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“Hungry Heart” Documentary on Opioid Addiction at UMass Monday Night

From the film: “As long as shame & ignorance is there, there’s no way to break through the addiction.”

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“An Iliad” Opens in ‘Hamp; Jeannine Haas in Powerful One-Woman Show

“Every time I sing this song, I hope it is the last time.”

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Amherst Area Diaper Drive in Full Swing

Bob and Rep. Story, far removed from their child-rearing days, challenge each other to a baby-diapering contest.

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NY School Officials Apologize for Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic. WHY?

So even though millions of Americans ARE Arabs, the fact that our useless wars are AGAINST Arabs makes us hate ALL Arabs, especially when they presume to get all-American on us and pledge to OUR flag.

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Northampton Acupuncturist Amy Mager on the Phenomenon of Death Cafes

Mager: “It makes death part of life, rather than this dark, scary thing to fear.”

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NEF Spelling Bee 2015

Bob Flaherty, Bill Newman and Monte Belmonte broadcast live from the bee! A benefit for the Northampton Education Foundation.

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Ezra Parzybok the Cannabis Consultant on Medical Pot, Part 3

On how his consulting business works: “People come here when they want a filter from all the diverse information on the internet … to learn how to use this herb in a professional context.”

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Ezra Parzybok the Cannabis Consultant, Part 2

(marijuana) is looking for inconsistencies, things that are out of balance … ”

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UMass/WHMP’s Hines & Chrusciel call the Minutemens’ win after longest college hockey game ever!

Flaherty: “Not only do you have to give credit to the 300 fans who stayed to the end, but also to listeners, like Amherst’s Vince O’Connor, who thanked Cody and Brock and WHMP for sticking to it.”

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Should Marathon Bomber Get the Death Penalty or Life? Did Bro Make Him Do It?

On keeping Tsarnaev alive: “…and we’ll have to feed him. We don’t feed poor people in America, folks who do no harm to anyone, but THIS maggot we’ll have to feed.”

Recent Headlines

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Devastating Nepal quake topples towers, kills over 1,000

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A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles

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The problem was found through customer complaints.

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Amherst Solar Project May Still Have Life

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The company chosen to build a solar farm at the capped landfill in Amherst says it's still interested in the project.

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Leeds VA Staffers Disciplined After Assault

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Three staff members at the VA hospital in Leeds are being disciplined after failing to report an assault perpetrated by one of their co-workers.