The Short List

A rotating panel of journalists from Western New England discuss the big stories of the week.

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UMass Amherst denied Kalsang Nangpa's request to carry the Tibetan flag during a special part of the university's commencement ceremony.
Submitted Photo / Daily Hampshire Gazette

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?

The Franklin County House of Correction in Greenfield, Mass.
Henry Epp / NEPR

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?

A timber rattlesnake in Berkshire County, Masachusetts.
Patrick Randall / Creative Commons

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?

The Hartford Yard Goats minor league baseball team has their home opener at Dunkin Donuts Park Thursday, April 13, 2017.
NATHAN RUBINSTEIN / MASSLIVE

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?

Graphic of an Amherst College baseball cap on the skeleton of a Columbian mammoth, which is on display at the school's natural history museum.
Screen shot from mascot video / Amherst College

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?

Marijuana activists celebrated outside the Mass. State House on Dec. 15, 2016, the first day pot became legal in the Bay State. Here, Ellen Brown holds a handful of pot.
Gintautas Dumcius / MassLive

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

What made The Short List this week?

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts reacts when the conversation turns to Senator Mitch McConnell during her annual Springfield Office Hours at City Stage, Monday, March 20, 2017, in Springfield, Mass.
Jessica Hill / The Republican

Our panel of journalists looks at the big stories in the news.

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Construction of the MGM casino in Springfield, Mass., as of Oct. 2016.
Don Treeger / The Republican

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The former toll booth at Exit 8 of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Palmer.
Adam Frenier / NEPR

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Play-Doh will be made in East Longmeadow, Mass.
MASSLIVE

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