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hunger banquet

Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

Hunger Banquet

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Bob Flaherty speaks with teachers and students from PVPA who are producing a unique event designed to highlight hunger. Friday, May 15 6-8 pm at the Deuce, World War II Club in Northampton.

Cavalleria Rusticana

Friday, May 8, 201505/08/2015

PVSOC Presents Cavalleria Rusticana

In Podcasts

The PVSOC presents “Cavalleria Rusticana” Saturday at the Academy of Music

Mother's Day half marathon

Thursday, May 7, 201505/07/2015

Mother’s Day Half Marathon for Cancer Connection

In Podcasts

WHMP’s Bob Flaherty speaks with Sue Monahan, Race Director for the 5th annual Mother’s Day Half-Marathon to benefit the Cancer Connection in Northampton.

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Friday, April 10, 201504/10/2015

“Hungry Heart” Documentary on Opioid Addiction at UMass Monday Night

In Podcasts

From the film: “As long as shame & ignorance is there, there’s no way to break through the addiction.”

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Friday, April 3, 201504/03/2015

“An Iliad” Opens in ‘Hamp; Jeannine Haas in Powerful One-Woman Show

In Podcasts

“Every time I sing this song, I hope it is the last time.”

diaper

Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

Amherst Area Diaper Drive in Full Swing

In Podcasts

Bob and Rep. Story, far removed from their child-rearing days, challenge each other to a baby-diapering contest.

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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

NY School Officials Apologize for Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic. WHY?

In Podcasts

So even though millions of Americans ARE Arabs, the fact that our useless wars are AGAINST Arabs makes us hate ALL Arabs, especially when they presume to get all-American on us and pledge to OUR flag.

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Friday, March 27, 201503/27/2015

Northampton Acupuncturist Amy Mager on the Phenomenon of Death Cafes

In Podcasts

Mager: “It makes death part of life, rather than this dark, scary thing to fear.”

spelling bee

Thursday, March 26, 201503/26/2015

NEF Spelling Bee 2015

In Podcasts

Bob Flaherty, Bill Newman and Monte Belmonte broadcast live from the bee! A benefit for the Northampton Education Foundation.

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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Ezra Parzybok the Cannabis Consultant on Medical Pot, Part 3

In Podcasts

On how his consulting business works: “People come here when they want a filter from all the diverse information on the internet … to learn how to use this herb in a professional context.”

Recent Headlines

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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

Courtesy of Jerrey Roberts, Daily Hampshire Gazette. Adam Liccardi

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.

in Local

Hotel Northampton Workers Plan To Unionize

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.