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Wednesday, March 25, 201503/25/2015

Ezra Parzybok the Cannabis Consultant, Part 2

In Podcasts

(marijuana) is looking for inconsistencies, things that are out of balance … ”

um hockey

Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

UMass/WHMP’s Hines & Chrusciel call the Minutemens’ win after longest college hockey game ever!

In Podcasts

Flaherty: “Not only do you have to give credit to the 300 fans who stayed to the end, but also to listeners, like Amherst’s Vince O’Connor, who thanked Cody and Brock and WHMP for sticking to it.”


Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

Should Marathon Bomber Get the Death Penalty or Life? Did Bro Make Him Do It?

In Podcasts

On keeping Tsarnaev alive: “…and we’ll have to feed him. We don’t feed poor people in America, folks who do no harm to anyone, but THIS maggot we’ll have to feed.”


Friday, March 13, 201503/13/2015

Tick Tock! The 24 Hour Theater Project is Back!

In Podcasts

Dwight: “It’s principally the seat-of-the-pants. Part of the reason the audience comes is to watch a wreck—or a high-wire act on a very thin wire to see if you can pull it off.”

Khalif and Bob

Wednesday, March 11, 201503/11/2015

PVPA Student Khalif Neville Makes Iron Horse Debut

In Podcasts

Khalif Neville, PVPA senior and son of Charles Neville, in his first-ever radio interview about his Iron Horse debut


Friday, March 6, 201503/06/2015

Cong. Jim McGovern on Not Attending Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress

“I suggested that the Prime Minister come and address us at another time, after his election and after the March 31 deadline, giving the President of the United States time to negotiate a deal with Iran. If (Netanyahu) had something new to tell us he could have briefed us in a classified setting.”


Wednesday, March 4, 201503/04/2015

Tail-waggers Unite! Time To March Forth With Your Dogs at Northampton High

In Podcasts

Riddle on Superintendent Provost pressed into service as a judge: “This is a new role for him…he didn’t realize it when he took the job…”


Tuesday, March 3, 201503/03/2015

On Left, Right & Who’s Wrong, Whatley & Flaherty Debate Netanyahu’s Speech 2 Weeks Before It Was Delivered

In Podcasts

Whatley, quoting Netanyahu: “If Israel’s enemies in the Middle East were to disarm, there would be peace in the region; if Israel were to disarm, it would cease to exist.”


Tuesday, March 3, 201503/03/2015

Hamp Gallery Owner Richard Michelson Remembers Close Friend Leonard Nimoy

In Podcasts

On playing Spock: “He loved the character. He brought himself to it in many ways. He realized that it gave him the freedom to pursue whatever he wanted to do.”


Tuesday, March 3, 201503/03/2015

Easthampton Mayor Karen Cadieux Sits Down with Bob

In Podcasts

“…our police have no interest or desire to invade anyone’s privacy.”

Recent Headlines

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


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.

in Local

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.

in Local

West Springfield Police Probe Launched After Prisoner Escapes


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.

in National

Kentucky clerk jailed for denying same-sex marriage licenses


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.