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Friday, December 13, 201312/13/2013

Outrageous! Hamp about to Axe Town Crier Position! Woe Upon Us All!

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Bob expresses his outrage over the proposed elimination of Town Crier. Photo courtesy of Bristol Press via Daily Hampshire Gazette.

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Friday, December 13, 201312/13/2013

Healing From Outside the Box, Inside the Heart, on Protecting Kids from Predators

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Healer & Acupuncturist Amy Mager riffs on Gavin deBecker’s strategies for recognizing the hidden behavior of sexual predators.

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Thursday, December 12, 201312/12/2013

Easthampton’s Mayor Mike Looks Back on Career & Forward to Thursday’s Farewell Party

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Mike Tautznik, Easthampton’s only mayor, looks back on his 17 years in office & ponders his future.


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…

american flag veterans

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

american flag veterans

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…

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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting


Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in Washington state shot dead.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles


More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier


A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School