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(Photo courtesy of The Mill Children Project)
Help identify ‘the Mill children' of Adams

Famed child labor photographer Lewis Hine's images of mill workers as young at 6 spurred the nation's first child labor laws in the early 20th century. Hine's roughly 5,000 images portrayed a generation of American youth bound to hard and at times dangerous labor, little education, marginal nutrition, little pay and little chance of getting out. While he identified hundreds of mill children in his photos, he curiously did not identify most of the youngsters working in mills in Northern Berkshire County. Full Story

This video, which features the former Berkshire Cotton Manufacturing Co. in Adams, is provided courtesy of the Adams Historical Society.

86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife. Full Story
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NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show.