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Friday, December 5, 201412/05/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Five: Hope

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The final installment of Denise Vozella’s series on domestic violence, featuring her mother’s message of hope.

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Thursday, December 4, 201412/04/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Four: No Shelter

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Part four of WHMP News Director Denise Vozella’s series on domestic violence in her family, focuses on Safe Passage’s emergency shelter

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Wednesday, December 3, 201412/03/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Three: Getting Out

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WHMP News Director Denise Vozella is walking in this year’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage and has produced a series about her mother’s story. Here’s part three, in which she talks about how and why her mother got out

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Tuesday, December 2, 201412/02/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s Story Part Two: The Children

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WHMP News Director Denise Vozella has produced a series about her mother’s story of domestic violence, and how Safe Passage helps women and children through the Hot Chocolate Run. This is part two, about violence against children.

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Monday, December 1, 201412/01/2014

Hot Chocolate Run-Mary’s story, part one: Marriage

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WHMP News Director Denise Vozella is walking in this year’s Hot Chocolate Run to benefit Safe Passage on Sunday, December 7th to honor her mother’s courage to leave an abusive marriage. Part 1 in a series of 5

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Wednesday, November 12, 201411/12/2014

WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week

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Hula: Kitten Spayed female 5 months old Black coat, available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

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Thursday, October 30, 201410/30/2014

Bob Flaherty is 2014 Radio Personality of the Year!

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Congratulations to our own Bob Flaherty for winning the 2014 Radio Personality of the Year award from the Massachusetts Broadcasters…

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Wednesday, October 29, 201410/29/2014

WHMP-Dakin Pet of the Week is Sesame!

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Meet Sesame! He’s an adorable 4 month old hamster who would love to have a family

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Friday, October 24, 201410/24/2014

Flaherty Follows Up On Racism in Amherst Schools

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Bob Flaherty follows up on WHMP’s forum, Reading, Writing and Racism in Amherst Schools with this commentary, and asks the question, will Carol Ross ever appear on these airwaves? -Part Two

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Friday, October 24, 201410/24/2014

Flaherty Follows Up On Racism in Amherst Schools

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Bob Flaherty follows up on WHMP’s forum, Reading, Writing and Racism in Amherst Schools with this commentary, and asks the question, will Carol Ross ever appear on these airwaves? -Part One

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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.

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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.