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South Hadley Kayak Thief Busted

A South Hadley woman has been arrested for stealing kayaks along the Connecticut River.

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Carolyn Gardner Won’t Teach Math

African-American teacher Carolyn Gardner won't be teaching math at Amherst High School this fall.

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Democrats for Governor Clash In Springfield

Three Democrats running for governor went head-to-head last night in a Springfield debate.

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Five Injured At Chicopee Curve

Five people are injured after an I-91 crash at the Chicopee Curve.

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Officials Plan Meeting After Holyoke Murder

A Holyoke City Councilor will host an outdoor meeting this morning near the site of a fatal shooting.

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Plainfield Chicken Barbecue Sunday

Plainfield's annual chicken barbecue is this Sunday.

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Transperformance A Huge Success

Last night's Transperformance was a rousing success.

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Fort Hill Brewery Up And Running

The Fort Hill Brewery in Easthampton is up and running, two years after breaking ground.

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Gus Morales Still Holyoke Teacher Union Prez

Fired Holyoke teacher Gus Morales says he's still president of the teacher's union, even though he no longer has a job.

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Florence Motorcyclist Severely Injured

A motorcyclist from Florence remains in fair condition after a crash on Ryan Road.

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Open Meeting Complaint Filed in Amherst

An Amherst man has filed a complaint with the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee, claiming the board violated the state's open meeting law.

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One Dead in Double Holyoke Shootings

Two people were shot overnight in Holyoke, and one of them has died.

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Pipeline Planners Won’t Avoid Conservation Land

Kinder Morgan says it has no plans to avoid state conservation land if it's allowed to lay a natural gas pipeline across the state's northern tier.

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Noho BID Lawsuit Finally Getting Heard

A long-anticipated civil lawsuit is being heard in Hampshire Superior Court this week.

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Valuable Instrument Stolen in Amherst

A valuable violin has been stolen from an Amherst home.

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Springfield Cops Endorse Vottero For DA

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

The World Eye Bookshop in Florence is closing on Saturday.

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Swan Calls For Two-City Police Commission

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

Northampton Housing Authority Director Jon Hite will retire in February.

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Exit 18 On-Ramp To Stay Closed For Now

It could be another six-to-eight weeks before exit 18 northbound is opened again.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Johnny JamBoogie

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If football doesn't workout, "Johnny Football" always has this to fall back on.

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Separatists say will allow ‘trapped’ Ukrainian forces to withdraw

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A flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic is seen at the top of damaged war memorial at Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk, August 28, 2014.

Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said they would open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

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No criminal charges in fatal gun range shooting

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Shooting instructor Charles Vacca stands next to a 9-year-old girl at the Last Stop shooting range in White Hills, Arizona near the Nevada border, on August 25, 2014, in this still image taken from video courtesy of the Mohave County Sheriff's Office.

No criminal charges are pending after a probe into a gun range incident in which a 9-year-old girl fatally shot her instructor with an Uzi.

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Pilot of crashed U.S. fighter plane found dead in Virginia

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A Massachusetts Air National Guard aircraft maintainer walks past an F-15C fighter aircraft at Barnes Air National Guard Base, in Westfield, Mass., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An experienced pilot on a standard maintenance mission was missing Wednesday after his fighter jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia.

The pilot of a Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter that crashed in mountainous western Virginia was found dead on Thursday.

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Skip the beach, head to the car dealership

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Experts say this Labor Day weekend might be one of the best times to buy a car all year.