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 2021-09-28 13:36 

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Treat yourself to a cold one, it's National Drink Beer Day...

It's a day to enjoy one of the world's oldest and most popular adult beverages and a well-known part of American history....

 2021-09-28 13:23 

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Overpass fire reveals that someone was living in California bridge...

The person who was apparently living inside the overpass even set up camp with an end table....

 2021-09-28 13:16 

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Liz Cheney to keynote New Hampshire award banquet...

U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney will be the featured speaker at a New Hampshire fundraising event celebrating the First Amendment....

 2021-09-28 12:54 

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College student brain dead from COVID-19 complications; doctors harvest his organs...

A student attending the University of North Carolina Wilmington is brain dead due to complications he suffered after contracting COVID-19 in mid-August. His family planned to take him off life support after doctors harvest his organs....

 2021-09-28 12:32 

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UVM students focus on climate as job field grows...

Students current and former say environmental jobs are of the future, and they believe the field will continue to grow....

 2021-09-28 12:26 

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Maryland newspaper gunman who killed 5 to be sentenced...

A man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper more than three years ago is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday for one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history....

 2021-09-28 12:12 

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Hurricane Sam swirling over Atlantic with Category 4 winds...

Its maximum sustained winds rose again to 130 mph (215 kph), making it a Category 4 hurricane....

 2021-09-28 11:58 

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Plattsburgh to hold gun buyback...

It's being held at the Crete Memorial Civic Center from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m....

 2021-09-28 11:57 

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Pfizer submits data on children's COVID-19 vaccine...

Pfizer and BioNTech has announced it has submitted data on its COVID-19 vaccine's use in children 5-11 years of age to the Food and Drug Administration....

 2021-09-28 11:45 

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GOP blocks bill to fund government...

With days to go, Democrats said they will try again before Thursday's deadline to pass a bill funding government operations past the Sept. 30 fiscal year end, stripping out the debate over the debt limit for another day, closer to a separate October d...

 2021-09-28 11:30 

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North Korea launches missile as diplomat decries US policy...

North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea Tuesday at nearly the same moment its U.N. diplomat was decrying the U.S.'s "hostile policy" against it, in an apparent return to its pattern of mixing weapons displays with peace overtures ...

 2021-09-28 11:26 

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Your MAX Advantage Forecast...

Sunshine returns today, but a bit on the cool side....

 2021-09-28 11:17 

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Jan. 6 trials slowed by mounting evidence in US Capitol riot...

Investigators have collected a mountain of evidence in the attack and are working to organize it and share it with defense attorneys. And that mountain keeps growing with new arrests still happening practically every week....

 2021-09-28 11:00 

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Federal judges: NYC can impose vaccine mandate on teachers...

The nation's largest school district can immediately impose a vaccine mandate on its teachers and other workers, after all, a federal appeals panel decided Monday, leading lawyers for teachers to say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene...

 2021-09-28 10:38 

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6 injured in explosion at chemical plant in Louisiana...

The unit, used in the production of ethylene, was undergoing maintenance at the time of the explosion, a spokesman said....

 2021-09-28 10:30 

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Federal judges: NYC can impose vaccine mandate on teachers...

Lawyers for teachers who don't want New York City schools to impose a vaccine mandate for them and other workers say they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene....

 2021-09-28 10:25 

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After 5 years, Obamas to break ground on presidential center...

The presidential center, which will sit on 19 acres of the 540-acre Jackson Park, will be unique among presidential libraries....

 2021-09-28 10:21 

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Atlanta spa-shooting suspect to enter plea in 4 killings...

The suspect pleaded guilty in July to charges including four counts of murder and received four sentences of life without parole....

 2021-09-28 10:02 

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Council rejects Burlington waste consolidation plan...

The vote was split evenly on two different ideas....

 2021-09-28 09:38 

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Pentagon leaders to face Congress on Afghan pullout decision...

Republicans in Congress have intensified their attacks on the president's decision to pull all troops out of Afghanistan, saying it leaves the U.S. more vulnerable to terrorism....

 2021-09-28 08:09 

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Boy dies from brain-eating amoeba found at Texas splash pad...

A city review discovered lapses in water quality testing at several parks....

 2021-09-28 06:34 

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'I had a spare': Flyer inspires woman to donate kidney to father of 4...

A Chicago woman donated her kidney to a stranger after seeing a flyer that said he needed a transplant....

 2021-09-28 04:41 

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'Person of interest' in Fla. college student's disappearance found dead...

A man who investigators believe entered the 19-year-old woman's apartment the day she went missing was found dead....

 2021-09-28 04:26 

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Burlington City Council votes to approve stabilization plan...

After voting to cut the police department last year the Burlington City Councilors unanimously voted to approve a $1.27 million proposal to help the police department hire and keep officers....

 2021-09-28 04:25 

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Former Stowe police officer accused of sexual assault...

A Vermont woman spoke in front of the Stowe Selectboard Monday, claiming she is a victim of sexual assault by a local law enforcement officer....

 2021-09-28 02:33 

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FBI: 2020 homicides up nearly 30%, largest 1-year jump ever...

Homicides in the U.S. in 2020 increased nearly 30% over the previous year, the largest one-year jump since the FBI began keeping records....

 2021-09-28 01:21 

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Top 3 on 3 for Monday, September 27th...

Best plays of the week...

 2021-09-27 22:32 

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Answering the call for help: Vermont 911 call centers short-staffed...

State leaders are concerned about staffing shortages at Vermont's 911 call centers. Our Calvin Cutler has details on that and how first responders are making sure help is there when you need it....

 2021-09-27 22:21 

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Ford issues recall on 2021 Mustang Mach-E for windshields, sunroofs that could pop out...

The automaker says windshields and sunroofs on the all-electric SUVs may not have been bonded properly and could separate from the vehicle during a crash....

 2021-09-27 22:03 

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Vermont teachers struggling to provide both in-person and online lessons...

Teachers in some schools are busy creating synchronous lessons for students to follow along with in real-time and asynchronous lessons for students online to complete on their own time. Our Olivia Lyons spoke with school officials working with each model ...

 2021-09-27 21:53 

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Evidence seized by federal agents ruled unconstitutional by Vermont high court...

Evidence seized by federal agents was ruled unconstitutional by the Vermont Supreme Court. Our Darren Perron learned what this could mean for cases moving forward....

 2021-09-27 21:52 

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Rally for Haitian migrants outside Sen. Leahy's Burlington office...

They say the Biden administration's treatment of Haitian immigrants is...

 2021-09-27 21:45 

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EXPLAINER: What's behind all the drama in Congress?...

Democrats are trying to pass more than $4 trillion in infrastructure and social programs at the center of President Joe Biden's agenda — and at the same time avert a government shutdown and prevent a federal default that could send financial mar...

 2021-09-27 21:33 

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Harvest Tips: Drying flowers...

The best ways to take your summer flowers and dry them so you can keep that color year-round. Plus, what to avoid. Our Cat Viglienzoni got you expert advice....

 2021-09-27 21:32 

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How satellite images help NASA track wildfires, climate change...

The next generation of NASA satellites launches to track changes on the Earth's surface. Our Cat Viglienzoni learned more about how NASA scientists use that data....

 2021-09-27 21:31 

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Officials seize more than 9.5 million lethal fake pills in 2021, warn of alarming increase...

The Drug Enforcement Administration issued a public safety alert Monday warning of the alarming increase in the lethality and availability of fake prescription pills....

 2021-09-27 21:12 

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City Council to hear Burlington police chief's plea to get more cops on the beat...

As the number of Burlington police officers continues to shrink, the acting police chief is calling for incentives for officers and new recruits. The City Council is expected to take up the topic Monday. Our Cam Smith has a preview....

 2021-09-27 20:59 

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Final phase of construction on Burlington bike path on schedule...

Construction at Burlington's Oakledge Park is running on schedule. It's the last segment of 8.3 miles of greenway projects started in 2014. Our Kayla Martin has a look at how the project is shaping up....

 2021-09-27 20:58 

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Boston, Dallas Fed presidents to leave in wake of trading disclosures...

Though the investments by Rosengren and Kaplan were permitted under the Fed's rules, they raised at least the appearance of conflicts of interest, which Fed policy discourages....

 2021-09-27 20:54 

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Your MAX Advantage Forecast...

Some sunshine returns for the week ahead....

 2021-09-27 20:48 

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A b-a-a-a-d day: Goats on the lam in Atlanta...

People in an Atlanta neighborhood called police to report it after spotting around a dozen goats trotting around a busy intersection....

 2021-09-27 20:17 

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Judge rejects lawsuit on New Hampshire's early end to unemployment benefits...

A judge on Monday dismissed a lawsuit challenging a decision by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's administration to end unemployment benefits under the federal CARES Act early, saying the claims are based on flawed interpretations of state law....

 2021-09-27 20:08 

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Addiction recovery centers struggle to find funding as Vt. overdose deaths soar...

Overdose deaths are up 57% in Vermont since December 2019, the largest increase in the nation. People in the recovery field tell our Melissa Cooney they need more money and people to help their clients in crisis....

 2021-09-27 20:02 

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Middlebury College to strip chapel name over eugenics role...

Middlebury College has decided to remove the name of a former Vermont Gov. John Mead from the campus chapel because of what school officials say was his "instigating role" in eugenics policies of the early 1900s....

 2021-09-27 19:50 

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Hospitals fear staffing shortages as vaccine deadlines loom...

Hospitals and nursing homes around the country are bracing for worsening staff shortages as state deadlines arrive for health care workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19....

 2021-09-27 19:36 

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Report from Vermont Cannabis Control Board pushed back...

Vermont's Cannabis Control Board is closing in on a key report to the Legislature making fee structure recommendations, but it has now been pushed back a few weeks....

 2021-09-27 19:33 

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Amber Alert issued for 2-year-old girl in N.M....

They are believed to be driving a 2010 white Chevrolet passenger car with an unknown New Mexico license plate number....

 2021-09-27 19:31 

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Safety officials seek answers in deadly Amtrak derailment...

The train, carrying 141 passengers and 16 crew members, had two locomotives and 10 cars, eight of which derailed, with some tipping onto their sides. Seven people were hospitalized....

 2021-09-27 19:11 

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Jury reaches verdict in R. Kelly sex misconduct case...

Jurors in R&B superstar R. Kelly's sex trafficking trial in New York say they have reached a verdict on Monday afternoon....

 2021-09-27 18:50 

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Vermont free food program ends this week...

A free food program started to help Vermont families get through the pandemic ends on Friday....

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