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McCandless names Curtis new deputy superintendent

Joseph Curtis, currently principal at Morningside, receives unanimous approval
PITTSFIELD >> Joseph Curtis, the current Morningside Community School principal and a 20-year employee of the Pittsfield Public Schools, has been selected to become the new deputy superintendent. Full Story
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The Berkshires Calendar for Jan. 28

01/27/2015 10:58 AM EST
COMMUNITY Bushnell-Sage Library: "Sit and Knit," 6-8 p.m., Sheffield. Berkshire Athenaeum: EPA Housatonic River Citizens Coordinating Council, 5:30 to 8 p. 
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Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A baby caiman has found a new home at a Lithuanian zoo after its previous owner tried to sell it online, apparently upon realizing that the pet reptile he was raising in his bathroom wasn't a harmless lizard. Full Story
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First Look: 'Dope' is fresh, funny and music-filled

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — Punk rock, Bitcoin, '90s hip-hop, BMX bikes, street thugs and Harvard come together in "Dope," a wonderfully fresh, thoughtful and music-filled coming-of-age story. Full Story
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Bruce Jenner is becoming a woman, will document process with reality TV show

The Olympic gold medal winner and “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star will document his transformation on a new reality show, reports say.