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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!


Good Enough-10 Minutes A Day

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


“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


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…


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…


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


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


Pet of the Week – Abby

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

Recent Headlines

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.