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

election 2013

Election 2013-Hour 1: A WHMP Community Forum

Listen to Hour 2 What: WHMP Community Forum – Election 2013 When: Tuesday Oct. 29th 8-10 a.m. Where: Gateway City…

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Election 2013-Hour 2: A WHMP Community Forum

  What: WHMP Community Forum – Election 2013 When: Tuesday Oct. 29th 8-10 a.m. Where: Gateway City Arts – 92…

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Antisocial Media: Part 1-WHMP Community Forum

What is your child doing online? Most kids are tech-savvy while most parents are just trying to keep up. WHMP…

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Antisocial Media: Part 2-WHMP Community Forum

What is your child doing online? Most kids are tech-savvy while most parents are just trying to keep up. WHMP…

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Twilight Zoning Part 1: Land Use In the Lands We Love

Twilight Zoning Part 1: Land Use In the Lands We Love

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Twilight Zoning Part 2: Land Use In the Lands We Love

Twilight Zoning Part 2: Land Use In the Lands We Love

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Sit On It: Beyond Benchgate

Sit On It: Beyond Benchgate-A WHMP Community Forum

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Sit On It Part 2

With Bill Newman In the wake of the removal and subsequent return of benches in downtown Northampton, Mayor David Narkewicz…

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The Dead Reach: Part II

January 2013 Mile 120.  Should the Turners Falls Dam get a new license? Or is it a death trap for…

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The Dead Reach: Part I

January 2013 Mile 120.  Should the Turners Falls Dam get a new license? Or is it a death trap for…

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.