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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
    LOCAL NEWS
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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
    SPORTS
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    Wahconah girls basketball holds off Drury for win

    Warriors build up a big lead, hang on at the end for 39-35 victory
    DALTON >> There is still about a month to go in the high school basketball season, so Thursday night's game against Drury didn't register as a must-win for the Wahconah girls. Full Story
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    College notes: Aliah Curry reaches 2,000-point mark at Norwich

    Taconic grad Luscier earns ECAC rookie honors with Springfield track team; MCLA hoops sweeps Salem State
    NORWICH, VT. >> Former Wahconah basketball player Aliah Curry has etched her names into the Norwich University basketball record books as the first women's basketball player to hit 2,000 points. 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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    Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' author

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's largest newspaper was facing sharp criticism over its obituary of the nation's most famous author, whom it described as plain and overweight. 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.