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Correction: Gas Pipeline story

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - In a story July 29 about construction of a natural gas line near existing power lines, The Associated Press, relying on information from Vermont Public Radio, reported erroneously the name of the company that owned the electric lines. They are owned by the Vermont Electric Power Company, not the Vermont Electric Cooperative.

Today at 08:03AM
Helicopter pilot in serious condition after crash

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) - A pilot injured when a tree-trimming helicopter crashed in western Ohio remains hospitalized while investigators try to determine the cause of the crash.

Today at 07:32AM
Man charged with 15 counts of child pornography

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A Concord, New Hampshire, man has been arrested on 15 counts of child pornography following an investigation that dates back to January 2013.

Today at 07:31AM
GOP New Hampshire US House hopefuls spar in debate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Republican rivals in New Hampshire's 2nd Congressional District argued about their Statehouse attendance records in a debate Wednesday, with one candidate suggesting that not showing up was better than voting the wrong way.

Today at 06:50AM
Man suffers serious burns in apartment fire

ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) - A 72-year-old physically disabled man has suffered serious burns to his back and arms in fire at his apartment in Vermont.

Today at 05:26AM
Chester sees flood damage from 3-inches of rain

CHESTER, Vt. (AP) - The Chester fire chief says more than 3 inches of rain fell on his community creating the worst flooding since Tropical Storm Irene hit Vermont almost three years ago.

Today at 12:09AM
Suspect Arraigned in Kidnapping of Conway, N.H., Girl

Conway, n.h. -- A New Hampshire man charged with kidnapping a teenage girl nine months ago was ordered held on $1 million bail Tuesday as the girl watched from the front row of the courtroom. Abigail…

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Study: Hundreds of Obama White House Rules Technically Illegal

Washington -- Over the past two years, the Obama administration has published hundreds and hundreds of rules -- on how wheelchairs should be stowed aboard U.S. aircraft, how foreign trade zones should…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Funeral to Be Held Friday For VLS Professor South Royalton -- Funeral services for Vermont Law School professor Cheryl Hanna will be held Friday in Burlington. Burlington Police said they were called…

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Texas: Gay-Marriage Ban Best for Kids

Dallas -- Texas' ban on same-sex marriage allows the state to promote the birth and upbringing of children in "stable, lasting relationships," the state's attorney general argued Tuesday while asking…

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Vt. AG: Reduce Privacy In Child Welfare Cases

Montpelier -- Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell said Tuesday lawmakers should consider reducing the privacy of cases handled by the Department for Children and Families and other state agencies…

Today at 12:09AM
Past-Due Debt High in U.S.

Washington -- Roughly one in three adult Americans has past-due debt that's been turned over to a collections agency, according to a novel new study. Southern states fare worst in the study, with most…

Today at 12:09AM
Senate OKs Short-Term Highway Fix

Washington -- The Senate on Tuesday voted to change the funding and timing of a House bill to keep federal highway funds flowing to states in an effort to force Congress to come to grips with chronic…

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Obama Plans to Give Migrants Work Permits

Washington -- President Obama is developing plans to use executive action to let millions of undocumented immigrants obtain work permits that would allow them stay in the U.S. legally, said a Democratic…

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Poll: Immigration Concerns Rise

Mcallen, Texas -- For nearly two months, images of immigrant children who have crossed the border without a parent, only to wind up in concrete holding cells once in the United States, have tugged at…

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As Fighting Intensifies, Israelis Embrace Gaza War

Jerusalem -- The airwaves are filled with images of death and destruction in the Gaza Strip. President Obama is pressing for an immediate cease-fire. More than 50 Israeli soldiers have been killed. But…

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EU, U.S. Levy New Sanctions With 'Even Bigger Bite' On Russia

London -- The European Union on Tuesday overcame months of misgivings to impose a wave of tough new economic sanctions on Russia, including an arms embargo and limits on access to European capital markets…

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Rays Remain Red-Hot

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Alex Cobb struck out 12 in eight innings and Ben Zobrist drove in two runs Tuesday night, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 5-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was the Rays'…

Today at 12:09AM
West Bank Palestinians, Israeli Arabs Coalescing

Ramallah, West Bank -- Three weeks into Israel's bombing campaign of the Gaza Strip, West Bank Palestinians and Israeli Arabs are beginning to display the kind of fury and cohesion that Israel hasn't seen…

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Land Owners Ask Hanover to Allow Parking Lot Downtown

Hanover -- A pending decision by the town zoning board could spell minor relief for motorists attempting to park downtown. Property owners Steve and Ray Buskey are seeking the Zoning Board of Adjustment's…

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Schools, Church Get Solar Grants

Sharon -- Three schools and one church in Sharon, Strafford and Thetford were among nine community solar projects across Vermont to receive grants from a state fund intended to boost the development of…