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Respiratory Illness Seen in the Northeast

Officials at Connecticut Children's Medical Center in Hartford say they're treating children with symptoms similar to those of a serious respiratory illness suspected of sickening dozens of kids in at least 12 other states

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Hatfield Fire Displaces Three

Three people are homeless after a weekend fire in Hatfield.

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New South Hadley Library Opens

South Hadley's brand-new library is open to the public.

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Cleanup Underway At House Of Horrors

A company has been hired to clean the house in Blackstone where three dead babies were found

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Cop Ordered to Stay Away From Girl

A Chicopee cop has been hit with a year-long restraining order in connection with an alleged sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl

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Zip-Line Gloves Donated to Source to Sea Cleanup

Volunteers at this year's "Source To Sea" Cleanup will have a little extra protection as they haul trash and debris out of area rivers

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Anti-Racism Group Goes Public in Amherst

A group that's been working on problems with racism in Amherst for more than a year is going more public with its efforts

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Northampton Councilors Want Pan Am Meeting

A pair of Northampton city councilors are calling for improved communications with Pan Am Railways

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Welch Murder Trial Enters 2nd Day

It's the second day of testimony in the Ryan Welch murder trial

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Dead Babies Found in Vermin-Infested Central Mass Home

The remains of three babies have been found in a squalid, rat-infested central Massachusetts home

Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

DA: No Cause for Public Concern in Amherst Death

The Northwestern DA's office says the public should not be concerned after the death of an Amherst woman.

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MA Remembers 9/11

Events are scheduled in Massachusetts marking the anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks

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UMass Students Protest Police Killings of Black People

A rally was held on the UMass campus yesterday in response to the killing of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in Ferguson Missouri

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Homeless Children Impact Chicopee Schools

The public schools in Chicopee are dealing with unprecedented numbers of homeless children

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No Word on Why Eho Library Director Resigns

Stephanie Sueppel has unexpectedly resigned as Easthampton's library director

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Judge Refuses to Dismiss Rintala Murder Charge

A judge has turned down a defense request to dismiss a murder charge against Cara Rintala

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Ryan Welch Murder Trial Starts Thursday

Opening arguments are expected Thursday in the murder trial of Ryan Welch

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MA Primary Results Round-Up

A wrap-up of Tuesday's primary results in Massachusetts

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Coakley to face Baker for Massachusetts governor

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley has won the Democratic primary for governor

Courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Police Look for Missing Amherst Woman

Amherst Police are seeking the public's help in locating a 26-year-old woman who has been missing since Friday night

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Children’s respiratory illness spreads to more states

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A serious illness sickening U.S. children has spread to 12 states and it's predicted that more states will report cases in coming weeks.