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Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states

WASHINGTON (AP) - Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.

Today at 05:39AM
Govt worker gets 4 years for child porn images

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man who worked for the U.S. government in St. Albans has been sentenced to four years in prison on a child pornography charge after illegal images were found on his work computer.

Today at 05:11AM
Lake Champlain ferry paying $100k EPA penalty

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The company that runs most of the ferries between Vermont and New York on Lake Champlain is going to pay a $100,000 penalty to the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve claims it violated Clear Air Act rules.

Today at 03:59AM
Police investigating suspected meth lab

HARTFORD, Vt. (AP) - Police in the Vermont town of Hartford are investigating a suspected meth lab found in a secluded area.

Today at 12:02AM
24 to become US citizens on historic steamship

SHELBURNE, Vt. (AP) - Twenty-four people will become U.S. citizens during a ceremony on an historic steamship in Vermont.

Today at 12:01AM
Feds to issue recommendation on cod shortage

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators are set to issue a recommendation about the future of the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fishery.

Sep 16
Coe-Brown Stops Lebanon Soccer in Battle of Unbeatens

Lebanon -- Lebanon and Coe-Brown entered their NHIAA Division II boys soccer showdown on Tuesday as the last undefeated squads in the league. Six minutes more, and they would have left that way, too. …

Sep 16
Stevens Soccer Suffers First Defeat

Claremont -- There was no fairy godmother on this day. Recently, the Stevens High boys soccer team has shown a little magic, coming from two goals down to beat Conant and from three goals back to tie…

Sep 16
In Brief: Grand Jury to Weigh Stewart Case

A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Ontario County…

Sep 16
Commentary: NFL Needs an Escape Hatch

Every yard Vikings running back Adrian Peterson gains in 2014 will represent a step backward for a society swept away by the NFL, the $9 billion league becoming increasingly harder to watch, regardless…

Sep 16
Sings Of The Times: Players' Autographs Evolve -- Or Devolve

When Hank Conger was a child with dreams of playing professional baseball, he practiced his signature with one thought in mind: the more scribbles, the cooler the player. And he planned on being very…

Sep 16
Local Roundup: Hanover Runners Earn Sweep

Hanover -- The Hanover High girls cross country team has been hard to beat this season. The Marauders' home opener Tuesday was their most dominant performance yet. Hannah Whitman won in 24 minutes, 25…

Sep 16
Sox Fall; O's, Nats Clinch

Pittsburgh -- Charlie Morton came off the disabled list to gain his first victory since July 2, and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Tuesday night for their ninth win in 11 games.…

Sep 16
Dartmouth Grad Earns Major Hockey Honor

New York -- Bill Daly, a 1986 Dartmouth College graduate, was named one of two recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, the National Hockey League…

Sep 16
Tanaka Likely To Start Sunday

St. Petersburg, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees' rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the Japanese right-hander…

Sep 16
List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients

CHICAGO (AP) - The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:

Sep 16
2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled

CHICAGO (AP) - A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants."