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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. From Visit to Vacation: 5 College Towns to Explore MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Boston.com

    ... sleeping over in the area can book a stay at The 1896 House or Maple Terrace . Next For the culture buff, downtown Amherst is quite a playground, offering museums themed around literature, language and art. The Emily Dickinson Museum features the ...

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  12. Local residents question safety after foreign attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | WWLP

    ... light of the growing middle east violence. But Hampshire county residents look at their own safety differently. Some Amherst residents have an "out of sight, out of mind" outlook toward the airstrikes and murders in the Middle East, but even with ...

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  13. University of Massachusetts police seek college-aged male who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | MassLive.com

    AMHERST - University of Massachusetts police are seeking a college-aged male who allegedly bit a student on the neck during a confrontation near the Fine Arts Center early Sunday. The incident was reported to campus police on Monday, according to a UMass Amherst alert that was also posted on the department's Facebook page .

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  14. New Administrator At Gibson House MuseumRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Beacon Hill Times

    ... University Extension School, and a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In her new role, Ms. Coughlin manages all aspects of the Gibson House Museum, including operations, and supports board committees ...

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  15. Amherst health board, UMass lift ban on outdoor activities after duskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | MassLive.com

    The Board of Health has lifted the ban on outdoor activities after dusk because temperatures are now consistently low enough after duska. The town put the restriction in place July 15. The University of Massachusetts then announced it too would limit all campus-sponsored outdoor activities on playing fields and grassy areas as well.

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  16. Framing Begins at the Potwine PassivhausRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    ... be beefed up with an exterior layer of SIPs. As they set out to build a single-family Passivhaus on Potwine Lane in Amherst, Massachusetts, Alexi Arango and LeeAnn Kim asked themselves, "Is it possible to live without burning fossil fuels?" One ...

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  17. UMass football vs. Bowling Green: Minutemen currently 8.5-point...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | MassLive.com

    ... Ten Conference opponents last week. UMass, of course, fell on the road to Penn State 48-7. The Falcons - who head to Amherst this weekend for the Minutemen's Mid-American Conference opener - faired even worse, surrendering nearly 70 points to No. 19 ...

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  18. Summer's end brings seasonal changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Examiner.com

    ... color below your knee. FEAT designs the socks in the U.S. and has the basic sock is produced overseas and shipped to Amherst, Massachusetts where the sock design is applied in their facility. I spoke with Elijah Grundel, a Feat Manager. He told me ...

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  19. UMass football coach Mark Whipple hopes McGuirk Stadium will give Minutemen home-field advantageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... seats surrounding a football field, but Whipple said Monday he'd like his team to get a boost out of the return to Amherst. "I hope it will be," Whipple said during the MAC coaches teleconference of the McGuirk reunion being a potential home-field ...

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  20. MassLive Athlete of the Week: Vote for this week's winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | MassLive.com

    ... Longmeadow cross country - The senior ran a 20:12 on her home course last week, finishing first overall in a loss to Amherst. * Paulina Modestow , Minnechaug volleyball - The senior and reigning Western Mass. Player of the Year had a total of 56 ...

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