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Congressional debate between Amatul-Watud, Neal to be televised

CHICOPEE — WWLP-22News will air a debate for the 1st Massachusetts Congressional District with Democratic candidates incumbent Richard Neal and Tahirah Amatul-Wadud, at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday.The …
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Officials investigate death of fin whale

DUXBURY, Mass. (AP) — Officials in Massachusetts are investigating the death of a fin whale that washed up on a beach.The New England Aquarium says the 55-foot-long whale was floating in Cape …

States aim to stop internet release of 3D-printed gun plans

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to block a settlement the U.S. State Department reached with a company that would allow it to post …

Day at the beach turns to panic, tragedy; married couple die

SEABROOK, N.H. (AP) — One moment, Matt Tomaszewski was enjoying a sunny day at the beach with his family. The next, he was running to the ocean with his paddleboard to try to save the lives …

Kluber, Indians top Porcello, Red Sox 5-4

BOSTON (AP) — Boston pitcher Rick Porcello had the wind knocked out of him after taking a hard liner to the stomach. Two pitches later, Cleveland's Greg Allen knocked the energy right out of …

The Latest: Archbishop says he didn't see misconduct letter

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the clerical sex abuse scandal (all times local):12:40 a.m.The archbishop of Boston says he didn't see a letter sent to his office in 2015 concerning another …

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White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany.

Iran inaugurates new, all-Iranian-made twin-seat fighter jet

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has displayed a new twin-seat fighter jet it says is all Iranian-made and which allegedly has advanced avionics and fire control systems.Tuesday's report by state …

Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger dead

PHOENIX (AP) — A homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection Monday, killing the pilot and the sole passenger, authorities said.The plane went down near the city's small Deer Valley …

MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasons

NEW YORK (AP) — With most of music industry's top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners …

Malaysia sees no terror link in radioactive item lost 1 week

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Tuesday the disappearance of an industrial item containing radioactive material more than a week ago appeared to have no link to …

White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — White House says US has deported 95-year-old former Nazi camp guard Jakiw Palij to Germany.

Iran inaugurates new, all-Iranian-made twin-seat fighter jet

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has displayed a new twin-seat fighter jet it says is all Iranian-made and which allegedly has advanced avionics and fire control systems.Tuesday's report by state …

Small plane crashes on Phoenix street; pilot, passenger dead

PHOENIX (AP) — A homemade plane crashed in a Phoenix intersection Monday, killing the pilot and the sole passenger, authorities said.The plane went down near the city's small Deer Valley …

MTV VMAs was a shocking event, for the wrong reasons

NEW YORK (AP) — With most of music industry's top acts absent — from Beyonce to Bruno Mars — the MTV Video Music Awards lacked star power and felt flat, and some of the winners …

Malaysia sees no terror link in radioactive item lost 1 week

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Tuesday the disappearance of an industrial item containing radioactive material more than a week ago appeared to have no link to …

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Berkshire Business Outlook: A diverse economy, geared for the future

The Berkshire economy is changing. The pace of the transition has often been frustrating, especially considering the economic boom at the other end of the state. But it looks like there is new light …

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