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Many pet owners make the first Help-A-Pet clinic a success

Fulfilling a need: Free veterinary exams and treatment for those who can't afford it
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BENNINGTON — Faint whines were heard throughout the entryway of the First Baptist Church on Sunday evening as dogs and cats waited to be seen for an examination. Nearly 30 pet owners turned out for the Help-A-Pet free veterinary clinic to get insight from Dr. George Glanzberg and John Resio between 4 to 6 p. 
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LOCAL NEWS
Bennington County turns out to dispose of prescription drugs

BENNINGTON — Law enforcement officers, pharmacies and organizations nationwide teamed up on Saturday for the 11th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. In Bennington County, early estimates indicated the event was a success. "We've had a really good turnout with a lot of drugs turned in," Bennington Police Lieutenant David Dutcher said at the CVS Pharmacy on Kocher Drive just after 1 p. Full Story
SPORTS
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Relentless Patriots outlast Generals

Davis and Royce both score three goals to lead MAU to victory
BENNINGTON >> A week long lay-off did not affect the Mount Anthony boys lacrosse in their game on Saturday against Pittsfield. The Patriots came out ready to go, netting their second straight game of scoring in double digits with a 10-6 win over the Generals. Tied at 2-2 in the second quarter, the Patriots offense got going thanks to their senior captain Hunter Davis. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Busy weekend for Brattleboro Music Center

Northern Roots Festival on Saturday; Heath Quartet on Sunday
BRATTLEBORO — It will be a busy weekend for the Brattleboro Music Center with back to back events on Saturday and Sunday, each one deserving its own weekend in its own right. First off, BMC will present what promises to be the biggest and best ever Northern Roots Festival, a popular day-long event on Saturday, Jan. Full Story
REGION
Demonstrators protest rail facility project in Shelburne

SHELBURNE, VT. >> Demonstrators gathered in Shelburne over the weekend to protest a forthcoming rail facility set to be constructed along the LaPlatte River in the northwest Vermont town. Sunday's protest saw residents brave the rain in a march to Shelburne's town hall for a rally to voice concerns about the potential negative environmental impact of Vermont Rail System's salt transfer and 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
 
 
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