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Billy the dog

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week

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

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WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

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

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

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

Carolyn Gardner

WHMP Community Forum-Reading, Writing, Racism?

WHMP will broadcast a live community forum Thursday 8/21 8-10 a.m. exploring issues of race and accusations of racism within the Amherst public schools.

Princess

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Meet Princess, a lovely little girl who belongs in a new forever home. She loves to snuggle, but she also loves to play and run around. Accustomed to living with other animals and with children over 13 years old. She’s available for adoption at Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society.

Cody Dakin

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Meet Cody, a two year old lovable little guy. He’d get along great with kids, and loves to play fetch. He’d love to run around with his new family at his forever home! He’s available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society, go check him out!

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.

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A suspected arsonist operating in Washington state is believed to have ignited nearly two dozen fires in three weeks.

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A UMass student who overdosed on heroin last year was working as an informant for campus police

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Florence Man Dead in Williamsburg Crash

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A Florence man is dead after a high-speed crash in Williamsburg