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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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Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s story, part one: Marriage

WHMP News Director Denise Vozella is walking in this year’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage on Sunday, December 7th to honor her mother’s courage to leave an abusive marriage. Part 1 in a series of 5

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Bob Flaherty is 2014 Radio Personality of the Year!

Congratulations to our own Bob Flaherty for winning the 2014 Radio Personality of the Year award from the Massachusetts Broadcasters…

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Flaherty Follows Up On Racism in Amherst Schools

Bob Flaherty follows up on WHMP’s forum, Reading, Writing and Racism in Amherst Schools with this commentary, and asks the question, will Carol Ross ever appear on these airwaves? -Part Two

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Northampton Water Restrictions In Effect

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Northampton officials have placed a daytime ban on “nonessential” outdoor water use, citing low water levels in the Mill River

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Healy Declines To Investigate Holyoke Mayor

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AG Maura Healy declines to investigate a secret separation agreement between Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse and former City Solicitor Heather Eagan

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Holyoke Bridge Shooter Sentenced

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A Holyoke man who allegedly tried to commit suicide by cop will spend three years in prison

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Kocot: Public Records Law Due For Update

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State Rep Peter Kocot is leading a move to update Massachusetts public records law

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Florence Bank Gives 50K To Valley CDC

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The Florence Savings Bank has donated 50-thousand to the Valley Community Development Corporation.