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Flatlander Grateful for a Kind Community

In a letter to the editor published on Wednesday, Paul Sunde, of Wilder, thanked the Norwich Police Department and a good Samaritan for returning his wallet "and everything it contained, truly everything." This…

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Woman sentenced to home confinement for benefits fraud

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont woman has been sentenced to six months of home confinement and ordered to repay more than $40,000 after she pleaded guilty to Social Security fraud.

Today at 09:04AM
Vermont Health Connect reaches key deadline this weekend

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Health Connect online insurance marketplace is down as officials work to upgrade software and meet a deadline to make it easier for consumers to record changes in circumstance.

Today at 08:59AM
Man from Canada accused of trying to buy 100 guns in NH

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A man from Canada has been charged with making false statements in an attempt to buy 100 handguns in New Hampshire.

Today at 12:25AM
Early Start to HIV Drugs Cut Risk of Death, Illness in Half

An international clinical trial involving nearly 5,000 people with HIV confirms that treatment with antiretroviral drugs should begin sooner rather than later, the National Institutes of Health announced…

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U.S. to 'Fine Tune' Iraq Policy

Washington -- Pentagon leaders are trying to "fine tune" U.S. strategy for ousting the Islamic State group from Iraq, focusing on faster and better training and arming of Sunni tribes whose combat role…

Today at 12:25AM
Vindication? Not Exactly

Oakland, Calif. -- Wearing a black NBA Finals cap and white team T-shirt, Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob waved to a cheering crowd at Oracle Arena as confetti fell all around. Lacob, booed off…

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And Now, We Wait

Golden State coach Steve Kerr was chatting with assistant Luke Walton a few minutes before what became the Warriors' clinching victory in the Western Conference Finals, and a realization popped into his…

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Vt. Removes Vaccine Exemption

Montpelier -- Gov. Peter Shumlin on Thursday signed a bill that removes Vermont's philosophical exemption to mandatory vaccination for schoolchildren. The move was a major reversal for the governor,…

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Google Unveils Android's Latest Tricks

San Francisco -- Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels with Apple…

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Moving Day

While moving furniture and equipment into the new Menig Nursing Home at Morgan Orchards in Randolph Center, Eric Dennis, left, and Jacob Barnier of Action Moving consider their plan for getting a hospital…

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Ex-U.S. Speaker Faces Indictment

Chicago -- Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second…

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Anthrax Mishap Stirs Questions in Congress

Washington -- Military officials said Thursday that the Pentagon was in close contact with officials at research labs in California, Texas and seven other states that received potentially live anthrax…

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Bylsma Buffalo- Bound

Buffalo, n.y. -- A week after losing out on Mike Babcock, the Buffalo Sabres went with another experienced Stanley Cup winner by hiring Dan Bylsma to become their next coach. The hiring was announced…

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Local News Briefs: Friday, May 29

Springfield Store Robbed at Gunpoint Springfield, Vt. -- Police are searching for a man who used a handgun to rob a convenience store in North Springfield Wednesday night. The store was held up just…

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Luminaries Facing New Challenges

Paris -- For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Novak Djokovic, first it was a balky right hip that needed treatment from a trainer; later…

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Citing Lack of Trust, Bulls Cut Ties With Thibodeau

Chicago -- In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting championships. They never got to the…

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Baseball Expanded Standings

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away New York 25 22 .532 -- -- 4-6 W-3 12-10 13-12 Tampa Bay 24 24 .500 1 1/2 4 4-6 L-5 14-16 10-8 Baltimore 22 24 .478 2 1/2 5 5-5 W-1 14-10 8-14 Boston 22 26 .458 3…

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Rookie Guards Learning Pats' Ropes Together

Foxborough, Mass. -- The New England Patriots' two rookie guards are helping each other study the team's complex offensive schemes. They've already learned a much simpler strategy: No matter what the…