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3 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Start-up Keeps Eye On Social Media For Threats

Social Sentinel is the successor of Campus Sentinel, a Burlington, Vt.-based business founded by former University of Vermont police chief Gary Margolis and his partner Steven Healy, the former police chief at Princeton University.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Princeton University

7 hrs ago | Newswise

UVM Prof on Ferguson: Black People Don't Produce Crimes Out of Their...

University of Vermont assistant professor of geography Rashad Shabazz, a protege of renowned activist Angela Davis, is an expert on issues surrounding the policing of black communities, the projection of young black men as criminals and the geographies of race and racism.

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17 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Stock Rally Lifts Chinese Tutoring Entrepreneur Into World's Billionaire Ranks

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

Wed Aug 20, 2014

It's Relevant

Video: Bartlett Arboretum Welcomes New Executive Director

For newly appointed executive director Jane Von Trapp, Stamford's Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens was a perfect fit.

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Wall Street Journal

Vermont Estate on Lake Champlain

This contemporary home was built to blend into the landscape and capture the views of the lake and the Adirondacks.-Sarah Tilton Patricia Wegner and her late husband, Arthur Wegner, bought this property on Lake Champlain in 1999 when they were looking for a place to retire.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Life, Food, Vegetables, Home Gardening

SeacoastOnline

This year's Miss Flame named at annual muster

She was class president from her sophomore to senior year, served as vice president of the National Honor Society, and as varsity captain of both track and field and basketball.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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

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

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

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