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5 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom

A journalist with Vermont ties who was held hostage in Syria for two years says he's overwhelmed to learn of the efforts to free him.

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Related Topix: Vermont

Tue Aug 26, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundWILL Obama's Presidency Die on the Plains of Afghanistan?

If you get into the game early, you can make your mark on a lot of things. But Vermont boasts a remarkable list of firsts that go far beyond just being the 14th state in the Union .

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Related Topix: Vermont, Prison

North County Public Radio

McKibben: New York state should get out of the oil business

Oil tanker trains have become a major issue in the North Country. Now, Vermont-based environmental activist Bill McKibben, who spends part of each year in the Adirondacks, is urging New York state to get out of the oil business altogether.

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Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WVNY

U.S. Journalist Freed from Syria has Vermont Ties

We're learning more about the American author and journalist, held hostage for nearly two years in Syria, who graduated college in Vermont.

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WHMI-FM Howell

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The university says the plot is at its 1,297-acre Edwin S. George Reserve, west of Pinckney in Putnam Township.

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Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Pinckney, MI

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WTVR Richmond

What Jesus knew about income inequality

Editor's note: Jay Parini, a poet and novelist, teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundWILL Obama's Presidency Die on the Plains of Afghanistan?

If you get into the game early, you can make your mark on a lot of things. But Vermont boasts a remarkable list of firsts that go far beyond just being the 14th state in the Union .

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Related Topix: Vermont, Prison

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Kinston Free Press

Two-day dance workshop starts today at J.H. Sampson Community Life Center

New Voices/New Visions will host a dance workshop today and Friday from 1-5 p.m. at the J.H. Sampson Community Life Center on Tower Hill Road.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Kinston, NC, Modern Dance, Family, Kids

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Corren will push single-payer as lieutenant governor

Dean Corren, of Burlington, will support a single-payer health care system if elected lieutenant governor, saying it will be cheaper for Vermonters than the current system.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Burlington, VT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Mail

Fashion's frontline: Female officer recycles military surplus to make stylish weekend bags

Ferguson police NAME officer who shot Michael Brown - but claim dead teen is primary suspect in 'strong-arm' robbery of store for a box of cigars just MINUTES before fatal confrontation Ferguson steps back from the brink: Highway Patrol HUG protestors after taking over policing and peace finally comes to troubled town after four nights of riots ... (more)

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Related Topix: Carlisle, PA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Kate Gridley's Passing Through Opens 8/18 at Town Hall Theater

Imagine a room full of seventeen young adults from different religious and cultural backgrounds, varying sexual identities and orientations, a range of family structures, work and travel experiences, failures, successes, who all, in some way, think of Vermont as home.

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Related Topix: Theater

ABC News

Army Officer Recycles Military Surplus and Creates Fashionable Bags

Serving in the military while also being the CEO of a fashion company can be an intimidating but also a rewarding experience.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Fort Carson, CO

Wed Aug 13, 2014

EurekAlert!

University of Michigan forest preserve joins Smithsonian global network

A 57-acre research plot at a University of Michigan forest preserve northwest of Ann Arbor has been added to a Smithsonian Institution global network used to study tropical and temperate forest function and diversity.

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Related Topix: Livingston County, MI, Pinckney, MI, Entomology, Science

American Reporter

On Native GroundWILL Obama's Presidency Die on the Plains of Afghanistan?

If you get into the game early, you can make your mark on a lot of things. But Vermont boasts a remarkable list of firsts that go far beyond just being the 14th state in the Union .

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Related Topix: Vermont, Prison

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Green Mountain Outlook

Police seek eyewitnesses

Vermont State Police in Rutland are asking for assistance with locating and identifying a vehicle that left the scene of an accident Aug. 5. State Police received a call for a collision that occurred at 3 p.m. on Tuesday Aug. 5. Witness statements advise that a "newer" looking black sport utility vehicle that was traveling south bound on U.S. Route ... (more)

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Related Topix: Rutland, VT, Ripton, VT

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bus Ride

Bridj lives and breathes direct service

Still in beta testing and having just launched service in the Boston area in June, Bridj bills itself as a "smart, living, breathing, thinking transportation system" that elevates the typical commute to high-end direct bus service.

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Related Topix: Brookline, MA, Braintree, MA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundWILL Obama's Presidency Die on the Plains of Afghanistan?

If you get into the game early, you can make your mark on a lot of things. But Vermont boasts a remarkable list of firsts that go far beyond just being the 14th state in the Union .

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Related Topix: Vermont, Prison

Thu Aug 07, 2014

American Reporter

Market MoverFIXING the Economy Via Social Security Reform

If you get into the game early, you can make your mark on a lot of things. But Vermont boasts a remarkable list of firsts that go far beyond just being the 14th state in the Union .

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Related Topix: Vermont, Social Security, Personal Finance, Prison

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Manchester Journal

Comeback time or not?

Once a Republican stronghold, Manchester is no longer. In 2012, the district became part of a two seat district and voted in Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, Manchester, VT

WTVR Richmond

The Pope's 10 tips for happiness

Editor's note: Jay Parini, a poet and novelist, teaches at Middlebury College in Vermont.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI

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