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Smith Students to Rally for Transgender Admission Rights

Smith College students will rally this week to call for a change in the way the college deals with transgender applicants

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Chinese Students In UMass Rape Trial

A UMass rape trial is underway in Hampshire Superior Court involving two Chinese students

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Federal Judge Hears Strip Search Case

A federal judge has heard arguments in a class-action lawsuit brought by current and past inmates at the women's jail in Chicopee.

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Hotel Northampton Owner Wins Award

The owner of the Hotel Northampton has won this year's Faces of Diversity American Dream Award

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WHMP Dakin Humane Society Pet of the Week

Paisley was brought to the Pioneer Valley from New Mexico as part of the Chihuahua-Palooza program at the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society

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1 year after bombs, Boston Marathon a celebration

The 118th running of the storied race from Hopkinton to Boston on Monday was run under the long and still-sharp shadow of the 117th, which turned tragic when two bombs exploded near the finish line

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Berkshire Triple Murder Suspect On Trial

One of three defendants in a grisly August 2011 Berkshire County triple-murder goes on trial today in Hampden County

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DA Plans Drug Take Back Day Saturday

Nineteen communities in western Massachusetts will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Easthampton Woman Charged After Flipping Car

A 21-year-old Easthampton woman faces charges after rolling her car on Line Street early Saturday

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Holyoke To Auction Delinquent Properties

Holyoke will auction 12 properties seized for non-payment of back taxes

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After Bombs, Boston Marathon Under Tight Security

State and local officials are hoping for a safe but still enjoyable day for the 36,000 runners planning to participate in the Boston Marathon and the hundreds of thousands of spectators

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Amherst, Leverett Ponder Drone Restrictions

Town Meetings in Amherst and Leverett will consider resolutions calling on the federal government to end the use of drones for assassinations and regulate the unmanned aircraft locally

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Deerfield Dorm Fire Under Investigation

Deerfield fire investigators continue to probe a blaze which damaged a private school dormitory over the weekend

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Brush Fire Burns On Mt. Tom

A fire on Mount Tom has burned 26 acres

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Northampton Firefighter Rescues Easter Bunny

A Northampton firefighter is credited with rescuing an Easter bunny

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UMass Marching Band to Pay Tribute at Fenway

The UMass Minuteman Marching Band willparticipate in a ceremony honoring the Boston Marathon bombing victims at Fenway

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Friday

Meales Precautions in Place at Baystate Franklin

Visitors to Baystate Franklin Medical Center can expect another week of precautionary measures related to the measles

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Friday

Amherst Drug Raid Nets Drugs, Two Arrests

A large cache of drugs were confiscated in a raid earlier this week which resulted in the arrest of a pair of Amherst men

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Friday

Hatfield Woman Admits To Heroin Possession

A Hatfield woman employed by Smith College to serve 18 months probation after admitting to heroin possession

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Thursday

Task Force Arrest Nets 100 Grams of Heroin

Another 100 grams of heroin is off local streets following a drug trafficking arrest Wednesday in Athol

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Smith Students to Rally for Transgender Admission Rights

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Smith College students will rally this week to call for a change in the way the college deals with transgender applicants

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Chinese Students In UMass Rape Trial

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A UMass rape trial is underway in Hampshire Superior Court involving two Chinese students

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Federal Judge Hears Strip Search Case

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A federal judge has heard arguments in a class-action lawsuit brought by current and past inmates at the women's jail in Chicopee.

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Hotel Northampton Owner Wins Award

Mansour Ghalibaf

The owner of the Hotel Northampton has won this year's Faces of Diversity American Dream Award