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    POLICE LOG
    Police Log for Monday, Oct. 20 and Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Monday, Oct. 20 7:30 a.m. An emergency medical call is received from Mental Health & Substance Abuse on Bradford Street. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Williamstown Youth Celebrate Written Word

    17th annual festival a chance to open the literary world to children of all ages
    WILLIAMSTOWN >> Burleigh Muten, author of five books for children, knew from an early age she wanted to be a writer. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Courtesy photo - Williams College)
    Russo's run as Williams men's soccer coach nears end

    Former players recall how Ephs' leader influenced them over 36 years
    Mike Russo has been patrolling the sidelines for so long, it's hard to imagine somebody else coaching the Williams College men's soccer team. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    Wednesday's high schools: Monument girls soccer shuts out Taconic

    Volleyball wins for Greylock, Lee, Pittsfield
    The Monument Mountain girls soccer team used three first-half goals within a 13-minute span to defeat Taconic 3-0 on Wednesday. Full Story
    Dalton man gets more than 4 years in federal prison for child porn
    SPRINGFIELD >> A Dalton man has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for downloading and sharing violent and sadistic child pornography. Full Story

     
     
    COUNTY NOTES
    Berkshire Taconic Foundation: McLaughlin-Wilson fund reaches $1M in scholarships

    SHEFFIELD >> Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation says the McLaughlin-Wilson Scholarship Fund has given a total of $1 million since its 1994 inception. Full Story
    Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
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    James Corden to take over 'Late Late Show' March 9

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show. Full Story
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

    In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.