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Hungrytown: Local duo to play local spots before U.K. tour

08/04/2015 05:53 AM EDT
WARDSBORO — It's fitting that Hungrytown is hitting the road, with its latest album entitled "Further West." "It's been doing really well on the folk D.J. charts," said Rebecca Hall, singer and lyricist. "The album was made possible through crowd funding." The duo will play a C.D. release party at Wardsboro Town Hall on Saturday at 7 p.m. 
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Residents from Valley Cares safe after fire forces evacuation

TOWNSHEND >> Fire crews returned to Valley Cares the morning of Aug. 4 to douse flames that popped up about 12 hours after firefighters subdued a four-alarm blaze at the assisted living facility. Personnel from at least seven fire departments responded to Valley Cares at 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 3 after a lightning strike caused a fire in the attic. Full Story
SPORTS
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Records fall at world swimming championships

American Ledecky betters own world record
KAZAN, RUSSIA >> The women are getting it done at the world swimming championships. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden lowered her own world record in the 100-meter butterfly to win gold Monday night, and then Katinka Hosszu of Hungary erased a world mark from the high-tech suit era to claim the 200 individual medley. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Review: 'Lego Jurassic World' doesn't live up to ginormous potential

For longtime fans, 'Lego Jurassic World' will be a familiar trip and the game excels with cooperative play with players switching off controlling characters such as Alan Grant, Ian Malcolm, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing.  Full Story
REGION
FairPoint takes over Vermont's 911

MONTPELIER, VT. >> FairPoint Communications has taken over Vermont's enhanced 911 telephone system. Officials with Vermont Enhanced 9-1-1 Board tell The Burlington Free Press the new technology went live Wednesday kicking off a five year, $11 million contract with the telecommunications company. Full Story
NATION/WORLD
Ex-Tulsa sheriff's spokesman says he was wrongfully fired

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A former spokesman for an Oklahoma sheriff's office said Tuesday he was wrongfully fired following the fatal shooting of an unarmed man by a volunteer deputy and that he is "looking forward" to testifying before a grand jury investigating allegations of wrongdoing in the agency. Full Story

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Art al fresco at The Mount and at Chesterwood

Contemporary sculpture has its moment in the sun — literally — this summer in two, long-running outdoor exhibitions.

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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
 
 
Updated: May 10, 2013 3:19:58 PM EDT
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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