Governor announces Bennington drug treatment center

Set to open early next year, local facility is joint effort of SVMC, United Counseling
10/24/2014 10:18 PM EDT
BENNINGTON -- A new drug treatment center will soon be opening on Benmont Avenue. Gov. Peter Shumlin made the announcement on the steps of the Bennington Police Department, alongside local health and law enforcement officials. The Addiction Treatment Center of Southwestern Vermont is expected to begin operation early next year. 
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Governor announces Bennington drug treatment center

Set to open early next year, local facility is joint effort of SVMC, United Counseling
BENNINGTON -- A new drug treatment center will soon be opening on Benmont Avenue. Gov. Peter Shumlin made the announcement on the steps of the Bennington Police Department, alongside local health and law enforcement officials. The Addiction Treatment Center of Southwestern Vermont is expected to begin operation early next year. Full Story
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'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester. 

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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