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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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    (Holly Pelczynski — Bennington Banner)
    Electric car charging stations installed in Bennington

    Two charging stations are ready to go
    05/29/2015 05:45 AM EDT
    BENNINGTON — Two grant-funded electric car charging stations are up and ready for public use, free of charge. Last year it was announced that Bennington was one of six Vermont towns to receive a grant from the Agency of Natural Resources to install electric car charging stations.

    Video | New charging station in Bennington VT will allow electric cars to charge while visiting the area Full Story

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    Man accused of shooting dog, abusing wife, can be released to treatment

    BENNINGTON >> A Cyr Court man accused earlier this month of assaulting his wife and shooting her dog will be released from custody, but only if it's into a residential treatment facility, according to a court order. On May 13, Cory B. Racicot, 28, pleaded not guilty to first degree aggravated domestic assault, and misdemeanor counts of domestic assault, and cruelty to an animal. Full Story
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    Mount Anthony holds off Rutland on Senior Day

    Wilkinson, Young, Davis all have hat tricks in victory
    BENNINGTON — Maybe it came from the Senior Day festivities at halftime, but the Mount Anthony boys lacrosse team, after shutting out Rutland through the first half, came out a little slow in the third quarter. And it took a balanced effort and some stout goaltending to make sure the Patriots saw the win through.

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    New theater company in Bennington has debut tonight

    BENNINGTON >> A new theater company in Bennington will stage its first production tonight at the First Baptist Church. The Bennington Community Theater is producing "Big Bad Wolf," a play written by local theater director Shay Francis, featuring a cast of mostly Mount Anthony Union High School students. Full Story
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    Man accused of housing shooting death suspect, girlfriend

    WHITE RIVER JUNCTION (AP) >> A Vermont man has been accused of housing a suspect in the shooting death of a man in Springfield last month. The Eagle Times reports 33-year-old Darrell Barror of Chester was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of being an accessory after the fact, assisting Gregory Smith. Full Story

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    CORRECTED: 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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    Thousands view B.B. King on eve of Mississippi funeral

    INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Blues guitarist Buddy Guy says he always intended to tour the B.B. King Museum while its namesake, his longtime friend, was still living. Full Story
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    Michael Jackson's ranch can be yours for $100 million

    'Thriller’ singer’s amusement parks rides are gone, and property now called Sycamore Valley Ranch. 
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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
     
     
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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
     
     
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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