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Bob Flaherty

Bob Breaks Down President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Obama gets feisty, now when he’s got nothing to lose.

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Is Racial Divide Real or an Invention of the Corporate Plantation Owners Who Control Us?

Flaherty suggests that the so-called racial divide is a carefully engineered contrivance to keep us at each other’s throats &…

Bob Flaherty

Were Boston Traffic-Jammers Protesting for Justice or Auditioning for Youtube?

Flaherty suggests that the protesters missed the mark. Instead of striking a blow against a rigged & racist system, they…

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Flaherty and Stinson Present WHMP’s Last “Book Swap.”

One thing the two authors discuss is Susan’s protagonist Carline’s statement that “fear of fat is fear of death.”

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Old Baseball Teammate Stan Finn Remembers Hamp Legend Stu Miller

Stan Finn, 85, took part in the same St.Louis Cardinals tryout in 1948 in Northampton that propelled teammate Stu Miller…

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Bob Flaherty Rides Inaugural Train Trip

A new era of train travel in Western Mass has been officially launched and Bob Flaherty was there

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Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Five: Hope

The final installment of Denise Vozella’s series on domestic violence, featuring her mother’s message of hope.

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Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Four: No Shelter

Part four of WHMP News Director Denise Vozella’s series on domestic violence in her family, focuses on Safe Passage’s emergency shelter

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Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Three: Getting Out

WHMP News Director Denise Vozella is walking in this year’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage and has produced a series about her mother’s story. Here’s part three, in which she talks about how and why her mother got out

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Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Two: The Children

WHMP News Director Denise Vozella has produced a series about her mother’s story of domestic violence, and how Safe Passage helps women and children through the Hot Chocolate Run. This is part two, about violence against children.

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Berkshire Gas Promotes KM Pipeline, Critiques Opponents


Berkshire Gas spokesman Christopher Farrell is coming out swinging for the Kinder Morgan Tennessee Gas Pipeline.

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Northampton Parking Study To Be Presented


Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will present the results of a downtown parking study Monday night

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Boston bomber’s lawyer urges ‘unrelenting punishment’ over death


Convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers are urging jurors to reject the death penalty, saying "no punishment could ever be equal to the terrible effects of these crimes."

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PHOTOS: Nepal earthquake


Rescue and relief efforts are underway after a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday.

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Florence Fire Caused By Smoking

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A fire that destroyed a Florence home was caused by the careless disposal of smoking materials.