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  1. Book review: - What the Owl Saw'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Recorder

    ... in a series by Gerald W. McFarland of Leverett. An emeritus history professor at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, the author will read from his new novel on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 3 p.m. at the Arms Library in Shelburne Falls. In "The Brujo's ...

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  2. Greenfield police: Residents beware, Amtrak now sending fast-moving test trains through cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | MassLive.com

    ... Riders will be able to go from Washington, D.C., to Burlington, Vt. Until now, the line has gone through Amherst, but it ran through Northampton until 1989, when the condition of the tracks made it unsafe for passenger trains. Pan Am Railways ...

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  3. Supporters of former Amherst math teacher Carolyn Gardner pack regional school committee meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MassLive.com

    A crowd of demonstrators packed a meeting of the Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee Thursday to express support for Carolyn Gardner, the African-American former high school math teacher who was targeted by racist graffiti last year. Protesters held signs saying "Speak Truth to Power," "Meet with Carolyn," and "Stand up Against Racism."

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  4. Soccer state final previews: Four WMass squads look to bring home state titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MassLive.com

    ... their Division III Massachusetts title, they are joined in the state final by fellow Western Mass. boys squad Amherst in Division I, as well as the West Side and Monson girls in Division I and Division IV, respectively. Check out MassLive's state ...

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  5. the Us Government Killed 20-24 Million Native Americans Taking this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | CNN

    In 1779, George Washington sent orders to General John Sullivan concerning the need to attack and destroy the Iroquois Nations. "The immediate objects are total destruction of their settlements, and capture of as many prisoners of every age and sex possible -" Washington was also an advocate of germ warfare, first introduced by Sir Jeffery Amherst after whom the town of Amherst, Massachusetts, and Amherst College are named.

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  6. Erik Pardee of Hatfield has purchased the Subway in south Deerfield. Recorder/Paul FranzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Recorder

    When Erik Pardee of Hatfield couldn't find a job after graduating from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a degree in psychology, he recalls, he had to find some way of making ends meet.

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  7. MAC cancels contest between Buffalo Bulls and Kent State Golden FlashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | MSNBC

    ... nal games on Friday, Nov. 28. Kent State will face the rival Akron Zips at Dix Stadium, while Buffalo will travel to Amherst, Mass. to challenge the UMass Minutemen.

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  8. Sunderland resident recounts Wednesday night house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Recorder

    ... the house. Soon after, firefighters from the Sunderland, Greenfield, South Deerfield, Leverett, Montague Center, Amherst and Hadley Fire Departments arrived on scene and began to battle the blaze. The road was closed in both directions, and ...

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  9. Tom Reney's 30 Years as WFCR Jazz DJRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Berkshire Fine Arts

    ... under the aegis of , recently relocated from the environs of Reney's alma mater, the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, to become part of the downtown Springfield scene. The station's signal is carried by about five repeaters in western New ...

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  10. Pioneer Valley Transit Authority 'Stuff the Bus Food Drive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2012 | MassLive.com

    Stuff the bus food drive Springfield - The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority presents the "Stuff the Bus Food Drive," now through Monday, Nov. 24 during bus service and office hours at the PVTA terminals in Springfield, 1776 Main St. and Holyoke, 206 Maple St., PVTA customer service office, 1341 Main St. Springfield and PVTA's administration office, 2808 Main St., Springfield. They will be collecting non-perishable food donations to benefit The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts and The Amherst Survival Center.

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  11. Oestreicher-Thetford Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Westport News

    ... and Grateful," about her near-fatal digestive illness and long recovery. She also attends Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., and is pursuing a master's degree in expressive art therapies. The future bridegroom earned a bachelor's degree in ...

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  12. In Brief: November 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Publishers' Weekly

    Last weekend was a festive one at the Eric Carle Museum in Amherst, Mass. Saturday, November 15 marked the opening of Madeline at 75: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, an exhibition that premiered this past summer at the New-York Historical Society.

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  13. Williams women's soccer team reaches second round of NCAA tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... "You absolutely have to tip your cap to the teams that beat us," said Williams runner Daniel Siegel, who was 27th. "Amherst ran by far their best race of the season, and Colby's fifth guy improved more than 20 spots from NESCACs to Regionals." In ...

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  14. Western Mass. soccer finals: West Springfield and Wahconah girls, Amherst boys win regional titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... High School on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 5:00 p.m. It took until the final three minutes of the game Saturday evening, but Amherst's Alex La Raja found the back of the net to give his team a 1-0 win. Amherst, which is undefeated on the season, will head ...

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  15. Amherst boys soccer finishes undefeated season in WMass thanks to mix of talent and team chemistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | MassLive.com

    The Amherst boys soccer captain was there when the Hurricanes won the Western Massachusetts Division I title back in 2012. When he took a look at the group of players heading into the 2014 season - a group that has been together for the most part since second grade - he knew this team could be just as good as that 2012 team.

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  16. PHOTOS: Alex La Raja scores late goal as Amherst boys soccer claims...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... long enough for La Raja to win the ball in front of the goal and blast it into the net. The late goal was enough, as Amherst remained undefeated and claimed the WMass Division I championship with a 1-0 win. For La Raja, the late goal was a little ...

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  17. Lenox taps BRPC staffer to fill new post of land-use director, plannerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... a lifelong resident of Egremont with a master's degree in regional planning from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She had attended Berkshire Country Day School in Stockbridge and graduated from the Berkshire School in Sheffield. Miller ...

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  18. Derrick Gordon became first openly gay college basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... Gordon finished with 17 points and nine rebounds to help lead the Minutemen to a 95-87 victory against Siena in Amherst, Mass. Gordon was 11 of 12 from the free-throw line, including two free throws with 18 seconds left to help secure the victory. ...

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  19. 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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  20. UMass basketball vs. Siena: Where to catch the game - Online video stream and radioRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... first shot at burying that old loss with a new victory. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. If you'll be headed into Amherst to watch the game, you should probably act quickly in procuring tickets, which can be purchased online or by calling the box ...

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