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1 hr ago | TheBlaze.com

The Libertarian Party Candidate Ready to Lead the GOP in His State

The Libertarian Party nominee for governor is running as a write-in candidate in the Republican primary on Aug. 26 and has gotten considerable media attention in the state and blow back from the state's Republican establishment.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mitt Romney, US Senate, Lisa Murkowski

Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Jailed Chinese Billionaire To Open Retail Chain For Gold Products

I'm a senior editor and the Shanghai bureau chief of Forbes magazine. Now in my 13th year at Forbes, I compile the Forbes China Rich List, Hong Kong Rich List and Taiwan Rich List.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, World News, University of Wisconsin Madison

8 hrs ago | AmmoLand

Glock and Warne Scope Mounts Sponsor The VJSSA Steel Fundraiser Match

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Vermont Junior Shooting Sports Association is proud to announce that Glock and Warne Scope Mounts have both returned as major match sponsors for their annual Rimfire Steel Match Fundraiser on "We are proud to have Glock and Warne back as sponsors.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Caller

Whether You Want Booze Or Just Explore, Here Are America's Best College Towns

America might be brimming with beautiful college towns, but only a few collegiate burgs have the perfect mix of booze, fun and beauty to rank as America's best.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Back Bay (Boston, MA), US News, Conservative Political News

Newswise

UVM Political Science Professor Comments on Former US Senator James M. Jeffords

Former US Senator James M. Jeffords of Vermont, who served more than 30 years in Washington, leaves behind a legacy dedicated to the issues of education, the environment and agriculture, and for tipping control of the Senate in 2001 when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent.

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Related Topix: US News

WTEN-TV Albany

Dig at Colonial battleground turns up artifacts

An archaeological dig at a Colonial military site in the southern Adirondacks of New York has turned up thousands of artifacts, from butchered animal bones to uniform buttons, along with a lime kiln used to make mortar for a British fort that was never completed.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Lake George, NY, Ballston Spa, NY

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Shakespeare company begins UVM partnership

The Shakespeare Company brought performing arts to the masses through a new partnership with the University of Vermont.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

National Post

Bloodthirsty, depraved and tactically brilliant: Why ISIS is the most formidable terrorist group yet

The terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham have proven themselves to be a brutal, bloodthirsty band of brigands.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Long Tailed Leapers

Perhaps you've caught a glimpse in your headlights of a mouse with a very long tail, leaping across the road at night.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Opinion

ABC News

Dig at Colonial Battleground Turns up Artifacts

An archaeological dig at a Colonial military site in the southern Adirondacks of New York has turned up thousands of artifacts, from butchered animal bones to uniform buttons, along with a lime kiln used to make mortar for a British fort that was never completed.

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Related Topix: Archaeology, Anthropology, Science, Lake George, NY, Ballston Spa, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont lawmakers plan hearing on budget cuts

Vermont lawmakers are planning a public hearing regarding a round of budget cuts proposed by the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Healthcare Law, Law

Effingham Herald

Expecto equality: Harry Potter and the spell of reduced prejudice

A new study has found that kids who read Harry Potter books were more likely to not harbor prejudice against the LGBT and immigrant communities.

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Related Topix: J.K. Rowling, Authors, Books, Education Etc.

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

VA announces funding for homeless veterans

Washington is sending Vermont more than $1.5 million dollars to help homeless veterans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Addison County, VT

Concord Monitor

People

She is a junior. , son of Sue and Gerry Morin, is the valedictorian for the Class of 2014 at John Stark Regional High School.

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Related Topix: University of Mary Washington, Yale University, University of New England, Portland, ME

EurekAlert!

Kessler Foundation researchers publish study on task constraint and task switching

Cognitive research shows the negative effects that unexpected task constraint, following self-generated task choice, has on task-switching performance This is Dr. Starla Weaver.

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Related Topix: Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, Psychology, Science, Yeshiva University

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Phillymag.com

Michael Solomonov Reveals That Hea s a Recovering Crack Addict

Last July, Michael Solomonov sat down with Philly Mag's John Marchese and revealed that he'd battled addiction problems : [Solomonov] told a story of spiraling into alcohol and drug abuse and how people close to him pushed him into detox and rehab.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

An extreme athlete's lasting legacy

Friends and family hit the trails Saturday..in memory of a young life cut short.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT, Barre, VT, Montpelier, VT

WCAX-TV Burlington

College athletes team up to teach kids

Soccer players from Williams College and the University of Vermont were all about the kids today at Winooski High School.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Winooski, VT, Burlington, VT, Barre, VT

Philly.com

Germantown woman builds a better beehive

Just ask Anaiis Salles, the Germantown beekeeper who has built the better beehive at her base of operations at the Awbury Arboretum, on Awbury Road near Chew Avenue in East Germantown.

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Related Topix: East Germantown, IN, Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey, Entomology

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Late blight back in Vermont

Jake Mendell is co-owner of Footprint Farm in Starksboro, a small organic operation.

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Related Topix: Starksboro, VT, Agriculture, Science, Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Famine, Natural Disasters, Home Gardening, Home

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