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Cross-country ski slopes broaden offerings in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

Quiet trails and athletic challenges draw winter adventurers
11/20/2014 01:00 PM EST
Some skiers like the idea of finding moose tracks under red pine — or of skinning up the mountain before they skim down. 
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Downhill skiing readies for takeoff in Southern Vermont
11/20/2014 01:07 PM EST - NORTHSHIRE >> Southwestern Vermont is home to a number of well-known ski slopes that serve a wide array of skiers of all ages. Full Story

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Nov. 20 to 26 calendar of arts and events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont

11/22/2014 02:37 PM EST
ABOUT TOWN Berkshire Museum: Bears in Massachusetts, 11 a.m. Saturday. Ralph Taylor, District Fish and Wildlife Supervisor for the Connecticut Valley Wildlife District,on bear history and how to co-exist with black bears. 
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Nov. 13-18 arts and events in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
11/13/2014 09:43 AM EST - About town Bard College at Simon's Rock: "Sauces: A Global History," 7 p.m. Thursday. Full Story

Nightlife in small venues in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont
11/13/2014 09:33 AM EST - American Legion: Karaoke, 8 p.m. Friday, 258 North St., Dalton Back Nine Bar & Grill: Karaoke 8 p. Full Story

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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird. Full Story
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One Direction wins artist of the year at AMAs

One Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year. Competition in the category was tough, with Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams up for the honor. Full Story