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Bob Flaherty

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.”

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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…”

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

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Northampton Bans Plastic Bags

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The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags

in Local

Northampton Man Tried To Poison Daughter

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

A Northampton man has been arraigned in district court for allegedly trying to poison his seriously ill daughter