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Multi-state fishing group wants tougher laws

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Regional fishing associations are uniting in an attempt to strengthen the laws that govern fisheries in federal waters.

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Navy Secretary: Submarine to be named USS Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says a nuclear fast-attack submarine will be the next naval vessel to carry the name USS Vermont.

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4 workers hurt in I-91 bridge accident

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - Four construction workers have been hurt working on a new Interstate 91 highway bridge spanning the West River in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Today at 01:03AM
Column: Airline Execs Should Try Sitting in Those Knee-Banger Seats

There's an old Seinfeld episode where Jerry and Elaine are about to board a plane and the gate attendant tells them she can bump one of them into first class. Jerry immediately takes the offer, explaining…

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Column: Obama Goes on the Offensive

Here's the nightmare scenario that kept Obama administration officials awake at night this summer as they watched the black-masked guerrillas of Islamic State sweep across Iraq: First, the insurgents could…

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Bridge Remains Unkempt as Tourists Near

Quechee -- Hartford officials are in a race against time as one of the town's most popular tourist destinations remains an eyesore while hordes of leaf-peepers prepare to descend on the area. On Tuesday…

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Paul Nelson Schofield, Sr.

Springfield, Vt. -- Paul, 90, died at home in Springfield on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. Born June 25, 1924, in Bethel, Conn. the son of Thomas and Annie (Weston) Schofield. He served in the Navy and a…

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Vt. Cartoonist Gets 'Genius Grant'

White River Junction -- The country's most famous lesbian cartoonist can add a new title to her resume -- genius -- after being awarded a $625,000 MacArthur grant, foundation officials announced Wednesday. …

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Jeremiah K. Flynn

Bethel, Vt. -- Jeremiah K. Flynn, 69, of Bethel, died Wednesday morning, Sept. 17, 2014, at Gifford Medical Center. Arrangements are pending at the Day Funeral Home in Randolph.

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Thursday Forum: Women's Health; Milestones for Rail Trail; Hanna's Voice on VPR

Look Beyond the Rhetoric To the Editor: I stood at the polls a week ago Tuesday, struck by the absence of younger women ---- women between 18 and 50. Their absence worries me a great deal. When I…

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John Gregg: Website Fail

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin's a dministration this week announced that the health care exchange website it has spent tens of millions of dollars to construct has been shut down "temporarily" to "complete…

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Storm Warning

Above: Hartford fourth- grader Chris Towne (56) breaks through the Windsor line in pursuit of the quarterback during the MiniCanes' 34-0 defeat of Windsor in a fourth- and fifth-grade youth football game…

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William Clarence Christiansen

East St. Johnsbury, Vt.--William Clarence Christiansen, 83, passed away on Sept. 16, 2014 at NVRH in St. Johnsbury, after a period of declining health. He was born in Woodsville, N.H. on Jan. 10, 1931…

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Strokes Singer Makes Startling Shift

Musicians go to Coachella for all kinds of reasons: to hype fresh work, unveil an anticipated reunion, collect a fat paycheck. But not many use the annual music and arts festival in Indio to turn off…

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Report: Death in America Is Costly, Chaotic and Ill-Planned

Americans aren't getting the support and services they need as death nears, according to a U.S. report calling for an overhaul to the nation's expensive and inefficient approach to end-of-life care. Doctors…

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Fall Shows Bring About a Family Reunion in the Living Room

Families of the world, unite. It's safe to return to the television, together. For years, television has been criticized by many for being too violent, too sex-obsessed, too adult. The official "family…

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Mass. Finalizes Casino License

Boston -- Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators on Wednesday finalized a license for a proposed $1.6 billion resort casino across from Boston, but the casino company says it's not yet prepared…

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Time for Pumpkins

Lyllah Martin works quickly to harvest the pumpkins from her large pumpkin patch in anticipation of the frost set to arrive later in the week in Hartland on Wednesday. Martin and her partner, Jason Cann,…