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A warning sign posted by opponents to a proposed toxic waste disposal site in the woods, near the Housatonic River  in Great Barrington, Mass.
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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey
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In May of 2015, about 5,500 students graduated from UMass Amherst during ceremonies at McGuirk Stadium on campus. This is Elizabeth Thomas of Medfield, Ma.
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Marijuana activists celebrated outside the Mass. State House on Dec. 15, 2016, the first day pot became legal in the Bay State. Here, Ellen Brown holds a handful of pot.
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A person wearing a Confederate flag jacket, outside Easthampton High School on May 3, 2017.
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UMass Amherst denied Kalsang Nangpa's request to carry the Tibetan flag during a special part of the university's commencement ceremony.
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The Franklin County House of Correction in Greenfield, Mass.
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A timber rattlesnake in Berkshire County, Masachusetts.
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