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Chris Collins filling in for Bob, final day this week
Chris Collins filling in for Bob, final day this week

We are loaded up on my final day of filling in for Bob Flaherty on the WHMP Moning News. At 6:10, Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz will give us his first reaction to the announcement that the casino law will go back before the voters this fall. At 6:40, Second Hampshire State Rep.John Scibak stops by to talk about his new MIAA playoff sports/SAT bill and a proposal to let towns, not the state, determine the number of liquor licenses they may have. at 8:09, Lee Chambers from Dakin will be in for the “Heavy Petting” segment of the week, and Gazette Editor Larry Parnass is scheduled to come in at 8:40 for the “Letters to the Editor” segment, Check it out from 5:30 to 9am on WHMP and WHMP.com.

-Chris Collins

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