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Mother’s Day Half Marathon for Cancer Connection

WHMP’s Bob Flaherty speaks with Sue Monahan, Race Director for the 5th annual Mother’s Day Half-Marathon to benefit the Cancer Connection in Northampton.


“Hungry Heart” Documentary on Opioid Addiction at UMass Monday Night

From the film: “As long as shame & ignorance is there, there’s no way to break through the addiction.”

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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.”


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.


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.


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.”


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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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Oct. 9


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.