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Bennington Elementary kicks off a weekend for penguins

Bennington Elementary School students teach others
01/30/2015 09:35 PM EST
BENNINGTON >> Teacher Lexie Dunham's first grade class at Bennington Elementary School takes on an in-depth lesson on the zoology of penguins every year, from migration habits and life cycles, to basic biology and diet. Penguins On Friday before school let out, students had the opportunity to share what they learned with their parents and families. 
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LOCAL NEWS
Vermont State Police respond to several crashes over a few days

BENNINGTON >> Starting late Wednesday night and through the weekend, Bennington County saw several motor vehicle crashes, according to the Vermont State Police. At approximately 10:38 p.m. on Wednesday, a 2005 Dodge Durango, operated by Jason Noblet, 37, of Bennington, went off the road on Route 9 in Woodford, just east of Harbour Road. Full Story
SPORTS
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Bulldogs pull away in fourth for win over MAU

Shehadi scores 26 to lead BBA, Vaval-Paris fires in 15 for MAU
MANCHESTER >> The Mount Anthony Union High School boys basketball team gave Burr and Burton Academy all it could handle through three quarters on Friday night. But in the deciding stanza, the Bulldogs flexed their muscles to pull away for a 56-42 win. The game was close throughout, with MAU (4-8) jumping out to the early lead while BBA (12-2) had to play catch-up. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Harry Potter actor hospitalized in Orlando

Robbie Coltrane was flying to Potter convention when he got sick on airplane. Full Story
REGION
3 of 4 teens seek juvenile trial in rock on car case

3 of 4 teens seek juvenile trial in rock on car case LEWISBURG, PA. >> Three of four teenagers charged after a rock was dropped onto a car on a central Pennsylvania highway, severely injuring the motorist, are asking to have their cases moved to juvenile court. Attorneys for Dylan Lahr, Keefer McGee and Tyler Porter filed motions last month in Union County Court asking that the case be Full Story
NATION/WORLD
Snowstorm delays Boston Marathon bombing trial

BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) is suspended Monday because a snowstorm is expected. Full Story

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Winterfest brings ice sculpture, games to North Bennington

From laser tag to iguanas, village takes plunge
BENNINGTON >> The winter can be a time for cozying up inside, but North Bennington is calling everyone outside for the annual village-wide WinterFest, which often sees the whole community come out to celebrate with their neighbors and welcome visitors. Full Story
Suspicious package at NYC bus station filled with 1K condoms

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a suspicious package left behind a concrete barrier of a New York City bus station didn't contain any explosives but did have some unexpected contents — 1,000 individually packaged condoms for both men and women. Full Story
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Idina Menzel, John Legend shine ahead of Super Bowl

Ms. "Frozen" was on fire at the Super Bowl. Idina Menzel belted out an outstanding live rendition of the national anthem ahead of the big game Sunday in Phoenix. 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