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Amherst College Rejects Lord Jeff

Students at Amherst College must have been listening to Scott Coen & Bob Flaherty the other day, as they overwhelmingly voted to boot the Lord Jeff mascot, named after one of the great villains of western mass history.


Denise’s “Good Enough” Thanksgiving Countdown Tips

The Thanksgiving meal itself may be over in about 15 minutes, but it’s the planning and preparation that give me the most joy-here’s my Thanksgiving countdown tips!


9/11 is Back

Bob Flaherty on Paris Attacks and endless war: We can blame Bush, Cheney or Obama for the rise of ISIS, but we’re gonna need a draft to keep up, and unlike OUR draft, you can’t buy your way out of theirs, and their numbers are bottomless.

Acupuncturists Address State Lawmakers

Northampton acupuncturist Amy Mager joins fellow practitioners at the State House Tuesday to urge lawmakers to bring forth bill H2006 which will change the law that now allows people untrained in acupuncture to use acupuncture needles–the technique known as dry needling.

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Cannabis Consultant on Recent Brush with Law

Northampton’s Cannabis Consultant, Ezra Parzybok, a frequent Morning News guest, is finally able to talk about his recent brush with law enforcement, where 67 marijuana plants & extracts were removed from his home & destroyed.

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Denise Vozella wins MBA Feature Award for “Mary’s Story”

WHMP’s Denise Vozella has won an award from the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association for “Mary’s Story”

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Denise Recalls Meeting Hillary Clinton In NH In ’91

In ’91 Hillary Clinton was in Concord, NH to sign the papers so her husband Bill could run in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary, and WHMP’s Denise Vozella was there.


Good Enough-10 Minutes A Day

10 minute workouts are all the rage right now in the online fitness industry for good reason

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Bill Dwight Post Election

Northampton City Council President Bill Dwight talks about his re-election, voter apathy, and the formation of the Downtown Northampton Association, rising from the ashes of the BID.

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MMA Fighter Visits WHMP

Right-wing pundit Dave Duseau brings in a guest — MMA fighter Jon Manley — in an effort to out-macho WHMP morning host Bob Flaherty. Things didn’t exactly go Dave’s way. Manley fights in Springfield this Saturday.

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Hollande says U.S., France to step up strikes in Syria, Iraq


French President Francois Hollande said the U.S. and France have agreed to step up strikes in Syria and Iraq to target Islamic State militants after the deadly Nov. 13 attacks in Paris.

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PHOTOS: Turkeys who got a presidential pardon


Ever wonder what happened to those turkeys that got a Thanksgiving reprieve from the President?

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America’s worst traffic nightmares


The top 50 worst bottlenecks in America waste millions of gallons of gas and hours of productivity.

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In taking economic war to Islamic State, U.S. developing new tools


U.S. warplanes have struck Islamic State's oil infrastructure in Syria in a stepped-up campaign of economic warfare that the U.S. estimates has cut the group's black-market earnings from oil by about a third.

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15 million on HIV treatment as AIDS pandemic tide turns


Some 15.8 million people worldwide are now on HIV treatment and a fast-track strategy to end the AIDS pandemic is starting to show results, the United Nations AIDS program said on Tuesday.