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Friday, December 6, 201312/06/2013

New Book Launched On Pearl Harbor Day Offers Fresh Details on WWII’s Hidden Player

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Andrew Lam’s new novel about China’s role in WWII is launched on Pearl Harbor Day.


Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Fired CDH Nurse Steven Coughlin Speaks Out

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Bob talks with Steven Coughlin, Cooley Dickinson nurse fired after his arrest for alleged assault & battery on an intoxicated patient in…

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Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Author Susan Stinson on “Spider in a Tree.”

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On Book Swap, author Susan Stinson talks with Bob about her new novel “Spider in a Tree,” about 18th century…

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Friday, November 22, 201311/22/2013

Northampton’s Jim Cahillane Recalls His & His Late Dad’s Relationship with JFK

Author, Poet & Retired Auto Dealer Jim Cahillane Recalls His Family’s Relationship With JFK

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Friday, November 22, 201311/22/2013

Northampton’s Rita Bleiman Cheered JFK’s Motorcade in Dallas Moments Before He was Shot

Author, Playwright & Former City Councilor Rita Bleiman Recalls Her Experiences in Dallas On That Fateful Day.


Friday, November 22, 201311/22/2013

Did the Constant Technicolor Viewing of the Zapruder Film Lead to a Nation of Oswalds?

Bob Connects the Dots from Nov.22, 1963 to Columbine, Aurora & Newtowne

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Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

WHMP Wins Feature Story Category at Mass Broadcasters Annual Banquet

Our story on Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School kids Hauling a 15-foot tree by Bicycle and Planting it on…


Tuesday, November 19, 201311/19/2013

Gov. Patrick on Springfield Initiatives & Remembering JFK

Gov. Patrick Talks to Bob about his appearances in Springfield Tuesday & his recollections of Nov. 22, 1963.

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Friday, November 1, 201311/01/2013

Censorship, Hampshire College, and a Frank Discussion on Race

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Bob’s editorial on Hampshire College’s canceling Afrofunk band Shokazoba because of skin color. The story, broken by WHMP’s Mary Serreze, has…

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Tuesday, October 1, 201310/01/2013

The Gazette’s Jim Foudy Retires

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The long time editor and publisher of the Gazette retires after 36 years with the paper.

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Making headlines this week


A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

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Northampton BID Trial Coming to a Close


Closing arguments are expected today in a civil trial regarding the Northampton Business Improvement District.

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Holyoke to release records

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The Secretary of the Commonwealth has ordered the city of Holyoke to release public records to "MassLive and the Springfield Republican."

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Dog Bites Kids At Amherst School

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A rocky start in Amherst for the first day of school.

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Man Busted For Lewd UMass Incidents


A Montague man has been charged in relation to a series of lewd incidents at UMass Amherst.