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    (Matt Rourke — The Associated Press)
    Clinton's pledge: Steady hand at 'moment of reckoning'

    Platform: Affordable higher education, job training, child care, higher taxes on rich
    PHILADELPHIA — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, steeled for the challenges of a volatile world by decades in politics that have left some Americans skeptical that she understands their lives. Full Story
    In the courts ...

    In Northern Berkshire District Court on Monday: Matthew Hosier, 31, of Mohawk Forest Boulevard, North Adams, had charges of operating an uninsured motor vehicle and operating an unregistered motor vehicle dismissed upon the request of the commonwealth. Full Story
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    Mounted force: Horse patrols at work in October Mountain, Pittsfield state parks

    PITTSFIELD — Horses and humans worked together this week, hoofing it through two local state parks to ensure hikers and campers are having a good time.

    Photo Gallery | Berkshire County Sheriff's Office, Mass DCR mounted units team up for state park patrols Full Story

    (Steven Senne — The Associated Press)
    Garoppolo ready for new starring role with Patriots

    FOXBOROUGH >> Jimmy Garoppolo spent the first two years of his NFL career firmly in the background of the Tom Brady Show, a role as the understudy least likely to be used. Full Story