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 2021-09-18 03:40 

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Island Pond Races kicks of Saturday...

Hundreds of runners ascended on the northeast kingdom this Friday with even more are expected Saturday. Saturday is the first annual Island Pond marathon. Channel Three's Rachel Mann is there with a look at the event and what makes this race so unique...

 2021-09-18 02:45 

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More COVID cases at Williston Schools...

The Williston School District is reporting an additional 9 COVID-19 cases at two Williston schools....

 2021-09-18 02:38 

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NTSB to investigate Tesla crash in Florida that left 2 dead...

Federal officials said Friday they will investigate a fiery Tesla crash that left two people dead in South Florida....

 2021-09-18 02:33 

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Racist vandalism found at St. Michael's College...

The School says numerous racist stickers were found on campus along with several gay pride flags being stolen from students front yards....

 2021-09-18 02:25 

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Use of OxyContin profits to fight opioids formally approved...

A judge formally approved a plan Friday to turn OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma into a new company no longer owned by members of the Sackler family and with its profits going to fight the opioid epidemic....

 2021-09-17 22:54 

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Durst jury reaches verdict in killing of his best friend...

A Los Angeles jury reaches a verdict in the murder trial of New York real estate heir Robert Durst in his best friend's slaying....

 2021-09-17 22:44 

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Local families observe POW/MIA Recognition Day...

As part of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, friends and family of POWs gathered Friday morning at the Vermont National Guard Library and Museum at Camp Johnson in Colchester to honor World War II veterans who were held captive by the enemy....

 2021-09-17 22:10 

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Tunbridge World's Fair opens for 4-day run...

The Tunbridge World's Fair is back in full swing after having to cancel last year because of the pandemic....

 2021-09-17 22:03 

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Dept. of Public Safety hires mental health director...

The Vermont Department of Public Safety has hired its first-ever director of mental health, part of an effort to improve the delivery of mental health services to people who come into contact with the Vermont State Police....

 2021-09-17 22:02 

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NH health commissioner targets lawmaker's misinformation...

The head of New Hampshire's health department on Friday says a Republican lawmaker is spreading misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-09-17 21:50 

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Housing advocates plead with state officials to modify motel program...

Hundreds of homeless Vermonters could be back on the streets in just a few days. That's because many of the people staying in motels and hotels under the general assistance emergency housing program will lose their benefits. Now, housing advocates are...

 2021-09-17 21:42 

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Vermont Almanac editors prepare for 2nd edition...

A new publication last year compiled stories from Vermont farmers, hunters, loggers, writers, photographers, and biologists, wrapping it up in the "Vermont Almanac: Stories from & for the Land." Now, a second volume is in the works....

 2021-09-17 21:38 

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Tropical Storm Odette forms off mid-Atlantic coast...

Tropical Storm Odette formed off the mid-Atlantic coast Friday afternoon, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm is moving northeast and is expected to weaken by Saturday night....

 2021-09-17 21:35 

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Pets with potential: Meet Piper & Lily...

This week's Pets with potential are a pair of four-year-old female dogs named, Piper and Lily....

 2021-09-17 21:31 

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Northeast Street Rod Nationals hits the Expo this weekend...

There are a lot of antique and classic cars rolling into town and they're all heading to The 27th Annual Northeast Street Rod Nationals hits the Champlain Valley Expo this weekend....

 2021-09-17 21:25 

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School bus driver shortage widespread...

Vermont has been facing a school bus driver shortage for years, but labor issues resulting from the pandemic have made it worse than ever. The Essex Westford district has been forced to combine two routes, but it leaves some students on the bus for over a...

 2021-09-17 21:02 

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South Burlington Police, superintendent offer no details on Thursday lockdown...

The South Burlington community is looking for answers after the high school and Tuttle Middle School were placed on lockdown for several hours Thursday....

 2021-09-17 20:49 

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Health workers push for booster shots following outbreak at long-term care facility...

A COVID outbreak at a long-term care facility in Windsor has health care workers stressing the need for booster shots to protect the elderly residents who are aging in place....

 2021-09-17 20:36 

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Police urge drivers to take safety seriously...

A spate of deadly crashes on Vermont roads this week has authorities appealing to the driving public to take safety seriously....

 2021-09-17 20:36 

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Your MAX Advantage Forecast...

Chance for a few showers on Saturday, but otherwise a nice weekend ahead....

 2021-09-17 20:14 

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Ahmaud Arbery case: Bodycam footage released of officers on scene of shooting...

Former District Attorney Jackie Johnson is accused of directing police officers not to arrest the suspected shooter on the day of the shooting....

 2021-09-17 19:54 

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France recalls ambassadors to US, Australia over sub deal...

France recalls its ambassadors to the United States and Australia in submarine deal backlash, the French foreign minister says....

 2021-09-17 19:52 

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Private land owners eligible for brownfields funding...

Private landowners will be getting a slice of the millions of dollars in brownfields clean-up funds announced this week....

 2021-09-17 19:43 

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Afghanistan vet with cancer to take part in season-ending Honor Flight...

The final flight of the 2021 season departs this Saturday and will carry 28 veterans and their guardians to the Washington monuments made in their honor....

 2021-09-17 19:09 

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Officials: Pentagon to say deadly drone strike in Kabul mistakenly killed civilians, not Islamic State extremists...

The head of U.S. Central Command says innocent civilians, not extremists, were killed in the Aug. 29 U.S. drone strike in Kabul....

 2021-09-17 19:05 

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Landscaping crews no fans of Burlington leaf blower ban...

Burlington's new leaf blower ordinance is intended to cut down on noise pollution and help the city achieve its net-zero energy goals. But landscaping crews, the first users to feel the bite of the new rules, say their experience this summer has not b...

 2021-09-17 18:55 

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U.S. Marshals investigate handcuffed man hit in the face during arrest...

Video from a Ring camera shows the suspect getting assaulted as he walks out of a home in Jackson, Mississippi....

 2021-09-17 18:16 

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Big cats at National Zoo test positive for COVID...

The big cats six African lions, a Sumatran tiger and two Amur tigers are being treated with medication and are under close observation, according to the zoo's website....

 2021-09-17 18:12 

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North Carolina judges strike down state's voter ID law...

Two of the three trial judges hearing a lawsuit declared the December 2018 law is unconstitutional, despite being designed to implement a photo voter ID mandate added to the North Carolina Constitution in a referendum just weeks earlier....

 2021-09-17 18:08 

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Vermont State Police honored at Statehouse ceremony...

The Vermont State Police held their annual awards ceremony at the Statehouse Friday....

 2021-09-17 17:55 

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New Hampshire US representatives urge Canada border opening...

New Hampshire's two members of the U.S. House of Representatives are urging President Joe Biden to reopen the land border between Canada and the United States....

 2021-09-17 17:22 

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September's harvest moon shines this weekend...

Known as the harvest moon, the celestial offering will peak Monday evening at 7:55 p.m. EDT....

 2021-09-17 16:33 

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Young adult prison suggested for youth center property...

A former state official says New Hampshire could solve two problems at once by replacing its youth detention center with two much smaller facilities and using the sprawling juvenile campus to house young adult inmates instead....

 2021-09-17 16:30 

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NY to eliminate jail time for most minor parole violations...

New Yorkers will be able to avoid jail time for most nonviolent parole violations under a new law signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul....

 2021-09-17 16:26 

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NYC restaurant host attacked over vaccine status request...

In a news release, police said the three women punched the host at Carmine's on the upper west side repeatedly and broke her necklace Thursday afternoon after she asked for proof of vaccination, which is required to dine inside at New York City restau...

 2021-09-17 16:26 

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Protest for jailed Capitol rioters: Police ready this time...

The persistent attempts by Trump and others to rewrite the narrative around the violence and panic of the day, and the ever-increasing volatility around the politics of the 2020 election have made it impossible to predict what may happen....

 2021-09-17 16:06 

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Thousands of Haitian migrants converge on Texas border town...

Images showed Haitians crossing the Rio Grande in huge groups and assembling under a bridge in Del Rio, a city of 35,000 that has been severely strained by migrant flows in recent months. Estimates were as high as 8,000 to 10,000....

 2021-09-17 15:55 

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Lawyer pleads not guilty in Trump-Russia investigation probe...

Michael Sussman appeared Friday in D.C. federal court before Magistrate Judge Zia Faruqui. He is just the second person to be prosecuted by special counsel John Durham in two-and-a-half years of work....

 2021-09-17 15:44 

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Biden, world leaders try to hammer out next steps on climate...

The Biden administration billed the meeting as a chance for some of the world leaders to strategize how to achieve big, fast cuts in climate-wrecking petroleum and coal emissions....

 2021-09-17 15:36 

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Bringing back woolly mammoth goal of Silicon Valley startup...

The project already has $15 million in funding, and the technology may actually be there to make it happen....

 2021-09-17 15:36 

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Police investigating body found in Lake Champlain...

Police are investigating after a body was found in Lake Champlain Friday morning....

 2021-09-17 15:29 

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Young boy asks mother cat permission to adopt her baby...

Before finalizing the decision to bring this runt home, the little boy made sure to ask the kitten's mom for permission. He wanted to make sure she would be okay with his family adopting her baby....

 2021-09-17 15:22 

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Ex-deputy charged with manslaughter in white teen's death in Arkansas...

A special prosecutor on Friday announced the charge against former Lonoke County sheriff's deputy Sgt. Michael Davis in the fatal shooting of Hunter Brittain....

 2021-09-17 14:48 

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EXPLAINER: Fighting fire with fire to protect sequoia trees...

Using firing operations to burn out flammable vegetation and other matter before the wildfire arrives in the Giant Forest is one of several ways firefighters can use their nemesis as a tool to stop, slow or redirect fires....

 2021-09-17 14:14 

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Sotheby's puts rare U.S. Constitution copy for auction...

Sotheby's announced Friday — appropriately on Constitution Day — that in November it will put up for auction one of just 11 surviving copies of the Constitution from the official first printing produced for the delegates to the Constitutio...

 2021-09-17 14:10 

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UVM goalkeeper is keeping it clean between the posts...

Nate Silveira hasn't allowed a single goal in the early season for the Catamounts...

 2021-09-17 14:00 

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Bristol, NH, launches high-speed internet service...

After years of planning, the New Hampshire town of Bristol has launched its new high-speed internet service....

 2021-09-17 13:51 

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FDA panel is first key test for Biden COVID-19 booster plan...

Friday's meeting came as the delta variant continues to drive U.S. cases and deaths back to levels not seen since last winter....

 2021-09-17 13:29 

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Amber Alert: 6-year-old missing in Texas...

Amari Baylor was described as 4-foot-6 and 60 pounds with brown hair and eyes. He was last seen wearing a white Adidas T-shirt, black Nike pants and red Nike shoes....

 2021-09-17 12:56 

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Father files $1M lawsuit against school after staff cuts daughter's hair...

Seven-year-old Jurnee Hoffmeyer had asked a library employee for the haircut. However, her father Jimmy Hoffmeyer said staff should have picked up the phone before picking up the scissors....

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