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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Thursday, Jan. 29

    Thursday, Jan. 29 12:15 a.m.: A disturbance is reported on Howard Street. Unfounded. Full Story
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    Clark puts up Winslow Homer's "West Point, Prout's Neck," in Super Bowl XLIX bet with Seattle Art Museum

    WILLIAMSTOWN >> Tom Brady better be on top of his game Sunday — a Winslow Homer is riding on it. Full Story
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    (Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Lenox boys basketball shoots its way past Mount Everett

    Patella scores 23, Millionaires find their shot from 3 to clinch tourney berth
    Playing its third game in three days, Lenox's boys basketball team showed no signs of tired legs, shooting and running its way past Mount Everett. Full Story
    Massachusetts Attorney General recommends fining Hinsdale Selectmen for Open Meeting Law violations
    HINSDALE >> Accusing the body of "an intentional violation of the Open Meeting Law," the state's Attorney General has recommended fines against the town Select Board for delaying the release of executive session minutes to a former town employee. Full Story

     
     
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    Japan self-censors images, words linked to hostage crisis

    TOKYO (AP) — Images or mentions of knives, ransom or blood — or anything else that can be seen alluding to the hostage crisis involving two Japanese in Syria — have been cut out. Full Story
    Eddie Murphy returning to 'Saturday Night Live'

    The actor and comedian will appear on “SNL’s” 40th anniversary episode, marking his first time on the show in 31 years.