Our Opinion: Dallas gets some good news on the Ebola front

10/24/2014 07:35 AM EDT
Americans who are worried about the risk of an Ebola outbreak in this country can take heart from two recent successes. 
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Our Opinion: A win for women
10/20/2014 09:06 AM EDT - With a brief unsigned order last week, the Supreme Court acted to prevent Texas from enforcing two key parts of the state's 2013 package of extreme new abortion restrictions. Full Story

Our Opinion: A lesson from Ebola
10/18/2014 12:11 AM EDT - The arrival state-side of the Ebola virus has taught American a few lessons, none of which should be forgotten however this is resolved medically. Full Story

Letters to the editor

10/24/2014 09:28 PM EDT
Plan is too much for school district To the editor: Many citizens of Great Barrington are struggling to make ends meet. 
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Letter: Plan is a necessity, not a luxury
10/24/2014 10:23 AM EDT - I'm writing to voice my strong support of the high school renovation project and to dispel the myth that this is an unnecessary or extravagant plan. Full Story

Letter: Time has come for earned sick time
10/24/2014 10:21 AM EDT - Many large employers in the commonwealth already offer paid sick time to their employees, finding that it raises productivity and reduces turnover. Full Story

Letter: 'Yes' vote on Q2 is right for state
10/24/2014 10:17 AM EDT - Deposits on bottles works in Massachusetts by getting 80 percent of those bottles recycled whereas only 23 percent get recycled in Massachusetts if they do not have a deposit attached (such as water, energy drink and iced tea bottles). Full Story

Letters to the Editor
10/22/2014 07:14 PM EDT - Ignore big money, back bottle bill To the editor of THE EAGLE: How does an individual like you and me compete against $5. Full Story

Letter: No need for renovated high school in South County
10/21/2014 06:50 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE:

Over 130 students leave newer high schools like Mt. Full Story

Letter: U.S. needs qualified surgeon general
10/21/2014 06:49 AM EDT - To the editor of THE EAGLE: There are people in the U.S. who are terrified that they will be infected with the Ebola virus. Full Story

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Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A Minneosta startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. Full Story
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Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
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'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.