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    Over 12,000 attend 19th Garlic Festival at Camelot Village

    08/31/2014 10:49 PM 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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    Over 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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    Bruce Springsteen writes children's book

    “Outlaw Pete” is based on song from 2009 album “Working on a Dream.”  Full Story
    REGION
    Newfane discusses fate of historic Arch Bridge

    NEWFANE -- The jury is still out on how best to address the badly deteriorated, 106-year-old Arch Bridge in Williamsville. But at a recent meeting in Newfane, there was consensus among a small group of officials and residents: The bridge should be replaced, not rehabilitated; it should remain one lane, and not expand to two; and the turning radius should increase on the Dover Road/Grimes Full Story
    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
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    Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning. 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