Remembrance ceremony for Cheryl Hanna Sept. 4 at Vermont Law School

08/29/2014 03:39 PM EDT
SOUTH ROYALTON -- A remembrance ceremony for Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna will be held at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, in Chase Community Center on the VLS campus. Professor Hanna, 48, passed away Sunday, July 27, at her Burlington home. The remembrance ceremony is open to all members of the Vermont Law School community and will be followed by a reception. 
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Scam phone calls continue; IRS identifies five easy ways to spot suspicious calls
08/29/2014 03:35 PM EDT - WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert today providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due and try to trick you into sharing private information. Full Story

West Nile Virus Detected in Southern Vermont
08/29/2014 02:31 PM EDT - BURLINGTON -- Six batches of mosquitoes from Rockingham, Brattleboro, Putney and Newbury have recently tested positive for West Nile virus. Full Story

Vermonters warned they may be hacking victims
08/29/2014 09:52 AM EDT - BURLINGTON (AP) - More than a thousand Vermont residents have been warned by a medical records management company that their personal information may have fallen into the hands of Chinese computer hackers. Full Story

Three years after Irene: Fish hatchery among the lingering scars
08/29/2014 09:51 AM EDT - ROXBURY -- The Roxbury Fish Hatchery stood up to decades of storms since it was built in 1891, but when Tropical Storm Irene's heavy downpours flooded the Flint Brook in 2011, some 70,000 nursling fish were swept downstream within hours. Full Story

Report faults management of Vermont Health Connect
08/29/2014 02:15 PM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) - The new contractor hired to fix Vermont's troubled health care website says the project's management structure and processes contributed to the failures that still plague the system almost a year after it went live. Full Story

USDA chief announces $45 million to help farmers curb runoff
08/29/2014 09:44 AM EDT - BURLINGTON -- Vermont farmers will get a boost from the federal government to help restore Lake Champlain's water quality. Full Story

Military: Pilot identified in Virginia F-15 crash
08/29/2014 02:58 PM EDT - BOSTON (AP) -- The pilot killed in the crash of an F-15 jet this week in the remote Virginia mountains was a decorated combat veteran with 17 years of experience flying the planes, military officials in Massachusetts said Friday. Full Story

Wilmington banners spark debate with state
08/29/2014 06:16 AM EDT - WILMINGTON -- Banners are forbidden by the state to be hung up along Route 9 and a recent incident sparked a debate over whether exceptions could be made. Full Story

Triumphant return to Market Basket
08/28/2014 10:25 PM EDT - TEWKSBURY, Mass. -- Triumphant Market Basket workers celebrated both their first day back to work on Thursday morning and the return of the man they had risked their jobs for -- CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Demoulas finalized a deal Wednesday night to buy the company from rivals within the Demoulas family, after he was ousted as CEO in June. Full Story

Slice of Princess Diana's wedding cake auctioned

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375. Full Story
Former Jethro Tull bass player Glenn Cornick dies

HONOLULU (AP) — Glenn Cornick, the original bass player in the rock band Jethro Tull, died of congestive heart failure at his home in Hilo, Hawaii, on Thursday. Full Story