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Grace-Dakin

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Grace, 5 year old female Italian Greyhound Mix, available at the Springfield Dakin Humane Society

Denise

Good Enough–No to Resolutions, Yes to Intentions

This year I’m replacing resolutions with intentions, which feel more like a promise to myself. One of those promises is doing a “Winter Warrior” outdoor challenge.

Denise

Good Enough-Holiday Rituals

Every year at this time, I approach holiday rituals and traditions with a mix of Martha Stewart and Clark Griswold, which inevitably leads me to a Charlie Brown state of mind, searching for the real meaning of Christmas

Denise

Denise’s “Good Enough” Thanksgiving Countdown Tips

The Thanksgiving meal itself may be over in about 15 minutes, but it’s the planning and preparation that give me the most joy-here’s my Thanksgiving countdown tips!

Denise

Good Enough-10 Minutes A Day

10 minute workouts are all the rage right now in the online fitness industry for good reason

Denise

“Good Enough” is Good Enough

Some might think “good enough” is settling, but it’s really about taking the pressure off ourselves to be perfect while we still work to reach our potential

bike4food

Support Bob and Joan For “Will Bike 4 Food”

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.

Amherst Breakfast Club 9-16-15

WHMP Breakfast Club In Downtown Amherst

Master Yogis teach there’s a way to find joy in just about any activity.  I’m lucky that this comes pretty easily…

Scully

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 8-5-14 is Scully!

Scully is a: Domestic Shorthair Mix, Gender: Male, Age: 2 months This little firecracker was found in someone’s yard on the 4th of…

Sesame

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week is Sesame!

Meet Sesame! He’s an adorable 4 month old hamster who would love to have a family

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.