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Friday, November 22, 201311/22/2013

Northampton’s Rita Bleiman Cheered JFK’s Motorcade in Dallas Moments Before He was Shot

Author, Playwright & Former City Councilor Rita Bleiman Recalls Her Experiences in Dallas On That Fateful Day.

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Friday, November 22, 201311/22/2013

Did the Constant Technicolor Viewing of the Zapruder Film Lead to a Nation of Oswalds?

Bob Connects the Dots from Nov.22, 1963 to Columbine, Aurora & Newtowne

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

WHMP Wins Feature Story Category at Mass Broadcasters Annual Banquet

Our story on Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School kids Hauling a 15-foot tree by Bicycle and Planting it on…

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Gov. Patrick on Springfield Initiatives & Remembering JFK

Gov. Patrick Talks to Bob about his appearances in Springfield Tuesday & his recollections of Nov. 22, 1963.

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Friday, November 1, 201311/01/2013

Censorship, Hampshire College, and a Frank Discussion on Race

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Bob’s editorial on Hampshire College’s canceling Afrofunk band Shokazoba because of skin color. The story, broken by WHMP’s Mary Serreze, has…

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

The Gazette’s Jim Foudy Retires

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The long time editor and publisher of the Gazette retires after 36 years with the paper.

Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Narkowicz on Firefighter’s Pact

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Bob and Joan Train for Will Bike 4 Food

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Remembering Elaine Sortino

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Tuesday, August 20, 201308/20/2013

Mike Tautznik Runs for Mass Senate Part I

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.