Morning News: Podcasts


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Gift of Health Spring Cleanse

It’s the 3rd Annual Gift of Health 10 Day Community Spring Cleanse as acupuncturist Verona Smith shows the way to support our bodies to metabolize, detox, and find a new balance.

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Summer Workshops at Hampshire Shakespeare Company

Actor/director/playwright Steve Henderson on Hampshire Shakespeare Company’s Summer Theater Workshops, where young people, in the course of a week, create and perform an original theatrical production.

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McGovern Lauds Anti-Pipeline Activists

Congressman Jim McGovern lauds the efforts of activists in the victory over Kinder Morgan & the Northeast Energy Direct-Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

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Senator Rosenberg Responds to Suspended Pipeline Project

Senate President Stan Rosenberg speaks with WHMP’s Bob Flaherty over Kinder Morgan’s decision to suspend its Northeast Energy Direct- Tennessee Gas pipeline.

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Anti-Pipeline Advocate On Kinder Morgan’s NED Pipeline Suspension

WHMP’s Stephanie Slysz speaking with Katy Eiseman, Director of New England & Massachusetts Pipeline Awareness Network on Kinder Morgan’s decision to cease funding and work of the Northeast Energy Direct- Tennessee Gas project.

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Kathy Tobin Talks Food Bank Fundraiser

Former TV news anchor Kathy Tobin, now Director of Development for the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, talks about the “Recipe to End Hunger,” a fun night out on April 29 at the Basketball Hall of Fame to raise funds for the non-profit.


Baystate Health First Regional Campus of UMass Medical

With Springfield’s Baystate Health about to become the first regional campus of UMASS Medical school, Dr. John Schreiber, the regional executive dean, talks about this unique partnership.

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Skipping the Election? WHAT?!!

In the wake of the New York primary, it looks like Hillary Clinton & Donald Trump have become safe bets to secure their parties’ nominations, prompting many Sanders & Cruz supporters to declare that they’ll skip the election in November. To which Bob Flaherty says: “WHAT?!!”

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A Wide Ranging Interview with Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse

Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse on his status as a Clinton delegate at the Democrat National convention; on the city going a full year without a homicide; on his dismay over a judge’s ruling on the needle exchange at Tapestry Health; and the bizarre case of City Councilor Jennifer Chateauneuf’s sudden resignation.

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Mayor Narkewicz Defends Water & Sewer Rate Changes

Mayor David Narkewicz lays out his proposals on the rate hikes on the heels of a confrontational Wednesday night meeting with business owners, which featured him going toe-to-toe with real estate mogul Eric Suher.

Recent Headlines

7 hours ago in National, Olympics, Sports

Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay to Games


President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil's capital on Tuesday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America.

8 hours ago in National, World

Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq


Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

9 hours ago in Local

Federal Energy Regulators Urged to Officially Dismiss Kinder Morgan Pipeline


The “Pipeline Awareness Network for the Northeast” has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to dismiss the application “with prejudice,” which means it could not be brought back for a period of time.

10 hours ago in Local

Preservation Efforts Stall in Northfield


Seller Northfield Mount Hermon School dropped out of the deal over the weekend.

10 hours ago in Local

Northampton Appoints First Female Public Works Director

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette

Mayor David Narkewicz has appointed Donna LaScaleia to the post. She is the former director of Green Mountain Energy in Vermont.