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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.

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WHMP-Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

Odis, a 5 year old Hound mix is the WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Springfield shelter

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Chris Collins filling in for Bob, final day this week

We are loaded up on my final day of filling in for Bob Flaherty on the WHMP Moning News

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Tick-Talk, a WHMP/Daily Hampshire Gazette/NCTV Community Forum

Tick Talk: What You Can Do About Lyme Disease, a community forum exploring the prevalence of Lyme disease, prevention and treatment, will be held Tuesday, June 17, 6 to 8 p.m., at JFK Middle School in Northampton, hosted by the Daily Hampshire Gazette, WHMP Radio, and Northampton Community TV

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WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

Toothless has a background as mysterious as she is. She’s a 2 year old female who was a stray and was brought into Dakin by a kind neighbor who saw her hanging around their house. She’s our pet of the week, available for adoption at Dakin

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Healing From Outside the Box, Inside the Heart, on Protecting Kids from Predators

Healer & Acupuncturist Amy Mager riffs on Gavin deBecker’s strategies for recognizing the hidden behavior of sexual predators.

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Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Speak Out

For the first time since their rescue two months ago, the world is hearing directly from the three women who…

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Making headlines this week

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

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20 years later: The Oklahoma City bombing

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Sunday marks two decades since the deadliest act of domestic terrorism in American history.

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Senator says it’s time to change the face of money

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A campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill is gaining momentum.

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Plastic Bag Ban Passes First Vote in Northampton

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The city of Northampton is close to becoming the first Pioneer Valley community to ban the use of single-layer plastic bags.

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Northampton Looks at Limiting Political Donations

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Northampton city councilors have opened debate on an ordinance which would reduce the amount of money municipal candidates could accept from individual donors.