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    (Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner)
    Vermont Veterans Home celebrates six new LNAs

    BENNINGTON >> The Vermont Veterans Home welcomed on Thursday it's newest class of Licensed Nursing Assistants. Six graduates were celebrated for completing the Veterans Home's 32 day training course, which was taught by Pat Babcock. Throughout the course, potential LNAs saw many presentations from veterans home employees, and practiced shaving balloons, and later VVH Director of Marketing Full Story
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    Bennington Elementary receives $25K for books

    Year of the Book provides 8-10 books to every student, more
    BENNINGTON >> Bennington Elementary was one of five Vermont schools this year to receive a Year of the Book grant from the Children's Literacy Foundation. In order to celebrate the $25,000 grant, CLiF's founder and executive director, Duncan McDougall, visiting the school on Friday, sharing stories about reading with students, and letting every child in the school pick their first book Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Holly Pelczynski - Bennington Banner)
    Rain dampers Homecoming in MAU's 12-0 defeat

    Patriots drop to 0-4 on the season
    BENNINGTON >> With a hyped homecoming crowd, it looked like it would be a strong chance for the Mount Anthony football team to get its first win of the year over Rice. Then the rains came and that changed the plans a little bit as the weather played into their opponent's hands. The Knights' Jack Fitzgerald was the workhorse of the night, carrying the ball 34 times for 155 yards and two Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
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    Irish music duo to perform for Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Meetinghouse Cafe series

    Boston-based couple brings old stories to life with warm presence
    BENNINGTON — Since 1991, Matt and Shannon Heaton have visited four continents and a variety of venues to deliver and authentic Irish music performance. On Sept. 23 they'll return to Vermont for a more intimate show at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. The duo met at a gig and Shannon Heaton needed a guitar player for a wedding, which was the start of a life long music career. Full Story
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    Naked Donald Trump statue stolen in Miami

    MIAMI >> Police in South Florida say they have a "person of interest" in the theft of a naked Donald Trump statue. Miami police said on the department's official Twitter account that the statue of the Republican presidential nominee was taken from the Wynwood arts district on Thursday. WSVN-TV (http://bit. Full Story