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    10/24/2014 09:27 PM EDT - MONTPELIER, VT. >> Nuclear watchdog groups said Friday that Entergy Corp.   Full Story
     
    Connecticut governor gets boost from Washington
    10/24/2014 09:27 PM EDT - WILLIMANTIC, CONN. >> Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is getting a political boost from his friends in Washington during the final days of his close re-election bid. Full Story

    10/24/2014 09:27 PM EDT - BOSTON >> Hillary Clinton, on a whirlwind tour of New England to boost Democratic gubernatorial candidates ahead of the November elections, hammered on women's and family issues at a campaign rally Friday for Martha Coakley in downtown Boston.   Full Story
     
    Wynn redesigning planned Boston-area casino hotel
    10/24/2014 06:53 AM EDT - BOSTON >> Wynn Resorts is redesigning its proposed $1.6 billion resort casino in Everett and has scheduled a public meeting to discuss its cleanup plan for the heavily polluted former chemical plant site. Full Story

    10/24/2014 06:49 AM EDT - WASHINGTON >> The likelihood of a significant outbreak of Ebola in the U.   Full Story
     
     
    10/25/2014 08:34 AM EDT - BURLINGTON -- The first sign is more than a mile away. The sign that Wegmans is coming. Heading south on the Middlesex Turnpike, just off Route 3, motorists encounter one of those large mounted construction signs and the first screen reads,   Full Story
     
    Local blood drives scheduled
    10/25/2014 08:39 AM EDT - The following communities will be hosting blood drives in the coming days: * Monday, from 2 p.m. to 7 p. Full Story

    10/25/2014 06:35 AM EDT - HUDSON, N.H. -- A 21-year-old Hudson man was arrested on drunk driving charges early Friday after police said he drove into a ditch off Wason Road and then left the scene.   Full Story
     
    Galvin to debate foes on Monday
    10/25/2014 06:35 AM EDT - Sun Staff Report MALDEN -- Secretary of State William Galvin and his two opponents on the Nov. 4 ballot will debate on Monday. Full Story

    10/25/2014 06:35 AM EDT - HUDSON, N.H. -- Two Hudson men were arrested early Friday morning, including one who was charged with impersonating an officer and illegally detaining a cab driver.   Full Story
     
     
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    10/24/2014 10:18 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A new drug treatment center will soon be opening on Benmont Avenue. Gov. Peter Shumlin made the announcement on the steps of the Bennington Police Department, alongside local health and law enforcement officials. The Addiction Treatment Center of Southwestern Vermont is expected to begin operation early next year.   Full Story
     
    Bennington Home Depot earns GCEPD employer award
    10/25/2014 03:34 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Vermont Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities announced its 2014 awards to Vermont employers that embody the "spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act" this month. The GCEPD presented one of the employer awards to the Bennington Home Depot at the Bennington Rotary Club meeting at Mount Anthony Country Club on Friday, for its commitment Full Story

    10/24/2014 10:15 PM EDT - When The Banner lands on your doorstep or newsstand or Internet edition on Tuesday, we guarantee you'll do a double-take -- in a good way. For the past several months, dozens of us here have busy with what I can only describe as a massive undertaking: A complete redesign of The Bennington Banner.   Full Story
     
    Man held without bail for allegedly groping woman
    10/24/2014 10:15 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A Manchester man is being held without bail for allegedly groping a woman and making comments about raping her. Donald A. Felion, 70, pleaded not guilty to lewd and lascivious conduct, and misdemeanor stalking. Because he has past felony convictions for burglary from 1972, and a lewd and lascivious conduct conviction from 1984, he was charged as a habitual offender, meaning Full Story

    10/24/2014 10:14 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Several people were hit with pepper spray after police chased a shirtless man inside his mother’s house, where he had been trying to enter without permission after being hit with a baseball bat earlier in the day. The incident led to Randy J. Kolbe, 28, of Bennington, being charged with felony unlawful trespass, and misdemeanor resisting arrest.   Full Story
     
     
    10/24/2014 11:03 PM EDT - NEWFANE -- When Drew Gradinger first applied at Kindle Farm, he did not have enough experience for the teaching job he wanted.   Full Story
     
    Hinsdale, TransCanada reach valuation settlement
    10/24/2014 11:04 PM EDT - HINSDALE, N.H. -- The town reached an agreement on Friday with TransCanada on the valuation of the Vernon hydroelectric station, resolving the pending property tax appeals for tax years 2010 through 2013. Full Story

    10/24/2014 11:06 PM EDT - HINSDALE, N.H. -- Entergy announced last year its plans to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon by the end of 2014, but nearby residents are still skeptical of how the site will be maintained and decontaminated in the coming decades.   Full Story
     
    NewBrook voters OK solar, HVAC projects
    10/24/2014 11:06 PM EDT - NEWFANE -- Four months can make a big difference. Voters from Newfane and Brookline on Thursday night gave overwhelming approval for development of a solar array at NewBrook Elementary, and they also approved spending up to $330,000 on a sophisticated new "air-to-air" heating and cooling system at the school. Full Story

    10/24/2014 11:08 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- Windham County's two largest transportation agencies have plans to consolidate but the Selectboard is not quite ready to get on the bus.   Full Story
     
     
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    Custom urns courtesy of company's 3-D printer

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A Minneosta startup is using a 3-D printer to create custom urns shaped like objects that were important to the person whose remains they hold. Full Story
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    Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz legend Herbie Hancock says he's ready to look for another job after hearing 11-year-old Indonesian jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander pay tribute to him at a benefit concert for the Jazz Foundation of America at Harlem's historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.