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Jury back to work in murder trial of Vermont man

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A jury will begin a second day of deliberations in the case of a man charged along with his wife with luring a St. Johnsbury teacher out of her home and killing her in 2012.

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Lake Champlain fishing access closed for upgrades

SOUTH HERO, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the John Guilmette (WIL'-met) fishing access area on Lake Champlain in South Hero is going to be closed for a minimum of two months while it is being upgraded.

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Vermont to open new health department laboratory

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Health Department is going to mark the opening of a new laboratory.

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'7 to Save' list of historic sites to be announced

KENSINGTON, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Preservation Alliance is getting ready to announce its "Seven to Save" list this year.

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Snowplow, deicing workers attend salt symposium

WINDHAM, N.H. (AP) - Over 140 snowplow and deicing contractors are attending a salt symposium as they prepare for winter in New Hampshire.

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Town celebrates new elementary school after delays

UNITY, N.H. (AP) - After many delays, the new Unity Elementary School is open and is celebrating the event.

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Charlestown-Area House Incumbents Face Challengers

Charlestown -- The two lawmakers who represent the Charlestown area in the New Hampshire House are facing challenges next month. State Rep. Steve Smith, R-Charlestown, one of the few Sullivan County Republicans…

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Fresh Beets

Shortly after my father's family moved south from Ohio to Atlanta, a woman who was helping out with the cooking was overheard telling a friend over the back fence about the oddities of the northerner's…

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Brassicas From the Garden Go Straight to the Table

At this time of year I eat one of the "three B's" from my garden every day: broccoli, Brussels sprouts or kale. All right, don't get on my case. I know kale doesn't start with a B. But it's a brassica,…

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Madge M. Davis

Bethel, Vt. -- Madge M. Davis, 86, of Bethel, died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, at Medway Manor in Medway, Mass. Arrangements are pending at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.

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Investigators: Fire That Torched Police Cars Was Intentional

Thetford -- State fire investigators have determined that the fire that destroyed Thetford's three police cruisers last week was set intentionally. The cause of the fire, which was reported around…

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Craig R. Isabelle

Canaan, N.H. -- Craig R. Isabelle, 39, died Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014; Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Enfield for calling hours on Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and again…

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Forum, Oct. 22: Debate About the Candidates; A Snow Deficit at Dartmouth

Havenstein Will Rebuild Economy To the Editor: Why we enthusiastically support Walt Havenstein for New Hampshire governor: His first priorities are to rebuild our state economy and in doing so, create…

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Boys Soccer Playoffs: Green Mountain Pulls Away From S. Royalton

Chester, Vt. -- Alex Montano, the South Royalton School's first-year boys soccer coach, thought he had his Royals all primed for the Vermont Division III tournament. "We finished the season pretty well…

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Boys Soccer Playoffs: Thetford Wins First-Round Game

Thetford -- Thetford Academy goalie Brandon Gray yelled across the field early in their playoff matchup against Winooski High. "I think we can settle," he said. Senior captain and leading scorer Matthew…

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Boys Soccer Playoffs: Hazen Burns Rivendell in Opening Round

Orford -- Because of injuries, many players on the Rivendell Academy boys soccer team were forced to play more extensively or in unfamiliar positions this season. The end result is also unfamiliar for…

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Local Roundup: Whitcomb Flies in Playoff Opener

Bethel -- It was a tale of two halves in the opening round of the Vermont Division IV boys soccer playoffs. Whitcomb survived an uneven start, then controlled play after the break to beat visiting Danville…

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Cowboys Release Michael Sam From Practice Squad

Irving, Texas -- Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game. The Dallas Cowboys released Sam from the practice…

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Pistorius Sentenced to 5 Years for Killing

Pretoria, South Africa -- Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics…

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Temps Have Been Above Average for 355 Straight Months

On Monday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that last September was the hottest of them all, out of 135 Septembers going back to 1880. The same was true for August 2014. And June…

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Patriots Get Back To Work

Foxborough, Mass. -- A three-day break gave the New England Patriots time to savor three straight wins. Now they can focus on fixing the problems the winning streak couldn't hide. A suspect run defense.…

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Jury Begins Deliberations In St. J Killing

Burlington -- A Vermont jury began deliberations Tuesday in the case of a part-time snowplow driver charged along with his wife with luring a popular teacher out of her home and killing her in 2012. …

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Nor'easter Could Test FairPoint

A nor'easter that arrived Tuesday could deliver the first major test for replacement workers hired by FairPoint Communications in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, with driving rain and strong wind gusts…

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North Korea Frees Held American

Washington -- North Korea's reclusive government abruptly freed an American man Tuesday, nearly six months after he was arrested on charges of leaving a Bible in a nightclub, but Pyongyang refused to hand…