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diaper

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

Amherst Area Diaper Drive in Full Swing

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Bob and Rep. Story, far removed from their child-rearing days, challenge each other to a baby-diapering contest.

Bob Flaherty

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

NY School Officials Apologize for Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic. WHY?

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So even though millions of Americans ARE Arabs, the fact that our useless wars are AGAINST Arabs makes us hate ALL Arabs, especially when they presume to get all-American on us and pledge to OUR flag.

mager

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

Northampton Acupuncturist Amy Mager on the Phenomenon of Death Cafes

In Podcasts

Mager: “It makes death part of life, rather than this dark, scary thing to fear.”

spelling bee

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

NEF Spelling Bee 2015

In Podcasts

Bob Flaherty, Bill Newman and Monte Belmonte broadcast live from the bee! A benefit for the Northampton Education Foundation.

ezra

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Ezra Parzybok the Cannabis Consultant on Medical Pot, Part 3

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On how his consulting business works: “People come here when they want a filter from all the diverse information on the internet … to learn how to use this herb in a professional context.”

ezra

Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Ezra Parzybok the Cannabis Consultant, Part 2

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(marijuana) is looking for inconsistencies, things that are out of balance … ”

um hockey

Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

UMass/WHMP’s Hines & Chrusciel call the Minutemens’ win after longest college hockey game ever!

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Flaherty: “Not only do you have to give credit to the 300 fans who stayed to the end, but also to listeners, like Amherst’s Vince O’Connor, who thanked Cody and Brock and WHMP for sticking to it.”

marathon

Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

Should Marathon Bomber Get the Death Penalty or Life? Did Bro Make Him Do It?

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On keeping Tsarnaev alive: “…and we’ll have to feed him. We don’t feed poor people in America, folks who do no harm to anyone, but THIS maggot we’ll have to feed.”

24_Hour_Flyer

Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

Tick Tock! The 24 Hour Theater Project is Back!

In Podcasts

Dwight: “It’s principally the seat-of-the-pants. Part of the reason the audience comes is to watch a wreck—or a high-wire act on a very thin wire to see if you can pull it off.”

Khalif and Bob

Wednesday, March 11, 201503/11/2015

PVPA Student Khalif Neville Makes Iron Horse Debut

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Khalif Neville, PVPA senior and son of Charles Neville, in his first-ever radio interview about his Iron Horse debut

Recent Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.