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A forgotten war, remembered again

"It was always called the forgotten war."That's how Donald "Don" Fisher recalls the Korean War, in which he fought as a teenage member of the Army's 24 Infantry Division, 21st Regiment.But he …
Opinion
Our View: Domestic violence deserves our contempt

This being an election year, we hear about all sorts of worrisome trends in Vermont — its aging and shrinking population, its lack of affordable housing, and the way those factors are dragging …

Trump's trade war will affect US to its roots

Our opinion: An avoidable drama ends

UN report on U.S. poverty right on target

Lifestyles
What do you do with all that pickle relish? Make biscuits, of course!

The summer bash you planned for weeks is over. The trash is picked up and the lawn chairs returned to their rightful places. You sent the leftover salads and desserts home with the people who brought …

Could walking barefoot on grass improve your health?

What's your favorite kitchen gadget?

Thom Smith | Nature Watch: Turtle Season - How old is this little guy?

Latest news
WBTN returning to FM broadcasting BENNINGTON — Bennington's community radio station is returning to the FM airwaves.While no date for the change is yet set, in the near future WBTN-AM 1370 will begin broadcasting simultaneously …
Telemedicine upgrades ICU patient care at SVMC BENNINGTON— Thanks to a new technological initiative, intensive care patients at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center will have round-the-clock access to an extra team of medical …
'Tell Me More Tour' stops at museum BENNINGTON — Vermont Public Radio's "Tell Me More Tour" made a stop in Bennington on Wednesday, part of a summer-long, 14-county trip around the state.Scott Finn, who took over the radio …
Midnight Madness returns to downtown Bennington BENNINGTON — For the 55th year in a row, Midnight Madness will bring a night of shopping, dining and activities to downtown Bennington. From 7 p.m. to midnight Thursday, various downtown shops …
Dailey fined for failed emissions test SHAFTSBURY — A Shaftsbury business has been fined $4,500 for exceeding emissions limits on particulate matter.According to an Assurance of Discontinuance filed on the Vermont Department of …
Local sports
Post 13 drops matchup to Bellows Falls BENNINGTON — An undermanned Post 13 struggled in all phases of the game in a 12-1 run-rule loss against Post 37 Bellows Falls on Thursday."We had some mental lapses and we didn't play good …
154th season opens today; race slate will feature $18.8 mil in purses The 2018 season — the 154th overall — gets underway at the track in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., today, with gates opening at 11 a.m. for the first races of the year. The post time for the …
Armored Athlete set to begin play in TBT Saturday BENNINGTON — Back in mid-June, ESPN college basketball analyst Seth Greenberg called Armored Athlete a "deep, talented team" and a "team to watch in #TBT."This Saturday, Armored Athlete gets …
O'Connor Soccer Skills Clinic set for late July MANCHESTER — The John O'Connor Soccer Skills Clinic is coming up at the end of July.Castleton University's head soccer coach John O'Connor and his assistants are holding a clinic geared towards …
National News

Veteran newspaper reporter loses job in plagiarism probe

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A veteran North Carolina newspaper reporter lost her job after editors found she used material from other publications in her stories without credit.The News & …

NYC releases documents connected to Central Park 5 case

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has started releasing about 100,000 pages of documents connected to the notorious case of the five men whose convictions for raping and beating a Central Park …

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza

GAZA City, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel targeted militant sites in Gaza, after Palestinians shot at its forces near the border, the military said Friday, with airstrikes and tank fire that …

Immigrant parents have trouble reaching separated children

NEW YORK (AP) — An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone call, while other parents wait weeks for the phone to ring.A …

Trump's ex-lawyer Cohen and Rev. Al Sharpton meet 'n tweet

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen and the Rev. Al Sharpton have met to renew a long acquaintance — and they've made a point of letting the …

World News

NYC releases documents connected to Central Park 5 case

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has started releasing about 100,000 pages of documents connected to the notorious case of the five men whose convictions for raping and beating a Central Park …

3 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in Gaza

GAZA City, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel targeted militant sites in Gaza, after Palestinians shot at its forces near the border, the military said Friday, with airstrikes and tank fire that …

Immigrant parents have trouble reaching separated children

NEW YORK (AP) — An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone call, while other parents wait weeks for the phone to ring.A …

Bayer to stop sales of birth control device tied to injuries

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators says it will stop selling the …

The Latest: Ex-juror after killer spared: Truth matters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on condemned killer spared by Ohio governor (all times local):12:15 p.m.A juror who came forward with concerns that the extent of a condemned Ohio killer's …

2018 Regional All Stars

Teflon Town
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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