The Interview
Should Sony Pictures release The Interview ?
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Far East meets Wild West in Da'Koto restaurant fusion

Steakhouse opens on site of old Dakota on South Street in Pittsfield
PITTSFIELD >> The large stuffed bear is gone. So is the caribou. There's a sushi bar where part of the kitchen used to be. Full Story
Pittsfield Police log for Thursday, Dec. 18

Thursday, Dec. 18 12:13 a.m. An emergency medical call is received from Sampson Parkway. Full Story
Pittsfield gets boost in grant funding to fight youth violence

PITTSFIELD - A boost in Shannon Community Safety Initiative grant funding for 2015 will allow the city to expand its efforts to combat youth violence and gang activity. Full Story
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Second-quarter surge leads Wahconah boys hoops to win at Lee

Parrott, Boino lead the way to victory
LEE >> For the second time in a week, the Wahconah and Lee boys met on the basketball court. Full Story
Man without use of arms facing gun charge released

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A man who can't use his arms because of a spinal condition but faces a gun possession charge has been released from a New Jersey jail without having to pay bail. Full Story
9 films advance in Oscars shortlist for best foreign film

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The list of contenders for best foreign film got a bit smaller Friday as the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the nine features that will advance to the next round of voting. Full Story