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Funeral Mass For Bishop Maguire Today

Springfield Bishop Joseph Maguire will be laid to rest today

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Patrick Slashes Funds To Western Mass

Governor Patrick's budget cuts will hurt Western Mass.

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Three Busted Black Friday At Hadley Mall

Three Springfield women have been arrested after being locked out of their car at the Mountain Farms Mall in Hadley

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Shelburne Falls Library To Get New Dome

A historic library building in Shelburne Falls will get a new copper dome this spring

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The Valley Digs Out Of Thanksgiving Storm

Downtown Northampton merchants won't have to dig out from the season's first snowstorm

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Teachers Unions Support Carolyn Gardner

Two teachers unions say they're committed to confronting racism, and supporting former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner

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Tunnel Planned Under Northampton Railroad Tracks

State officials are moving ahead with a plan to build a tunnel under the railroad tracks in Northampton to accommodate the Norwottuck Rail Trail

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Springfield Cops Descend Upon March

A heavy police presence in Springfield as marchers took to Main Street in the wake of the Ferguson decision

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Northampton Rallies With Ferguson

Hundreds gathered in Northampton Tuesday evening to express solidarity with Ferguson, Missouri

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Pre-Thanksgiving Winter Storm Headed for Mass.

Parts of Massachusetts are under a winter storm watch that could snarl Thanksgiving travel plans

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BID Plaintiffs Seek $200K In Legal Fees

Plaintiffs in the Northampton Business Improvement District case are seeking 200-thousand in legal fees

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UMass Professor Jailed Awaiting ‘Sobrietor’

A judge has refused to let a UMass Amherst professor out of jail

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Top Narkewicz Aide Resigns

A top aide to Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz has resigned from his post

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MGM Signs Deal With Berkshire Brewing

MGM Springfield has signed a deal with the Berkshire Brewing Company

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WMECO Rate Hike Approved

It's official--electric rates in Western Mass will be going up 29 percent as of January first

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Retired Springfield Bishop Maguire dies at age 95

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield says former Bishop Joseph Maguire has died at the age of 95

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Man Acquitted In Easthampton Bar Fight

An Easthampton man has been found not guilty of five charges related to a bar fight at the city's Pulaski Club

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Stabbing Suspect ODs On Heroin

A man has been stabbed in downtown Greenfield and the suspect is thought to be a heroin addict

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Tanker Car Derails In Deerfield

No injuries reported in a Sunday afternoon tanker car derailment in the Deerfield train yard

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Carolyn Gardner Supporters Pack Meeting

Supporters of former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner packed a school committee meeting Thursday night

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.