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John Grega dies in car crash on Long Island

N.Y. man spent 18 years in prison for murder of his wife in Vt.
01/24/2015 04:39 PM EST
BRATTLEBORO >> A Long Island man who spent 18 years in a Vermont prison for murdering his wife in Dover only to be released by a judge after DNA evidence cast doubt on his guilt, died Friday in a one car accident, just minutes away from his home in Lake Ronkonkoma, Long Island. John Grega, 52, of Campus Lane, Lake Ronkonkoma, crashed his 1999 Chevrolet van after losing control of the 
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LOCAL NEWS
Pownal residents demand to keep their school buses

Law would require SVSU to control transportation
POWNAL >> Dozens of community members attended last week's Pownal School Board meeting, where a representative from the Vermont Agency of Education spoke about a new law that prevents Pownal from operating its own school buses without a waiver. Vaughn Altemus, education finance manager for the Agency of Education, explained to the board the details of Act 153, which was updated last year to Full Story
SPORTS
(Geoff Smith — Bennington Banner)
MAU Nordic skiing sweeps night meet at Viking

MAU's Hale top girl finisher, BBA's Mooney wins boys race
LONDONDERRY >> Racing under the lights at the Viking Nordic Center on Friday night, the Mount Anthony Union High School Nordic ski team swept the four-team Marble Valley League Classical race. Racing against Burr and Burton Academy, Brattleboro and Rutland, the boys took first with 25 points. BBA was next with 33, Brattleboro had 41, and Rutland had 46. Full Story
ENTERTAINMENT
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Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda. Full Story
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Vermont's new Catholic bishop versed in cyberspace

SOUTH BURLINGTON >> Vermont's new Roman Catholic bishop is just learning his way around the state, consulting a map to check on the location of some of the state's parishes, but he's already known in cyberspace. The Rev. Christopher Coyne is known as the Catholic Church's first blogging priest to be elevated to a bishop. Full Story
NATION/WORLD
Final victim hasn't been found in Md. mansion fire

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — After a week of searching, investigators say they still haven't found the body of the sixth person believed to have died in a fire that destroyed a multimillion-dollar mansion near Maryland's capital city. Full Story

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Berkshire breweries brave new flavors

Barrington Brewery, Big Elm and Glass Bottom experiment
Glass Bottom The Glass Bottom Brewery in Lee creates beers for a very niche market by highlighting some unusual flavors. Full Story
Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Feeling the sting of rejection? Itching to get even with an ex? The San Francisco Zoo is offering the burned and spurned masses the chance to "adopt" a hissing cockroach or giant scorpion in honor of their special ex-someone for Valentine's Day. Full Story
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Seth Rogen sorry for 'American Sniper' comments

“The Interview” actor compared Clint Eastwood’s movie to a Nazi propaganda film depicted in “Inglourious Basterds” because both dealt with snipers, he says; but his comments were taken by many to suggest he was dismissing “American Sniper” as pro-war propaganda. 

 
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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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Obama launches sales pitch for health insurance program

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Happy Mother's Day, you heartless, killer psycho TV moms

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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