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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

in National

Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

in Local

Knowledge Corridor Inaugural Voyage Today

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The Valley celebrates the arrival of the new Knowledge Corridor passenger train today

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Rosenberg’s Partner Moving To Florida

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Senate Majority Leader Stan Rosenberg's domestic partner Bryon Hefner will be moving to Florida

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Sunderland Police Warn of Phone Scam

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Sunderland Police are warning of a potential phone scam involving an alleged electric provider from Florida

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Sign-up deadline looms for health coverage in MA

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A deadline is looming for Massachusetts residents looking to sign up for insurance through the state's health connector