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    Ms. Everything: Versatile Goodell chosen as Banner Athlete of the Year

    07/29/2014 10:35 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- For the 2014 Bennington Banner Athlete of the Year, presented by Casella Resource Solutions, it didn't matter what season it was or the type of ball used. Whether it was a soccer ball, a basketball or a softball, our top athlete was at the top of her game using all three. That's why Mount Anthony Union High School senior Kate Goodell is our Athlete of the 
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    Charges filed in May rollover crash

    BENNINGTON -- Misdemeanor charges have been filed against a Pownal woman who in May crashed her vehicle into two houses on Route 346. Nicole Prouty-Carbonaro, 31, pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont Superior Court to careless or negligent vehicle operation, and reckless endangerment. She was released on conditions. Full Story
    SPORTS
    Michael Sam factor a story at Rams camp

    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp. Such guidance could be valuable for the St. Louis Rams, even if by all accounts they have welcomed Michael Sam into the fold. "I don't think it ever hurts to just talk about general respect for other people and other players," middle linebacker James Full Story
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    Batkid documentary in the works

    A film about Miles Scott, the 5-year-old who stole the hearts of millions when he “saved Gotham” as part of a Make-a Wish Foundation event in San Francisco, is underway, but needs funds to be finished; a trailer has aired at Comic-Con. Full Story
    REGION
    Private donations boost GMO legal defense kitty to $160K

    Vermont has raised more than $160,000 in private donations to help defend what would be the nation's first GMO labeling law. While the majority of these private donations have come from individuals, national advocacy groups are also lending their support. And last week, two consumer advocacy groups filed a motion to intervene on behalf of Vermont to defend the law in court. Full Story

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    Uncovering the Mohawk Trail's treasures

    To most of the residents of Northern Berkshire, the Mohawk Trail is a means of getting from North Adams to Greenfield and, eventually, Boston. On a beautiful July day with lots of sun, a friend and I set out to explore the treasures the Trail has -- and which I have overlooked all my life.  Full Story
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    Pennsylvania state police defend fitness test

    HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The head of the Pennsylvania State Police says he hopes the U.S. Justice Department will withdraw a lawsuit that claims the agency's physical fitness standards for recruits discriminates against women. Full Story
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    Orlando Bloom swings at Justin Bieber for dissing Miranda Kerr

    Crowd at Spanish restaurant, which included Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton, applauded when singer left after actor tried to throw a punch. 
     
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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
     
     
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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