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Manic Monday Markup 4/11/16…

…And the World: We begin today in Britain, where Prime Minister David Cameron endured withering criticism in the House of Commons over his closeness to the Panama Papers leak. While the premier is not accused of any wrongdoing, his own late father was found to

Jennifer Chateauneuf's resignation prompted Tuesday's vote to name her successor. (via holyoke.org)

Resignation Ends a Holyoke Drama, Leaving Coveted Council Vacancy…

UPDATED 4/6/16 7:29PM: To reflect a correction. H.U.S.H. published Chateauneuf’s Facebook announcement before The Republican, although the paper did report the Clerk’s receipt of the resignation first and to for a clarification of the sources named in the final paragraph. Following an episodic stretch of controversy and public

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Manic Monday Markup 4/4/16…

…And the World: We begin today in Panama, where a law firm, Mossack Fonesca suffered a massive document leak that has the potential rock politics across the world. News organizations poring over the files have found connections to tax scofflaws and possible surrogates that control

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Manic Monday Markup 3/28/16…

…And the World: We begin today in Pakistan, which is mourning following an Easter bombing that targeted Christians in Lahore and killed over 70. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived in the city in a show of solidarity, but some Christians question whether the government

In their court now. (WMassP&I)

Employee Residency Battle Ignites Anew in Springfield…

UPDATED 10:26AM: For grammar & clarity. Touching off a fresh battle in a politically fraught issue, the Springfield City Council voted to strengthen the city’s employee residency ordinance Monday night. As expected, if surprisingly quickly, Mayor Domenic Sarno vetoed the measure the next day and sent

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Manic Monday Markup 3/21/16…

…And the World: We begin today in Cuba, where President Barack Obama has undertaken an historic journey, the first sitting president to visit the island nation since Calvin Coolidge. The trip also included the first formal meeting between the leaders of the US and Cuba