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Rutland police chief leaving for Washington job

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Rutland Police Chief James Baker has announced he's leaving to take a job with the International Association of Police Chiefs in Washington.

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Students hand over video, photos of pumpkin chaos

KEENE, N.H. (AP) - The president of Keene State College says students are turning over video and photos of the mayhem that broke out during a family-friendly pumpkin festival over the weekend.

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Vermont man to serve 3 A years for fatal crash

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A 21-year-old Vermont man has apologized for driving drunk in a head-on crash that killed a woman last year.

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Theft charge for ex-New Hampshire chief from Maine

FARMINGTON, N.H. (AP) - The former fire chief in Farmington has been indicted on charges he stole at least $1,500 in town funds.

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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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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…

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Rondo Key to Celtics' Fortunes in 2014-15

Boston -- The Boston Celtics didn't get the franchise player they need from the draft. Now general manager Danny Ainge must decide whether to buy another ticket for the NBA lottery or put together a…

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Winston Should Leave FSU for NFL

A top college football school always dreads the possibility of its star leaving early for the NFL. Always. Exception to the rule: Florida State ought to be welcoming the idea of Jameis Winston going pro…

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Ebola Screening Expanded

Washington -- Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged…

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Legendary Editor Ben Bradlee Dies

More than 40 years ago, two young Washington Post reporters began digging into a local burglary that would have roused little interest except for one odd fact: One of the five men arrested at the Democratic…

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B's Hold O ff Sharks

Boston -- Gregory Campbell scored the game winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Boston Bruins had to fend off a late four-minute power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks…

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Lack of Commercial Market Slowed Ebola Vaccine Effort

Washington -- Hospital workers battling Ebola in West Africa and Dallas are missing the one weapon that could help them most: a Food and Drug Administration-approved treatment or vaccine. Instead, doctors…

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Giants Prove to Be a Royal Pain

Kansas City, Mo. -- James Shields screamed into his glove and then tore the black leather off his left hand, the act of a man who wished baseball came equipped with either a rewind button or a hole by…

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A Hearty Red, Perfect for Fall

Domaine Bousquet 2013 Mendoza Argentina Malbec $8.99 As the temperatures have receded, the red wine season is upon us , and one of my favorites is Malbec. It's a flinty wine, high in tannins, produced…

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Barnard Man Faces Sex Charge

Barnard -- Police last week charged a man with felony lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor following a weeklong investigation by Vermont State Police and the Department of Children and Families. …