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Farm pollution settlement seen as blueprint for lake cleanup

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - The Vermont Agency of Agriculture and an environmental group announced Friday their blueprint for reducing farm pollution flowing into Lake Champlain, a plan they put in the form of a signed agreement to settle the group's lawsuit.

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New Hampshire police clock bikers going 108 mph on I-93

HOOKSETT, N.H. (AP) - Two New Hampshire motorcyclists are charged with reckless operation after a being clocked going 108 mph on Interstate 93 in Hooksett.

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Vermont state revenues short of targets for August

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's top state budget officer says state general revenues fell short of their target by nearly 4 percent in August.

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New Hampshire high court rejects school bullying suit

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The state's highest court says a Manchester family can't sue the school district over a bullying incident.

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Farm pollution settlement seen as lake cleanup blueprint

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - An environmental group and the state Agency of Agriculture have signed onto an agreement that the green group says could be used as a blueprint for reducing farm pollution into Lake Champlain.

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Jeb Bush places first advertisements of campaign in NH

WASHINGTON (AP) - Jeb Bush will appear soon on television sets across New Hampshire, an important early presidential primary state.

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Pats coach Belichick on having Brady back: 'He never left'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Like every game, Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's focused on his next opponent. But he doesn't feel like he's got a new edge with star quarterback Tom Brady able to play in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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Sanders: Iowa Organization Expanding

Ottumwa, Iowa -- Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Thursday that his Iowa organization has picked up steam in recent months. The Vermont senator and 2016 hopeful appeared at a campaign…

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Officer Fabricated Cruiser Shot Story

Millis, Mass. -- An officer fabricated a claim that a gunman fired at his cruiser before it crashed into a tree and caught on fire, police officials said Thursday. Millis police Sgt. William Dwyer said…

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Judge Sides With Brady On 'Deflategate' Ruling

New York -- Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, saying…

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Migrants Refuse to Leave Train Halted in Hungary

Budapest, Hungary -- Thousands of people desperate to reach Western Europe rushed into a Budapest train station Thursday after police ended a two-day blockade, setting off a wave of anger and confusion…

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U.S. Muslims Hope New Billboards Reclaim Islam's Message

Boston -- Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism and…

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Cities Prep for Oil Derailments

Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoods…

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Massive Sheep Gets Shorn

Canberra, Australia (ap) -- A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 89 pounds of wool -- the equivalent of 30 sweaters -- and shedding…

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Labs Closed

Biohazard suits hang in a Biosafety Level 4 laboratory at the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick, Md. The Army has suspended operations at four Defense Department…

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Lebanon's Shoetorium to Close Citing Few Sales, High Costs

Lebanon -- The face of Lebanon's downtown is poised to see another change as the Shoetorium prepares to close its doors after 45 years on the pedestrian mall. The news of the store's planned closure,…

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Roundtable Focuses On Mental Health, Drugs

Claremont -- U.S. Rep. Annie Kuster, D-N.H., pledged support Thursday for efforts by Valley Regional Hospital to open a 10-bed facility for mental health patients that failed to receive financial backing…

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Lebanon Used Bookstore to Shut Its Doors This Fall

West Lebanon -- Though Encore Books survived Tropical Storm Irene, it no longer can compete with online retailers and will close its doors at the end of the month. For more than 20 years, Encore Books,…

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Colbert Removes Mask to Do 'Late Show'

New York -- Stephen Colbert is about to turn a corner in his career: onto Broadway at 54th Street. Having split from cheeky Comedy Central a few blocks away, he will now hold court at old-guard CBS.…

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A Hot Topic: VPA's Heat Policy Takes Toll on Fall Sports

Hartford High School Athletic Director Joe James noticed the late summer sun shining down on his school's soccer field Wednesday afternoon, not long before a scheduled Hartford-Woodstock girls match .…

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So What's Next in 'Deflategate' Mess?

Foxborough, Mass. -- Seven months. At least $3 million spent on lawyers -- and probably twice that or more. Reports and responses and arbitration and appeals and even a college class at the University…

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'Lady in Black' Race Returns to Labor Day

Darlington, s.c. -- Kyle Petty was never among the biggest fans of Darlington Raceway, once saying the big oval should be filled with water and turned into a stadium-sized bathtub. Still, the longtime…