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    Over 100 turn out for ALS Walk

    10/19/2014 11:08 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Veterans Home hosted its inaugural ALS Walk on Saturday, bringing out more than 100 people to raise money for the Northern New England chapter of the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association. Also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, ALS is twice as common among veterans. 
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    Historian talks about Mum Bett, slave who won her own freedom

    BENNINGTON -- Boston-based historian Ben Z. Rose spoke at the annual meeting of the Bennington Historical Society on Sunday about Mum Bett, a slave who sued her owner for freedom, and won. Rose, the author of "John Stark: Maverick General" and "Mother of Freedom: Mum Bett and the Roots of Abolition," spoke for about half an hour, then took questions from the audience, which included his Full Story
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    Making a statement: Cambridge puts up 69 points in regular season finalé against Hoosic Valley

    CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Chris Warnke didn't have to wait for the chicken barbecue going on in the parking lot to eat on Saturday. He was out feasting on the football field. The Cambridge Central School senior fullback gorged himself on the Hoosic Valley defense, rushing for 234 yards on just 13 carries for five scores to pace Cambridge in a 69-12 beat-down. Full Story
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    Juliette Lewis says Misty Upham was murdered

    The “August: Osage County” actress was found dead near Seattle on Thursday; police have ruled it a suicide; but Lewis, who also worked on “Osage County” suspects foul play. Full Story
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    Google selects Stowe as Vermont’s 2014 eCity

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- One of Vermont’s most picturesque ski towns is now considered one of the nation’s most tech-friendly towns, according to Google. Google has named Stowe as the 2014 eCity for the State of Vermont. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business communities in all 50 states. Full Story

    (Photos by Jess Gamari / Special to Berkshires Week & Shires of Vermont)
    Spice of life: Searching for fall flavor in North Adams

    From warm, crunchy apple crisp and salted caramel candy apples to steamy pumpkin spice lattes and roasted butternut squash soup, the Berkshires spills over with fall foods. We set out to explore North Adams for an afternoon in search of local seasonal flavor. NORTH ADAMS -- From warm, crunchy apple crisp and salted caramel candy apples to steamy pumpkin spice lattes and roasted butternut squash soup, the Berkshires spills over with fall foods. Full Story
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    Top Iraq Shiite cleric backs PM's fight against IS

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, has met with the country's prime minister in a sign of support for his newly-formed government and its struggle against the Islamic State extremist group. Full Story
    Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

    PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell. Full Story
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    On the road to find the world's funniest person

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other. Full Story
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    Charlie Sheen breaks up with porn star fiancee

    The “Anger Management” star had planned to marry Brett Rossi in November, but now says he wants to devote his time to his children. 

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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
     
     
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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