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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
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    Berkshire communities seek changes to EPA's Rest of River cleanup plan

    Group of six Berkshire communities raises concerns about impact of $613 million Housatonic River project
    The six communities that have banded together to alter the Environmental Protection Agency's current Housatonic River PCB removal plan are strongly urging the agency to protect Pittsfield and five towns downstream from any damage caused by the project. Full Story
    SPORTS
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    Berkshires have had a mound presence in World Series

    Five area products fondly recall pitching in Fall Classic
    When the game of baseball was invented many years ago, someone decided it would be a good idea to elevate the pitcher's mound in the center of the infield diamond. Full Story
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    Berkshires have had a mound presence in World Series

    Five area products fondly recall pitching in Fall Classic
    When the game of baseball was invented many years ago, someone decided it would be a good idea to elevate the pitcher's mound in the center of the infield diamond. Full Story
    North Adams man facing multiple charges following alleged assault of MCLA student
    NORTH ADAMS >> A North Adams man, who remains on the lam, is facing multiple charges for allegedly assaulting an MCLA student with a knife over the weekend. 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
    Convicted murderer sues state over prison porn ban

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A convicted murderer sentenced to more than a half-century behind bars is suing the state of Connecticut, saying its ban on pornography in prison violates his constitutional rights. Full Story
    Argentina demands 'Top Gear' apology from BBC

    LONDON (AP) — Argentina's ambassador to Britain is demanding an apology from the BBC over an ill-fated trip by car show "Top Gear" to the South American country. Full Story