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Western Mass Firefighters Working Out West

Nine Western Massachusetts firefighters have been deployed to Washington State to help battle wildfires there.

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Route 9 in Florence Closed For Roadwork

If you're thinking about driving through downtown Florence on Route 9 today, you might want to think again.

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Police: Man Embezzled From Fundraiser

A South Hadley man has been arraigned for embezzling from a fundraiser.

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Hampshire Professor Featured In BBC Documentary

A Hampshire College professor has been featured in a BBC documentary.

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Hungry Man Torches Food Truck

A man faces charges after allegedly breaking into a food truck in Westfield and lighting it on fire.

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Lightning Cause Of Worthington Fire

Lightning is being blamed for a destructive house fire in Worthington.

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Anti-Pipeline Marchers Approach Boston

Anti-pipeline marchers are expected to show up at the State House in Boston tomorrow.

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Tree Workers Get Stuck In Truck

Members of a tree removal company are safe after being trapped inside their truck in Deerfield.

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Volleyball Designated State Sport

The state legislature has designated volleyball the official recreational and team sport of Massachusetts.

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Crews Restore Electricity After Storms

Crews have been working through the night to restore power to customers in Berkshire, Franklin and Hampden counties.

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Holyoke Nightclub Wants Its Liquor License Back

The owners of a Holyoke nightclub will try to get their liquor license back at an emergency meeting scheduled for today.

Photo courtesy of Daily Hampshire Gazette

Habitat Home Completed in Northampton

A Habitat for Humanity home has been completed for a Northampton family on Garfield Ave.

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Funnel Cloud In Springfield Sunday

The National Weather Service has confirmed the sighting of a funnel cloud in Springfield Sunday afternoon

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Pro-Gaza, Pro-Israel Protests In Northampton

A silent protest march in Northampton Friday expressed solidarity with Gaza and condemned the Israeli military campaign

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Rep. Neal Against Housing Kids at Westover

Congressman Richie Neal is against using Westover Air Reserve Base temporary housing for a thousand child refugees

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Hadley Farm Stand Thieves Busted

Hadley police have arrested two men for stealing a cash box from a farm stand

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Belchertown State School property to be assisted living complex

Close to $4 million dollars in state money is being made available to clean up the former Belchertown State School property.

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Road closing during construction project

Damon Road will be closed to through traffic for much of the weekend because of a railroad crossing construction project.

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Synagogue receives anonymous donation

A local synagogue is $10-thousand dollars richer today.

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Fire chief steps down after dispute

A dispute with the Board of Selectmen has triggered the resignation of Rowe's long-time fire chief.

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Five-year-old Sadie doesn't want her little brother to grow up because he's too cute now as a baby.

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Jimmy Page climbs alternative ‘Stairway to Heaven’

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A lost version of the hit song will be released as part of the band's remastered "IV" album.

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Beck can add eyewear designer to his resumé.

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Arcade Fire confused by fans’ love for free downloads

Win Butler and Reed Parry of Arcade Fire perform at the 2014 Big Day Out Festival.

Arcade Fire are baffled by the avalanche of online file-sharing because fans will regularly buy expensive coffee but expect to get records for free.