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    Should Vermont require employers to give workers paid time off?
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    (Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner)
    Bowl For Kids' Sake celebrates 28th Year

    This year's goal: Raise $50,000
    04/26/2015 07:26 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON >> The cola and popcorn were flowing freely at Bennington Lanes on Saturday afternoon as community members came out to support Bennington County's Big Brothers Big Sisters in its largest annual fundraising event. Bennington Lanes has hosted the Bennington chapter of Bowl For Kids' Sake since 1988. 
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    (Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner)
    Bennington Free Dental Day draws about 50 at the start

    BENNINGTON >> According to Dr. Richard Dundas, people began to arrive at Oral Surgery Associates at 2 Harwood Drive in the middle of the night on Saturday in order to receive first-come, first-serve free dental care. At 8 a.m., when Bennington Free Dental Day officially opened, about 50 people were braving the windy morning air in the dental practice's parking lot, just south of Southern Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Steven Senne — The Associated Press)
    Cavs finish off sweep of Celtics

    LeBron drops 27 as Cavs escape from physical Game 4 battle
    BOSTON >> LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics. It may have been the calmest, most congenial 20 seconds of a physical game that left two players with potentially serious injuries and Cleveland wondering if Kevin Love would be ready for the next round. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
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    'Animal House' cast to reunite Saturday at the Mahaiwe

    Cast of hit movie to reunite Saturday at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
    GREAT BARRINGTON >> It was 1977. Director John Landis assembled a cast of relative newcomers in Eugene, Ore., to shoot a quirky little movie about frat house life in a small New England college in the '60s. It was just about everyone's first feature-length movie. Except for Peter Riegert, who was to be cast as Donald "Boon" Schoenstein in the movie, which would eventually be called "Animal Full Story
    REGION
    Businesses say an 'enhanced' VEGI program would tip the scales

    MONTPELIER >> Representatives from three companies planning to expand — a manufacturer, a value-added food company, and a digital mapping company — told a legislative panel that enhancements to the state's cash incentive program might entice them to hire people in Vermont. The House Commerce and Economic Development Committee is reviewing S. Full Story

    (Courtesy of Salem Art Works)
    Salem Art Works celebrates International Sculpture Day

    Studio and foundry demonstrations, art shows
    SALEM, N.Y. >> Worldwide in its scope but local in its imprint, International Sculpture Day hits this corner of the world with a free celebration at Salem Art Works on Friday that will link sites around the globe and celebrate the arts through the International Sculpture Center. Full Story
    (Rebecca Fay/AP)
    Singer Jamie Barton wins the 'Heisman Trophy' of music

    NEW YORK (AP) — The prize dubbed the Heisman Trophy for singers is going to a Georgia native with an earth-shattering voice — and an earthy style. 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
     
    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

    Evan Agostini
    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
     
     
    Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
    REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
    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
    (Evan Agostini)
    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
    (REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)
    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