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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.

Greece: Homeless used in VIP taxi scam

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Police have busted a phony VIP taxi service in Greece that was using the bank accounts of homeless people to collect deposits from cab drivers. Full Story
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Emma Watson delivers powerful speech on feminism

The 'Harry Potter' actress questions why women's rights has become so polarizing in a United Nations Speech in New York over the weekend.