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  1. Major heroin bust on I-91Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say they found nearly a thousand bags of heroin when they pulled over a car for speeding on Interstate 91 Saturday night. Police say they found nearly a thousand bags of heroin when they pulled over a car for speeding on Interstate 91 Saturday night.

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  2. 2015 Vermont City MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Matt Pelletier's fifth win in seven tries highlighted an eventful Sunday at the 2015 Vermont City Marathon in Downtown Burlington. The West Greenwich, RI native finished in 2:19:12.

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  3. Middlebury grads receive diplomas, canesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    As the Middlebury Class of 2015 stepped onto campus Sunday morning, it was the last time as students. "Feels amazing to be on this campus where I spent 4 years and to be celebrating with all my friends," said Middlebury graduate Andrew Theobald.

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  4. Vt. Thunder takes to the highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Bikers from near and far helped kick off Memorial Day observances this weekend. The ride organized by Vermont Thunder honors the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.

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  5. St. Albans mother arrested for DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a St. Albans woman had six kids in the car with her during a hit and run. They say 52-year-old Julie Pratt was also driving drunk when she was pulled over Saturday night by Milton police.

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  6. Vermont hosting Great Lakes scientists at not-so-great lakeRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Scientists from across the world are going to be on the campus of the University of Vermont in Burlington for a weeklong conference on the Great Lakes not far the shores of the not-so-great Lake Champlain. In 1998 Lake Champlain was briefly named as the sixth Great Lake, but that designation was lifted after representatives of the states around the five traditional Great Lakes complained the tiny lake between Vermont and New York didn't qualify.

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  7. How to safely start your running trainingRead the original story

    Saturday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "I took a boot camp once and they did a little running program afterwards for just like three miles. And I did my first 5K and I was sucked into it," she admits.

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  8. At Issue: Summer tourism's economic impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "It's a real critical time for our tourism-related businesses around the state," says Steve Cook with the state's tourism department. "While visitors don't spend as much when they're here as they do during the winter season, there's a large diversity of things that they can take advantage of," he says.

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  9. Vermont City Marathon road closingsRead the original story

    Saturday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    And WCAX will be downtown Sunday morning with live coverage of the race! Our show starts when the race starts, at 8 a.m.! A lot of us love fishing, but there are some days when luck isn't on our side. This week, Destination Recreation takes us on a fishing tour on Lake Champlain where you're guaranteed to catch fish.

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  10. Brookfield Floating Bridge to reopen after 7 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Brookfield Floating Bridge has come a long way since someone lashed a bunch of logs together across Sunset Lake nearly 100 years ago. "It was originally built in 1820 and it's been rebuilt -- this is the 8th time," says VTrans project manager Jennifer Fitch.

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  11. Barre boot camp for future chefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Chef Jaime Eisenberg is putting a student through the paces at the Community Kitchen Academy in Barre. The CKA, as it is called, is a program of the Vermont Foodbank in partnership with Capstone Community Action in Barre.

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  12. Body recovered from Winooski River in EssexRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police believe it is Matt Trono, 22, who is believed to have drowned after jumping from the bridge on North Williston Road in December. However, they stress no positive identification has yet been made.

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  13. Bridge Street Bridge reopens in StoweRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Dozens of residents attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday for the new Bridge Street Bridge, a major throughway in Stowe. VTrans closed the road for 47 days while work was being done.

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  14. Bristol man charged with excessive speedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Bernie Sanders kicks off his pursuit of the presidency on Tuesday in Burlington. The Vermont senator expects his message to resonate with Americans, but some wonder if how he delivers that message could hurt him in the polls.

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  15. Police call disappearance of St. Johnsbury mom suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Investigators say Kimberly Willis, 34, of St. Johnsbury, was last seen at about 4 p.m. Thursday. Police say she left home telling her 12- and 17-year-old sons she would be back soon.

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  16. How will Sanders take his message to the masses?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Bernie Sanders has opened his presidential campaign headquarters on Church Street in Burlington. That's in advance of what he's calling his Hometown Campaign Kickoff event scheduled for next Tuesday on the Waterfront.

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  17. Vermont's largest sweet potato farm receives $20,000 grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Rutland Herald reports Laughing Child Farm in Pawlet received a $20,000 grant from the Working Lands Enterprise Initiative. The money will go toward constructing a new $107,000 barn.

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  18. Great expectations as Sanders' staffers move into new officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Bernie Sanders' new presidential campaign headquarters is just a few doors up Church Street in Burlington from the City Hall he first captured as mayor 34 years ago. Campaign staff have been moving into and setting up the third-floor suite for about a week now, with the senator's wife, Jane O'Meara Sanders, occupying a corner office overlooking Lake Champlain.

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  19. Winooski man charged in crash that damaged bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A driver is facing charges after police say he crashed into the Winooski bridge Thursday. The bridge has reopened but it has extensive damage.

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  20. What's cooking: Rhubarb baklavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Throughout the roasting process, stir the rhubarb a bit to ensure it cooks consistently. 4. Brush butter or oil on a A1 4 sheet tray, then place your first sheet of phyllo dough.

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