LOCAL NEWS
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Emeritus at Fillmore Pond staff, residents accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

BENNINGTON - Residents and caregivers at Emeritus at Fillmore Pond took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday in honor of resident Esther Lindwall, who has resided at the center for four and a half years. The group has already raised more than $300 in Lindwall's name to donate to the research of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly referred to as ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Full Story
SPORTS
Manchester United sign Falcao

LONDON -- Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window. The record 20-time English champions are paying around $9 million to Monaco to take Falco on loan for the season with an option to buy the 28-year-old Colombia striker. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Carrie Underwood's pregnancy announcement causes confusion

Former 'American Idol’ champ and husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child. Full Story
REGION
Shumlin names Ramniceanu to lead pretrial services system

MONTPELIER -- Annie Ramniceanu will oversee the state's new pretrial services system to help people convicted of crimes access substance abuse and mental health services, Gov. Peter Shumlin and Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito announced Friday. Full Story
NATION/WORLD
Halliburton reaches $1B Gulf oil spill settlement

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pieces fall into place. Full Story
New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
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'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals. Full Story
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Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped. 

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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

Evan Agostini
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
(Evan Agostini)
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
(REUTERS/Yuri Gripas)
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