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Plan some hands-on romance with fun date-night ideas

Warm up this winter with fun ideas to help you and your partner reconnect
01/29/2015 03:27 PM EST
Looking to put a little sizzle back into your relationship cooled by the sedentary winter months? 
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HEALTH & SCIENCE
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Four things to watch for in new government dietary guidelines

WASHINGTON >> For years, the government has told Americans to eat their vegetables. Full Story
FOOD
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Score a touchdown with these game-day feast ideas

Almost as important as the big game being played Sunday is the food. There will, of course, be wings, pizza, beer and the occasional smack talk, but perhaps you can call an audible and bring a side dish that pleases even the most hungry, rowdy crowd of fans.

Related | Jazz up a loaf of bread Full Story

OUTDOORS
Thom Smith: 'In general," redpolls keep same pattern

Q: I believe you wrote some time ago that redpolls prefer thistle seed and travel in large flocks. Full Story
Berkshire Lifestyles
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Plan some hands-on romance with fun date-night ideas

Warm up this winter with fun ideas to help you and your partner reconnect
01/29/2015 03:27 PM EST
Looking to put a little sizzle back into your relationship cooled by the sedentary winter months? 
Full Story
Strange but true: Fat percentage in milk from mammals varies
01/29/2015 03:26 PM EST - Q: How do the milks we buy at the grocery store — fat-free, 3 percent, etc. Full Story

Short Answers: Grandma is done raising kids
01/29/2015 03:24 PM EST - Life is complicated. Short Answers isn't. Dear Short Answers >> For the past 25 years, I have pretty much spent all my time (and money) raising my three kids. Full Story

Kid edition: Ideas to help your little ones play away winter blues
01/25/2015 09:52 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - Finding creative ways to fight winter doldrums might be a little easier this year with a new exhibit at the Berkshire Museum that allows children and adults alike to explore, and climb, and experiment their way through it.

Photo Gallery | If/Then Exhibit at the Berkshire Museum

Color It | Get your little artists' work on display at Berkshire Museum Full Story

Color it: Get your little artists' work on display at Berkshire Museum
01/25/2015 09:51 AM EST - PITTSFIELD - Grab your crayons. It's time to color. The Berkshire Eagle and the Berkshire Museum want to put your little budding artists' work on display this winter. Full Story

(AP)
FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold nuggets on display at a San Francisco bank museum after ramming a stolen SUV through its revolving door. Full Story
Suspect nabbed in killing of former Miss Venezuela, husband

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities say a man sought for a year in the killing of a former Miss Venezuela and her husband has been caught, bringing to 11 the number of suspects detained for the crime. Full Story