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Amherst Breakfast Club 9-16-15

Thursday, September 17, 201509/17/2015

WHMP Breakfast Club In Downtown Amherst

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Master Yogis teach there’s a way to find joy in just about any activity.  I’m lucky that this comes pretty easily…

Daly Entrance

Thursday, September 3, 201509/03/2015

Latina Woman Receives New Kidney from Baystate, Encourages other Minorities to Donate Organs

In Podcasts

“My (16-year-old) son wanted to donate HIS kidney to me, but I wouldn’t allow him because (diabetes) runs in my family; he might have kidney issues in the future and I don’t want him to go through that.”

Jerrey Roberts of the Gazette

Friday, August 21, 201508/21/2015

Heads Roll at Hamp’s Housing Authority; Mayor Narkewicz Weighs in & Also Touts Ridership on the Vermonter

In Podcasts

“I respect the Board’s authority and the executive director’s authority; my concern is that the Board carry out its responsibilities in accordance with the Open Meeting law.”

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Friday, August 14, 201508/14/2015

Bob Dissects Obama’s Climate Change Proposals with a Jaded Eye.

In Podcasts

“it averages out to 2% (reduction) per year, in other words — nothing. Oh the polar bears we’ll save. So the climate hoax, poison-coddling crooks in Congress are steadfastly digging in their heels & threatening to sue Obama & taking it to the Supreme Court over NOTHING.”


Friday, August 14, 201508/14/2015

Cong. Jim McGovern on GMO Labeling, the Nuke Deal with Iran & Climate Change & the Pope

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On GMO labeling: “My radical idea is to give people what they want — the right to know what’s in their food.”


Wednesday, August 5, 201508/05/2015

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 8-5-14 is Scully!

In Blog, Pet of the Week, Podcasts

Scully is a: Domestic Shorthair Mix, Gender: Male, Age: 2 months This little firecracker was found in someone’s yard on the 4th of…


Wednesday, July 22, 201507/22/2015

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week 7-22-15

In Pet of the Week

Mojo is one happy fellow! Being a puppy, he’s super friendly and loves to play with people

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Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

Jamie Kent and Hamp’s Free Summer Concert Series Return This Friday

In Podcasts

Kent on dedicating the stage to the late Dan Yacuzzo: “He was our biggest supporter from the start & no one has stepped forward to say how important he, and the BID, was to Northampton.”

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Thursday, July 16, 201507/16/2015

The Rebel Flag Comes Down, Racism Officially Ends, and Guns Go On & On & On.

In Podcasts

Re: South Carolina’s flag: “Not until some nose-picking maggot murdered black worshippers did its removal become a cause. Of course, all the other nose-picking maggots in the world can obtain the same gun today, tomorrow and next week, but taking on the NRA and taking on inanimate symbols are two different things.”

Recent Headlines

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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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.