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Hampden Teen Dead In Springfield Shooting

A teenager from Hampden is dead after being shot at a Springfield housing project

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Local State Rep/Senate Debates This Week

Candidates for the 2nd Hampden and Hampshire Senate seat will debate this week in Easthampton

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Gov. Patrick Stumps For Coakley In WMass

Governor Patrick is back in Boston after visiting Springfield to campaign for Martha Coakley

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Snitch Program at UMass Under Review

The confidential police informant program at UMass-Amherst will undergo new scrutiny.  Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy has named an 11-member working group…

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Soccer Hooligans In Amherst

Amherst Police are investigating a vandalism incident at the high school’s soccer field. Police were called to the school shortly…

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A U-Haul of Pot

  A Northampton man has been arraigned on drug trafficking charges in northeastern Massachusetts. Dean Colpak was arrested Wednesday in…

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Ehamp, Other Towns Clean Up After Micro-Burst

Mountain Road in Easthampton remains impassable Thursday morning, and officials say it won't re-open until around noon on Friday

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Berkshire East Owners Buy Restaurant

The owners of a popular ski area have now added a restaurant to their holdings.

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Puerto Rican License Plate Finds Home

A controversial mural will find a new home outside Holyoke City Hall

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Easthampton Woman Charged with Murder Threat

An Easthampton woman is being held without bail after allegedly threatening to kill her next-door neighbor with a kitchen knife

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Precision Manufacturing in Western MA Celebrated

Precision manufacturing in Western Mass was in the spotlight yesterday as two members of the Obama administration visited the region

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Possible Microburst or Tornado in Easthampton

A state of emergency has been declared in Easthampton. Mountain Road is expected to be closed for the next 48 hours as homeowners and residents survey the damage from severe storms

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Reports of campus sex crimes in Massachusetts are climbing.

New England's largest colleges reported about 40 percent more sexual assaults last year when compared to 2012

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Turners Falls Woman Allowed to Keep Dog

A Turners Falls woman is getting one more chance to save her dog after it attacked two mail carriers.

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Eastworks Owner Gets Apollo Grill Liquor License

The liquor license for the Apollo Grill has been transferred to the owner of the Eastworks building

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Stuffed Rooster Stolen From Amherst Winery

A large stuffed rooster has been stolen from the Amherst Farm Winery

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37 Cats Rescued From Squalid Apartment

Thirty-seven cats rescued from a squalid apartment in Springfield are available for adoption

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Hospital: Ebola virus survivor not infected again

A Massachusetts doctor who is back in the hospital this weekend after being successfully treated for the Ebola virus last month does not have the virus.

UMass Amherst

Mom Of Dead Student Talks To Prosecutors

District Attorney David Sullivan is apparently re-opening his investigation into the death of a UMass student

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FERC Grants Pipeline Expedited Process

The Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company has been granted permission to use an "expedited" filing process with FERC

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Exhibit on Paul Simon’s life to debut at Rock Hall

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The exhibit will showcase more than 80 artifacts, including Simon's first acoustic guitar, and handwritten lyrics for "The Boxer."