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  1. Umass students and alumni Celebrates Homecoming dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | MassLive.com

    The Students and Alumni at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst had beautiful weather for the celebration of their first Homecoming Day in three years. The celebrations started with hordes of traffic followed by a parade lead by the Minuteman Marching band through downtown Amherst.

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  2. UMass football vs. Bowling Green: 3 things to watch for in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | MassLive.com

    Saturday, the University of Massachusetts football team makes its FBS debut in Amherst. The homecoming draw, however, is a tough one, as Bowling Green comes in as reigning Mid-American Conference champions and having been picked in the preseason to repeat this season.

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  3. Marque Gibson carries Commerce football over Amherst, 34-27Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    Operating a revved-up offense with superb game management, senior quarterback Marque Gibson fired three touchdown passes and ran for another leading the Commerce football team to a 34-27 win over Amherst Regional on Friday night. Commerce won its first game in three starts while the host Hurricanes dropped to 0-4 overall and 0-2 in the Suburban League.

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  4. UMass chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy and athletic director John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    ... and fans alike. "I'm particularly excited that coach Whipple is the one who has actually brought the team back to Amherst because he's got such a wonderful history here on campus," said Subbaswamy, who has been impressed watching the profile of ...

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  5. Businesses happy to have UMass football back at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Recorder

    ... plenty of reason to cheer. "We're happy to have UMass football back," said Sarah la Cour, executive director of the Amherst Business Improvement District. "It will be good for downtown because more people are in downtown." "We're looking forward to ...

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  6. UMass football vs. Bowling Green: McGuirk Stadium homecoming a new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    ... about not wanting to make the two-hour trek to Foxborough on a Saturday morning. After games, the bus rides back to Amherst always leave the sophomore tackle tired and without energy to do anything but sleep once the team gets back on campus. ...

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  7. UMass football vs. Bowling Green: Minutemen open MAC play and McGuirk ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    ... against non-conference opponents, but you'd never guess it by the hype surrounding the team's first game back in Amherst since a Nov. 19, 2011 loss to James Madison. As of Friday afternoon, the game had been completely sold-out, with student section ...

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  8. Editorial: University of Massachusetts opening highlights bright future for SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    The opening of the University of Massachusetts satellite, heralded by Gov. Deval Patrick this week, is great news for Springfield. In and of itself, the opening of the 26,000-square-foot UMassCenter downtown as an offshoot of the flagship Amherst campus, the educational opportunities and the economic boost it brings to Springfield all hold immediate and future promise and not just for the young people whose lives will be touched, changed and transformed by the presence of the downtown campus.

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  9. Obituaries today: James Jackowski, 62, of Hatfield; taught math,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    ... from Smith Academy in 1971. He furthered his education, graduating from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a bachelor's degree in mathematics and a masters degree in education. He was a teacher of mathematics and computer science for ...

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  10. Amherst Fire Chief Tim Nelson understands town's financial...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MassLive.com

    With the University of Massachusetts playing its first home football game since 2011 Saturday and a tailgating party before the 3 p.m. start, Amherst fire is hiking its staffing beginning at noon. He'll then increase to 13 at 9 p.m., something they've been able to do on Friday and Saturday nights with additional $40,000 per semester from UMass.

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  11. The WilliesEVEN Popes are FallibleRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2010 | 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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  12. Brute Squad Ultimate Frisbee: Boston's Other Championship ContendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Boston.com

    ... lucky your bones are still set.' I put a sock on it and a brace on it and played [the next weekend]." Hailing from Amherst, Zhu, 18, has played Ultimate on club, school, and national teams since she was 12 years old. While that fame may still be ...

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  13. Genetic, developmental and anatomical basis of natural selection for sensory structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | EurekAlert!

    Revealing the genetic, developmental and anatomical basis of natural selection for sensory structures in a mammal -- UMass Amherst and other biologists begin first integrated view of sensory interactions The glowing structures are bones that house the inner ear. The rounded, coiled structure is the cochlea, for hearing.

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  14. UMass football vs. Bowling Green: Everything you need to know about...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | MassLive.com

    The moment many Western Massachusetts football fans have been waiting for is almost upon us - the return of the Minutemen to Amherst. Saturday, the University of Massachusetts football team will make its return to McGuirk Stadium to take on Bowling Green in the start of its Mid-American Conference Schedule.

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  15. Prosecutors argue to have 4 defendants accused of UMass rape tried togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A hearing was held Wednesday in Franklin Superior Court on the prosecution's request to have four Pittsfield men, charged with raping a University of Massachusetts freshman in her Amherst dorm room in 2012, tried together. The suspects, Adam T. Liccardi, Emmanuel Toffee Bile, Caleb Womack and Justin A. King were originally scheduled for trial in December 2013, but their cases were continued because DNA analysis had not been completed.

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  16. As UMass football comes home, a win is urgently neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | MassLive.com

    ... impression as they reunite. How the Pioneer Valley reacts to UMass will be a fascinating subplot. Since abandoning Amherst for the Oz-like surroundings of Gillette Stadium in 2012, UMass has gone a lusty 2-26 in the FBS, including 0-4 this year. ...

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  17. Western Mass. girls volleyball Top 10 rankings: Amherst moves up to No. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | MassLive.com

    ... Minnechaug. 2. Minnechaug (7-0, last week: 2) - After cruising through a short week against Chicopee Comp and Amherst, the matchup of the unbeaten Falcons with Frontier on Friday should be the best of the season so far. Katie Gagnon has been a rock ...

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  18. Three finalists named for Portage city manager interviews in early OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | MLive.com

    ... city manager since May; local government consultant, 2011 to present; city manager Jackson, 2011-12; town manager Amherst, Mass., 2006-10; town administrator Vernon, Conn., 1999-2006; and town administrator Durham, N.H. 1996-1999. Michael Hughes, ...

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  19. Pep rally, fireworks part of UMass Homecoming weekend festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | MassLive.com

    The University of Massachusetts has released more details about Homecoming this weekend with a pep rally and fireworks Friday night and the parade Saturday before the start of the game. The university has also issued a traffic advisory as well for Friday night and Saturday with increased traffic at UMass and Amherst for the activities.

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  20. The Fine Arts Center at UMass Amherst.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | CBS 3 Springfield

    A man threatened to assault a group of students near the Fine Arts Center at UMass before singling out one victim and biting them in the neck early Sunday morning. UMass police are looking for a 5'10" college-aged male who has dark complexion, dark hair and a chin-strap style beard.

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