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6 days ago in Local

Lawmakers To Consider Raising Tobacco Sales to 21 Statewide

A number of towns have already implemented similar regulations, including Amherst, Greenfield and Montague, but the bill set to be debated Thursday would set the statewide sales age to 21.

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6 days ago in Local

Opening Day for Amherst Farmer’s Market Expected Quieter than Usual

It will be a somewhat quieter opening weekend than in year's past for the market, which will not, for the first time in almost three decades, have to deal with the pro-marijuana "Extravaganja" rally, which moves this year from Amherst to the Northampton Three County Fairgrounds.

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6 days ago in Local

Deerfield Town Meeting Tonight

Residents will be asked to approve a budget which is roughly three percent higher than last year.

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6 days ago in Local

Movement to Dedicate New Greenfield Senior Center

The idea was put forth by Greenfield Town Council President Isaac Mass, who says John Zon did more than anyone to try and secure a new site for a Greenfield Senior Center, which will be part of the new center when it eventually does open.

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7 days ago in Entertainment

Michelle Obama to appear on ‘NCIS’

The First Lady will be making a cameo appearance in support of military families on an upcoming episode of the CBS drama.

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7 days ago in Lifestyle

You can get a bachelor’s in beer

Students at Southern Illinois University will be able to get a B-S degree that could stand for Brew Studies.

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7 days ago in Entertainment

Sienna Miller, Tom Hiddleston take on dystopian drama in ‘High-Rise’

J.G. Ballard's 1975 novel "High-Rise" comes to the silver screen.

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7 days ago in Sports

‘Laws of Base Ball’ documents fetch record $3.2 million at auction

A trove of historical documents that shed fresh light on the origins of baseball sold at auction on Sunday for more than $3.2 million, a record auction price for papers related to the sport that became America's "national pastime."

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7 days ago in National, World

Obama, Merkel push for trade deal as foreign crises weigh

U.S. President Barack Obama said he would do whatever he could to advance a controversial trade deal with the European Union in his last eight months in office.

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7 days ago in Weird

The tractor-driving bank robber

Police have arrested a 30-year-old Vermont man who they say attempted to rob a credit union branch's night deposit box by slamming into it with a tractor.

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7 days ago in National

A Washington ritual: Pentagon, Congress at odds over bases

The Pentagon thinks it has a winning argument for why Congress should approve a new round of military base closings.

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7 days ago in Music

Prince’s Paisley Park to be turned into a museum

Sheila E. says Prince had started work on turning his residence into a museum, and his family and friends intend to see his project through and create a permanent memorial for his fans.

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7 days ago in Olympics, Sports

Golf’s Olympic inclusion questioned after high-profile no shows

After a 112-year absence golf was brought back for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, with the International Olympic Committee eager to tap into new markets and win new viewers.

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7 days ago in Entertainment

‘Jungle Book’ Rules Over ‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’

"The Jungle Book" posted the best second weekend of 2016, topping the $56.5 million second frame for "Deadpool."

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7 days ago in Sports

Curry injured again as Warriors rout Rockets 121-94

The Golden State Warriors overcame the absence of guard Stephen Curry in the second half, and set another NBA record, routing the Houston Rockets 121-94 in Game Four.

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7 days ago in National, World

250 additional U.S. special forces headed to Syria

The deployment will increase U.S. forces in Syria to about 300. Its goal is to accelerate recent gains against Islamic State and appears to reflect growing confidence in the ability of U.S.-backed forces inside Syria and Iraq to claw back territory from the hardline Sunni Islamist group.

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7 days ago in National

Republicans Cruz, Kasich reach ‘stop-Trump’ deal

Republican White House rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a deal on Sunday to stay out of each other's way in some upcoming state primaries in hopes of blocking front-runner Donald Trump from winning the party's presidential nomination.

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7 days ago in Sports

Dallas grand jury indicts former quarterback Johnny Manziel

If convicted, he could face up to a year in jail.

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7 days ago in Viral Videos

When it’s raining and you can’t skateboard

When it rains and you can't go skateboarding. Hope your soles survive!

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7 days ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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1 day ago in Music

This week’s top alternative tracks

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LISTEN: This week's top alternative songs, according to the weekly Billboard chart.

3 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

4 days ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.

4 days ago in Viral Videos

Stern father finally praises you

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"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.