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    (photos by stephanie zollshan — the berkshire eagle)
    Kids meet Santa, money raises for Eagle Santa Fund at UpStreet Holiday Festival

    Children get to meet the big man himself; Jingle Bell Run raises more than $1,000 for Santa Fund
    PITTSFIELD >> Four-year-old Kydd Kearns proudly showed off a painted picture of Rudolph, the infamous red-nosed reindeer, on his arm. Full Story
    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log for Thursday, Dec. 18

    Thursday, Dec. 18 12:13 a.m. An emergency medical call is received from Sampson Parkway. Full Story
    LOCAL NEWS
    ( Ben Garver — The Berkshire Eagle)
    In farewell interview, Gov. Deval Patrick covers energy, gambling and more

    After Gov. Deval Patrick leaves the Statehouse on Jan. 8, he plans to remain a highly visible presence in the Berkshires as a private citizen. Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Stephanie Zollshan - The Berkshire Eagle)
    Saturday's high schools: Monument Mountain girls hoops rolls past Quaboag

    Taconic wrestling captures Franklin Tech Holiday Bash
    GREAT BARRINGTON >> Despite a second-quarter lull that saw them score just two points in the frame, the Monument Mountain girls basketball team pulled ahead of, then away from, defending Western Mass. Full Story
    LOCAL SPORTS
    (Matthew Sprague - The Berkshire Eagle)
    Hoosac Valley girls basketball wins its own tournament

    Hurricanes get 21 from Rosse, 13 from Ryan in 59-32 win over Mount Greylock
    CHESHIRE >> Playing in its third game in four days, the Hoosac Valley girls basketball team showed no signs of tired legs. Full Story
    (AP)
    Fort Worth firefighters use oxygen to save cat

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — North Texas firefighters have used oxygen on a cat that was rescued from a burning house after the residents escaped on their own. Full Story
    GOP to back 'The Interview' if it gets to theaters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP is calling on supporters to buy a ticket to the movie "The Interview" if theater owners reverse their decision not to show the film amid threats of retaliation for its comedic take on assassinating North Korea's leader. Full Story