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    Berkshire Festival of Women Writers opens with poets, Madonnas

    Dani Shapiro to give keynote in monthlong celebration
    02/25/2015 03:58 PM EST
    Berkshire Festival of Women Writers begins with a novelist and memoirist, a panel of poets, an art show and more. 
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    Cabin fever: Winter games indoor and out in Vermont
    02/25/2015 03:53 PM EST - BENNINGTON - "Cabin fever" often suggests holing up in the cold — but as February turns into March, local B&Bs, restaurants, outdoor events and friendly contests invite people to come out, into the snow or into a warm room by the fire. Full Story

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    Feb. 26 to March 4 Nightlife in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

    02/26/2015 02:40 PM EST
    American Legion: Karaoke, 8 p.m. Friday, 258 North St., Dalton Back Nine Bar & Grill: Karaoke 8 p. 
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    Feb. 26 to March 4 calendar of events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
    02/25/2015 04:16 PM EST - About Town Berkshire Festival of Women Writers: "From zero to one: First books and what we wish we'd known" panel 11 a. Full Story

    Feb. 19 to 25 calendar of events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
    02/17/2015 04:27 PM EST - About Town 10x10 Festival: Fireworks (5:30 p.m.), bonfire and S'mores by Dottie's Coffee Lounge, 4 to 6 p. Full Story

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    2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

    PHOENIX (AP) — Two quick-footed llamas dashed in and out of traffic in a Phoenix-area retirement enclave before they were captured by authorities, causing a stir in the streets and on social media. Full Story