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    Bennington Elementary raises $800 for cancer research

    Teachers humiliated for a great cause
    05/27/2016 09:11 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON >> Bennington Elementary students and stuff participated in the second annual "Staff Stunts" assembly on Friday, which for the first time raised money for leukemia and lymphoma research. The event started as a parent-teacher organization fundraiser last year, said assistant principal Jerry O'Connor. 
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    Vermont police step up patrols for Memorial Day holiday

    Increased patrols, checkpoints, focus on seat belts
    BENNINGTON >> Police will be setting up checkpoints and increasing traffic patrols to coincide with Memorial Day weekend. The Bennington Police Department announced Thursday at that starting the week of May 30 it would be conducting a "safety checkpoint" somewhere in town. "An aggressive effort will be made to identify impaired drivers and safety violations on our highways," police said Full Story
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    Patriots hang on to defeat Colonels

    Davis scored four goals in Patriots' regular season finale win
    BENNINGTON >> Coming off a tough loss to rival Burr and Burton on Tuesday, the Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team kept their focus on ending the season strong. The Patriots sure did that with a 8-6 victory over Brattleboro on Friday afternoon, wining five of their last six games to finish the regular season . Full Story
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    Busy weekend for Brattleboro Music Center

    Northern Roots Festival on Saturday; Heath Quartet on Sunday
    BRATTLEBORO — It will be a busy weekend for the Brattleboro Music Center with back to back events on Saturday and Sunday, each one deserving its own weekend in its own right. First off, BMC will present what promises to be the biggest and best ever Northern Roots Festival, a popular day-long event on Saturday, Jan. Full Story
    REGION
    State to look at fining truckers who use tricky Vermont road

    CAMBRIDGE, VT. >> Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration says staff will look at a plan to levy hefty fines against tractor-trailer drivers who unlawfully try to take a northern Vermont road known for ensnaring large trucks. The Burlington Free Press reports state traffic officials hope steep fines, new signage and public outreach will help prevent tractor-trailers from becoming stuck in 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
     
     
    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
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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