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POLICE LOG
Pittsfield Police log for Wednesday, Feb. 25

Wednesday, Feb. 25 12:40 a.m.: Extra checks are requested at Capeless Elementary School on Brooks Avenue. Full Story
LOCAL NEWS
(Scott Stafford — The Berkshire Eagle)
Grueling Thunderbolt Race just got a little tougher

ADAMS - From the 3,491-foot summit of Mount Greylock, racers begin their descent of the Thunderbolt Trail with a schuss into the Shoe, a very narrow, steep section of the historic ski run. Full Story
SPORTS
(Gillian Jones — The Berkshire Eagle)
Pittsfield boys hoops advances to Western Mass. D-II semifinal

Fast break, rugged defense sends Generals past Quabbin, 75-57
Pittsfield's boys basketball shook off a sluggish start, kicking into high gear with its fast-break offense and tenacious defense to roll over Quabbin 75-57 in Thursday night's Western Mass. Division II quarterfinal round. Full Story
Berkshires fans rave about Katherine Winston's 'Idol' performance
PITTSFIELD >> Katherine Winston's performance on "American Idol" was likely viewed by more than 10 million people on Thursday night and drew high praise from two of three judges, but nowhere was she a bigger hit than in the eyes of her hometown fans. Full Story

 
 
(Stephen McCausland/AP)
Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine lawmakers are considering a bill to allow adults to opt out of wearing seat belts just days after a 75-car pileup that injured at least 17 people. Full Story
(Frank Micelotta/AP)
Bill O'Reilly's partisan critics stepping up attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Following several stories questioning Bill O'Reilly's past reporting, a liberal media watchdog has ordered its researchers to comb through years of the Fox News Channel host's writings, radio and television shows and public appearances to find examples of inconsistencies. Full Story