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    Six MAUHS students honored for achievement on PSATs

    09/30/2014 10:09 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- In addition to the two National Merit Scholarship Program semi-finalists that were announced earlier this month, Mount Anthony Union High School was recently informed that four other students were named Commended Students. After 1.5 million high school students from across the country took the PSAT in October of 2013, high schools were notified in April if any of their 
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    LOCAL NEWS
    Accused murderer waives speedy trial

    BENNINGTON -- The man accused of murdering a woman in Manchester nearly 30 years ago waived his right to a speedy trial Tuesday, allowing the case to progress at a slower pace. David A. Morrison, 54, who has pleaded not guilty to a first degree murder charge in connection with the death of Sarah Hunter, had been scheduled for a trial in November, a deadline that concerned Judge John Wesley Full Story
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    Patriots edge out Bulldogs in boys soccer

    BENNINGTON -- When two evenly-matched teams like Mount Anthony Union High School and Burr and Burton Academy meet in any sport, the final outcome is likely to be close. Tuesday night's boys soccer matchup at Spinelli Field was no different, as MAU's Marcus LaFlamme scored the only goal of the evening in the Patriots' 1-0 win, extending their win streak to five and snapping Full Story
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    Jeremy Renner got hitched in secret

    “The Avengers” star married Sonni Pacheco, the mother of his young daughter. Full Story
    REGION
    Montpelier gets boost in eliminating fossil fuels

    MONTPELIER-- A long-term plan to eliminate the state capital city’s dependence on fossil fuels is getting a boost from two new projects: one to install more solar panels at an insurance company and another to meet more heating needs with a new biomass heating facility. On Tuesday, Gov. Peter Shumlin and officials with National Life Group insurance and financial services company marked Full Story

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    Jonas Dovydenas captures the faces of an 'endless' war

    LENOX -- There's a war going on in the Welles Gallery. There are children there, and Mujahideens, soldiers of the United States and Afghanistan. Full Story
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    East Jerusalem construction plan moves ahead

    JERUSALEM (AP) — The Jerusalem municipality says it is pressing forward with a plan to build a controversial new housing development in east Jerusalem. Full Story
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    Reports: China body-searched 10,000 pigeons

    BEIJING (AP) — The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. 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