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Elderly woman hospitalized after Bennington house fire

Smoke inhalation: 80-year-old resident found unconscious in smoke-filled home
BENNINGTON >> An elderly woman who was rescued from an early-morning house fire on Saturday has been taken to a hospital in Westchester County, N.Y. State investigators believe the structure fire that caused significant damage to 366 North Branch St. was electrical in nature and is not suspicious. Full Story
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Southwestern Vermont Health Care dedicates northshire campus at open house event

Northshire campus now offers more primary care services
MANCHESTER >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center's (SVMC) staff dedicated the northshire campus on Sunday with a newly renovated facility, in an effort to spread awareness of primary care access in the area. The distinct National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Level 2 Patient Centered Medical Home added a new vestibule and waiting room, second floor consultation rooms and a new Full Story
SPORTS
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New England Alliance hosting tryouts

BENNINGTON >> The New England Alliance Girls Fast Pitch Softball tryouts will be held at the Mount Anthony Union Middle School, located at 747 East Road, Bennington. Tryouts for U14 and U16 players are August 13 from 10 a.m. to noon, and August 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. Rain dates are the next day at the same time. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Busy weekend for Brattleboro Music Center

Northern Roots Festival on Saturday; Heath Quartet on Sunday
BRATTLEBORO — It will be a busy weekend for the Brattleboro Music Center with back to back events on Saturday and Sunday, each one deserving its own weekend in its own right. First off, BMC will present what promises to be the biggest and best ever Northern Roots Festival, a popular day-long event on Saturday, Jan. Full Story
REGION
Trump speech signals shift to coded race language

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. >> During the primaries, Donald Trump threw red-meat rhetoric to supporters, pledging to build a wall on the Mexico border and to ban Muslim immigrants. He even told at least one crowd that he wanted to punch a demonstrator who disrupted an event. Now that he's the GOP presidential nominee, who needs to appeal to the whole country instead of just Republicans, some Full Story