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“An Iliad” Opens in ‘Hamp; Jeannine Haas in Powerful One-Woman Show

“Every time I sing this song, I hope it is the last time.”

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Amherst Area Diaper Drive in Full Swing

Bob and Rep. Story, far removed from their child-rearing days, challenge each other to a baby-diapering contest.

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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.”

Recent Headlines

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Los Angeles wants to host 2024 Summer Olympics

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to pursue a bid to bring the Summer Games to town in 2024 and become the only city besides London ever to host the Olympics three times.

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Fifty Animals Rescued From A Springfield Home

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Animal control officers raided the home on 99 Champlain Street and found multiple dogs, cats, birds and a variety of mice and other vermin.

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Jury Deliberates Third UMass Gang Rape Case

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Closing arguments were held yesterday in the trial of the third of four defendants accused of raping a UMass coed freshman in her dorm room in 2012.

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Local Overdose Remembrances Held

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette, vigil for opiod overdose deaths

Local victims of drug overdoses were remembered at a series of Monday events held on “International Overdose Awareness Day.”

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Northampton Water Superintendent Placed On Paid Leave

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City officials aren’t saying why Gregory Nuttleman has been relieved of his duties.