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Severe Weather Eyed Today

The region could be seeing some severe weather today.

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Body Pulled From Westfield River

The body of a homeless man has been pulled from the Westfield River in Westfield.

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Judge: Geriatric Authority Can’t Declare Bankruptcy

A federal judge has ruled the Holyoke Geriatric Authority is a public agency and not entitled to Chapter 11 bankruptcy protections.

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Montague Renews Pipeline Opposition

Montague Selectmen have reaffirmed their opposition to a proposed Franklin County natural gas pipeline.

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Stabbing Suspect Denies Murder Charge

The suspect in a deadly Holyoke stabbing has pleaded not guilty to murder.

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Amherst Man Arrested in House Break-Ins

An Amherst man has been arrested in connection with a series of house breaks in Leverett and Shutesbury.

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Stanley Cup to Visit Greenfield

The Stanley Cup is coming to Franklin County.

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Man Falls Into Deerfield River; Hits Head

A Fitchburg man is recovering after falling 30 feet into the Deerfield River. It happened Sunday evening near the Stillwater bridge.

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Pipeline Protestors Gather At Clarkdale Orchard

Clarkdale Fruit Farm in Deerfield has become ground zero for anti-pipeline protesters.

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Fatal Stabbing In Holyoke

A Holyoke father of two is dead after a broad daylight stabbing late Sunday morning.

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Mosquitoes Cause Scheduling Changes in Amherst

At the onset of mosquito season, Amherst is already at moderate risk of seeing EEE, according to the state's Department of Public Health.

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Probe Unveils Jailhouse Drug Smuggling

Several people are facing charges after an investigation by Franklin County House of Corrections officers uncovered a conspiracy to smuggle Suboxone into that facility.

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Man Denies Exposing Himself At Pond

A Southampton man who allegedly exposed himself to two women at Puffer's Pond in Amherst has denied charges of open and gross lewdness.

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Holyoke: Geriatric Authority Can’t Declare Bankruptcy

The city of Holyoke is trying to prevent the Holyoke Geriatric Authority from being granted bankruptcy protection.

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UMass Satellite Campus Gets Director

A Springfield native has been selected to lead the new UMass downtown Springfield satellite center.

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Meeting to discuss recent racial occurance in school

The latest racial incident to come to light in Amherst schools will be the subject of a meeting called by the vice chair of the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee.

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Northampton BID renewed for five more years

The Northampton Business Improvement District is here to stay...at least for the next five years.

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Funeral home under investigation

The closed Ryder Funeral Home in South Hadley is the subject of another investigation.

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Cell Phone Tower Plan Opposed

A proposal for a cell phone tower in North Hatfield is getting a rough reception.

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Homeless Cat Project Offers Adoptions

The Westfield Homeless Cat Project will hold a four-day adoption marathon after two major rescue operations.

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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Tentative agreement reached on U.S. veterans’ funding bill

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Senator-elect Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is interviewed by a Reuters reporter at Sanders' office in Burlington, Vermont on November 28, 2006.

The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.

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One dead after lightning strikes beach crowd

A man is treated by a paramedic after a lightning strike in the water in Venice, California July 27, 2014.

One man died and at least eight people were injured in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles.

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Gaza fighting abates as diplomatic tension flares

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Palestinian Abir Shamaleh, left, sits next to the grave of her son Saher, a civilian according to the family, who was killed in an Israeli strike during the war, as members of the family visit a cemetery in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Monday, July 28, 2014. Monday marked the beginning of the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday, which caps the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims usually start the day by visiting cemeteries, to pay their respects to the dead, and then exchange family visits.

Israel eased its assaults in the Gaza Strip and Palestinian rocket fire from the enclave declined sharply on Monday, with calls for a durable ceasefire.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘Game of Thrones’: Season 4 bloopers

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Game Of Thrones

Check out the awkwardness behind the scenes with your favorite Westeros characters.