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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.

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Pet of the Week – Princess

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

Pet of the Week – Cody

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

Pet of the Week – Cowabunga

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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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

Recent Headlines

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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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