Foodbank keeps it fresh

08/28/2014 08:08 AM EDT
BRATTLEBORO -- The harvest season can be a bit challenging for the Vermont Foodbank, which works with farmers all over the state, accepting their extra produce as it becomes available. 
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Dover asks to be dismissed from Grega lawsuit
08/28/2014 08:08 AM EDT - BRATTLEBORO -- Attorneys for the town of Dover are asking a federal judge to dismiss it from a lawsuit filed by a man who spent nearly 18 years in prison for the murder of his wife. Full Story

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U.S. journalist’s mother pleads for his life as photos show killings by Islamic State gunmen BEIRUT (AP) -- 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 of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria. Full Story
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U.S. journalist’s mother pleads for his life as photos show killings by Islamic State gunmen BEIRUT (AP) -- 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 of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the capture of a strategic air base in Syria. Full Story
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WCCA executive director steps down BRATTLEBORO -- After four very successful years at the helm of the Windham Child Care Association, Executive Director Elizabeth Raposa recently announced that she will be moving on in search for a new professional opportunity. Full Story
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Market Basket returned to Arthur T. Demoulas

08/28/2014 06:14 AM EDT
TEWKSBURY, Mass. -- Market Basket has been returned to Arthur T. Demoulas, the popular former CEO whose firing in June triggered a massive uprising from employees and a nearly six-week boycott that brought the company to the brink of insolvency. 
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New Hampshire GOP Senate hopefuls argue credentials
08/27/2014 10:11 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- With primary rivals questioning his conservatism and consistency, Republican Scott Brown said Wednesday that he had been the most bipartisan U.S. senator with a record of accomplishments "second to none" during his three years in Washington. Full Story

Lawsuit says state failed to act in abuse case
08/27/2014 10:12 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- A lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Vermont Department for Children and Families alleges that social workers failed to act on reports of abuse and neglect of two Ludlow children for four years until local police intervened. Full Story

Will Demoulas saga's next chapter involve bankruptcy?
08/27/2014 10:14 PM EDT - LOWELL, Mass. -- With each day that goes by without a sale or resolution that brings workers and customers back to Market Basket, the chain keeps getting closer to a point when it can no longer stay open. Full Story

3 years after Irene, new office complex rising
08/27/2014 10:14 PM EDT - WATERBURY -- Three years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene made most of the state office complex in Waterbury unusable, its replacement is rising out of what was a sodden mess that reeked of the nearby Winooski River. Full Story

Vermont getting nearly $43K for bat research
08/27/2014 10:15 PM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) -- The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is getting a federal grant of nearly $43,000 to support bat research and monitoring related to white nose syndrome. Full Story

New England in Brief
08/27/2014 10:16 PM EDT - COLCHESTER (AP) -- Police searching for a missing boater on Lake Champlain say they've found the body of a man in Mallets Bay. Full Story

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Shaun the shaggy Aussie sheep finally shorn smooth

SYDNEY (AP) — Shaun the shaggy Australian sheep has at last been shorn smooth. But the woolly wanderer wasn't the wooliest of all. Full Story
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Review: 'Madden NFL 15' scores on new consoles

If you followed all the offseason NFL headlines — concussions, racial slurs, bullying, domestic violence — you'd think the league was in serious trouble. Full Story