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    Do you agree with the decision to give Dzhokhar Tsarnaev the death penalty for the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing?
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    Vermont Bowl Company touts new laser capabilities

    Vermont Bowl Company touts new laser capabilities Machine customizes and personalizes products
    05/27/2015 08:55 PM EDT
    WILMINGTON >> Vermont Bowl Company owner John McLeod has added a new machine to his fleet, the Epilog Laser Fusion. "It's endless," he said of its engraving and cutting possibilities. The machine now allows McLeod and his crew to customize and personalize products. Origin stories are being put on the bottom of bowls, lobsters and moose are appearing on cutting boards while names are printed 
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    LOCAL NEWS
    School district to hold re-vote on treasurer's unusually high salary

    SUNDERLAND >> After the Sunderland Town School District tried and failed to decrease the salary of the school treasurer in March, it will hold a another vote on June 3 to decide how the school treasurer is compensated. Sunderland school district treasurer Rose Keough holds three positions in Sunderland: She receives two separate salaries as both town clerk and treasurer, which by default Full Story
    SPORTS
    (Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner)
    Kuzmicki, Curtin power Patriots past Cougars

    MAU girls advance in tournament, secure rubber match with Brattleboro
    BENNINGTON >> The Mount Anthony Union High School girls tennis team got what it wanted out of its top players in Wednesday's Division I playdown game against Mount Mansfield, and after sweating through the beating sun for a little while longer the No. 3 Patriots earned a 5-2 win over the No. 14 Cougars. Full Story
    ENTERTAINMENT
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    Johnny Depp's Australian dog scandal heats up

    The actor flies out of Australia as politicians fight over how to respond to his illegally bringing his Yorkshire terriers into the country.  Full Story
    REGION
    Sanders wants Clinton to take stand on trade deal

    CONCORD, N.H. >> Sen. Bernie Sanders is questioning why Democratic presidential rival Hillary Rodman Clinton won't take a stand on the emerging trade deal with Pacific nations, which he calls "enormously important issue" she's been dodging. A day after launching his longshot campaign, the Vermont independent returned to neighboring New Hampshire on Wednesday, where a blunt voter told him Full Story
    NATION/WORLD
    Parents charged with murder in death of malnourished child

    PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities have filed murder charges against a suburban Phoenix couple after the death of their 3-year-old daughter who weighed just 15 pounds. Full Story

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    Salmagundi Club representational art comes to Bennington

    Bennington Center for the Arts celebrates NYC painters
    BENNINGTON >> In June, two strongholds of representational art will join forces to stage a show of the work of 47 artists. Full Story
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    Sea lion impaled with spear rescued in Southern California

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A giant sea lion impaled by a homemade spear is recovering at SeaWorld after being rescued just off the Southern California coast. Full Story
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    US, Chinese authors protest major book fair, censorship

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese and American authors are protesting a major U.S. book fair's focus on China that they say ignores the country's problems of censorship and intimidation. Full Story
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    Emma Stone, Andrew Garfield reunited?

    'The Amazing Spider-Man' co-stars have been spotted together around L.A. amid reports their romance is back on.  
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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
    (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