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Record-breaking crowd: More than 12,000 attend 19th Garlic Festival at Camelot Village

09/01/2014 11:21 AM EDT
BENNINGTON -- More than 180 vendors lined the grass of Camelot Village on Saturday and Sunday for the Southern Vermont Garlic Festival, offering a wide variety of unique garlic products, as well as fresh garlic. "Everything went wonderfully well," said Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce member and Garlic Fest event chair Lindy Lynch on Sunday, about an hour before the festival closed for 
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Record-breaking crowd: More than 12,000 attend 19th Garlic Festival at Camelot Village

BENNINGTON -- More than 180 vendors lined the grass of Camelot Village on Saturday and Sunday for the Southern Vermont Garlic Festival, offering a wide variety of unique garlic products, as well as fresh garlic. "Everything went wonderfully well," said Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce member and Garlic Fest event chair Lindy Lynch on Sunday, about an hour before the festival closed for Full Story
SPORTS
Roundup: BBA football routs Lyndon in opener

LYNDONVILLE -- The Burr and Burton Academy football team rolled to a 35-0 lead at the half en route to a 54-6 rout over Lyndon Institute on Saturday afternoon in a Division II matchup.

Sophomore signal-caller Griff Stalcup combined for six touchdowns, throwing for five scores and rushing for another.

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ENTERTAINMENT
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Joan Rivers' daughter remains hopeful about mother's recovery

Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.  Full Story
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Unions call for FairPoint to return to table

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NATION/WORLD
Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law

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VENICE WATCH: McDormand hails female stories

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. 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