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spelling bee

NEF Spelling Bee 2015

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

ezra

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 … ”

um hockey

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.”

marathon

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.”

24_Hour_Flyer

Tick Tock! The 24 Hour Theater Project is Back!

Dwight: “It’s principally the seat-of-the-pants. Part of the reason the audience comes is to watch a wreck—or a high-wire act on a very thin wire to see if you can pull it off.”

Khalif and Bob

PVPA Student Khalif Neville Makes Iron Horse Debut

Khalif Neville, PVPA senior and son of Charles Neville, in his first-ever radio interview about his Iron Horse debut

Henry

Tail-waggers Unite! Time To March Forth With Your Dogs at Northampton High

Riddle on Superintendent Provost pressed into service as a judge: “This is a new role for him…he didn’t realize it when he took the job…”

Kirk WHMP

On Left, Right & Who’s Wrong, Whatley & Flaherty Debate Netanyahu’s Speech 2 Weeks Before It Was Delivered

Whatley, quoting Netanyahu: “If Israel’s enemies in the Middle East were to disarm, there would be peace in the region; if Israel were to disarm, it would cease to exist.”

michelsonnimoy

Hamp Gallery Owner Richard Michelson Remembers Close Friend Leonard Nimoy

On playing Spock: “He loved the character. He brought himself to it in many ways. He realized that it gave him the freedom to pursue whatever he wanted to do.”

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New York buildings collapse in possible gas blast

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Firefighters battle a fire at the site of a residential apartment building collapse and fire in New York City's East Village neighborhood, March 26, 2015.

Four apartment buildings in New York City caught fire from an apparent gas explosion, causing 19 injuries.

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Oil price falls as Middle East supply fears ease

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A general view shows oil tanks at the Bashneft-Ufimsky refinery plant (Bashneft - UNPZ) outside Ufa, Bashkortostan, January 29, 2015.

Oil prices fell more than $1 a barrel on Friday as worries receded over the Saudi Arabia-led air strikes in Yemen.

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Germanwings co-pilot had serious depressive episode

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Andreas Lubitz runs the Airportrace half marathon in Hamburg in this September 13, 2009 file photo.

The German pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a plane in the French Alps suffered from depression, a German newspaper reported.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.

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PHOTOS: Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

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All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.