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Keene Sets up Task Force After Pumpkin Fest Violence

Police in Keene, New Hampshire are setting up a task force to investigate violent disturbances near the city's annual pumpkin festival

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Northampton Business Legend Dan Yacuzzo Dies

Prominent Northampton business person Dan Yacuzzo has died. Yacuzzo¬†was the former owner of The Eastside Grille and former director of…

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Northampton OKs Spending On Florence Fields

The Northampton City Council has approved more than 160-thousand to help build a pavilion at Florence Fields

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Hearing Set on Northampton City Hall Shakeup

Northampton residents with opinions about Mayor Narkewicz' plan to reorganize city government will have a chance to weigh in

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Armed Home Invasion in Hadley

An 18-year-old Amherst man is under arrest after an armed home invasion in Hadley

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Massachusetts Gets Fuel Assistance Money

Massachusetts will get 132-million in federal fuel assistance to help low-income households pay their home heating bills

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Tractor Parade Planned For Sunday

The Hampshire County Farm Bureau is planning a 32-mile tractor parade through four towns

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CT Hospital Admits Patient With Ebola-like Symptoms

Yale-New Haven Hospital admitted a patient late Wednesday night for evaluation of Ebola-like symptoms

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Lawmakers to hold public hearing on Ebola response

A legislative panel is trying to determine if Massachusetts is ready to deal with Ebola.

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Greenfield Councilors Debate Free Cash

The Greenfield Town Council has put the brakes on a portion of the mayor's plan to set aside nearly $3-point-3 million dollars in 2014 budget surplus money

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Students Divided Over Racism on UMass Campus

Is racism a problem on the UMass campus? It depends on who you ask

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Holyoke Mayor Shocked Over Shooting Suspect’s Low Bail

Holyoke's mayor says he's shocked that a man with a long history of gun offenses, who's now accused of firing shots into a home, has been released on just 500-dollars bail

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Pelham Votes to Oppose Pipeline

Pelham is the latest Western Mass. community to officially come out against the proposed Kinder Morgan gas pipeline

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Vibrant Sidewalks On The Agenda

"Vibrant Sidewalks" are back on the Northampton City Council agenda

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Racist Vandalism Targets Two Umass Students

Officials and police at UMass are investigating an act of racist vandalism targeting two students

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Kulik and Korpita Lock Horns

State Rep. Stephen Kulik and Republican challenger Dylan Korpita locked horns in a spirited debate last night in Deerfield

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Greenfield Board Recommends Higher Parking Fees

Downtown Greenfield parking permit fees may be going up

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Conway Motorcycle Fatality Was Uxbridge Man

The man who died in a Conway motorcycle crash Monday has been identified as Richard Taft of Uxbridge

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Motorcyclist Dead In Conway Crash

A motorcyclist is dead after a crash in Conway

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Northampton’s Holyoke Street To Close Weekdays

Holyoke Street in Northampton will be closed on weekdays through Thanksgiving

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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

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Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

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A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

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More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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Man Jailed For Columbine-Style Threat Against Frontier

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A 19-year-old Sunderland man is behind bars after threatening to commit a mass shooting at Frontier Regional School