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  1. Gov: Removing Confederate statues like losing 9/11 memorial

    08.17 / 14:49 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Maine's Republican governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is "just like" removing a monument to people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11,…
  2. US, Japan discuss North Korean threat

    08.17 / 14:49 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats are meeting in Washington to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal with the…
  3. Business execs shunned Trump panels before he disbanded them

    08.17 / 13:50 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    The CEO of Campbell Soup is resigning from a White House jobs panel over comments about racism made by President Donald…
  4. Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system

    08.17 / 11:48 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Passengers boarding subway trains in Los Angeles may soon be shuffled through airport-style body scanners that are aimed to detect firearms and…
  5. Man to answer charges he sprayed manure on Border Patrol car

    08.17 / 11:48 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    A Vermont man accused of spraying liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection car after confronting an agent about immigration enforcement is scheduled to appear in…
  6. 5 missing after Army helicopter crashes in ocean off Hawaii

    08.17 / 10:49 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii for five soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training…
  7. Charlottesville woman's family: Fight injustice like she did

    08.17 / 09:51 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Family members of the young woman mowed down while protesting a white nationalist rally say the best way to honor Heather Heyer is to continue her fight against…
  8. Mississippi holds on to state flag with Confederate symbol

    08.17 / 09:51 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    White supremacists waved the Confederate battle flag amid weekend violence in Virginia, prompting critics to say Mississippi should remove the symbol from its state…
  9. President Trump's ardent backers support him more than ever

    08.17 / 08:46 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Even as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters still back…
  10. LL Bean boosting production of iconic boot

    08.17 / 08:46 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    L.L. Bean is kicking it up a notch as demand continues to surge for its iconic…
  11. Colorado resort won't host anti-immigration conference

    08.17 / 06:41 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    A Colorado resort says it won't host a conference organized by a national anti-immigration group in April following criticism in the wake of violent protests in…
  12. Virginia clashes bring attention to anti-fascist movement

    08.17 / 04:46 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    The deadly white nationalist demonstration in Virginia has brought new attention to an anti-fascist movement whose members have been a regular presence at protests around the country in the last…
  13. Ousted chief justice makes runoff in Alabama Senate race

    08.17 / 01:47 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Alabama Sen. Luther Strange will face off with Ten Commandments judge Roy Moore in a Republican runoff for the Senate seat that previously belonged to Attorney General Jeff…
  14. Driver of Texas trailer indicted for 10 passengers' deaths

    08.17 / 00:48 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    A federal grand jury has indicted the driver of a tractor-trailer crammed with people crossing into the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation that led to 10 people's…
  15. Charlottesville victim's mother urges 'righteous action'

    08.16 / 23:48 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Mourners will gather in Charlottesville on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist…
  16. Missouri regulators reject massive Midwest wind power line

    08.16 / 23:48 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Missouri utility regulators reject proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the…
  17. Donald Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

    08.16 / 22:43 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Even as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters remain…
  18. AP FACT CHECK: Viral photo doesn't show 'antifa' beating cop

    08.16 / 22:43 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    A widely spread photo that appears to show an anti-fascist activist beating a police officer is a doctored…
  19. Texas governor suggests 'bathroom bill' likely dead for now

    08.16 / 21:34 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says he revived a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people even though he was told it wouldn't get a vote in the GOP-controlled state…
  20. Trump's die-hard supporters show no signs of straying

    08.16 / 21:34 westernmassnews.com Westernmassnews.com - Massachusetts (MA)
    Even as some Republican leaders distance themselves from Trump, his most ardent grassroots supporters remain…