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    Erenhouse, Morris, Fields, Corcoran win local primaries in House races

    08/26/2014 10:38 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- Primary elections were held Tuesday, deciding who will face off in the general election come November. Assistant Town Clerk Cassandra Barbeau, who read off the results, said the numbers do not include write-in candidates, only what the voting machine counted. Write-ins will be tallied by poll workers. 
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    Hoosick Falls to celebrate unveiling of barn quilts

    HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- The Hoosick Armory Youth Center and Community Coalition has been preparing for its unveiling of the Hoosick Barn Quilt Trail with the installation of 31 large wooden paintings of quilt squares on barns and prominent buildings throughout the area. The task of quilting each piece together was bestowed to independent Hoosick Falls artist Megan Walraed, who illustrated a Full Story
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    Bulldogs look to get physical: Tougher defense key as BBA chases playoff spot

    MANCHESTER -- To understand the focus of the Burr and Burton Academy football team heading into the season, all it takes is asking about the defense from last year. "We didn't do a good job against the run [last year]," BBA coach Jason Thomas said. "And if you look around the state and the teams that are successful, you have to be able to stop the run. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
    Lending Club files for long-anticipated $500 million IPO

    Lending Club, the world's biggest website for matching borrowers who need small loans with investors, filed a long-anticipated initial public offering Wednesday, breathing life back into a sleepy IPO market and underscoring the rise of online lending startups that are challenging big banks and credit card companies. Full Story
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    Turnout low in Tuesday's primary voting

    NORTHSHIRE -- In what may be an historic sweep, a former state representative pulled off a rare political trifecta. Full Story

    Garlic, garlic everywhere

    Bennington Banner BENNINGTON -- Garlic ice cream? Garlic cupcakes? Garlic peanuts? Full Story
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    RV outside family courts offers child support help

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Forget going to the food truck for lunch. Now you can get free legal advice on collecting child support from a nonprofit on wheels. Full Story
    Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

    WINOOSKI, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont restaurant that removed a bacon advertisement called insensitive to vegans and Muslims is being criticized for doing so. Full Story
    Judge lets 'X-Men' director's accuser drop lawsuit

    HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model can dismiss his lawsuit that accused "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii, but he has the option to re-file it later, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. 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

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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