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    Greater than their sum: Cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Natasha Paremski perform in North Bennington

    07/27/2014 10:14 PM EDT
    NORTH BENNINGTON -- One of the world's premiere cellists paid a visit to North Bennington on Sunday, performing as part of the Park-McCullough House's Carriage Barn Concert series. Cellist Zuill Bailey and pianist Natasha Paremski performed as One Plus One in one of only two concerts together in the month of July, before Bailey's schedule takes him through New York City, 
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    LOCAL NEWS
    SVC to offer post-grad CT program

    BENNINGTON -- Starting this fall, Southern Vermont College will offer a Radiologic Sciences Certificate Program in Computed Tomography. The one-year, 16-credit online post-graduate program is intended for registered radiologic technologists who "want to advance their careers into the area of CT," according to a release from the college. Full Story
    SPORTS
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    Going, going, gone! Bennington Babe Ruth wins state title

    WINOOSKI -- The 2014 Bennington County U15 Babe Ruth All-Stars team is made up of players that, over the previous two summers and various Babe Ruth levels, knew nothing but the taste of a state championship. There was no way they were letting this year's title slip away. Down by two runs to St. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
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    Joaquin Phoenix to play Doctor Strange?

    Marvel reportedly will make Comic-Con announcement this weekend. Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch also were on the shortlist for the role. Full Story

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    Uncovering Mohawk Trail's treasures

    To most of the residents of Northern Berkshire, the Mohawk Trail is a means of getting from North Adams to Greenfield and, eventually, Boston. On a beautiful July day with lots of sun, a friend and I set out to explore the treasures the Trail has -- and which I have overlooked all my life.  Full Story
    NATION/WORLD
    UN presses for Mali peace talks starting Aug. 17

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday welcomed agreement on a roadmap for negotiations between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists and called on both sides to engage in follow-up peace talks starting August 17. Full Story
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    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con. 

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    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
     
    Roger Goodell wants the Dolphins to stay in Miami
    The Dolphins don't have one foot out of Miami, according to Roger Goodell. The NFL commissioner said Thursday that the Dolphins don't necessarily have to relocate despite the Florida legislature's refusal last week to fund renovations to Sun Life Stadium. Full Story

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    None of the current crop of TV moms is likely to be voted Mother of the Year, unless the ability to put dinner on the table counts for more than mental health.   Full Story
     
     
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    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring.   Full Story
     
     
    Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
     
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    Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story
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    Happy Mother's Day, you heartless, killer psycho TV moms

    None of the current crop of TV moms is likely to be voted Mother of the Year, unless the ability to put dinner on the table counts for more than mental health. Full Story
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    Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama launched a campaign to promote his signature healthcare program on Friday in the face of harsh criticism from congressional Republicans who say the plan will raise costs and hurt hiring. Full Story