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This is one way to get a tan

It's summer and the beaches are packed - so this guy got some private sunbathing time while sky high.

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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Netflix drug drama ‘Narcos’ blurs line between cartels, agents

Not all cops are good guys and not all drug suppliers are obvious villains in the dark drug drama "Narcos," a bilingual examination of the history of cocaine smuggling in America and its most menacing supplier.

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How low will gas go?

AAA predicts gas prices could drop below $2 a gallon by the end of the year.

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Robbery Suspect of Deerfield Farm Stand Identified

An arrest warrant has been issued for a suspect who possibly robbed the Kolakoski Farm Stand on Routes 5 and 10 Wednesday.

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MGM Looking For Minority and Women Owned Casino Contractors

Today, MGM officials will hold the second of a two-day open house at the company's State Street offices for prospective contractors. Union construction companies which are female or minority-owned are being encouraged to attend.

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Holyoke State Representative Sponsors Bill To Ban Necrophilia

Holyoke State Representative Aaron Vega has filed a bill to outlaw the practice of necrophilia in the Bay State. There is currently no law banning sex with the dead.

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Hatfield Looks for New Fire Chief

Long-time chief William Belden is retiring November 30, ending a 47-year career with the department.

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Greenfield High School To Hold First Convocation in New Building

The new $51 million Greenfield High School hosts its first big event Monday. The 2015 school convocation will be held in the newly constructed high school auditorium.

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The secret to Rob Lowe’s ageless face

The 51-year-old actor will star in a new series this fall, "The Grinder," and still looks as good as ever.

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Buzz Aldrin wants to colonize Mars

The second man to walk on the moon is pushing for a Mars settlement by 2040.

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The ‘town drunks’ can’t drink that

The police department in Illinois' second largest city is going to compile a "habitual drunkard" list to help fight public intoxication.

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U.S. vaccination rates high, but pockets of unvaccinated pose risk

The vast majority of U.S. kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study.

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Tribute to Justin Wilson before Sunday’s finale

Justin Wilson's race car will be back on track for the IndyCar season finale.

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Serena insists pressure not a factor in Grand Slam bid

Serena Williams says she is treating the upcoming U.S. Open just like any other, even though she is well aware of the historical impact the year's final grand slam may have.

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A new milestone for Facebook

For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day.

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The latest news from the ‘Star Wars’ camp

The young stars of the upcoming movie, "The Force Awakens," talk about their experiences filming with JJ Abrams.

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Eying volatile markets, Obama urges Congress to pass budget

President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Congress to avoid contributing to global economic uncertainty and quickly pass a budget before a deadline at the end of September to prevent a government shutdown.

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A decade after Katrina, Bourbon Street is rocking again

When the hurricane made landfall on Aug. 29, 2005, it would go on to become the costliest storm in U.S. history.

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Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose accused of rape

Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who alleges he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013.

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Study: Millennials credit scores are in the gutter

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Millennials get plenty of recognition for frugality and their desire to share everything from cars to clothes, but they also have the lowest average credit score of any generation.

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No Verdict Tuesday in UMass Gang Rape Trial

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The jury deciding the fate of rape suspect Adam Liccardi resumes deliberations Wednesday morning

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FERC Still Accepting Pipeline Comments

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FERC says since this is a pre-filing, the deadline for comments on the pipeline environmental impact statement is flexible

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UMass and Amherst Form Collaboration

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Amherst Town Manager John Musante and UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy announce creation of the University--Town of Amherst Collaborative

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Goshen State Forest Closing For Dam Repairs

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The DAR State Forest in Goshen will close for the season Monday, while repairs are made to the dam on Highland Lake