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Monday, July 7, 201407/07/2014

Chris Collins Has Fill-In Co-Host This Week

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Chris Collins, filling in this morning on the “WHMP Morning News” today for Bob Flaherty, with dog as his co-pilot–and this week, his co-host.

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Wednesday, July 2, 201407/02/2014

WHMP Dakin Humane Society Pet of the Week

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Meet beautiful little Princess Dolly our Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society in Springfield

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Tuesday, July 1, 201407/01/2014

Where to watch the fireworks this week!

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Fireworks are planned across Western Mass this week. Fireworks are planned on Friday, July 4th in Springfield and Amherst.

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Wednesday, June 25, 201406/25/2014

WHMP-Dakin Heavy Petting Pet of the Week

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Odis, a 5 year old Hound mix is the WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week, available for adoption at the Springfield shelter

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Wednesday, June 25, 201406/25/2014

Chris Collins filling in for Bob, final day this week

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We are loaded up on my final day of filling in for Bob Flaherty on the WHMP Moning News

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Thursday, June 12, 201406/12/2014

WHMP/Gaztte/NCTV Team up for: Tick Tock, a Community Forum on Lyme Disease

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Bob Flaherty interviews Laurie Loisel, Managing Editor at the Daily Hampshire Gazette, and Northampton physician, Dr. Charles Brummer about Tick Talk: What You Can Do About Lyme Disease, a community forum

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Thursday, June 12, 201406/12/2014

Tick-Talk, a WHMP/Daily Hampshire Gazette/NCTV Community Forum

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Tick Talk: What You Can Do About Lyme Disease, a community forum exploring the prevalence of Lyme disease, prevention and treatment, will be held Tuesday, June 17, 6 to 8 p.m., at JFK Middle School in Northampton, hosted by the Daily Hampshire Gazette, WHMP Radio, and Northampton Community TV

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Wednesday, June 11, 201406/11/2014

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

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Toothless has a background as mysterious as she is. She’s a 2 year old female who was a stray and was brought into Dakin by a kind neighbor who saw her hanging around their house. She’s our pet of the week, available for adoption at Dakin

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Thursday, May 29, 201405/29/2014

WHMP Remembers Maya Angelou

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WHMP’s Bob Flaherty remembers Maya Angelou who died Wednesday at the age of 86

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Friday, May 2, 201405/02/2014

Book Swap with Bob Flaherty and Susan Stinson

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The authors discuss Nathan Ballingrud’s book “North American lake Monsters on the regular WHMP feature Book Swap

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Shrinking U.S. trade gap shows economy’s underlying strength

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The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to its lowest level in five months as exports rose broadly, signaling underlying strength in the economy amid concerns about a global growth slowdown.

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Third UMass Gang Rape Defendant Found Guilty

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A Hampshire Superior Court jury deliberated for 12 hours before yesterday afternoon finding Adam Liccadi guilty on three of four counts of aggravated rape.

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West Springfield Police Probe Launched After Prisoner Escapes

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Jose Rubet of Springfield was arrested August 22 after allegedly leading officers on a high-speed chase into Agawam. He was arrested and taken to lockup, where he later produced a knife which he waved at officers before escaping through an emergency exit.

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Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses

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The clerk has refused to issue licenses to any couples, gay or straight, since the U.S. Supreme Court in June ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry under the U.S. Constitution, citing her beliefs as an Apostolic Christian.

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Hotel Northampton Workers Plan To Unionize

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Hotel Northampton workers march to unionize. Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette

Around 50 Hotel Northampton workers marched through downtown Tuesday night to announce their intention to bargain collectively. The group attempted to present their union petition to hotel owner Mansour Ghalibaf, who refused to come out of his office to accept it.