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InFocus fighting crime in Western Mass

Law enforcement in the valley has had some challenges recently. Drug and gang activity are on the rise and the police and courts are busy tr…

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Fourth of July celebrations

In America's birthplace, Philadelphia recognized Independence Day with a parade and ceremony, even as remnants of Hurricane Arthur forced pe…

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Fourth of July sales

Retail experts say that by July fourth, most people have already stocked up on summer goods, and stores are ready to clear shelves for the n…

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Life as a mermaid

Don't be surprised if you're in a Baton Rouge, Louisiana pool and you bump into a "mermaid".

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Dust storm slams Phoenix

About 25,000 utility customers lost electricity in the Valley on Thursday night after a dust storm closely followed by rain felled power lin…

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WWLP.com afternoon top stories 7-4-14

Foul weather has caused the cancellation or postponement of several 4th of July celebrations, Franklin and Hampshire County residents are cl…

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Jalapeno Popper-Dogs!

Add a little pop and a wow to your 4th of July menus by adding some jalapenos!