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Newscast: Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, 7:34 a.m.

A town law banning ‘aggressive panhandling’ and sleeping in cars went into effect this week in Bennington, despite efforts to overturn it. Two Vermont Senate committees are slated to take up the sensitive question of when it's permissible to force people with mental illness to take medications against their will. Norwich elementary students gathered with other sports fans in the gymnasium of the Marion Cross School on Tuesday to give a rousing send-off to a famous alumna soon to compete at the Olympics in Sochi.