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WWLP.com afternoon top stories 5-2-14

Casinos could come up for a statewide vote, Amherst College is working to combat sexual assault on campus, and the 22News Storm Team is trac…

Florence Koziol looks over Pond Brook on her Holyoke Road property where a vehicle came to rest, almost submerged in the bank-full brook, after a driver operating westbound fell asleep and failed to negotiate a curve. (Photo by The Westfield News/Carl E. Hartdegen)

Sleepy operator charged

A car that failed to negotiate a curve on Holyoke Road in Westfield ended up almost submerged in Pond Brook.

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Cops get new guns

Westfield’s police force has added firepower thanks to an effort by a local gun dealer and an area gun manufacturer.

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Holyoke Blue Sox changing their name

Going to Holyoke Blue Sox games has been a summertime tradition for many people from across western Massachusetts for years, but this year, …

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AM News Headlines 5-2-14

A man facing charges related to the death of a 5-year-old boy from Fitchburg will be moving to a jail in western Massachusetts.

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The I-91 construction project impact

As the state puts the finishing touches on plans to reconstruct I-91 in Springfield, many of you are wondering how this project will impact …

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WMass Jewish Federation honors 13 women

The Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts honored thirteen extra-ordinary women Thursday night. The thirteen women were chosen from a p…

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60th annual Melha Shrine Circus

Big crowds for opening night of “The Circus with a Purpose” in West Springfield. Spectators filled the grand-stands in the coliseum for 60th…

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WNEU holds 12th annual media festival

A unique chance Thursday night for Western New England University students to showcase their work. At the 12th annual Media Festival, studen…