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Massachusetts House votes to eliminate speaker term limits

Massachusetts lawmakers have voted to eliminate term limits for state House speakers

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UMass Athletic Director Leaving

The UMass Athletic Director will soon leave Massachusetts and head to a new job in California.

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UMass Braces For Superbowl Riots

UMass has banned all guests from dorm rooms starting at noon Sunday and will be closely monitoring social media sites.

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Baystate Franklin Surgical Wing Construction Starts

Ground has officially broken on Baystate Franklin Medical Center's new surgical wing.

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CDH Starts Building Cancer Center

Cooley Dickinson Hospital is about to begin construction of its new cancer care center in Northampton.

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No Hate Crime Charge In Northampton Swastika Case

Two teenage girls from Northampton will not be charged with hate crimes.

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Pedestrian Hit By Car In Williamsburg

A pedestrian is seriously injured after being hit by a car in Williamsburg.

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Sarno Decries Springfield Snowplow Vandals

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno is outraged that anyone would attack a snowplow.

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Easthampton Cancels July 4 Fireworks

Easthampton will not be holding its July 4th Fireworks celebration this year.

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Police: Westfield Man Bites Cop

A Westfield man faces charges after allegedly biting a police officer inside a cruiser.

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´╗┐Gov. Baker to visit blizzard-damaged towns

Governor Baker will visit some of the areas hit hardest by the two-day blizzard.

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Call it Boston’s latest Big Dig

Life is slowly returning to normal after a blizzard that left three feet of snow in some towns.

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No Cars Towed In Easthampton

Police in Easthampton said practically every resident complied with the overnight parking ban.

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Jackknifed Truck On MassPike Spills Fuel

Cleanup continues along the MassPike in Stockbridge after a tractor-trailer jackknifed westbound Tuesday afternoon.

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Holland Barn Burns During Snow Storm

A commercial woodworking shop in the town of Holland is a total loss after burning to the ground in the middle of the snowstorm.

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Travel Ban To be Lifted County-By-County

Governor Baker's travel ban will be lifted on a county-by-county basis as conditions allow.

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State Fire Marshall: Be Smart

State Fire Marshall Stephen Coan is warning people about the use of wood stoves, fireplaces, and space heaters during a power outage.

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Amherst Woman Killed While Hiking In NH

A well-known Amherst woman has died while hiking in the mountains of New Hampshire.

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Lumbra To Step Down

Holyoke City Treasurer Jon Lumbra has submitted his resignation effective February 13th.

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Baker Names New UMass Board President

Governor Baker has named a new chairman to the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees.

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