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Man in critical condition after falling 50 feet from ledge

WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say a Williston man is in critical condition after falling 50 feet from a rock ledge overlooking Interstate 89.

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1st phase of northern Vermont recreational trail opens

DANVILLE, Vt. (AP) - Some northeastern Vermont communities are celebrating the opening of the first phase of the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail.

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New York State Fair has a new mobile app

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York State Fair has a new mobile app.

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Algae drives down property values on Lake Champlain

GEORGIA, Vt. (AP) - The two cottages on the shore of Lake Champlain will someday be passed down to her children but Enid Letourneau worries the algae that turns the shoreline pea-soup green each August means they won't amount to much of an inheritance.

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Lake Champlain algae drives down property values

GEORGIA, Vt. (AP) - Blue-green algae is taking its toll on the value of property along parts of Lake Champlain. The town of Georgia recently reduced the value of 34 homes along St. Albans Bay by $50,000 each because of the algae that can be toxic to humans and dogs.

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State struggles to expand beds for drug treatment programs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Roughly 40 people are waiting for drug addiction treatment at Serenity Place, a center in Manchester with just eight available beds.

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Marion S. Powell

Medford, Ore. -- Marion S. Powell, 91, formerly of Quechee, Vt., died on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015. A memorial service will be held in Medford on Sept. 18.

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Hedwig Louise Ringblom Winans

Cutler Bay, Fla. -- Hedwig Louise Ringblom Winans (known as "Hedgie") died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at East Ridge Retirement Village in Cutler Bay. She was born on Sept. 9, 1921, in Port Washington, N.Y.,…

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Philip J. Diana

West Lebanon, N.H. -- Philip J. Diana, 77, passed away Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will…

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Christopher R. Manning

West Lebanon, N.H. -- Christopher R. Manning, 31, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory on Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary…

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Column: So Much to Do in the Upper Valley, So Little Time

It appeared to be a mirage in the middle of West Lebanon. Earlier this summer, during a drive on Route 10 near the Wilder Dam, my husband and I stopped at the Boston Lot parking area. We'd driven by hundreds…

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Editorial: Bottled Water Everywhere

There are legendary stories of old-time football coaches who denied water to players practicing in scorching heat to toughen them up. Real men don't get heat stroke, after all. That school of thought,…

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Movie Review: 'Friends' Lacks the Courage of Its Convictions

The style of music known as EDM, short for electronic dance music, can sometimes be made by someone alone on a laptop with a pair of headphones, then played at throbbing volume for enormous high-energy…

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Column: Obama Watches While Putin Pushes Limits

Washington On Sept. 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after a closed trial, Russia sentenced him to 15 years. The reaction? The…

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Movie Review: Flee From 'No Escape'

If you've really been wanting to see endless shots of Owen Wilson running, sometimes while carrying a medium-sized child, the thriller No Escape might be just for you. Those looking for nuanced screenplays,…

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Forum: Rieseberg Deserved Better; Confusing the Abortion Issues; A Life Worth Reading

Rieseberg Deserved Better To the Editor: It was a sorry day for Hartford when Hunter Riesberg resigned as town manager after almost 20 years. However, it was almost amusing reading that the way it…

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Generation LOL Irked By Grammar Slip-Ups

New York -- It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com. The site found in an online Harris Poll done July 31 to Aug.…

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U.S. Court Rules for NSA Phone Program

Washington -- A federal appeals court in Washington has lifted an injunction against the National Security Agency's call records program on the grounds that the plaintiff has not proved his own phone…

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Bush Returns to New Orleans

New Orleans -- Former president George W. Bush returned to New Orleans on Friday, nearly 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, the storm that submerged the city and tarnished his legacy. Bush and former…

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Obama Expects Better Ties With Israel

Washington -- President Obama on Friday compared tensions between the U.S. and Israel over the Iranian nuclear deal to a family feud and said he expects quick improvements in ties between the longtime…