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Google's new wireless service could propel industry changes

04/23/2015 12:35 PM EDT
Google waded into the wireless business Wednesday, introducing a new low-cost service called Project Fi that champions better connectivity and cheaper rates for mobile-phone users in the United States even if it won't make much money for the search engine giant.
 
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Maple Leaf Realty congratulates broker
04/23/2015 10:06 AM EDT - SUNDERLAND >> Maple Leaf Realty congratulates Faith Rhodes on achieving her Real Estate Broker's license. Faith joined Maple Leaf Realty in the summer of 2011, growing her business and expanding her career path ever since. Recently earning the Accredited Buyer's Representation designation, one of just a few Realtors in the County with this accomplishment, Faith continues to reach for the Full Story

SVMC Gastroenterology announces increased availability
04/22/2015 10:41 AM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Patients of SVMC Gastroenterology will notice that it will be easier to get an appointment. Alexandra Shustina, DO, has joined the practice. "I look forward to bringing personalized patient evaluation, education, screenings, and treatment to patients of SVMC Gastroenterology," Shustina said. Full Story

Hoppy Valley Homebrew Club participates in AHA Big Brew
04/22/2015 09:57 AM EDT - POWNAL >> The Hoppy Valley Homebrew Club will host a homebrewing demonstration and tasting from noon to 4 p.m. on May 2 at the Pownal American Legion Pavilion in honor of AHA Big Brew. The American Homebrewers Association created AHA Big Brew as an annual, worldwide celebration of National Homebrew Day. Full Story

Clinical trials offer more options to patients at SVRCC
04/21/2015 04:54 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Patients choosing prostate cancer treatment at the Southern Vermont Regional Cancer Center have some additional options. Patients began enrolling on two new clinical trials for radiological treatment of prostate cancer last month. "We always offer the standard of care, the best proven treatment medicine can offer," said Dr. Full Story

Tractor Supply Company and National 4-H Council launch clover campaign
04/21/2015 11:55 AM EDT - BRENTWOOD, TENN. >> Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, is proud to announce the launch of its 2015 Spring Paper Clover Campaign. Tractor Supply Company and Del's Feed and Farm Supply customers will have the opportunity to purchase paper clovers between April 22 and May 3 for $1 or more during checkout. Full Story

SVHC Rehabilitation offers functional capacity evaluations
04/21/2015 11:26 AM EDT - BENNINGTON >> For those who have sustained a serious injury, it is important to know when it's okay to return to work. SVHC has a new service that removes the guess work. Michaelia Dix, occupational therapist at SVHC Outpatient Rehabilitation, has completed an advanced training course in performing functional capacity evaluations from Roy Matheson's System for Functional Capacity Full Story

Vermont Natural Resources Council accepting nominations for Arthur Gibb award
04/21/2015 09:41 AM EDT - MONTPELIER >> The Vermont Natural Resources Council is accepting nominations for the 2015 Arthur Gibb Award for Individual Leadership. "Every year, VNRC honors the legacy of Art Gibb — his commitment to safeguarding Vermont's values and unique landscape, along with his leadership, vision and dedication to building consensus," said Kate McCarthy, VNRC's Sustainable Communities Program Full Story

SVMC, Dartmouth-Hitchcock expand cancer collaboration
04/21/2015 09:41 AM EDT - BENNINGTON >> A new agreement between the Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center means that patients will have access to a broader range of services and the local cancer program will be linked directly to one of only three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers in New England. Full Story

24 Working Lands businesses selected to receive grants
04/20/2015 09:50 AM EDT - MONTPELIER >> Twenty-four Vermont Agriculture and Forest Products businesses will receive financial assistance to attend trade shows as part of Vermont's new Trade Show Assistance grant program. A total of $25,000 in matching funds was awarded. The Vermont Agencies of Agriculture, Food, and Markets, and Commerce and Community Development announced the winners today. Full Story

Owner spots his stolen truck in rearview mirror; arrest made

PIEDMONT, Ala. (AP) — A man driving to work in Alabama suddenly noticed his stolen pickup truck following him, setting off a chain of events that included a pursuit, a crash and an arrest. Full Story
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Nearly 17 million watch Jenner interview

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympian Bruce Jenner reached an audience of just under 17 million people for his declaration in an ABC News interview that he identifies as a woman. Full Story