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Race and gender issues explored in forum

BENNINGTON — Conversations around discrimination issues are never easy, especially amid a divisive political era, but having those conversations has to be goal, panelists agreed during a forum …

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Another View: Lifting the lid on dark money

A legal battle has usefully pried open a closed door in politics, raising hope of more transparency and accountability. Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of …

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Treating phobias: New era in virtual reality therapy

Dick Tracey didn't have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset.Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked so real he fell …

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Two Bennington men arrested in large-scale cocaine operation BENNINGTON —Two Bennington men have been arrested after a federal search warrant revealed a large-scale cocaine operation, police said. James E. O'Dell, 54, was arrested Sept. 13 by the FBI and …
'The best year we've ever had' POWNAL — Vermont's newly-arrived fall spells a time of plenty for Keith Armstrong.It's the time of year when he sells the most of his crops overall — vegetables, fruit, maple syrup …
BAN-L-KIDSDAY_web BENNINGTON — Up to 160 kids age 16 and younger will have a chance to pet a tarantula, fire a BB gun, catch a fish, shoot foam-tipped arrows and learn about Vermont's natural resources when the …
Kiah Morris case prompts computer investigation questions BENNINGTON — Should police have done more sooner to investigate online threats and harassment reported against a Vermont state representative?Was it a failure by law enforcement — from …
Skatepark preliminary design unveiled MANCHESTER — Dreams of a permanent skatepark for Manchester have finally taken shape, on paper and in 3D digital renderings that were unveiled to members of the Manchester Skatepark Committee …
Local sports
Dedication to take place at Werner Tournament ARLINGTON — A memorial stone and plaque will be dedicated to the memory of legendary Arlington coach John Werner between the two games at the 11th annual John Werner Soccer Tournament at the …
Indians stay perfect after beating Granville SALEM, N.Y. — In a tough battle with Granville, the Cambridge-Salem football team led by eight early in the fourth quarter but scored 14 unanswered points in the last four minutes to win 42-20 …
In matchup of top D-II teams, BBA blasts Fair Haven FAIR HAVEN — In a matchup of the top two teams in Division II, Burr and Burton jumped out to a 20-point lead and won 48-14 to remain unbeaten at 4-0.Joey McCoy was the offensive star for the …
Chorlton, Potter lead Patriots past Slaters BENNINGTON — It was the David Chorlton and Jeff Potter show at Spinelli Field on Thursday night, as each scored four goals in Mount Anthony's 9-0 rout over Fair Haven."Our scoring is going to …
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Score! Scrabble dictionary adds 'OK,' 'ew' to official play

NEW YORK (AP) — Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few.Merriam-Webster released the …

Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

BALTIMORE (AP) — A shootout between a man in a violence-prone Baltimore district and a police officer taking part in a crime suppression initiative has left the officer wounded and the …

Side effect of trafficking law: More street prostitution?

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists and police …

Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against …

As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela.Around a U-shaped table in a hotel towering above the …

World News

Score! Scrabble dictionary adds 'OK,' 'ew' to official play

NEW YORK (AP) — Scrabble players, time to rethink your game because 300 new words are coming your way, including some long-awaited gems: OK and ew, to name a few.Merriam-Webster released the …

Baltimore police: Suspect dead, officer wounded in shootout

BALTIMORE (AP) — A shootout between a man in a violence-prone Baltimore district and a police officer taking part in a crime suppression initiative has left the officer wounded and the …

Side effect of trafficking law: More street prostitution?

NEW YORK (AP) — Recent crackdowns targeting the sex-for-hire industry have reduced the number of commercial ads on the internet and helped fight online trafficking. But activists and police …

Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — At the end of the 1991 movie "Thelma & Louise," the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against …

As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela.Around a U-shaped table in a hotel towering above the …

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Teflon Town: ChemFab's Toxic Legacy

Teflon Town: ChemFab's toxic legacy is a five-part series on the history of the company in Bennington and the impact of water contamination from the factories on local residents.

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