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    A step toward addressing unjustified property seizure

    01/28/2015 06:56 PM EST
    Since 2008, thousands of police agencies in every state in the country have seized $3 billion in cash and property under a federal law designed to thwart drug organizations. But the reality is that motorists and others charged with no crimes have forfeited cars, cash, homes and even businesses while these assets are absorbed into local and state law enforcement budgets. 
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    Storm a bust, but a boon for business
    01/27/2015 05:16 PM EST - Considering all the drama leading up to Juno — the Blizzard of 2015, the end result here in Vermont was a little anticlimactic. All day Monday we heard dire predictions of "historic snow" of 1 to 3 feet for the entire Northeast, with blizzard wind conditions and coastal flooding in some regions. Full Story

     
     
     
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    Letters to the Editor

    01/29/2015 05:16 PM EST
    Support LDP proposal I encourage your readers to support the creation of a new oral health workforce model being proposed in Vermont called the Licensed Dental Practitioner. As an associate professor at the Vermont Technical College School of Dental Hygiene, I oversee students as they treat patients from the community. 
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    Letters: This single mom doesn't feel bullied
    01/28/2015 05:24 PM EST - This single mom doesn't feel bullied One thing about being a single mom, it is a non-stop job. I welcome community support and value help more than anyone may understand. I am grateful when a friend or extended family member offers to pick up my boys from school, run an errand or help when one of us is sick. Full Story

    Banner letters policy
    01/28/2015 05:24 PM EST - The Bennington Banner welcomes letters to the editor. Letters up to 500 words may be emailed tonews@benningtonbanner.com or mailed to Bennington Banner, 425 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Email is preferred. Please include the writer's name, town of residence and a phone number in case we need to call to verify. Full Story

    Letters: Let dentists provide fluoride
    01/28/2015 11:59 AM EST - Let dentists provide fluoride I would like to know why they are trying to push fluoride on the town of Bennington again. We voted this down before and I can only hope it will be voted down again! There are people who only have dentures, they surely do not need this, and our water/sewer bill is already high enough without adding cost for something not everyone wants. Full Story

    Letters: Thanks from the Vets' Home
    01/26/2015 07:10 PM EST - Thanks from the Vets' Home This has been a tremendous year at the Vermont Veterans' Home. The successes we achieved could not have been accomplished without the spirited support we received from our local community right here in Bennington and the surrounding area. During the holiday season, the number of individuals and organizations that stopped in to donate, entertain, or to simply celebrate Full Story

    Letters: Clearing up confusion on fluoride
    01/27/2015 11:18 AM EST - Clearing up confusion on fluoride I understand there is confusion in the debate about the merits of water fluoridation in Bennington. I am confident that the following information will eliminate the confusion surrounding both the benefits and the dangers to human health from the addition of fluoride to drinking water. Full Story

    Banner letters policy
    01/24/2015 02:52 PM EST - The Bennington Banner welcomes letters to the editor. Letters up to 500 words may be emailed to news@benningtonbanner.com or mailed to Bennington Banner, 425 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201. Email is preferred. Please include the writer's name, town of residence and a phone number in case we need to call to verify. Full Story

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    FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI has released photos made from surveillance video of three masked thieves stealing historic gold nuggets on display at a San Francisco bank museum after ramming a stolen SUV through its revolving door. Full Story
    (Frank Wiese/AP)
    Lawyer says Suge Knight was behind wheel in deadly crash

    COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Death Row Records founder Marion "Suge" Knight accidentally ran over and killed a friend and injured another man on Thursday as he fled attackers, his lawyer said. Full Story
    (AP Photo/CBS, Lou Bopp)
    David Letterman wants Jay Leno to appear on show

    Former “Tonight Show” host has been invited to appear with old rival before CBS host retires in May.