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Friday, November 20, 201511/20/2015

Amherst College Rejects Lord Jeff

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Students at Amherst College must have been listening to Scott Coen & Bob Flaherty the other day, as they overwhelmingly voted to boot the Lord Jeff mascot, named after one of the great villains of western mass history.

Denise

Friday, November 20, 201511/20/2015

Denise’s “Good Enough” Thanksgiving Countdown Tips

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The Thanksgiving meal itself may be over in about 15 minutes, but it’s the planning and preparation that give me the most joy-here’s my Thanksgiving countdown tips!

WHMP Bob

Monday, November 16, 201511/16/2015

9/11 is Back

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Bob Flaherty on Paris Attacks and endless war: We can blame Bush, Cheney or Obama for the rise of ISIS, but we’re gonna need a draft to keep up, and unlike OUR draft, you can’t buy your way out of theirs, and their numbers are bottomless.

Monday, November 16, 201511/16/2015

Acupuncturists Address State Lawmakers

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Northampton acupuncturist Amy Mager joins fellow practitioners at the State House Tuesday to urge lawmakers to bring forth bill H2006 which will change the law that now allows people untrained in acupuncture to use acupuncture needles–the technique known as dry needling.

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Friday, November 13, 201511/13/2015

Cannabis Consultant on Recent Brush with Law

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Northampton’s Cannabis Consultant, Ezra Parzybok, a frequent Morning News guest, is finally able to talk about his recent brush with law enforcement, where 67 marijuana plants & extracts were removed from his home & destroyed.

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Friday, November 13, 201511/13/2015

Denise Vozella wins MBA Feature Award for “Mary’s Story”

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WHMP’s Denise Vozella has won an award from the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association for “Mary’s Story”

Denise and Hillary

Thursday, November 12, 201511/12/2015

Denise Recalls Meeting Hillary Clinton In NH In ’91

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In ’91 Hillary Clinton was in Concord, NH to sign the papers so her husband Bill could run in the state’s first-in-the-nation primary, and WHMP’s Denise Vozella was there.

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Wednesday, November 11, 201511/11/2015

Good Enough-10 Minutes A Day

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10 minute workouts are all the rage right now in the online fitness industry for good reason

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Tuesday, November 10, 201511/10/2015

Bill Dwight Post Election

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Northampton City Council President Bill Dwight talks about his re-election, voter apathy, and the formation of the Downtown Northampton Association, rising from the ashes of the BID.

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Monday, November 9, 201511/09/2015

MMA Fighter Visits WHMP

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Right-wing pundit Dave Duseau brings in a guest — MMA fighter Jon Manley — in an effort to out-macho WHMP morning host Bob Flaherty. Things didn’t exactly go Dave’s way. Manley fights in Springfield this Saturday.

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Democrats, seeking unity, give Sanders say in party platform

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The Democratic Party said on Monday it would give U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders a prominent say in writing its platform this year, a gesture that could ease tensions between Sanders' camp and party leaders, whom Sanders has accused of favoring rival Hillary Clinton.

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Hawaii could be first to put gun owners in federal database

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Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.

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Kicking the habit: Adult smoking rate in U.S. is falling fast

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The smoking rate among U.S. adults has been falling steadily for decades but the latest survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds the 2015 decline is the biggest in more than 20 years.

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States on Zika’s frontline see big gaps in funding, expertise

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In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure.

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Obama prods Vietnam on rights, promotes Trans-Pacific Partnership

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U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.