1. SCARY

    Vt. Gov. Chased by Bears

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    Not every state politician can be as heroic as Cory Booker. Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin tried to save his birdfeeders from hungry bears Wednesday night and ended up being chased around his own yard, barefoot. Shumlin said Vermont “almost lost the governor,” as he was within “three feet of getting ‘arrrh.’ ”

    Read it at Burlington Free Press