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bill dwight

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

Bill Dwight Says Future of News Is On Us

In Podcasts

Bill Dwight says the future of news from radio and newspapers is on us!

glen siegel

Thursday, May 21, 201505/21/2015

Bob Explores the Tumult at UMass Campus Radio Station

In Podcasts

“Martian Gardens” and “Jazz in Silhouette” get the axe, and an Amherst Town Meeting member throws his weight around to silence another show.

for denise

Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

WMass Woman on Letterman’s Last Week

In Podcasts

Bob speaks to Jennie Benford, a Baystate Radiology Tech who appeared on Letterman’s last week


Wednesday, May 20, 201505/20/2015

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week 5-20-15

In Pet of the Week

Posey is a Domestic Shorthair Mix-Female, 2 months old kitten available for adoption at Dakin!

hunger banquet

Thursday, May 14, 201505/14/2015

Hunger Banquet

In Podcasts

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.


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.”


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.

Recent Headlines

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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat


The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.

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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home


A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.

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