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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

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Pet of the Week – Muttley

Muttley, a 9 year old, male Border collie mix with a black/white coat is our WHMP Pet of the Week, and is available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

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Pet of the Week – Precious

Precious is a very gentle and friendly 11 year old kitty who has been waiting for a home for nearly a month now

Abby

Pet of the Week – Abby

Abby is a very bright and gentle 7 year old shepherd mix, available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

Billy the dog

Pet of the Week – Billy

The WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week is Billy, a 7 year old male Chihuahua mix

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Pet of the Week – Shirley

Meet Shirley, our WHMP Pet of the Week from the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society! She’s a Beagle mix, 1 ½ years old

Life and death forum

Lee Hawkins Family to Speak Friday on WHMP

Lee Hawkins surviving children Sue, Jerry & Becky join us today at 8:09

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Scallop-WHMP Pet of the Week at Dakin

Scallop has had the hard-knock life! Found nearly a month ago as a stray, she’s lost one eye. She’s available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield.

Allie Cat

Pet of the Week – Allie

Meet Allie, a sweet little feline looking for her forever home. She already shows signs of being a wonderful and loving cat, even with her unknown past.

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WHMP Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

Ellie (kitten), Domestic shorthair/mix, 2 months old, Female, Grey/tan coat, available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

Recent Headlines

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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Some see gas as replacement for Vermont Yankee

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Leaders in Vernon are hoping a gas-fired power plant will be built to replace Vermont Yankee

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UMass Chancellor Leaving

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UMass President Robert Caret is leaving to become chancellor at the University of Maryland

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Narkewicz To Seek Five Liquor Licenses

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The mayor of Northampton wants to ask the state legislature for five more liquor licenses

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Former Southampton Fire Chief Fined

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A former Southampton Fire Chief has been fined 75-hundred dollars for violating state ethics law