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2 fish hatcheries in Vermont remain shut 4 years after Irene

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Four years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene nearly destroyed Vermont's fish hatchery in Roxbury, officials still are looking for the estimated $5 million it would take to rebuild it to meet modern standards.

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Judge rejects Libertarian Party's ballot access challenge

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday upheld a New Hampshire law the Libertarian Party argued could prevent its candidates from getting on the ballot.

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The Latest: Jurors in prep school rape case go home for day

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):

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Former University of Vermont basketball player retires

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) - A former University of Vermont basketball player is calling it quits.

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Norovirus sickened visitors to Vermont park

SALISBURY, Vt. (AP) - Vermont officials have confirmed that norovirus sickened dozens of visitors to Branbury State Park in Salisbury last week.

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Phony distress call leads to 1-year prison sentence

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine man whose phony mayday call led to a seven-hour search by the U.S. Coast Guard was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison, and federal prosecutors said they hoped the penalty sends a message to other potential pranksters.

Today at 12:39AM
1st Phase of Sorrell Investigation Done

Montpelier -- The first phase of an investigation into allegations that Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell violated campaign finance laws is complete. David Cahill, executive director of the Department…

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Stephena Constance Jurkoic Zielinski

Bellows Falls, Vt. -- Stephena Constance Jurkoic Zielinski, 95, died Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. She was born Nov. 14, 1919, to Raphael and Bronislawa (Paliga) in Bellows Falls. She married Joseph Zielinski…

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'The View' Rehires Joy Behar, Adds Co-hosts in Ratings Bid

New York -- It wouldn't really feel like the end of summer without a few personnel changes at The View, and right on schedule ABC announced Tuesday that former panelist Joy Behar will be returning to…

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Brattleboro Retreat Focus Of Vt. Probe

Montpelier -- The Vermont Attorney General's Office is conducting a criminal investigation into the Brattleboro Retreat following a whistleblower's complaints about alleged Medicaid fraud at the private…

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Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015

Cornish Fair Ride Malfunction Due to Braking System Cornish -- State investigators determined that the mechanical issue with a ride at the Cornish Fair Friday night that injured three people was related…

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Study Finds That the Dust in Your House Reveals Quite a Bit About You

Even if you live by yourself, you do not live alone. In a recent analysis of dust samples collected from 1,200 homes across the United States, researchers report that most of us cohabitate with a few…

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Colo. Theater Gunman Gets 12 Lifetimes

The gunman who shot and killed 12 people inside a packed Aurora, Colo., movie theater in 2012 was formally sentenced Wednesday morning to life in prison without parole. In July, a jury found James Holmes…

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S. Sudan Leader Signs Peace Deal

Juba, South Sudan -- South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday signed a peace deal with rebels, more than 20 months after the start of fighting between the army and rebels led by his former deputy.…

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Seas Rising Faster Than Predicted

Global sea levels are rising faster than predicted as a result of warming temperatures driven by burning fossil fuels, according to researchers who now say an increase of at least three feet is likely…

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Pentagon Probes IS Assessments

Washington -- The Pentagon's inspector general is investigating an internal complaint that U.S. military intelligence analysts have painted an overly optimistic assessment of the war against the Islamic…

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Secrets Routinely Sent by Email

Washington -- The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Clinton's private email is consistent with a State Department culture in which diplomats routinely sent secret material on unsecured…

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Vermonters Call Again for Paid Sick Leave

Burlington -- On the 95th anniversary of the 19th amendment that gave women the right to vote, officials gathered to call for a paid sick days bill to be passed next legislative session, saying it would…

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Bombing Suspect Captured

The destroyed Khobar Towers and the crater where a truck bomb exploded are shown in this June 25, 1996, photograph taken the day of the attack. The explosion at the U.S. military complex killed 19 Americans…

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Massachusetts Town Reckons with Cosby

Shelburne Falls, Mass. -- Deep in the rolling farmland of western Massachusetts, Bill Cosby's compound has for decades provided quiet refuge for the comedian and his family. Most in this normally reserved…

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U.S. Stocks Enjoy Biggest 1-Day Gain in Seven Years

The Dow Jones industrial average rocketed more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years, snapping a six-day losing streak that had Americans nervously checking their investment balances.…