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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…

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall

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A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks

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The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Fireworks fill the skies with more than bursts of color

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A new study says the staple of America's Independence Day celebrations spew pollution.