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  1. NY teen hit by car while walking to school dies of injuriesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 14 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A 14-year-old western New York boy has died from injuries suffered two weeks ago when he was hit by a car while walking to school. The family of Michael Lynch posted a statement online saying the teen died Thursday with his mother, father and brother at his side.

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  2. NY sets dates for hearings on utilities' windstorm responseRead the original story

    Monday Mar 27 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    State regulators have scheduled public meetings to gather comments from utility customers impacted by the windstorm that knocked out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses in western New York earlier this month. The state Department of Public Service says hearings will be held April 12 at the Southside Commerce Center Auditorium in East Aurora, outside Buffalo, and April 13 on Monroe Community College's Brighton campus in suburban Rochester.

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  3. FBI: Investigation into NY teen missing in SC progressesRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 26 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The FBI says its work in a wooded area of South Carolina has brought authorities closer to resolving the case of a New York teenager who disappeared during a spring break trip that she took without her family's knowledge in 2009. Multiple media outlets report an FBI supervisory agent said Sunday the work over three days in Georgetown County "progressed the investigation" into the disappearance of 17-year-old Brittanee Drexel of Rochester, New York.

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  4. Airman from western NY killed while deployed in Middle EastRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Pentagon says a 25-year-old airman from western New York has died while on duty in the Middle East. The Department of Defense announced Thursday that Staff Sgt.

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  5. 3-time Oscar-winning cinematographer being honoredRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A three-time Oscar-winning cinematographer is being honored by the George Eastman Museum in Rochester, New York, for his work with such Hollywood icons as Francis Ford Coppola and Warren Beatty. Vittorio Stararo will be presented with the George Eastman Award during a ceremony Saturday night at the museum's Dryden Theater.

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say 36-year-old Joshua Bley was cited for attempting to sell marijuana after trying to pass off a bag of pot to a clerk inside a business in the town. Authorities say the Oregon man was arrested for DUI earlier in the day.

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  7. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    They say Alexandra Rooker hasn't been seen since last Friday night. The 26-year-old was reported missing on Wednesday.

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  8. 'Mister Sister' opens in WinooskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Controversy over Vermont's new and only gay bar that just opened in Winooski. Its name, "Mister Sister," has caused dispute and divide.

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  9. Gov. Scott discusses the budget, border issues and much moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont lawmakers have suggested the governor's budget pitch would have been more polished had his administration coordinated more with its agencies. Our political analysts say they saw further evidence of dysfunction when Gov. Phil Scott's chief of staff accused the press of failing to understand the issues in a social media post.

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  10. Behind the scenes of MTV's 'Stranded' with Alex AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    He left WCAX News but former Reporter Alex Apple is still on TV. Now, he's vying for a shot at a $1 million prize.

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  11. Vt. father continues fighting for answers 13 years after daughter vanishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Almost 13 years ago, a father got the news that no parent wants to hear. His daughter had vanished and to this day police still don't know what happened to Brianna Maitland.

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  12. Mardi Gras celebration preps underway in BurlingtonRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    At Magic Hat Friday afternoon, plans were coming together to keep partygoers safe with expected subzero wind chills. It's a weekend-long celebration that has been going on for more than 20 years and it's seen a lot of different kinds of weather.

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  13. Police: Mom picked up kids while driving drunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    They say they were called to Blue Mountain Union High School on Route 302 in Wells River Friday afternoon after someone reported a parent who was possibly intoxicated. More than 40 Vermont utility line workers, supervisors and mechanics are heading to Rochester, New York, to help restore power after a storm with strong wind.

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  14. Vermont utility workers to help with in New York outagesRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    More than 40 Vermont utility lineworkers, supervisors, and mechanics are heading to Rochester, New York, to help restore power after a storm with strong wind. The wind on Wednesday also caused damage in Vermont.

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  15. The Latest: Cuomo going to western NY to talk storm damageRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Latest on the effort to restore power in western New York in the wake of Wednesday's windstorm and the snowstorm hitting downstate areas : Gov. Andrew Cuomo is headed to western New York to discuss the recovery effort underway in the wake of violent weather that knocked out power to more than 200,000 utility customers. The Democrat has scheduled a news conference for 1:30 p.m. Friday at the state Division of Military and Naval Affairs army at the Greater Rochester International Airport.

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  16. 200K customers without power in western NY after windstormRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Utility crews are working to restore electricity service to about 200,000 homes and businesses in western New York after hurricane-force winds toppled trees and power lines. More than half of the outages Thursday morning are in the Rochester area, where fallen trees and utility poles are blocking several roads.

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  17. Women's March organizers proposing 'A Day Without a Woman'Read the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    American Indians from around the country are bringing their frustration over the approval of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to the nation's capital. American Indians from around the country are bringing their frustration over the approval of the Dakota Access oil pipeline to the nation's capital.

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  18. Bacon, soda & too few nuts tied to big portion of US deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Overeating or under-eating 10 foods and nutrients contributes to nearly half of U.S... Bacon, soda and too few nuts are among eating habits that new research links with a big portion of U.S. deaths from common causes. Authorities say a wildfire killed three ranch hands in the Texas Panhandle who were trying to usher cattle away from the flames.

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  19. Authorities want mental exam of man in mother's decapitationRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Bacon, soda and too few nuts are among eating habits that new research links with a big portion of U.S. deaths from common causes. Bacon, soda and too few nuts are among eating habits that new research links with a big portion of U.S. deaths from common causes.

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  20. Lawmakers halt House over worry about 'global planning'Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A lawyer for an Afghan family of five who traveled to the United States on special visas and was detained in Los Angeles says immigration officials have agreed to release them. California has settled a lawsuit alleging mistreatment of death row inmates who were kept in solitary confinement for years only because of their purported gang affiliations.

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