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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.

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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.

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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

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Chris Collins In The House

Day two of my fill-in stint on the WHMP Morning News

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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.

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

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U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

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Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

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No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.