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Another storm heads to northern New England

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A fast moving storm is expected to drop heavy, wet snow in parts of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire beginning tonight It comes a week after an ice storm left parts […]

12/29/2013

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, left, reads to preschool children at the Cross Cultural Family Center in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

6 states receive $280M in early learning grants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states were announced Thursday as winners of a combined $280 million in government grants to improve early learning programs for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. The winning states in the Race to […]

12/19/2013

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As ban on printed 3-D guns ends, extension sought

ALBANY, New York (AP) — As the technology to print 3-D firearms advances, a federal law that banned the undetectable guns is about to expire. Sen. Chuck Schumer says he’s seeking an extension of the […]

11/17/2013

New Colorado? Rural voters approve secession idea

DENVER (AP) — The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland. There […]

11/11/2013

A sternman holds a lobster caught off South Bristol, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

Got lobster? Maine industry to boost marketing

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — California has its raisins, Florida its oranges and Vermont has maple syrup. Now, Maine’s lobster industry is trying to market its brand more broadly and increase sales of the state’s best-known […]

09/03/2013

A herd of goats waits at the feed trough at Oak Knoll Dairy in Windsor, Vt., on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Valley News, Sarah Priestap)

Spontaneous goat manure fire stinks up Vt. town

WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — A pile of goat manure spontaneously caught fire, spreading stench and wrinkling noses through a Vermont town but causing no damage, officials said. The odor evoked “a damp kind of burning […]

08/23/2013

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Calif., Fla., Texas sites get customs program

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Six locations in California, Florida and Texas are going to be taking part in a pilot program designed to reduce the time people have to wait while entering the country by […]

08/02/2013

US Senator of Vermont Patrick Leahy (AP Photo)

Senator calls Morsi a “great disappointment”

WASHINGTON (AP) – A leading senator is calling deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi a “great disappointment” to his people and says Morsi squandered an historic opportunity. Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont said in a […]

07/03/2013

Carmen Blandin Tarleton reveals her face transplant in this Channel 4 video of the news conference posted on YouTube.

Woman disfigured in attack reveals new face

BOSTON (AP) — A Vermont woman revealed her new face Wednesday, six years after her ex-husband disfigured her by dousing her with industrial-strength lye, and said she went through “what some may call hell” but […]

05/01/2013

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Bills seek end to farm animal abuse videos

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An undercover video that showed California cows struggling to stand as they were prodded to slaughter by forklifts led to the largest meat recall in U.S. history.

03/17/2013

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