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immigration

in National

U.S. tax revenue to rise if Obama legalizes some immigrants

Tax collections would get a multi-billion-dollar boost if undocumented residents were given temporary legal status, a new report claims.

missamerica

in Entertainment

Miss America contestants arrive in Atlantic City

The 53 women vying to become the next Miss America have arrived in Atlantic City.

housing construction

in Local

Former Gas Station Torn Down

A former gas station in downtown Florence has been torn down. A new, two-story brick building will go up in its place.

kirksey

in Sports, Weird

‘Madden’ glitch shrinks Browns’ linebacker

Rookie linebacker Chris Kirksey is a big man, on and off the field. But he's more like a munchkin in "Madden 15."

tennis

in Sports

Djokovic, Nishikori take long road to semi-finals

Serena Williams and Ekaterina Makarova sprinted into the semi-finals, while Novak Djokovic and Kei Nishikori were forced to take the long road into the last four.

flea market

in Local

Counterfeit DVDs Found At Flea Market

Police will file criminal charges after confiscating 500 counterfeit DVDs from the Olde Hadley Flea Market

royals

in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports news making headlines today, Sept. 4.

mcilroy

in Sports

McIlroy looks to cap off banner year in style

Rory McIlroy says he will be "disappointed" unless he can cap his banner year by capturing FedExCup honors and the $10 million bonus.

cassidy

in Entertainment

David Cassidy pleads guilty to drunken driving

The former teen idol is required to undergo counseling and equip his cars with a breath-alcohol ignition interlock device.

vergara

in Entertainment

Sofia Vergara is laughing all the way to the bank

The Colombian star of the hit ABC comedy "Modern Family" is the highest paid woman on television.

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

in National, World

Sotloff family mourns, challenges Islamic State to debate

The family of the second American journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants challenged the group to a debate on the teachings of the Koran.

fastfood

in National

Protests could interrupt your lunch plans

Fast-food workers will stage protests in more than 150 U.S. cities on Thursday as they seek the right to form a union.

facebook

in Lifestyle

Facebook crashes for some U.S. users

Facebook went down briefly on Wednesday in what appeared to be the latest outage to affect the social network.

jonstewart

in Entertainment

Comedian Jon Stewart makes directorial debut with ‘Rosewater’

"The Daily Show" host takes on the story of a Tehran-born journalist who was imprisoned and tortured in Iran.

manziel

in Sports

NFL: 5 storylines to watch this year

Here are five storylines to watch during the National Football League's 2014 season, which kicks off Thursday in Seattle.

Life and death forum

in Local

Lee Hawkins Dies at Home in Northampton

90 year old Lee Hawkins of Northampton, who planned her death by stopping eating and drinking, has died.

nfl

in Sports

Key dates in the 2014/15 NFL season

The NFL season kicks off on Sept. 4 and will conclude on Feb. 1 with the Super Bowl.

food

in National

USDA: 17M households are ‘food insecure’

The percentage of Americans lacking access to enough food has declined in the past few years but still represents over 17 million households.

dolby

in Weird

‘She Blinded Me With Science’ star becomes teacher

The musician behind the '80s hit has become real-life university professor.

Frozen Anna Olaf

in Entertainment

‘Frozen’ sequel coming this spring

"Frozen Fever" will bring the directors, songwriters, and stars of the Disney hit back together.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Vermont Yankee Closing Could Cost $1-Billion

VT Yankee

We should know by the end of October how much it will cost to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant

in Local

UMass Police Suspend Confidential Informant Program

UMass Amherst

UMass campus police have suspended their confidential informant program after last week's "Boston Globe" article about a student who died of an overdose last year

in Local

Southampton Residents Oppose Holyoke Proposal

Microphone

A proposal to let Holyoke provide building inspection services to Southampton is being vigorously opposed by the town's residents

in Local

Amherst Fire Dept Holds Pancake Breakfast

pancakes

The Amherst Fire Department will hold its annual open house and pancake breakfast on Sunday

in National

U.S. manufacturing jobs data best since ’12

plant

Employment in America's manufacturing sector grew at its best pace since March 2012, a new report says.