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    Monsoon season? Berkshires hit by another series of thunderstorms

    A triple-whammy of severe thunderstorms with 60 mile-an-hour winds and flooding downpours swept through most areas of Berkshire County on Monday in what some are calling an unprecedented "monsoon season."

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    POLICE LOG
    Pittsfield Police log, July 25-27

    Friday, July 25 9:50 a.m.: Police arrest Kayf Chris Devaughn, 21, of South Onota Street, on a warrant. Full Story
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    Tanglewood legend Leonard Bernstein honored with bronze bust

    LENOX -- As a tribute to one of Tanglewood's most prominent guiding spirits for 50 years, a bronze bust of the late composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein was unveiled Monday at Tanglewood. Full Story
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    A show of Force in final tune-up for Babe Ruth Softball World Series

    PITTSFIELD -- The only lack of power at the Doyle Softball Complex on Monday night was from the weather-related outage. Full Story
    Elegant Louvre Garden infested with rats

    PARIS (AP) — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp onto the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists visiting the site. Full Story
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    'Guardians' blasts Marvel in a different direction

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Despite its flawless superhero pedigree, there's always been apprehension about "Guardians of the Galaxy. Full Story
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    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con.