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Monday, September 28, 201509/28/2015

Senate Bill Hearing Tuesday Mandating Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture

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Amy Mager, Northampton Acupuncturist, during her regular WHMP segment, “Healing from Outside the Box, Inside the Heart,” urges people to attend a hearing on a Senate Bill at the State House Tuesday which would mandate insurance coverage for acupuncture.


Friday, September 25, 201509/25/2015

Cong. Jim McGovern on Pope Address & Eradicating Hunger

In Podcasts

McGovern, like the Pope, has made eradicating hunger a cornerstone of his career & will be marching with Monte Belmonte (and Bob Flaherty) this November for the Food Bank, prompting Bob to ask the congressman if he could get the Pope to march with us.

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Thursday, September 24, 201509/24/2015

Bob Dedicates Will Bike 4 Food Ride to late John Musante

In Podcasts

So Bob will dedicate his 50-mile ride for the Food Bank Sunday to the late John Musante, Town Manager of Amherst.

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Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Transbathrooms for UMass

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“You want to be with your people when you’re making noises”

Daily Hampshire Gazette

Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Student Loan Debt Discussed with Dave Eisenstadter

In Podcasts

Daily Hampshire Gazette’s Dave Eisenstadter on his three-part series on student debt and how it can follow one for decades.…

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Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Father Coonan Comments on Pope’s Visit

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Father Robert Coonan, Pastor of our Lady of Grace in Hatfield, speaks on the significance of the Pope’s visit and…


Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

Support Bob and Joan For “Will Bike 4 Food”

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On September 27th, I will ride 50 miles in support of Will Bike 4 Food to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. Join my team, or consider making a tax deductible donation.


Wednesday, September 23, 201509/23/2015

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week, Nuka

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Hello all, my name’s Nuka and I am a shy, older gal waiting to meet my perfect person

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Tuesday, September 22, 201509/22/2015

Rosenberg Remembers Musante

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Massachusetts Senate President, Stan Rosenberg, remembers the life and legacy of the late Amherst Town Manager, John Musante.


Monday, September 21, 201509/21/2015

Disabled Dad and 8-year-old Daughter Set to Ride for Food Bank Sunday

In Podcasts

Comedian Rob Murphy, disabled in an accident, has recently started riding a bike. He and his 8-year-old daughter Izzy will ride 10 miles Sept. 27 in Will bike 4 Food, as part of WHMPs team. .

Recent Headlines

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Police arrest gunman after fatal siege at Colorado abortion clinic


Police arrested a gunman who stormed a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in Colorado Springs.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

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

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.

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Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts


Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.