Morning News: Podcasts


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Mayor Narkewicz Remembers Jim Dostal

Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz joins Bob on the Morning Show to talk about former City Council President Jim Dostal who just died at age 78.

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Hampshire College Drops Standardized Tests

Hampshire College’s Dean of Enrollment, Meredith Twombley, speaks with WHMP’s Bob Flaherty on Hampshire College’s success in eliminating standardized test scores from the admissions process.

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Marc Warner for At-Large City Councilor

Competing against incumbents Bill Dwight and Jesse Adams, Warner tells WHMP’s Bob Flaherty he’s the “sensible” candidate.

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Jesse Adams for At-Large Councilor

Morning show host Bob Flaherty speaks with current Northampton City Council Vice President, Jesse Adams, as he works towards re-election for his at-large seat for November 3.

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Bill Dwight for At-Large Councilor

WHMP’s Bob Flaherty speaks with current Northampton City Council President, Bill Dwight, on his re-election campaign for one of two at-large council seats.

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Bob Ends Clinton Email Scandal in Song

With Bernie Sanders trying to put Hillary Clinton’s email scandal to rest, WHMP morning host Bob Flaherty and the Flaherty…

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Sunderland Scare Park

Morning Host Bob Flaherty nearly devoured by the dreaded Master of Time, one of the denizens of the Sunderland Scare Park, which boasts “3 Levels of Scare” every Friday and Saturday from now to Halloween.


Mager on Mammograms

In the latest edition of “Healing from Outside the Box, Inside the Heart” acupuncturist Amy Mager criticizes the over-reliance on mammograms and the invasive surgery that often ensues.


Shutdown Averted

WHMP morning host Bob Flaherty mocks the polls whilst mocking the ideologues who nearly brought it on.    

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Shelter Sunday Volunteers Needed

Jennifer Lewis of Grace House talks about the all-day community event this Sunday, Oct. 4.

Recent Headlines

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.