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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: Men make great strides toward stopping domestic violence

PITTSFIELD -- More area men lined up donning women's shoes than in any previous year at the fourth "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" event against abuse of women Thursday. Full Story
POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Sept. 17

Wednesday, Sept. 17 12:01 a.m.: A noise disturbance is reported at the Tyler House on Tyler Street. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
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Mass MoCA's FreshGrass Festival expected to draw huge crowd

NORTH ADAMS -- Don’t pack away those lawn chairs just yet. This weekend, thousands of bluegrass music lovers will celebrate summer’s last hurrah outdoors at Mass MoCA’s Joe’s Field, Courtyard D and indoors at the Hunter Center for the fourth annual FreshGrass festival. Full Story
SPORTS
(Matthew Sprague / Berkshire Eagle Staff)
Berkshire County high school football preview: Week 3

Saturday's Berkshire County matchup between Hoosac Valley and Mount Greylock will be a rematch of last year's wild Western Mass. Division V quarterfinal. Full Story
LOCAL SPORTS
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Drury High School golf stays unbeaten, winning at Lee

LEE -- The Drury High School golf team showed off its depth and experience to remain undefeated with an 11-shot win -- 169-180 -- over Lee at Greenock Country Club on Thursday. Full Story
Mass MoCA's FreshGrass Festival expected to draw huge crowd
NORTH ADAMS -- Don’t pack away those lawn chairs just yet. This weekend, thousands of bluegrass music lovers will celebrate summer’s last hurrah outdoors at Mass MoCA’s Joe’s Field, Courtyard D and indoors at the Hunter Center for the fourth annual FreshGrass festival. Full Story

 
 
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Burger King Japan's latest meal is the new black

TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a signature black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
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Original Marquis de Sade manuscript on display

PARIS (AP) — The original scroll upon which the Marquis de Sade penned his famed, often-banned tale of sexual extremism is going on public display. Full Story