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Bulldogs hold off MAU to advance to Lady Patriot final

BBA uses three-goal flurry in second half to pull away
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BENNINGTON — There's nothing quite like when two teams step onto the pitch and go toe-to-toe with each other. In the nightcap of the first day of the Lady Patriot Classic at Mount Anthony Union High School on Thursday night, the hosts Patriots never backed down from the Burr and Burton Academy girls soccer team.

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LOCAL NEWS
Explaining Act 46: VSBA answers questions about controversial law

BENNINGTON — The Vermont School Board Association hosted the first of seven community meetings on Act 46 at the Career Development Center on Tuesday. Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe, along with members of the VSBA and the Vermont Agency of Education were on hand to answer questions from local school administrators and board members. Full Story
SPORTS
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Bulldogs hold off MAU to advance to Lady Patriot final

BBA uses three-goal flurry in second half to pull away
BENNINGTON — There's nothing quite like when two teams step onto the pitch and go toe-to-toe with each other. In the nightcap of the first day of the Lady Patriot Classic at Mount Anthony Union High School on Thursday night, the hosts Patriots never backed down from the Burr and Burton Academy girls soccer team.

Photo Gallery | Burr & Burton Academy vs Mount Anthony Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT
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More than 20 Broadway shows offer half-off ticket deal

NEW YORK >> Broadway shows will soon be much cheaper to see — at least for a few weeks next month. Some 22 shows are participating in Broadway Week, in which two tickets go for the price of one. These special tickets go on sale starting Thursday at 10:30 a.m. for performances only during Sept. Full Story
REGION
Maine Dunkin' Donuts: Free coffee for 'Deflategate' judge

LEWISTON, MAINE (AP) >> A Dunkin' Donuts shop in Maine is offering free coffee for life to the federal judge who lifted New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's suspension. The Sun Journal reports <URL destination="http://bit.ly/1JToFhv">the shop in Lewiston put the offer on a sign outside the store after U. Full Story

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20 years of garlic: Garlic and Herb Festival continues Sept. 5 and 6

Festival organizers have 200 vendors signed up and hope to bring in 20,000 people
BENNINGTON — This year's Southern Vermont Garlic and Herb Festival is all about the number 2 — with anywhere from one to four zeroes tacked on. Full Story
Alaska woman accused of stealing patrol car holding husband

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A woman suspected of stealing an Alaska State Troopers patrol car that held her handcuffed husband in the back seat was arrested on suspicion of theft and other charges. Full Story
Miss America Organization gave $6M in cash, tuition in 2014

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization says it handed out nearly $6 million in cash or free tuition to contestants last year in its scholarship awards program. 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