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Hartford Man Pleads Not Guilty in Death of Toddler

White River Junction -- A 31-year-old Hartford man pleaded not guilty this afternoon to charges of second-degree murder in connection with the death of his girlfriend's 2-year-old son. Luke Theriault was…

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Scientists say spiny water flea reaches Champlain

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - A new invasive species that threatens to disrupt the food chain and be a nuisance for anglers has been found in Lake Champlain, scientists said Thursday.

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Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Marries His Nurse

Boston -- If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it. Sixteen months after the attack killed three people and injured…

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U.S. Journalist Thankful For Work to Secure Freedom

Cambridge, Mass. -- A U.S. journalist speaking publicly for the first time since his release from a Syrian extremist group said Wednesday that he was overwhelmed to learn that so many "brave, determined…

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Vermont GOP U.S. House Race Goes to Donka

Montpelier -- For the second time in two years, Mark Donka has won the Republican nomination to try to unseat Vermont U.S. Rep. Peter Welch. A final vote count Wednesday showed Donka the winner of one…

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White House Mulls Higher Limits For Immigrants' Green Cards

Washington -- The White House is considering proposals from business and immigrant rights groups that are pressing President Obama to provide hundreds of thousands of new green cards for high-tech workers…

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Lawsuit Says Vt. DCF Ignored Ludlow Abuse

Montpelier -- A lawsuit has been filed against the Vermont Department for Children and Families alleging its social workers failed to act on reports of abuse and neglect of two Ludlow children for four…

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Cease-Fire Holds in Gaza

Gaza City, Gaza Strip --In war, nobody wants to be the last to die. In Gaza, it was the chief of the electric company's maintenance division and his deputy. In Israel, it was a pair of volunteers working…

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Battle Rages on Ukrainian Coast

Novoazovsk, Ukraine -- Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles…

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AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT

U.S. Journalist's Mother Pleads For His Life BEIRUT -- The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged…

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FBI Probes Bank Hacking

New York (ap) -- The FBI says it's working with the Secret Service to determine the scope of recently reported cyberattacks against several American financial institutions. A report on…

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Supermarket Chain Settles Family Feud

Tewksbury, Mass. -- A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO will buy a majority stake in the business.…

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Proctor Library Gets Second Defeat

Weathersfield -- It is back to the drawing board for the Proctor Library Trustees following the second defeat in five months of a bond proposal to expand and renovate the library in Ascutney. Trustee…

Aug 27
Entertainment Highlights: A Young New World; Liz Carroll Sees Vigor in Traditional Music

Aside from the sheer need -- artistic, karmic, intestinal, commercial -- to play the fiddle, Liz Carroll goes to music festivals to reassure herself that younger musicians are tinkering with folk traditions,…

Aug 27
Artist From Power-Broker Family Wields Power Tools

Washington -- Emilie Brzezinski knows more than most political wives about power tools. She owns six chainsaws. All made by Stihl. And all designed for different jobs. "The 360, it's for big things,"…

Aug 27
Commentary: Time for Some Emmy Reform

The only thing to do after the prime-time Emmys are over (quick, before everyone conveniently forgets who won what) is to gripe about the shut-outs and snubs. Exasperated True Detective fans are unsatisfied…

Aug 27
Security Tightens At Lebanon High

Lebanon -- When Lebanon High School students return from summer vacation next week, they will be issued swipe cards to access the building. The school is one of many across the region who have restricted…