Podcasts: Community Forums

Community Forums

A monthly live panel discussion on the most pressing topics of the day with newsmakers and our WHMP News Team

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Holyoke Mayoral Debate: Election 2015

Live from Gateway City Arts it’s WHMP’s 2015 Holyoke Mayoral Debate! Incumbent Alex Morse squares off against challenger Fran O’Connell…

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The Future of Downtown Northampton: A WHMP Community Forum

WHMP hosts discuss the future of downtown Northampton post-BID with panelists Northampton Mayor David Narkewicz, City Council President Bill Dwight,…


Medical Marijuana: What’s The Prescription?

A WHMP Community Forum: In Partnership with The Daily Hampshire Gazette and NCTV


Reading, Writing & Racism

A WHMP Community Forum

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Tick Talk – Lyme Disease: A WHMP Community Forum

A Community Forum co-sponsored by WHMP, The Daily Hampshire GazetteNET, and Northampton Community Television, looking at Lyme Disease.

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Fracking County: A WHMP Community Forum

A Pipeline Runs Through It?

5.10.14: (L-R) Bill Newman, Thom Hartman, David Pakman, Bob Flaherty

Thom Hartman Live at The Parlor Room

Missed Thom Hartman in Northampton?

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Senator Bernie Sanders Live in Northampton

Bernie Live From First Churches


Heartbleed: How to Keep Yourself Safe on The World Wide Web

Our panel of experts will explore the Heartbleed security flat that’s affected millions of people’s social media acocunts. We’ll talk…

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The Heroin Highway: A Community Forum

Thurs. March 27th 8-10 a.m.  Live from Sylvester’s Restaurant in NorthamptonPanelists –John Merrigan confirmed (chair of opiate education and awareness…

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Trump drops 12 points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos


Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

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Police name suspect in Colorado Springs shooting


Police on Saturday identified the suspect in a deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic.

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Black Friday crowds thin in subdued start to holiday shopping


America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year.

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Making headlines this week

Santa Claus participates in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths


The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.