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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont say white supremacist signs and stickers posted at the University of Vermont and Champlain College have been traced to a state resident and an out-of-towner.In a statement released Friday by the University of Vermont, Burlington police say there's no …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Drew Urquhart scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Ernie Duncan also had 18 points to lead Vermont to a 75-54 victory over Binghamton on Wednesday night and its second straight America East regular-season championship.The Catamounts bounced back from their only …
JOHNSON, Vt. (AP) — A transgender woman hoping to become the Vermont Democratic gubernatorial candidate said she's seeking the nomination because of her status as a business leader, not her status as transgender.Christine Hallquist said Wednesday that she believes she has the skills and …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont teenager accused of planning "to shoot up" his former high school wrote in a diary he titled "Journal of an active shooter" that he had "big plans" to kill as many as he could.Jack Sawyer, 18, had recently returned to Vermont from a Maine treatment center …
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a Kansas governor's race that's already wild and crowded, more than half a dozen of the prospective candidates are teenagers, and legislators are divided over whether to try to prevent having such young hopefuls in the field in the future.The Kansas House on a 73-43 …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Last week's deadly Florida high school shooting and a Vermont teenager's arrest in what officials consider a near-miss on a high school shooting are giving a boost to gun control efforts in the state Legislature following years of the otherwise liberal state's …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Officials at the University of Vermont and St. Michael's College say they are investigating white supremacist signs and stickers that are being posted around the colleges' campuses.The University of Vermont said last week that signs defending white privilege were …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Jason Dunne made five 3-pointers and scored 26 points and Hartford ended Vermont's nation-best 15-game winning streak with a 69-68 victory on Sunday.Hartford's Hassan Attia dunked with 1:41 left for the game's final points. Vermont (22-6, 12-1 America East) missed a …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Cam Ward scored 14 points and Drew Urquhart and Everett Duncan added 13 each as Vermont defeated New Hampshire 71-58 on Thursday night for the Catamounts' 15th consecutive victory.Vermont (22-5, 12-0 America East) also ran its home winning streak to 22 and its …
WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — A distraught man who was pointing a pistol at his own head was shot by police as he walked toward two officers next to a busy interstate and refused repeated commands to drop the weapon, state police said Monday.The man died at a hospital shortly after the Sunday …
WILLISTON, Vt. (AP) — The head of the Vermont State Police says a distraught man pointing a gun at his own head was shot by police on the side of Interstate 89 while traffic drove by.Police say 42-year-old Benjamin Gregware, of Sheldon, died at the hospital Sunday afternoon after the …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes tied a career-high with 27 points to surpass 1,500 career points and Vermont won its 14th straight with an 81-69 victory over UMass Lowell on Sunday to clinch a home playoff game.Vermont (21-5, 11-0 America East) has also won 32 straight regular-season …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Lawmakers in more than two-thirds of the states are considering ways to reduce prescription drug costs, including importing them from Canada, as they strive to balance budgets without knowing for sure what their government's share of the tab will be.A total of 87 …
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes and Drew Urquhart combined to score 39 points and Vermont used timely free throw shooting in the final two minutes to pull out a 72-67 victory over Albany Thursday night and remain unbeaten atop the America East Conference.Grieg Stire's two free throws …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Drew Urquhart scored 18 points, Payton Henson and Trae Bell-Haynes added 16 each as hot-shooting Vermont beat UMBC 81-53 in the debut of the Retrievers' new Event Center on Saturday.The game matched the America East's top two teams but the Catamounts (19-5, 9-0) outscored …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on a ski resort owner who agreed to pay back $81 million he was accused of using illegally (all times local):7 p.m.Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has expressed his appreciation for the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission's work investigating a ski resort …
VESTAL, N.Y. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored 21 points and Vermont won its 11th straight game, 68-54 over Binghamton on Wednesday night, giving the Catamounts a record 340 American East Conference wins.Drew Urquhart added 15 points for the Catamounts (18-5, 8-0), who extended their …
ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — In the country's top maple producing state, Vermonters take their maple syrup seriously.But perhaps none take it as seriously as the judges at the annual Vermont Farm Show maple contest.On Monday, a panel of three judges tasted teaspoon after teaspoon of syrup, …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored 21 points with five rebounds and Vermont extended its win streak to 10 with a 61-50 victory over Albany on Wednesday night.Payton Henson, Drew Urquhart and Everett Duncan added 10 points apiece for the Catamounts (17-5, 7-0 America East …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Gov. Phil Scott on Monday privately signed Vermont's marijuana bill into law, making the state the first in the country to authorize the recreational use of the substance by an act of a state legislature.The law, which goes into effect July 1, allows adults to possess …

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