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    Flashing Red Light
    Do you know what to do at a blinking red light?
     Stop, just like at a stop sign.
     Proceed with caution.
     I don't know
    (Stephanie Zollshan / Berkshire Eagle Staff / photos.berkshireeagle.com)
    WordXWord storytellers: Sculpting with sentences

    PITTSFIELD -- The trials, tribulations and joys of life, love and art were on full display as the WordXWord Festival brought flesh-and-blood art to Berkshire Museum on Friday. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Aug. 20

    Wednesday 2:30 a.m.: Missing person reported at Austin Avenue home. Name placed on file. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    Park Street construction moves along, frustrations mount

    ADAMS -- The full force of Park Street's overhaul has hit business owners and commuters, but officials say the project is moving along as planned. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
    Parity could reign in girls soccer in both North, South divisions

    Both Drury and Hoosac Valley high schools come into the girls soccer season with new coaches. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    St. Joe students fit in well in Drury football program

    NORTH ADAMS -- St. Joseph senior Nate Stump wears a purple St. Joseph wristband at practice to show that he is still a Crusader at heart, even though his football jersey says Drury. Full Story
    1Berkshire announces Trendsetter Award finalists
    PITTSFIELD -- 1Berkshire, the county’s leading economic development organization, has announced the finalists for the 2014 Berkshire Trendsetter Awards. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Religion in Brief

    Classes and worship services are Sundays unless otherwise noted. Please consult local church bulletins for prayer groups, Bible study groups, choir rehearsals, etc. Full Story
    (Paul A. Hebert/Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
    Iggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA show

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert. Full Story
    (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
    Taylor Swift 'Shake it Off' director rebuts racism charges

    Mark Romanek responds to rapper Earl Sweatshirt who -- without seeing the video -- blasted its twerking scene as “inherently offesnive.”