LOCAL NEWS
Pownal Fire District No. 2 mulling solar array

Intstallatoin would support operating costs
POWNAL >> A water district is in talks with a Waterbury firm for the installation of a solar array on land currently home to its pump and well head. Pownal Fire District No. 2, working with solar developer Green Lantern Capital, is seeking feedback on a proposed 500-kilowatt solar array on its 5. Full Story
SPORTS
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Panthers geared up for semifinal game

After weather-related delays, Hoosick boys ready for Ravena
HOOSICK, N.Y. >> A sturdy roof and some clear weather means the Hoosick Falls Central School boys basketball team can finally get in its game against Ravena in the Section II, Class B tournament, and the Panthers couldn't be more excited to finally play their semifinal contest. "We get more shots up during the week, so we get to critique it and get our gameplan down," Hoosick senior Austin Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Harrison Ford plane crash injuries 'moderate'; engine failure cited

The “Star Wars” actor crash-landed a small vintage plane on a Venice Beach golf course. Reports say he was taken to a hospital with bloody gashes on his head. Full Story
REGION
Fewer school budgets defeated this year

Voters rejected 20 school budgets on Town Meeting Day, about half the number that went down a year ago. Jeff Francis, executive director of the Vermont Superintendents Association, said Wednesday that 226 budgets passed this week and another 20 will be voted on at later dates. All told, 37 school budgets were defeated in 2014. Full Story
NATION/WORLD
Former Vice President Walter Mondale hospitalized with flu

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Vice President Walter Mondale is hospitalized with the flu. Mondale was supposed to introduce former President Jimmy Carter on Friday at the annual Nobel Peace Prize Forum. Full Story

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Art Spiegelman brings 'Wordless' performance to Williams College

Creator of 'Maus' will tour history of books-in-pictures
Art Spiegelman, creator of the 'Maus' graphic novels, will bring a musical tour of graphic novels and wordless books to Williamstown. Full Story
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Secret to The Lumineers' success? A newspaper columnist

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A member of The Lumineers says a picture of a New Jersey newspaper columnist is the secret to the band's success. Full Story
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Deliberations in 'Blurred Lines' case to resume Tuesday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has completed its first full day of deliberations in a copyright infringement case in which Marvin Gaye's family claims the 2013 hit "Blurred Lines" copied their father's music. Full Story
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Katie Couric returning to NBC?

New network news chief Andy Lack reportedly has good relationship with former 'Today’ co-host. 


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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