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Keelan: The free press is in no danger

The question to be answered is this: Is a free press in any danger from this president? I don’t think so, at least not from the president sounding off in response to what he perceives as negative or fake news about him or his administration.

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Keelan: When perseverance prevailed

The leaders of the church came to the conclusion that Friends of Hildene was the only buyer and, ultimately, they had to work with them. Once they obtained the property, Friends of Hildene  were going to carry out the wishes of Peggy Lincoln Beckwith — something that was impracticable for the church to do.

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Keelan: Requiem for democracy

The town of Bennington, one of Vermont’s oldest and most historic places, deserves better than to have only 6 percent of its registered voters come out to vote. I hope that we are not ready to have the pallbearers of the casket of democracy be the lobbyists, bureaucrats and politicians.