• 81 immigrants arrested in New England - 09/20/2014 01:42 PM EDT
    'Heads up, hands down' Vermont drivers warned of Oct. 1 cell law

    09/19/2014 10:47 PM EDT
    BRATTLEBORO -- Vermont State Police Capt. Ray Keefe knows the deal: People love their cell phones, and they've gotten used to making calls on the road. 
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    Newfane undertakes emergency bridge repair
    09/19/2014 10:48 PM EDT - NEWFANE -- Its name is short -- Bridge 45 -- and so is the structure itself, at just 61 feet. Full Story

    Obama faces questions on prospect of expanded war

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago. Full Story
    World in Brief

    France becomes 1st country to join U.S. airstrikes on Islamic State group in Iraq PARIS (AP) -- France is back at America’s side in conducting military strikes in Iraq. Full Story
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    New program focuses on skills for new jobs BRATTLEBORO -- A new program offered by the Community College of Vermont, Southeastern Vermont Community Action, and the Windham Workforce Investment Board will help unemployed individuals and those with little work experience gain marketable skills, obtain jobs and advance in their careers. Full Story
    Vermont's new DCF commissioner wants to focus on homelessness, substance abuse

    09/19/2014 10:59 PM EDT
    ESSEX JUNCTION -- The whiteboard in Ken Schatz' corner office is blank. 
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    More than 1,000 Vermonters head to climate march
    09/19/2014 08:38 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- More than 1,000 Vermonters are planning to attend the New York version of what is expected to be a series of world-wide marches calling for solutions to the threat of climate change, organizers said. Full Story

    New groundwater discharge rules approved in Vermont
    09/20/2014 10:01 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- A legislative panel has given conditional approval to a revision of state rules governing injection wells, a term that applies to a broad array of human activities -- some posing a high environmental risk and some posing little or no risk. Full Story

    At N.H. Highland Games, revelers split on Scottish vote
    09/19/2014 08:38 PM EDT - LINCOLN, N.H. -- The head of the St. Andrew’s Society of New Hampshire said his heart wanted to see Scottish voters choose independence Thursday, but his head knew remaining in the United Kingdom was the wiser choice. Full Story

    New England in Brief
    09/19/2014 08:38 PM EDT - Vermont’s senators vote against Obama on rebel aid MONTPELIER (AP) -- Vermont’s two senators have voted against a bill that allows the U. Full Story

    Southern Vermont College unveils new admissions building
    09/19/2014 03:38 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Southern Vermont College hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony for its new admissions building on Thursday, and dedicated the building to the alumni who made it possible. Full Story

    Failure to meet federal security checklist led to Vermont Health Connect shutdown
    09/19/2014 09:06 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- The state took Vermont Health Connect offline because it was unable to meet a federal checklist of security requirements, officials said Thursday. Full Story

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    The Kuro taste: Peppery tang and hint of squid ink

    TOKYO (AP) — The first Kuro, or black, burger had a black bun and sauce. Last year's edition, the Kuro Ninja, added a slice of (non-black) bacon to the signature black components. Full Story
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    Doug E Fresh highlights BET Hip-Hop awards

    ATLANTA (AP) — With a picture of his mother on a large screen behind him, Doug E Fresh struggled to complete his sentence. Full Story