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    State Police name man shot by officer in BPD lobby

    04/23/2014 09:56 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- State Police have named the man shot by an officer in the lobby of the Bennington Police Department Tuesday night. Police said Gregory Filo, 42, of Bennington walked into the station's lobby at approximately 8:30 p.m., acting erratically. He had a knife, and began making stabbing motions at an acquaintance who had followed him in. 
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    Vermont leading US in GMO labeling campaign
    04/23/2014 09:54 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor. The House voted 114-30 on Wednesday to support the bill, which would require the GMO labels on produce and processed foods and which carries a maximum civil penalty for violators of $1,000 per Full Story

    Cambridge school budget calls for 2.77% property tax increase
    04/23/2014 09:56 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The Cambridge Central School Board of Education passed a budget that took on no program or staff cuts in a special meeting Wednesday. The budget allows for adding a new secondary math teacher and a new head of building maintenance mechanic. The 3.02-percent proposed budget increase calls for a 2. Full Story

    SVMC partners with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    04/23/2014 09:56 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has joined the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts provider network, which will allow many of those affected by the closure of the North Adams Regional Hospital to receive care there. The contract has been in place for about a week, said Kevin Robinson, communications director at SVMC. Full Story

    PAVE offers free financial workshops to women
    04/23/2014 09:45 PM EDT - Workshop teaches women about credit and budgeting to kickstart financial literacy program BENNINGTON -- Project Against Violent Encounters will be holding two free financial workshops for women on Monday, May 5 at the Rotary Club Room of the Bennington Free Library, 101 Silver St., starting the first in a series of workshops this year. Full Story

    UPDATED: Shooting incident at Bennington Police Station under investigation (VIDEO)
    04/23/2014 05:54 AM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The front door of the Bennington Police Department was blocked with yellow tape and guarded by a Vermont State Trooper following an incident at about 8:45 in the lobby of the station. State police from Royalton were en route to investigate an incident that led to two people being removed from the station in separate ambulances. Full Story

    Preparations coming together for annual Aurora
    04/22/2014 10:26 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Named for the lights, movement, sound and music of the party, "Aurora" is celebrating 10 years. The Bennington Area Chamber of Commerce is presenting Aurora as a mask party this year on Saturday, April 26, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the old Graphtek building, 186 North St. "Winter was so long and so hard here. Full Story

    Couple injured in Route 22 rollover crash
    04/22/2014 09:50 PM EDT - WHITE CREEK -- On April 21 at approximately 3:52 p.m., the Washington County Sheriff’s Department, the Cambridge Fire Department, the Cambridge Rescue Squad and the Cambridge Police Department responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident on State Route 22 in White Creek. The driver of the vehicle, 82-year-old Donald Bogardus was traveling northbound when the vehicle slid off the Full Story

    Giant map helps Sacred Heart students learn Vermont geography
    04/22/2014 10:27 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Students at the Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales School in Bennington had a unique opportunity early this week: To interact with their home state like never before. On Monday and Tuesday, Sacred Heart students learned about Vermont's geography on a gigantic floor map. The traveling map was produced by the Vermont Geographic Alliance. Full Story

    Sen. Sanders visits MAUHS to honor essay contest winner (VIDEO)
    04/23/2014 09:48 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders held a town hall-style discussion with students at Mount Anthony Union High School on Tuesday in order to honor junior Alexina Federhen, who won the senator's State of the Union essay contest in January. Sanders fielded questions from students on subjects from universal healthcare, to public education, to global warming, to the most basic ideologies Full Story

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    The cat came back, but it took 5 years

    A cat that went missing five years ago has been reunited with its owner in Indiana thanks to an implanted microchip. Full Story
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    Watch Yankees pitcher get caught using pine tar

    Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night. Full Story