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07/29/2015 07:02 AM EDT - HANOVER, N.H. — Move over mockingbirds and watchmen. There's a new Yent in a tent in town.   Full Story
 
Bill of rights seeks to ensure dignity to homeless
07/29/2015 05:15 AM EDT - BOSTON — After a 30-year career as a software developer, Cleve Rae found himself "in a major crisis" last year. Full Story

07/28/2015 09:22 PM EDT - BOSTON >> Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine.   Full Story
 
Bill would bar minors from tanning beds
07/28/2015 09:12 PM EDT - BOSTON >> Dermatologists who treat skin cancer patients urged state lawmakers on Tuesday to approve a bill that would bar anyone under age 18 from using tanning beds, but salon owners accused critics of overstating the risks. Full Story

07/28/2015 08:59 PM EDT - BOSTON >> Passage of the hydropower bill Gov. Charlie Baker filed with the Legislature earlier this month will be "truly essential" if the state is to meet the emissions reduction goals of its Global Warming Solutions Act, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Matthew Beaton said Tuesday.   Full Story
 
 
07/28/2015 09:42 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> A state employee was released on $5,000 bail Tuesday after being arraigned on felony charges alleging that she sold heroin to a person she met through her work as a child support specialist. Kacey E. Caprari, 35, of North Adams, Mass., pleaded not guilty to heroin sale, and conspiracy to sell drugs.   Full Story
 
Valley turns blue: Blueberry Festival begins Friday
07/29/2015 07:19 AM EDT - WILMINGTON — It's that time of year again, when the Deerfield Valley is dominated by all things blue. The Blueberry Festival starts Friday with opening ceremonies then continues until Sunday, Aug. 9. "It's becoming a really popular event," said Michele Mazur, Southern Vermont Deerfield Valley Chamber of Commerce membership director, referring to Friday's Jell-O slip and slide kick-off at Full Story

07/29/2015 07:17 AM EDT - BENNINGTON — Southern Vermont College announced on Tuesday that they are once again recipients of the federal TRIO Student Support Services grant. The five-year grant, worth $1.3 million dollars in SVC's case, was given to 968 colleges across the country, and six in Vermont. The grant has, and will continue to fund the SVC's TRIO program, which provides assistance to under-represented   Full Story
 
Vermont Yankee: 'Substantial grant' from Entergy to New Hampshire to be announced
07/28/2015 02:14 PM EDT - KEENE, N.H. >> On Thursday, at the Keene Recycling Center/Transfer Station, 55 Old Summit Rd., Route 12 North, there will be an announcement of a "substantial grant" from Entergy meant to boost economic development efforts in southwestern New Hampshire. Sen. Molly Kelly, who represents District 10 in the New Hampshire Legislature, had no comment on the nature or the amount of the grant, Full Story

07/28/2015 12:29 PM EDT - BRATTLEBORO >> The Vermont Department of Health is warning at-risk people to take measures to mitigate the intense temperatures and humidity levels expected over the next few days. According to a recent report, Vermonters are at greater risk for serious illnesses, even death, when the statewide average temperature reaches or exceeds 87 degrees.   Full Story
 
 
07/28/2015 08:52 PM EDT - July 24 • The Hinsdale, N.H., Police Department arrested Ralph Wilcox, 24, of Peru, Vt.   Full Story
 
Valley turns blue: Blueberry Festival begins Friday
07/28/2015 08:48 PM EDT - WILMINGTON >> It's that time of year again, when the Deerfield Valley is dominated by all things blue. Full Story

07/28/2015 08:46 PM EDT - Associated Press MONTPELIER >> A panel created by the Vermont Legislature to study the growth of solar power in Vermont and plan for its use sat down for its first meeting Tuesday and heard from both supporters and critics.   Full Story
 
Saxtons River Watershed Collaborative to get money
07/28/2015 08:46 PM EDT - SAXTONS RIVER >> The Saxtons River Watershed Collaborative expects to benefit from $32,000 that has been appropriated from the High Meadows Fund. Full Story

07/28/2015 02:14 PM EDT - KEENE, N.H. >> On Thursday, at the Keene Recycling Center/Transfer Station, 55 Old Summit Rd.   Full Story
 
 
Post-White House, Sam Kass to be food analyst for NBC News

BOSTON (AP) — After six years of helping the Obama administration determine the nation's food policy, former White House chef and food policy adviser Sam Kass will now report on it. Full Story
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'Empire' star Terrence Howard accused of brutally assaulting ex-wife

One day before statue of limitations runs out, Michelle Howard files suit against the actor for an alleged assault in 2013.