’s Visit

In Podcasts

Father Robert Coonan, Pastor of our Lady of Grace in Hatfield, speaks on the significance of the Pope’s visit and…


Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Support Bob and Joan For “Will Bike 4 Food”

In Blog

On September 27th, I will ride 50 miles in support of Will Bike 4 Food to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Join my team, or consider making a tax deductible donation.


Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week, Nuka

In Pet of the Week

Hello all, my name’s Nuka and I am a shy, older gal waiting to meet my perfect person

Recent Headlines

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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat


The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.

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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home


A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.