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    Blame game
    Is the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 Russia's fault?
     Yes.
     No.
    (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    Pittsfield bans tobacco use at parks, playgrounds

    Youth-focused regulations to take effect Sept. 15
    PITTSFIELD -- Following a public hearing that attracted mostly supportive comments, the Board of Health on Wednesday adopted sweeping new anti-tobacco use regulations, focusing on preventing youth smoking. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Tuesday, July 22

    Tuesday, July 22 7:19 a.m.: Police receive a report of smoke in the area on Faulkner Place. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Ben Garver / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    New England Log Homes site bioremediation begins

    GREAT BARRINGTON -- For years, the New England Log Homes site on Bridge Street was the poster child for truly unlovely parcels of land. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Associated Press)
    Ortiz’s HR not enough against Blue Jays

    TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Bautista homered and drove in two runs, R.A. Dickey won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday night. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Pittsfield South will play for Little League 10-11 state title

    Berkshire Eagle Staff WINCHENDON -- One long car ride down and one to go for the Pittsfield South 10-11 year old Little League All-Stars. Full Story
    Rotting food prompts German gas leak scare

    BERLIN (AP) — Emergency officials called to check out a suspected gas leak in Germany found a culprit they didn't expect: a fridge full of rotting food. Full Story
    Woody Allen back in spotlight, promoting new film

    Throughout his long career, Woody Allen has been fascinated by magic, a theme he's explored frequently onscreen: playing a magician in "Scoop," sending Owen Wilson on time travel in "Midnight in Paris," or pulling Jeff Daniels out of a movie screen in "The Purple Rose of Cairo. Full Story
    (Patrick Tehan/Staff)
    Bill Murray shows up at ice cream party

    'Lost in Translation’ actor was the guest of honor at an ice cream truck near area he was shooting a movie.