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Latina Woman Receives New Kidney from Baystate, Encourages other Minorities to Donate Organs

“My (16-year-old) son wanted to donate HIS kidney to me, but I wouldn’t allow him because (diabetes) runs in my family; he might have kidney issues in the future and I don’t want him to go through that.”

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Heads Roll at Hamp’s Housing Authority; Mayor Narkewicz Weighs in & Also Touts Ridership on the Vermonter

“I respect the Board’s authority and the executive director’s authority; my concern is that the Board carry out its responsibilities in accordance with the Open Meeting law.”

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Bob Dissects Obama’s Climate Change Proposals with a Jaded Eye.

“it averages out to 2% (reduction) per year, in other words — nothing. Oh the polar bears we’ll save. So the climate hoax, poison-coddling crooks in Congress are steadfastly digging in their heels & threatening to sue Obama & taking it to the Supreme Court over NOTHING.”

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Cong. Jim McGovern on GMO Labeling, the Nuke Deal with Iran & Climate Change & the Pope

On GMO labeling: “My radical idea is to give people what they want — the right to know what’s in their food.”

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WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 8-5-14 is Scully!

Scully is a: Domestic Shorthair Mix, Gender: Male, Age: 2 months This little firecracker was found in someone’s yard on the 4th of…

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Jamie Kent and Hamp’s Free Summer Concert Series Return This Friday

Kent on dedicating the stage to the late Dan Yacuzzo: “He was our biggest supporter from the start & no one has stepped forward to say how important he, and the BID, was to Northampton.”

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The Rebel Flag Comes Down, Racism Officially Ends, and Guns Go On & On & On.

Re: South Carolina’s flag: “Not until some nose-picking maggot murdered black worshippers did its removal become a cause. Of course, all the other nose-picking maggots in the world can obtain the same gun today, tomorrow and next week, but taking on the NRA and taking on inanimate symbols are two different things.”

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The News Director & The Shark Denier Debate on the Good Samaritans Who Rescued the Great White at Chatham

Flaherty: “I hope the shark comes back with all his friends and eats every one of those 40 people.”

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It’s Happened: Bob, the Shark Denier Ordered Out of the Water

“So I drive 6 hours, blow a month’s pay for a cottage 100 yards from the shore, it’s 90 degrees outside & I’m not allowed to swim? The hell you say.”

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Calling Kids of All Ages: Junie B.Jones is in Town!

Molly on her number “Top Secret Personal Beeswax” “We can’t get it out of our heads– it’s contagious and won’t go away.”

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Making headlines this week

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

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Gunman kills one student, wounds two others at Sacramento college

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One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Sept. 4

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.

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US employers add 173K jobs in August; rate falls to 5.1 pct.

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The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve.

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The skies will be crowded this Labor Day

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The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.