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Five College Consortium

The Five College Consortium, incorporated and established in 1965, comprises four liberal arts colleges and one university in the Connecticut River Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, totaling approximately 28,000 students. [1]

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Amherst (Amtrak station)

Amherst is a closed passenger rail station in Amherst, Massachusetts formerly served by the Amtrak Vermonter.

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Amherst College

Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a partially government-funded American passenger railroad service.

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Astronomy

Astronomy is a natural science which is the study of celestial objects (such as stars, galaxies, planets, moons, asteroids, comets and nebulae), the physics, chemistry, and evolution of such objects, and phenomena that originate outside the atmosphere of Earth, including supernovae explosions, gamma ray bursts, and cosmic microwave background radiation.

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Bradley International Airport

Bradley International Airport is a civil/military airport in Windsor Locks on the border with East Granby and Suffield, in Hartford County, Connecticut.

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CBS

CBS (an initialism of the network's former name, the Columbia Broadcasting System; corporate name CBS Broadcasting, Inc.) is an American commercial broadcast television and radio network that is the flagship property of CBS Corporation.

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Claremont Colleges

The Claremont Colleges are an American consortium of five undergraduate and two graduate schools of higher education located in Claremont, California, a city east of downtown Los Angeles and west of downtown San Bernardino.

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Connecticut River

The Connecticut River is the longest river in the New England region of the United States.

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Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield

The Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield (CCGS) is an association of accredited colleges and universities located in Hampden County in Western Massachusetts, in and around the city of Springfield.

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Dance

Dance is a performance art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement.

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Five College Radio Astronomy Observatory

The Five College Radio Astronomical Observatory (FCRAO) was a radio astronomy observatory located on a peninsula in the Quabbin Reservoir.

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Fred Silverman

Fred Silverman (born September 13, 1937) is an American television executive and producer.

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Frequency modulation

In telecommunications and signal processing, frequency modulation (FM) is the encoding of information in a carrier wave by varying the instantaneous frequency of the wave.

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Greyhound Lines

Greyhound Lines, Inc., usually shortened to Greyhound, is an intercity bus common carrier serving over 3,800 destinations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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Hampshire College

Hampshire College is a private liberal arts college in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States.

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Hampshire Mall

Hampshire Mall is a primarily one-story shopping mall with a small second floor in Hadley, Massachusetts, United States, with approximately 55 stores owned by The Pyramid Companies.

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Hanna-Barbera

Hanna-Barbera Productions, Inc. (simply known as Hanna-Barbera and also referred to as H-B Enterprises, H-B Production Company and Hanna-Barbera Cartoons) was an American animation studio that dominated American television animation for nearly three decades in the mid-to-late 20th century.

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Hertz

The hertz (symbol Hz) is the unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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I Love a Mystery

I Love a Mystery was a radio drama series about three friends who ran a detective agency and traveled the world in search of adventure.

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Interlibrary loan

Interlibrary loan (abbreviated ILL, and sometimes called interloan, interlending, document delivery, or document supply) is a service whereby a user of one library can borrow books or receive photocopies of documents that are owned by another library.

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Joe Ruby

Joseph Clemens "Joe" Ruby (born 1933) is an American animator, television editor, writer, and producer; the co-founder with Ken Spears of television animation production company Ruby-Spears Productions.

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Ken Spears

Charles Kenneth "Ken" Spears (born 1938) is an American television editor, writer, and producer; the co-founder with Joe Ruby of television animation production company Ruby-Spears Productions.

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Lake Shore Limited

The Lake Shore Limited is an overnight Amtrak passenger train service between Chicago and the Northeastern United States.

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Liberal arts colleges in the United States

Liberal arts colleges in the United States are certain undergraduate institutions of higher education in the United States.

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Logan International Airport

Logan International Airport (officially Lt. General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport) is an international airport located in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, (and partly in the town of Winthrop, Massachusetts).

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Mark Evanier

Mark Stephen Evanier (pronounced ev-uh-near; born March 2, 1952) is an American comic book and television writer, particularly known for his work on the animated TV series Garfield and Friends and on the comic book Groo the Wanderer.

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Massachusetts Route 9

Route 9 is a major east–west state highway in Massachusetts.

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Maynard G. Krebs

Maynard G. Krebs is the "beatnik" sidekick of the title character in the U.S. television sitcom The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, which aired on CBS from 1959 to 1963.

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Megabus (North America)

Megabus, branded as megabus.com, is an intercity bus service of Coach USA/Coach Canada and DATTCO (a non Stagecoach company, under contract) providing discount travel services since 2006, operating throughout the eastern, southern, midwestern, and western United States and in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

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Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States.

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Museums10

Museums10 is a consortium of art, science, and history museums in Western Massachusetts.

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New Haven–Springfield Shuttle

Amtrak runs Shuttles between Springfield, Massachusetts and New Haven, Connecticut along Amtrak's New Haven–Springfield Line.

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Northampton Airport

Northampton Airport is a public airport located one mile (1.6 km) northeast of central business district (CBD) of Northampton, a city in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, USA.

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Northampton, Massachusetts

The city of Northampton is the county seat of Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Northeast Regional

The Northeast Regional is a higher-speed rail service operated by Amtrak in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States.

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NPR

National Public Radio (NPR) is a privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization that serves as a national syndicator to a network of 900 public radio stations in the United States.

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Peter Pan Bus Lines

Peter Pan Bus Lines is a long-distance bus carrier headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Pioneer Valley

The Pioneer Valley is the colloquial name for the U.S. Commonwealth of Massachusetts's portion of the Connecticut River Valley.

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Pioneer Valley Transit Authority

The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) oversees and coordinates public transportation in the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.

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Saturday-morning cartoon

A Saturday-morning cartoon was the colloquial term for the animated television programming that was typically scheduled on Saturday mornings in the United States on most major television networks from the 1960s to 2014.

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Scooby-Doo

Scooby-Doo is an American animated cartoon franchise, comprising several animated television series produced from 1969 to the present day.

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Smith College

Smith College is a private, independent women's liberal arts college with coed graduate and certificate programs, located in Northampton, Massachusetts, United States.

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Springfield Union Station (Massachusetts)

Springfield Union Station is an Amtrak railroad station in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (also known as simply Dobie Gillis or Max Shulman's Dobie Gillis in later seasons and in syndication) is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from September 29, 1959, to June 5, 1963.

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Turners Falls Airport

Turners Falls Airport is a town owned, public use airport located three nautical miles (6 km) north of the central business district of Montague, a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Union Station (Northampton, Massachusetts)

Union Station is a historic passenger rail station located along the Connecticut River Line in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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University

A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which grants academic degrees in various subjects and typically provides undergraduate education and postgraduate education.

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University of Massachusetts Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (otherwise known as UMass Amherst or simply UMass) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system.

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University of Massachusetts Transportation Services

University of Massachusetts Transportation Services, abbreviated to UMass Transit Services or UMass Transit, is a department within the University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) that provides mass transit services to the UMass Amherst campus and other members of the Five Colleges Consortium in eastern Hampshire County, as well as outlying towns.

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Urban legend

An urban legend, popular legend, urban myth, urban tale or contemporary legend is a form of modern folklore consisting of fictional stories with macabre elements deeply rooted in local popular culture.

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Vermonter

The Vermonter is a passenger train operated by Amtrak between St. Albans, Vermont, New York City, and Washington, D.C. It replaced the overnight Montrealer, which terminated in Montreal, Quebec until 1995.

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Western Massachusetts

Western Massachusetts is an area located within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, which is part of the United States region of New England.

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WFCR

WFCR is the flagship National Public Radio station for western Massachusetts, including Springfield.

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Women's studies

Women's studies links gender to race, sexuality, class, and nation in order to define identity as a complex social phenomenon.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Five_College_Consortium

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