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20 Massachusetts firefighters helping battle northwest wildfires

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The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has sent a crew of 20 wildland firefighters to help battle fires that have burned about 900,000 acres in Oregon and Washington in the last two weeks. More>>

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Tree removal crew trapped when tree crashes down on truck

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A tree removal crew that was headed to take down a dangerous tree in Deerfield before it fell on wires in Monday's storms ended up getting struck by that same tree. More>>

Western Mass counties feel the punch from heavy storms Video included

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It was 24 hours of wild weather as a line of severe storms came rolling through Western Mass Monday. More>>

Mohegan Sun ends land lease with Palmer Video included

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It was announced on Monday that Mohegan Sun will be terminating their lease for a portion of land in Palmer that was originally supposed to be home to the gaming company's billion dollar casino. More>>

Chicopee police search for convenience store robber

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Chicopee police said they are on the search for a suspect involved in a convenience store robbery. More>>

Wilbraham selectmen approve architect for police station feasibility study

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Wilbraham's police station is more than 100 years old, and according to the town's police chief, is falling apart. "The building is too small," he said.   More>>

Red Cross assisting Worthington family after house fire

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The Red Cross is continuing to help a family whose Worthington home was severely damaged by fire Sunday Night. More>>

Springfield police searching for suspect in Maple Street shooting

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Springfield police are searching for a suspect after a man was found shot in the back on Maple Street on Monday evening. More>>

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FAA proposes Southwest Airlines fine Video included

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Southwest Airlines did not comply with safety regulations on thousands of flights, according to federal regulators. More>>

Dating website under fire after experimenting on users

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OK Cupid says everyone is doing it - experimenting on their users. More>>

Be ready for 'prolonged' Gaza war, Netanyahu says Video included

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Signaling an escalation of Israel's Gaza operation, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Israelis Monday to be ready for a "prolonged" war, and the military warned Palestinians in three large neighborhoods to leave... More>>

Eco-friendly green funerals growing in popularity

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If you’re interested in America’s hottest new burial trend, you should start planning now. Even if you’re not, you should plan ahead, said a spokesman for the National Funeral Directors Association. Green burials, which the burial site is as natural as possible and limit pollution, now constitute about 2 percent of funerals in the U.S.

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  • EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

    EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:12:34 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >>
    Shocked into action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner and the resulting deaths of more than 200 Europeans, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, to be followed...More >>
  • Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote

    Highway, bridge money at risk: Senate to vote

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:12:04 GMT
    The Senate is scheduled to take up legislation Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.More >>
    Racing to adjourn for the summer, the Senate scheduled major votes Tuesday on proposals to keep federal highway funds flowing across the nation - billions of dollars to avert layoffs for construction workers and shutdowns...More >>
  • Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 2:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 18:58:21 GMT
    Hundreds of people will tell the Environmental Protection Agency what they think of proposed rules to cut pollution from power plants during public hearings Tuesday and Wednesday in Denver.More >>
    Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough.More >>

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