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The rebirth of vinyl: Records rebound as CDs slump

09/02/2014 06:06 AM EDT
GREAT BARRINGTON -- In Southern Berkshire County, CDs are all but dead. Customers will no longer find compact discs or DVDs at their favorite audio store on Main Street.
Photo Gallery | Vinyl Records making comeback 
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    LIFESTYLE
    Study: Social media users shy away from opinions

    08/31/2014 12:37 PM EDT
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- People who use Facebook and Twitter are less likely than others to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center. 
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    Tasty side dishes for your Labor Day party

    08/31/2014 12:41 PM EDT
    Burgers. Dogs. Steaks. Maybe some sausages. We know you've got the grilling part of your Labor Day cookout covered. 
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    Tired, old stuffed peppers updated
    08/27/2014 07:35 AM EDT - Here's the thing about baked stuffed peppers -- plenty of people hate them. Full Story

    Chicken paillard healthy alternative for picnic
    08/31/2014 12:41 PM EDT - Labor Day, summer's last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly -- Tell the truth! Full Story

    Chop your burger for best taste
    08/27/2014 07:37 AM EDT - I'm not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I'm not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. Full Story

    Margaret Button: Lost under a pile of recipe ideas
    08/27/2014 05:33 PM EDT - When I was on a recent vacation from work, I made a long list of things that needed to be done around the house: Weeding the front yard garden, transplanting some house plants, straightening out the linen closet, cleaning out my dresser and closet (and other catch-all drawers in the house), washing and detailing my car -- just to name a few. Full Story

    Never have enough Nutella? Make your own
    08/13/2014 10:50 PM EDT -

    If you can roast nuts and hit buttons on a blender and microwave, you can make a homemade knockoff version of the chocolate-y hazelnut spread yourself. Full Story

    Western MA Beer Fest pours it on for beer lovers
    08/20/2014 08:05 AM EDT - DALTON -- Hundreds of craft beer connoisseurs from around the Northeast are expected to descend on Dalton on Saturday afternoon, putting their taste buds to the test for a good cause. Full Story

    Cheesy no-fry fries transform zucchini
    08/20/2014 08:07 AM EDT - Those darn zucchini! There's an army of them occupying your garden right now and each one is as big as a blimp. Full Story

    Maggy Button: Sweet memories from childhood candy cravings
    08/20/2014 08:08 AM EDT - I was working at my part-time job at a local market last week when I noticed customers coming through the check-out line with something I hadn't seen in decades and thought had long since ceased to exist -- Bonomo's Turkish Taffy. Full Story

    Creamsicle remade as pie
    08/20/2014 07:57 AM EDT - Let's get one thing clear -- I am not proud of this recipe. And if it weren't so ridiculously good, I'd be too humiliated to share it. Full Story

    Penn State student gains rep as squirrel whisperer

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A Penn State student is gaining an Internet reputation as a "squirrel whisperer" for befriending, feeding and dressing up a furry little friend she has named "Sneezy. Full Story
    Family: Joan Rivers on life support

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. Full Story
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    Justin Bieber arrested in Canada

    Selena Gomez’s boyfriend allegedly crashes ATV into minivan, then has altercation with other driver.