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Jamie Kent

Friday, October 24, 201410/24/2014

Jamie Kent Says Farewell to the 413, Heads to Nashville

In Podcasts

Bob Flaherty speaks with Northampton singer-songwriter Jamie Kent, who’s leaving the area to make his mark in Nashville

snoopey

Wednesday, October 22, 201410/22/2014

Pet of the Week – Snoopey

In Pet of the Week

Snoopey is an 11 year old male Shih Tzu mix, available for adoption from Dakin in Springfield

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Thursday, October 16, 201410/16/2014

Pet of the Week – Muttley

In Blog, Pet of the Week

Muttley, a 9 year old, male Border collie mix with a black/white coat is our WHMP Pet of the Week, and is available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

Precious 2

Wednesday, October 8, 201410/08/2014

Pet of the Week – Precious

In Blog, Pet of the Week

Precious is a very gentle and friendly 11 year old kitty who has been waiting for a home for nearly a month now

Abby

Wednesday, October 1, 201410/01/2014

Pet of the Week – Abby

In Blog, Pet of the Week

Abby is a very bright and gentle 7 year old shepherd mix, available for adoption at Dakin in Springfield

Billy the dog

Wednesday, September 24, 201409/24/2014

Pet of the Week – Billy

In Blog, Pet of the Week

The WHMP Dakin Pet of the Week is Billy, a 7 year old male Chihuahua mix

Life and death forum

Friday, September 12, 201409/12/2014

Lee Hawkins’ Family Speaks Out About Her Death

In Podcasts

Part Two: Bob Flaherty and the Gazette’s Laurie Loisel talk with Lee Hawkins’ family about her planned death at 90

Life and death forum

Friday, September 12, 201409/12/2014

Lee Hawkins’ Family Speaks Out About Her Death

In Podcasts

part 1: Bob Flaherty & the Gazette’s Laurie Loisel talk with the family of Lee Hawkins who quietly ended her life at age 90

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Wednesday, September 10, 201409/10/2014

Pet of the Week – Shirley

In Blog, Pet of the Week

Meet Shirley, our WHMP Pet of the Week from the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society! She’s a Beagle mix, 1 ½ years old

Life and death forum

Friday, September 5, 201409/05/2014

Lee Hawkins Family to Speak Friday on WHMP

In Blog

Lee Hawkins surviving children Sue, Jerry & Becky join us today at 8:09

Recent Headlines

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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.

in Local

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.

in Local

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.

in National

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.

in Local

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.