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    Bennington School students celebrate end of collaboration with tea party

    10/20/2014 10:20 PM EDT
    NORTH BENNINGTON -- Students from The Bennington School on Monday celebrated the conclusion of a six-week program with the Vermont Arts Exchange and the Hiland Hall Garden with a tea party. "We wanted to celebrate and a lot of the girls had said that they'd never had a tea party; so I said, okay, floppy hats, let's do this up," said Kristen Blaker, who represents both the 
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    Bennington School students celebrate end of collaboration with tea party

    NORTH BENNINGTON -- Students from The Bennington School on Monday celebrated the conclusion of a six-week program with the Vermont Arts Exchange and the Hiland Hall Garden with a tea party. "We wanted to celebrate and a lot of the girls had said that they'd never had a tea party; so I said, okay, floppy hats, let's do this up," said Kristen Blaker, who represents both the Full Story
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    Bono has glaucoma, he reveals in new interview

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    City to address violence near N.H. pumpkin fest

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    Spice of life: Searching for fall flavor in North Adams

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    Police retrace steps of suspected serial killer

    GARY, Ind. (AP) — Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial killing spree over two decades. Full Story
    New Mexico man's typo costs him thousands on bill

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    The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

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    Renee Zellweger barely recognizable Monday on red carpet

    The actress, who hasn’t been in a film since 2010, shows up for Elle’s Annual Women in Hollywood Awards in Los Angeles looking like she’s has some plastic surgery. 

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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
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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