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Leahy 'heartsick' after knife attack on ex-aide Mark Lippert

Vermont's U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says he's sickened to hear about how U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a knife with a 10-inch blade in South Korea.

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Vermont routs UMBC 66-39 in America East tournament

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Hector Harold hit four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points as No. 2 seed Vermont rolled to a 66-39 victory over seventh-seeded Maryland-Baltimore County in an America East Conference tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night.

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AP-BKC--UMBC-Vermont Box

Brent 0-3 0-0 0, Grant 2-9 0-1 4, Darley 6-11 1-1 14, Houston 2-8 0-0 5, Joyce 5-14 0-0 10, Grace 1-2 2-3 4, Olabosipo 0-0 0-0 0, Stenhede 0-2 2-3 2. Totals 16-49 5-8 39.

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How to help cats, livestock and birds cope with the cold

LOS ANGELES (AP) - All kinds of animal can face problems from a wicked winter that's unleashing frigid temperatures and heaps of snow from the Rocky Mountains to the Northeast.

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Donald C. Berwick

Brandon, Fla. -- Donald C. Berwick, 82, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the James Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla. Donald was born July 31, 1932, in Lawrence, Mass. In 1937 along with his…

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Local Roundup: Woodstock Skiers Grab Four State Crowns in a Day

Mendon, Vt. -- Say this about this year's Woodstock Union High School skiing program: When the Wasps go out, they apparently go all out. In what may be one of the most complete performances in Vermont…

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Clarence Jacob Smith

West Lebanon, N.H. -- Clarence Jacob (CJ) Smith, 72, of West Lebanon passed unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was born in Brackenridge, Pa. on April 29, 1942, and was the son of Clarence Jacob…

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Claremont Parish Considers Reopening School

Claremont -- St. Mary's Catholic Parish has set up an online survey to gauge residents' interest in reopening the Catholic school, which closed in 2009. The 11-question survey asks about the distance…

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Keene Hospital Joins D-H Family

Lebanon -- New Hampshire regulators have approved Dartmouth-Hitchcock's deal to further bring under its wing a smaller hospital serving southwestern New Hampshire and southeastern Vermont, according to…

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Surprise in Cub Colors: Dartmouth's Hendricks In Chicago's Plans

Mesa, Ariz. -- Studying has never been a problem for Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who has a degree in economics from Dartmouth College. The right-hander enjoys baseball's scouting reports and…

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Amid Declines, Vt. Seeks to Bolster Town Meeting Turnouts

Montpelier -- Another annual Town Meeting Day has passed, but despite efforts to boost participation by holding meetings in the evenings or on Saturdays, attendance continues to decline. Ten years ago,…

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Editorial: Shoes to Fill in Lebanon

As members of a profession that does not make public service any easier -- one of our roles is to shine a light on government and sometimes that light is by necessity harsh -- we should also give credit…

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Column: Iran Policy Opens a U.S.-Israel Family Feud

Washington A slide projected onto the wall at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee gathering Monday contained a warning to delegates: "AIPAC is Bipartisan," it said, next to an image of a…

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Willem Lange: Time Marches On, and We Are Just the Keepers of the Clocks

Montpelier Those of us who yearn for the good old days might reasonably be accused of having short memories. How soon we've forgotten the days before painless dentistry, antibiotics, 12-volt car batteries,…

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Column: An Old Idea Resurfaces: National Land Tax

In the lasting debate over Thomas Piketty's book on outsized returns on capital, a significant fact has been obscured: If you exclude land and housing, capital has not risen as a share of the U.S. economy. …

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Notes From the Garden: Finding 'The Tao of Vegetable Gardening' in the Dead of Winter

Winter trudges along, bringing us snow and sub-zero temperatures, seemingly ignoring the calendar that tells us spring is officially less than a month away. In between shoveling and carrying firewood I've…

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Forum, March 4: Vermont Could Prevent Tragedy; Vermont GOP Talking Points; Local Link to Nigeria

Vermont Could Prevent Tragedy To the Editor: On Feb. 10, public testimony for S.31 on criminal background checks was given in Montpelier. It is obvious that some Vermonters lack trust in their government,…

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Middlebrooks Seeking A Revival With Padres

Peoria, Ariz. -- For the first time in more than a year, it doesn't hurt when Will Middlebrooks swings. Now in San Diego, a healthy Middlebrooks looks to revitalize a career that went from a sure thing…

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One Person Can Provide Answers in Duke Sexual Assault Case

We still don't know exactly what happened regarding sexual assault allegations against Rasheed Sulaimon, but we do know this: In matters concerning his basketball program, Mike Krzyzewski is accountable…