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    Garlic, garlic everywhere: Welcome to Garlic Fest

    08/30/2014 09:50 AM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- Garlic ice cream? Garlic cupcakes? Garlic peanuts? 
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    Recreational business launches in Arlington

    ARLINGTON -- Kirsten Dahlgren began taking advantage of the location of her home and land on the Battenkill this spring by renting out tubes and kayaks to supplement her income. A new resident of Arlington as of November 2013, Dahlgren bought equipment and put her rentals up online to attract visitors in a short time. Full Story
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    College to begin outdoor track program

    BENNINGTON -- At a time when most colleges are dropping sports, Southern Vermont College announced on Friday that it would add a 12th varsity sport -- men's track and field -- to begin in the spring of 2015. "There is an acknowledgement that fall cross-country programs benefit from having a spring track program . Full Story
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    President Obama's tan suit becomes Internet sensation

    Obama discusses Syria, Iraq and Ukraine, wearing a suit no one expected. Full Story
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    Iran FM says ready to meet Saudi counterpart

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says he is ready to meet his Saudi Arabian counterpart on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in September and to visit the Gulf powerhouse later this year. Full Story
    Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase. Full Story
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    'Halo' makers shed light on live-action series

    SEATTLE (AP) — "Halo: Nightfall" is returning to familiar territory. The overseers of the popular franchise at 343 Industries announced Saturday at the PAX Prime gaming convention that the upcoming live-action "Halo" series would take place on a surviving fragment of the Alpha Ring, the intergalactic locale from the original "Halo: 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