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Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Is Racial Divide Real or an Invention of the Corporate Plantation Owners Who Control Us?

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Flaherty suggests that the so-called racial divide is a carefully engineered contrivance to keep us at each other’s throats &…

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Friday, January 16, 201501/16/2015

Were Boston Traffic-Jammers Protesting for Justice or Auditioning for Youtube?

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Flaherty suggests that the protesters missed the mark. Instead of striking a blow against a rigged & racist system, they…

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Thursday, January 15, 201501/15/2015

Flaherty and Stinson Present WHMP’s Last “Book Swap.”

In Podcasts

One thing the two authors discuss is Susan’s protagonist Carline’s statement that “fear of fat is fear of death.”

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Wednesday, January 14, 201501/14/2015

Old Baseball Teammate Stan Finn Remembers Hamp Legend Stu Miller

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Stan Finn, 85, took part in the same St.Louis Cardinals tryout in 1948 in Northampton that propelled teammate Stu Miller…

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Tuesday, December 23, 201412/23/2014

Bob Flaherty Rides Inaugural Train Trip

In Podcasts

A new era of train travel in Western Mass has been officially launched and Bob Flaherty was there

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Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Five: Hope

In Podcasts

The final installment of Denise Vozella’s series on domestic violence, featuring her mother’s message of hope.

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Thursday, December 4, 201412/04/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Four: No Shelter

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Part four of WHMP News Director Denise Vozella’s series on domestic violence in her family, focuses on Safe Passage’s emergency shelter

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Wednesday, December 3, 201412/03/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Three: Getting Out

In Podcasts

WHMP News Director Denise Vozella is walking in this year’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage and has produced a series about her mother’s story. Here’s part three, in which she talks about how and why her mother got out

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Tuesday, December 2, 201412/02/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Two: The Children

In Podcasts

WHMP News Director Denise Vozella has produced a series about her mother’s story of domestic violence, and how Safe Passage helps women and children through the Hot Chocolate Run. This is part two, about violence against children.

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Monday, December 1, 201412/01/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s story, part one: Marriage

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WHMP News Director Denise Vozella is walking in this year’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage on Sunday, December 7th to honor her mother’s courage to leave an abusive marriage. Part 1 in a series of 5

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the big stories that made headlines this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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WATCH: The history of Memorial Day

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This All-American holiday took a long and winding road to become an annual tradition.

in Lifestyle, National

To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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With lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel this weekend, the most since 2005.

in Local

Northampton Bans Plastic Bags

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The city of Northampton now has an ordinance banning the use of single-layer plastic bags

in Local

Northampton Man Tried To Poison Daughter

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A Northampton man has been arraigned in district court for allegedly trying to poison his seriously ill daughter