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    3 rescued from Lake Champlain after canoe capsizes

    04/22/2014 09:32 PM EDT
    BURLINGTON (AP) -- Three people have been rescued from Lake Champlain after their canoe capsized about 300 yards from the Burlington shore. 
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    New England in Brief
    04/22/2014 09:32 PM EDT - Vermont jury awards $35 million in sex abuse case MONTPELIER (AP) -- A Vermont jury has award the victim of a sexual abuse $35 million. Full Story

     
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    3 rescued from Lake Champlain after canoe capsizes

    04/22/2014 09:32 PM EDT
    BURLINGTON (AP) -- Three people have been rescued from Lake Champlain after their canoe capsized about 300 yards from the Burlington shore. 
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    New England in Brief
    04/22/2014 09:32 PM EDT - Vermont jury awards $35 million in sex abuse case MONTPELIER (AP) -- A Vermont jury has award the victim of a sexual abuse $35 million. Full Story

    Latest Dartmouth discussion focuses on sex assault
    04/22/2014 09:32 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- Dartmouth College is working on multiple fronts to prevent sexual assault, encourage reporting and hold perpetrators accountable, an administrator said Tuesday, days after the school’s president called it one of three critical issues that are compromising the school’s core mission. Full Story

    Michaud calls for Maine to cut heating oil usage
    04/22/2014 09:32 PM EDT - YARMOUTH, Maine -- U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud on Tuesday called for Maine to cut its dependency on heating oil in half by implementing mandatory energy efficiency ratings for new homes and boosting the state’s use of renewable energy such as, wind and solar. Full Story

    New England energy issues vexing
    04/21/2014 09:57 PM EDT - HARTFORD, Conn. -- The nation's top energy official delivered a blunt message Monday to a Connecticut audience of energy executives, regulators, environmentalists and others who already know that fuel heating and cooling homes and businesses and running power plants in New England is among the costliest in the nation. Full Story

    Number of Vermonters without health care unclear
    04/21/2014 09:55 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- It won't be known for several months how many people who looked at buying health insurance through Vermont Health Connect determined it was too expensive and decided to go without, Vermont officials said Monday. Full Story

    Maine schools slash heating bills with stimulus project
    04/20/2014 10:35 PM EDT - PORTLAND, Maine -- Years after federal stimulus dollars funded a Maine Forest Service Project to heat with local wood products, schools and other facilities report they have slashed energy bills in half while supporting jobs in the state's struggling timber industry. Full Story

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    Congress is using Twitter, but which party is most active?

    Your representative in the House is almost certainly on Twitter. Your senator definitely is. But how are they using the social network? Full Story
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    Watch Yankees pitcher get caught using pine tar

    Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night. Full Story
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    Justin Bieber is sorry for visiting this Japanese war shrine

    Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting Japan's Yasukuni war shrine this week, saying he was misled to see it as only a place of prayer. Full Story