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  1. Amherst police reminding people consumer fireworks illegal in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... stay in NH and blow those recently purchased fireworks off and save us the time and effort of taking them from you." Amherst Leisure Services and Supplemental Education will be sponsoring the annual fireworks show Saturday night at 9:30 p.m. at the ...

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  2. Ex-drug lab chemist may have tainted thousands of casesRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | Boston Herald

    ... ). Sonja Farak was addicted to cocaine, methamphetamine, and amphetamines, but between 2004 and 2013 never left her Amherst office to buy street drugs, according to the records. She was not arrested until 2013. "She obtains the drugs from her job at ...

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  3. UMass chemist's drug thefts may have affected thousands more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Sonja Farak is led from Hampshire Superior Court after pleading guilty to charges of tampering with drug evidence while she worked at the state lab in Amherst. She was given an 18-month jail sentence last year after admitting she stole some of the cocaine she was supposed to be testing.

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  4. The Fight To LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Outlook

    ... titled Sum Total (a matrimonial) (1999). It was the year 2002 when I attended my first Indian lesbian wedding in Amherst, Massachusetts. It was phenomenal to see my friend's immediate and extended family present, supporting her, followed by dandia ...

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  5. North Adams 13s Battle on Difficult Night in Babe Ruth PlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | IBerkshires

    "This is one of our off games, defintely," Rumbolt said after a 20-1 loss to Franklin County on Alombright Field. "Coming in, we were confident after the other night [a 6-4 win over Amherst].

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  6. Jacob Zaranek (69) leads Massachusetts Junior Amateur qualifier at Cherry Hill GCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Crumpin-Fox Club member fired a 1-under-par 69 to earn medalist honors at a Massachusetts Junior Amateur Golf qualifier at Cherry Hill Golf Course in Amherst. The South Deerfield resident made four birdies to lead nine qualifiers.

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  7. Cathedral hockey player John Leonard named named 2014-15 Male Co-Athlete of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    John Leonard grew up in Amherst, and he'll return to Amherst in the near future, when he officially becomes part of the UMass hockey team. First, though, Leonard will spend his senior year in Green Bay, Wis.

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  8. Amherst police need more eyes dowtown to curb spate of break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Police are asking businesses and others in the community to report anything suspicious either downtown or at recreational parking lots to help address the recent increase in break-ins. In the last month or so, there has been an uptick in break-ins to businesses, Capt.

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  9. The WilliesEVEN Popes are FallibleRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... this may be the perfect time for Luskin to launch her first book, "Into the Wilderness" (2010; White River Press, Amherst, Mass.). It's the story of a Jewish woman from New York named Rose Mayer, twice widowed, who moves to a very small, fictional ...

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  10. Rural Arts Thriving with Live Theatre DreamAcres FarmRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | PRWeb

    Following several successful theatre performances around the state of MN, professional actress Catherine Glynn revisits the role of Emily Dickinson in "The Belle of Amherst." Glynn's live theatre performance will take place at rural arts venue DreamAcres Farm in Wykoff, Minnesota.

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  11. UMass takes new steps to comply with Iranian sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst announced this week that it is taking new steps to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran. The university made this statement as it confirmed it will continue to admit Iranian nationals, according to the Associated Press .

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  12. N.H. fireworks shops seeing plenty of customers from Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | WWLP

    ... there are certain laws I don't agree with, and so I chose to live outside the law, I guess," Elijah Harrington of Amherst said. Sam Rosenbach of Northampton, however, said that he didn't have any thoughts of bringing the fireworks back into ...

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  13. Five scenic hikes in Western Massachusetts to explore this Fourth of JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... . Part of the Holyoke Range, the trail to Bare Mountain starts at The Notch Visitors Center at 1500 West Street in Amherst. At 1,014 feet high, Bare Mountain is slightly taller than the neighboring Mount Norwottuck and is a much easier climb to the ...

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  14. UMass basketball player drafted by SpursRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WWLP

    AMHERST, Mass. - A former UMass Amherst basketball player is going to the NBA. Many people in Amherst are excited for Cady Lalanne.

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  15. Protesters want to put an end to tortureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | WWLP

    AMHERST, Mass. - Amnesty International is holding rallies across the nation, including Amherst, to shed light on a senate report on C-I-A torture.

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  16. Central Berkshire schools superintendent to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... five years," Putnam said. Putnam earned a doctorate in curriculum studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst while teaching first and third grades and music in Berkshire Hills Regional School District. He later became an elementary ...

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  17. Westfield State University trustees approve $100 million budget, including $200 student fee increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... the fee, describing it as minor compared to increases seen at institutions like the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Bridgewater State University. The consequences of inaction, he said, could be significant. Trustee Robert Martin also ...

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  18. Entering year two, quarterback Blake Frohnapfel has grown into a confident leader for UMass footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... ball around with a receiving corps that has the utmost trust in him as a passer. Heading into his second season in Amherst, the rising senior is as comfortable as ever in his not-so-new-anymore surroundings. "Last summer, I was still the new guy," ...

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  19. Man, 21, Convicted Of Raping UMass Freshman In DormRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | WBUR-AM Boston

    A second man has been convicted of raping a University of Massachusetts freshman in her Amherst dorm room nearly three years ago. A Hampshire Superior Court jury took less than a day to find 21-year-old Justin King, of Pittsfield, guilty Wednesday on three counts of forcible rape.

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  20. What's So Bad About Segregated Housing? Your ThoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Atlantic

    ... from places like Chicago , Detroit , Louisville , New York City , the Texas cities of Beaumont and Austin , and Amherst, Massachusetts . That issue came to a head this morning when the Supreme Court ruled that policies that result in segregating ...

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