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FAA lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza death toll tops 700

The U.S. has lifted a temporary ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.

obama

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Obama sends team to Texas to assess National Guard deployment

The President has sent a team to Texas to assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle an immigration crisis at the border.

clinton

in National, World

Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation ‘within reach’

An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided and help increased, former U.S. President Bill Clinton says.

justice

in Weird

Rhyming judge convicts puppy thief in style

An Oregon man accused of stealing an English bulldog puppy at gunpoint was convicted of the crime by a judge who left him with a rhyme.

elton-john

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 24

A look back at some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

generalmotors

in National

GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.

mcdonald

in National

Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

unlockingthetruth

in Music

These middle school kids might be the next big metal band

These Brooklyn boys don't need junior high talent shows, they've just signed a million-dollar deal.

patbowlen

in Sports

Broncos’ owner Pat Bowlen battling Alzheimers, steps down

Bowlen, 70, is one of the NFL's most well-known owners and guided the Broncos to six Super Bowl appearances during his 30 years at the helm.

barn

in Local

Demolition on historic barn delayed

A historic barn will remain standing for at least a little while longer.

bridge

in Local

Selectman pushes for saftey measures on bridge

The chairman of the Gill Board of Selectmen is calling for a push for greater safety measures along the French King Bridge.

youth baseball

in Local

Town considering options for Lunt Field

Officials are developing a future re-use plan for the Lunt Field complex off Kenwood Street.

photo courtesy of Gazettenet

in Local

Cancer Center receives more money

A new Cooley Dickinson Hospital Cancer Center is two hundred thousand dollars closer to becoming a reality.

police more

in Local

Items taken from Amherst properties

Police are investigating a break-in at the North Pleasant Street Carriage Shops property.

dog tag

in Local

Coyote warning in place in Hadley

The death of a Hadley dachshund has prompted officials to issue a warning regarding coyotes.

bestman

in Entertainment

‘The Best Man’ set for ‘threequel’

The new film appears to pick up from news Howard's character drops at the end of the "The Best Man Holiday," which was released last November.

target

in Lifestyle

Target hopes to make shopping a ‘snap’

The In a Snap app will let you scan items in magazines and add them to your shopping cart.

michaeljackson

in Music

Michael Jackson’s hometown to name school for him

A school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown will be named for the late pop star.

mh17

in National, World

Plane with first coffins of MH17 victims leaves Ukraine

A Dutch air force plane carrying the first 16 coffins with the remains of victims of the downed Malaysian airliner is on its way to the Netherlands.

tampabay

in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the sports news making headlines today, Wednesday, July 23.

Recent Headlines

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Springfield Cops Endorse Vottero For DA

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Northwestern assistant DA Brett Vottero has been endorsed by the Springfield police union in his run for Hampden District Attorney.

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World Eye Bookshop In Florence To Close

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The World Eye Bookshop in Florence is closing on Saturday.

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Swan Calls For Two-City Police Commission

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The Reverend Talbert Swan is calling for a commission to improve police-community relations in Springfield and Holyoke.

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Northampton Housing Authority Director Retiring

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Northampton Housing Authority Director Jon Hite will retire in February.

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Watchdog finds Pentagon broke law in Bergdahl transfer

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

The Defense Department violated U.S. law by failing to alert Congress before releasing five Taliban members in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier.