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First Congregational Church celebrates commitment to welcoming all to worship

11/23/2014 06:41 PM EST
LEE >> The First Congregational Church on a Sunday morning displays a rainbow flag at its main entrance. 
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Pittsfield schools superintendent aims to tackle chronic absenteeism
11/23/2014 04:13 PM EST - PITTSFIELD >> City schools are rolling out a campaign aimed at reducing the number of students considered chronically absent from classes — considered a significant indicator of long-term behavioral and educational problems. Full Story

Doggy day care in Williamstown allows for a new leash on life
11/23/2014 12:28 PM EST - WILLIAMSTOWN - With the arrival of their new baby, the couple just couldn't always give Larry the attention he needed. Full Story

Wahconah cheerleading team to compete today for state championship
11/23/2014 12:28 PM EST - DALTON >> After a season of countless push-ups, drills and bodies flying through the air, a group of Wahconah Regional High School athletes have swept a Western Mass.

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IN THE COURTS
11/23/2014 12:18 PM EST - In Northern Berkshire District Court on Friday: Justin Whitney, 22, of Brooklyn Street, North Adams, admitted to sufficient facts on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle that was continued without a finding and dismissed. Full Story

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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird. Full Story
One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs

One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories. Full Story