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    Zohydro maker responds to governors

    09/02/2014 10:22 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- The manufacturer of a new extended-release painkiller has responded to being singled out by five New England governors who called on the federal government to take back its decision to approve the drug for the market. Last week, five New England governors, including Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin, asked the Secretary of the federal Health and Human Services Department, Sylvia 
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    Miss Vt. International tours Veterans' Home
    09/02/2014 10:21 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Miss Vermont International, Bennington native Molly Carson, is Airman First Class with the Vermont Air National Guard and college student at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. Carson represents the Wounded Warrior Project, and travels across the nation on a campaign called "For Those Who Can't," to raise awareness and collect funds for the project by participating in Full Story

    Emeritus at Fillmore Pond staff, residents accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
    09/02/2014 10:23 PM EDT - BENNINGTON - Residents and caregivers at Emeritus at Fillmore Pond took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Tuesday in honor of resident Esther Lindwall, who has resided at the center for four and a half years. The group has already raised more than $300 in Lindwall's name to donate to the research of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly referred to as ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Full Story

    County-wide totals for Bennington area primary elections
    09/02/2014 10:19 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The following numbers are based off unofficial figures presented on the Vermont Secretary of State's website. Frederick C. Gilbar won the Democratic Party nomination for high bailiff in Bennington County, getting 746 votes. His opponent, James A. Gulley Jr., got 737 votes. Full Story

    New York Assembly District 107 primary Rep. McLaughlin wages write-in against opponent Phil Malone
    09/02/2014 10:17 PM EDT - TROY, N.Y. -- The State Assembly District 107 seat, which represents Cambridge and White Creek, as well as Rensselaer County and half of Columbia County, is being challenged in the Tuesday, Sept. 9, Primary Election on the Independence Party of New York State. Republican and Conservative Party incumbent Rep. Full Story

    Shumlin names Ramniceanu to lead pretrial services system
    09/02/2014 03:36 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Annie Ramniceanu will oversee the state's new pretrial services system to help people convicted of crimes access substance abuse and mental health services, Gov. Peter Shumlin and Corrections Commissioner Andy Pallito announced Friday. Full Story

    Official count confirms lt. gov. write in winner in Vermont
    09/02/2014 04:29 PM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) - The official count of Vermont's primary election ballots has confirmed that Progressive lieutenant governor candidate Dean Corren has also qualified for the Democratic nomination by garnering almost 3,900 write-in votes. Full Story

    BF Police make arrest in Boys & Girls Club vandalism case
    09/02/2014 02:45 PM EDT - BELLOWS FALLS -- Though police have made an arrest in connection with vandalism at the Bellows Falls Boys & Girls Club, the executive director of the Brattleboro chapter said certain health hazards have indefinitely closed the Church Street location. Full Story

    Optum report says poor leadership kept state from holding CGI accountable
    09/02/2014 01:30 PM EDT - A lack of leadership at Vermont Health Connect left the tech firm CGI unaccountable for work it was supposed to complete on the state's health care exchange, according to a consultant's report released Friday. The state "ceded" responsibility for the project's success to CGI, says the report written by Optum -- the firm now in negotiations to take over the project -- and as a result, "CGI Full Story

    Fiber advocates trash state's 10-year telecom plan
    09/02/2014 01:28 PM EDT - The state's current proposal for a 10-year Telecommunications Plan would make Vermont a "laughing stock" for the industry, critics told lawmakers Thursday at a Statehouse public hearing. A parade of citizens -- many involved in the 24-town joint venture EC Fiber -- fired shot after shot at the policy document, prepared for comment by the Department of Public Service. Full Story

    New England's tallest lighthouse sells for $78,000

    YORK, Maine (AP) — New England's tallest lighthouse has been sold for $78,000. A federal government spokeswoman says the General Services Administration has accepted a bid for the Boon Island Light Station off York, Maine. Full Story
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    'Gone Girl,' 'Unbroken' lead drumbeat of fall

    NEW YORK (AP) — Unable to find her second directing project, Angelina Jolie took to sifting through "generals. Full Story
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    Cee Lo Green makes controversial comments about rape

    Former 'The Voice’ judge deleted Twitter account temporarily after causing stir by suggesting women must be conscious to be raped.