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  1. Some states will suffer more than others from rising temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    As the United States confronts global warming in the decades ahead, not all states will suffer equally. Maine may benefit from milder winters.

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  2. Mass. weighing new tax on sodas, sugary drinksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    Lawmakers on Beacon Hill are joining activists in other states pushing for taxes on sodas that they say will ease the rise in obesity-related diseases and bring in money for programs aimed at improving the health of children in Massachusetts. Supporters of the tax say that too many children and families in Massachusetts are suffering from chronic diseases like Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer and tooth decay.

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  3. Is free speech fading at colleges? Some defenders think soRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    In campus clashes from California to Vermont, many defenders of the First Amendment say they see signs that free speech, once a bedrock value in academia, is losing ground as a priority at U.S. colleges. As protests have derailed speeches by controversial figures, including an event with Ann Coulter last month at the University of California, Berkeley, some fear students have come to see the right to free expression less as an enshrined measure of protection for all voices and more as a political weapon used against them by provocateurs.

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  4. Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    BERKELEY, Calif. - The word "CANCELED" is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter's face at the University of California, Berkeley.

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  5. Berkeley, reversing decision, says Ann Coulter can speak after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    BERKELEY, Calif. - The University of California, Berkeley, on Thursday reversed its decision to cancel a speech by the conservative author Ann Coulter, approving her to appear on campus in early May. University administrators had said a day earlier that they could not let Coulter speak because of security threats.

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  6. Women's March organizers call for 'A Day Without a Woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    In this Jan. 21, 2017, file photo, a crowd fills Independence Avenue during the Women's March on Washington, in Washington. Organizers of the January Women's March are calling for women to take the day off and encouraging them not to spend money Wednesday, March 8, 2017, to show their economic strength and impact on American society.

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  7. Anarchists vow to halt far right's rise, with violence if neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    A rioter throws a rock during a protest on inauguration day, in Washington, Jan. 20. With far-right groups edging into the mainstream with the rise of President Donald Trump, self-described "anti-fascists" and anarchists are vowing to confront them at every turn, and by any means necessary - including violence. A rioter throws a rock during a protest on inauguration day, in Washington, Jan. 20. With far-right groups edging into the mainstream with the rise of President Donald Trump, self-described "anti-fascists" and anarchists are vowing to confront them at every turn, and by any means necessary - including violence.

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  8. Music doesn't pay the bills but it has its rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Berkshire Eagle

    With "House of Cards" and "The Wire" among her acting credits and having been a Pulitzer Prize finalist for her play, "Bulrusher," Eisa Davis is sometimes most grateful for the creative endeavors that don't help her make ends meet. "What I love about the music that I make; it's not the thing that pays my rent," said Davis.

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