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Cowabunga

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Meet Cowabunga, our adorable Dakin Pet of the Week. She’s a little black and white kitten looking for her forever home! She’s available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society.

Pheonix

WHMP Dakin Humane Society Pet of the Week

Meet Phoenix, our Pet of the Week available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield. This little black cat with stunning eyes is looking for a loving new forever home.

Chris Collins

Chris Collins Wraps Up Fill-In Week

Wrapping up the fill-in week on the “WHMP Morning News” with orthampton City Councll President Bill Dwight comes in at 8:10 to talk politics.

Chris Collins

Chris Talks Override, Pipeline and Food This Morning

Another loaded day on the “WHMP Morning News” as we talk about the gas pipeline, the latest on the Northfield Town Meeting override tie vote, and WHMP’s Bill Newman reads from his new book

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WHMP Dakin Humane Society Pet of the Week

Shadow is a 10 month-old terrier/Chihuahua mix with a black and white coat. He’s a neutered male who’s at Dakin’s Springfield location, and needs his forever home!

Chris Collins

Chris Collins-Day Three

Day three of my fill-in stint on the “WHMP Morning News,” where at 7:10 you will hear the story of Sue Channel and her husband’s efforts to be able to keep their nine rescue dogs in Greenfield

Chris Collins

Chris Collins In The House

Day two of my fill-in stint on the WHMP Morning News

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Chris Collins Has Fill-In Co-Host This Week

Chris Collins, filling in this morning on the “WHMP Morning News” today for Bob Flaherty, with dog as his co-pilot–and this week, his co-host.

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WHMP Dakin Humane Society Pet of the Week

Meet beautiful little Princess Dolly our Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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Where to watch the fireworks this week!

Fireworks are planned across Western Mass this week. Fireworks are planned on Friday, July 4th in Springfield and Amherst.

Recent Headlines

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Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop being mad all the time’

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The President took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to work with him to "get some work done."

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Sugar tax could be coming to your soda

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A lawmaker will launch the first national effort in years to tax soda, the latest bid to stem rising obesity and diabetes rates by curbing the consumption of sugary drinks.

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U.S. economy bounces back in second quarter

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Economic growth accelerated more than expected in the second quarter, bolstering views for a stronger performance in the last six months of the year.

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Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

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Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there.

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Route 9 in Florence Closed For Roadwork

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If you're thinking about driving through downtown Florence on Route 9 today, you might want to think again.