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  1. Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers' defamation suitRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2011 | Boston Herald

    Bill Cosby's lawyers asked a federal judge on Friday to throw out a defamation lawsuit filed by three women accusing the comedian of decades-old sexual offenses. The women, all of whom have stepped forward in recent years, say Cosby's representatives publicly branded them as liars while trying to defend Cosby's innocence.

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  2. 19-year-old woman dies in Mass Pike crashRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Boston Herald

    State police say a 19-year-old woman has died in a crash involving three vehicles on the Massachusetts Turnpike in West Springfield. Investigators say at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday an eastbound Chevrolet Suburban struck a box truck, causing the Suburban to veer over the median barrier and into the westbound lanes of the highway, where it was struck by a tractor trailer in the high-speed lane.

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  3. Student sues police after pre-St. Patrick's Day arrestRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Boston Herald

    A University of Massachusetts student filed a civil rights lawsuit Wednesday against Amherst police alleging he was wrongly arrested last year during rowdy, pre-St. Patrick's Day parties known as the "Blarney Blowout."

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  4. Deep freeze envelops MassachusettsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Boston Herald

    Residents of Massachusetts woke up to temperatures well below zero, and ferry service from one Boston suburb was canceled because the harbor was iced in. The National Weather Service reported that as of 6 a.m. Tuesday it was minus-18 in Orange and Springfield, and minus-13 in Bedford and Norwood.

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  5. Springfield bishop says schools will merge, site not decidedRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Boston Herald

    Springfield's bishop says the Cathedral and Holyoke Roman Catholic high schools will be merged for their long term financial stability, but the location of a new school hasn't been decided. Bishop Mitchell Rozanski made the announcement Monday as the western Massachusetts diocese considers whether to rebuild at the Springfield site where Cathedral High was severely damaged in a 2011 tornado.

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  6. Springfield bishop to announce tornado-damaged school's fateRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Boston Herald

    Bishop Mitchell Rozanski has scheduled a news conference for Monday to announce his decision on whether or not to rebuild the school severely damaged by a June 2011 tornado. Rozanski has questioned the financial stability of the school and whether enough families can afford the $9,300 annual tuition, and pointed out that the diocese's Catholic population is declining.

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  7. West Springfield woman charged in death of 7-year-old girlRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Boston Herald

    A West Springfield woman police say struck three people crossing a street, resulting in the death of a 7-year-old girl, has been indicted on charges including motor vehicle homicide while under the influence of drugs.

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  8. As you were saying: Union-only deals drive costsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Boston Herald

    With the economy and state revenues chugging along, one thing Gov. Charlie Baker probably didn't expect to confront upon taking office was a $768 million budget shortfall. To make matters worse, the new governor has also inherited the Deval Patrick administration's decision to enter into a union-only project labor agreement for construction of a $230 million Interstate 91 viaduct project in Springfield.

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  9. Slain Springfield teen remembered as loving daughterRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Boston Herald

    A Springfield teenager stabbed to death in her own home was remembered at her wake as a loyal friend, enthusiastic student-athlete, and a loving daughter, sister and cousin. Seventeen-year-old Kathryn Mauke is scheduled to be buried Friday following a wake Thursday attended by classmates from SABIS International Charter School, friends and family, and Mayor Domenic Sarno.

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  10. Boston Olympic organizers to host statewide meetingsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Boston Herald

    The group behind Boston's bid for the 2024 Olympics is reaching beyond the city for input on their proposal. Boston 2024 announced Wednesday that it would hold a series of 20 community meetings in the coming months around Massachusetts - venturing as far west as Springfield.

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  11. Calipari, Mutombo, Kevin Johnson Hall of Fame finalistsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Boston Herald

    Kentucky coach John Calipari, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and four-time Defensive Player of the Year Dikembe Mutombo are among the finalists for this year's Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class. Former NBA stars Tim Hardaway, Spencer Haywood and Jo Jo White also were chosen as finalists Friday.

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  12. Springfield teacher named finalist for $1M prizeRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | Boston Herald

    The Varkey Foundation announced Friday that Naomi Volain, a teacher at Springfield Central High School, is a finalist for its new Global Teacher Prize. Volain began her career as a dietitian, but a desire to work with teenagers prompted a move into teaching.

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  13. Ex-boyfriend charged with killing Springfield teenagerRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Boston Herald

    The former boyfriend of a 17-year-old high school girl who was stabbed to death in her Springfield home has pleaded not guilty to murder. Twenty-year-old Nickolas Lacrosse also was ordered held without bail Thursday during his arraignment in District Court in Springfield.

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  14. Forum will focus on opiate epidemic in MassachusettsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 8 | Boston Herald

    Federal court officials will hold a panel discussion to share ideas on managing the recent surge in opiate abuse in Massachusetts. The discussion will focus on policy initiatives and strategies of the medical and treatment communities.

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  15. Cops: man steals police cruiser, taunts officers on radioRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Boston Herald

    Authorities in western Massachusetts say they captured a man who stole a police cruiser and taunted officers on the radio during a 20-minute joyride. Springfield police say the taunts by 27-year-old city resident Michael Kopeski included "You guys are boring.

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  16. Police: Mayo-plastic bag lice remedy apparently killed girlRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts police are investigating the death of an 18-month-old child who suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag. A Springfield police department spokesman says officers responded to a city home last Saturday for reports of a child not breathing.

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  17. Police: Massachusetts girl dies during head lice treatmentRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Boston Herald

    Massachusetts police are investigating the death of an 18-month old child who suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag. A Springfield police department spokesman says officers responded to a city home last Saturday for reports of a child not breathing.

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  18. Scenes from Juno: State police slap drivers with travel ban citationsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Not everyone is heeding the travel ban levied by Gov. Charlie Baker at midnight as a massive blizzard thrashed the Bay State. State Police Col.

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  19. Connecticut man pleads guilty to tobacco tax scamRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Massachusetts to his role in a scheme authorities say cheated the government out of $43 million in tobacco excise taxes. Jugjeev Kharbanda, of Seymour, Connecticut, pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Springfield to conspiracy and trafficking in contraband smokeless tobacco.

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  20. Shoveling the ponds (Jan. 24): Springfield Cathedral buries Central CatholicRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2015 | Boston Herald

    Saturday's snowstorm may have wiped out a large percentage of the scheduled hockey action, but they were able to clear off enough of the local ponds as well as the roads leading to them to have a solid amount of games played. Springfield Cathedral continued to fire a blizzard of goals past opposing teams, this time at the expense of No.

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