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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police Log for Oct. 17-19

    Friday, Oct. 17 6:34 a.m.: An emergency medical call is received from Livingston Avenue. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    (Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
    Rainy days ahead

    Complex weather system will spread rain out for three days over the Berkshires
    Gloom but not much doom from a coastal storm expected to dump 1-2 inches of rain on the Berkshires by the weekend. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
    Lenox runners have established themselves among best in Western Mass.

    Millionaires running top times ahead of postseason meets
    LENOX -- When they showed up to the Oct. 4 Baystate Invitational in Wrentham, the Lenox Memorial High School cross country teams weren't widely known outside of Western Massachusetts. Full Story
    Berkshire jobless rate ticks up past 6 percent
    PITTSFIELD >> Berkshire County unemployment exceeded the 6 percent threshold in September for the first time in four months. 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
    New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico man says he made an error while paying his electric bill that led him to overpay by thousands of dollars. Full Story
    Defense wants theater shooting trial postponed

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor's sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews. Full Story
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    Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

    The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s had some plastic surgery.