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Bogaerts rallies Red Sox to 7-3 win over Rays

BOSTON (AP) — An early stumble did little to slow down the Boston Red Sox.Boston scored seven straight runs after falling behind 3-0 in the first and beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Friday …

Reigning world champ Hurd best of the rest at US gymnastics

BOSTON (AP) — Reigning world champion Morgan Hurd manages to be impressed by Simone Biles without being intimidated by the gap between the Olympic gold medalist and the rest of the women at …

Biles electrifies on 1st day of US gymnastics championships

BOSTON (AP) — Simone Biles didn't come back after a two-year break from gymnastics to just win. That's not really what it's about for the Olympic champion. She's won enough — more than …

PawSox plan to leave Rhode Island for Massachusetts

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — After a three-year search for a new home, the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island for central Massachusetts.Team officials signed a deal Friday that aims to …

Red Sox activate 2B Ian Kinsler from DL, starts vs Tampa Bay

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have activated second baseman Ian Kinsler from the disabled list and put him in the starting lineup.The AL East leaders made the move Friday. He was batting …

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Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2018. There are 135 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, …

Explosion destroys coffee shop, injures 3 in rural Georgia

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An explosion and fire destroyed a coffee shop Friday in this rural south Georgia city, seriously injuring three people and prompting a warning from city officials for …

The Latest: Leaking gas blamed for coffee shop explosion

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at a Georgia coffee shop that injured three people (all times local):11:30 p.m.Authorities say natural gas leaking into a sewer line caused …

Strong, deep earthquake shakes area off Indonesia; no damage

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake located far below the Earth's surface shook an area in Indonesia's Flores Sea, causing shaking on land but no damage, officials said.The U.S. …

Scientists downgrade alert level for Hawaii volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — Slowing activity at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has prompted scientists on Friday to downgrade their alert level for the mountain.The U.S. Geological Survey issued a "watch" for …

Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2018. There are 135 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, …

Explosion destroys coffee shop, injures 3 in rural Georgia

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — An explosion and fire destroyed a coffee shop Friday in this rural south Georgia city, seriously injuring three people and prompting a warning from city officials for …

The Latest: Leaking gas blamed for coffee shop explosion

HOMERVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at a Georgia coffee shop that injured three people (all times local):11:30 p.m.Authorities say natural gas leaking into a sewer line caused …

Strong, deep earthquake shakes area off Indonesia; no damage

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake located far below the Earth's surface shook an area in Indonesia's Flores Sea, causing shaking on land but no damage, officials said.The U.S. …

Scientists downgrade alert level for Hawaii volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — Slowing activity at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano has prompted scientists on Friday to downgrade their alert level for the mountain.The U.S. Geological Survey issued a "watch" for …

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Berkshire Business Outlook: A diverse economy, geared for the future

The Berkshire economy is changing. The pace of the transition has often been frustrating, especially considering the economic boom at the other end of the state. But it looks like there is new light …

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The Daniel Pearl Berkshire Scholarship

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