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Was a pioneering Vermonter a groundbreaking novelist or a racist?

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 7:10pm
Why some Vermonters want to strip Dorothy Canfield Fisher's name from a longtime book award. 

Quebec man charged in airport stabbing

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:52pm
A Canadian man has been charged with an airport stabbing in Flint, Michigan. The FBI says he entered the U.S. at the crossing in Champlain, New York.

Staples recalls thousands of office chairs

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:47pm
Staples is recalling more than 100,000 chairs because the legs can break. 

Harwood co-principal's resignation cites tension with board

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:42pm
The co-principal of Harwood Union High School is stepping down and citing tension with the school board. 

82-year-old man's home burglarized during wife's funeral

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:37pm
A burglar targeted the home of an elderly man on his most vulnerable day. The man had been away from home attending his wife's funeral. 

No changes to Vt. Guard F-16 fleet after Texas crash

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:26pm
The Vermont Air Guard has not received orders to take any action in regard to its fleet of F-16s after a crash in Houston. 

Democrats call secret health care talks outrageous

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:19pm
Democratic U.S. senators rallied in Washington Wednesday, calling secret talks on the remake of Obamacare outrageous. 

Where you can find Vermont orchids in full bloom

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:14pm
It's peak of the season for orchid-lovers in Vermont. Alexei Rubenstein took a trip to one hot spot in the Upper Valley. 

New effort to keep cyclists safe in Northern NY

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:11pm
A law firm in Plattsburgh that specializes in injuries and accidents is now trying to prevent them by hosting a bike safety course. 

Animal rights group goes after Vt. slaughterhouse

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:06pm
An international animal rights group is asking the Vermont attorney general's office and the Agency of Agriculture to investigate allegations of animal cruelty at a slaughterhouse. 

Dartmouth research: Communal meals key to senior health

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 6:06pm
According to experts, senior citizens are healthier when they eat together. But officials says many programs that make those meals possible are at risk. 

Scott confirmed as NH environmental commissioner

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 4:32pm
The Executive Council has approved Republican Gov. Chris Sununu's second nominee to lead the state Department of Environmental Services.

Cuomo grants clemency to 9/11 worker facing deportation

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 4:09pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has granted a pardon to a former Ground Zero worker who was detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

NY raises age of marriage from 14 to 17

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 3:23pm
New York has raised the age of marriage to 17, replacing a law that allowed children as young as 14 to legally wed.

14-year-old arrested in Vt., NH, Maine car thefts

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 3:12pm
A teenager suspected of car thefts in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont is behind bars.

Leahy, Scott recommend Nolan as US prosecutor for Vermont

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 3:04pm
Democratic U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy and Republican Vermont Gov. Phil Scott have recommended to the president that a Burlington attorney become the top law enforcement official in the state.

Close vote expected on NH budget

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:50pm
Some conservative House Republicans who helped defeat a proposed budget earlier this year have come around, but many Democrats remain opposed heading into Thursday's vote.

Vt. produces its 2nd highest maple syrup crop

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:19pm
Vermont had another sweet season, producing nearly 2 million gallons of maple syrup, the second highest amount on record.

Orwell bridge being replaced

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:43am
A bridge in Addison County will be closed for two months starting June 21. 

2 charged in Burlington assault

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:35am
Police say two Burlington residents assaulted a man early Wednesday morning. 

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