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    Documents suggest state ignored warnings about Jay Peak in 2012

    07/26/2016 08:43 PM EDT
    Tram Haus Lodge was one of the early projects the Jay Peak developers built with money from the EB-5 program for immigrant investors. State officials ignored warnings as long as four years ago that the Jay Peak developers had potentially misused immigrant investor funds, documents indicate. Douglas Hulme, owner of the EB-5 consulting firm Rapid USA Visas, had the ear of state officials in May 
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    1 man dead, another wounded in shooting on Syracuse street
    07/26/2016 09:38 AM EDT - SYRACUSE, N.Y. >> Authorities say a 22-year-old man has died and another man is recovering after they were hit by gunfire on a Syracuse street. Police officials say officers responded around 7 p.m. Monday to reports of shots fired on Martin Luther King East. When they arrived they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Full Story

    Police ID Vermont man who died at rafting event
    07/26/2016 09:38 AM EDT - COLCHESTER, VT. >> Police in Vermont have identified a Milton man who died after suffering an apparent heart attack during a thunderstorm at a rafting event on Lake Champlain. WPTZ-TV reports that authorities say 56-year-old Thomas Leggett died in Colchester on Saturday. Police and others responded to Malletts Bay after an emergency flare went up at around 3:30 p. Full Story

    Police: Drunken driver was playing 'Pokemon Go' during crash
    07/25/2016 07:42 AM EDT - RUTLAND TOWN, VT. >> Vermont State Police say a drunken driver was playing "Pokemon Go" on his cellphone when he crashed his car. Officers responded to a report of a crash at an intersection in Rutland Town at around 8:15 a.m. Sunday. Police say 21-year-old Rutland resident Nicholas Coccia told them he was driving from Chittenden to Rutland and had been hunting Pokemon with friends. Full Story

    Trump speech signals shift to coded race language
    07/22/2016 10:18 PM EDT - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. >> During the primaries, Donald Trump threw red-meat rhetoric to supporters, pledging to build a wall on the Mexico border and to ban Muslim immigrants. He even told at least one crowd that he wanted to punch a demonstrator who disrupted an event. Now that he's the GOP presidential nominee, who needs to appeal to the whole country instead of just Republicans, some Full Story

    2 Vermont DNC delegates replaced due to 'gender balance'
    07/22/2016 10:10 PM EDT - MONTPELIER >> A complaint to the Democratic National Convention says two male Vermont delegates were replaced by women in the name of "gender balance" and without adequate due process. The complaint, filed by 21 Vermont Democrats, says the national party this month ordered the state party to replace Vermont Sen. Full Story

    Strong smell of cooked urine prompts apartment evacuation
    07/22/2016 07:41 AM EDT - AMHERST, MASS. >> The strong smell caused by a man cooking urine has prompted the evacuation of an apartment building in Massachusetts. Police responded to the Amherst apartment complex Wednesday afternoon after the manager found several unmarked glass containers containing liquids in an apartment. Full Story

    Vermont Gas unfazed by latest obstacles
    07/22/2016 06:35 AM EDT - MONKTON — Vermont Gas Systems, the Canadian company seeking to build a 41-mile natural gas pipeline through Addison County, has suffered another setback. The company's contractors disturbed an unknown number of endangered harsh sunflowers Tuesday morning in Monkton, and Vermont Gas has halted construction on that section of the pipeline until the incident is fully investigated. Full Story

    Ambitious Vermont having second thoughts on renewable energy
    07/22/2016 06:36 AM EDT - MONTPELIER — Sunny skies for the nation's solar power industry may be turning partly cloudy, as state regulators begin cutting back on subsidies and incentives. Even in Vermont, which has set a goal of getting 90 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2050, and where the governor had touted a renewables boom since he took office in 2011, state regulators are tapping the brake. Full Story

    Vermont town reports wastewater spill into Lake Champlain
    07/21/2016 09:41 AM EDT - SHELBURNE, VT. >> Officials say a malfunction at a wastewater facility in a Vermont town has led to the release of about 110,000 gallons of unchlorinated wastewater into Lake Champlain. Shelburne Town Manager Joe Calangelo says the release of the sewage began at around 8 p.m. Tuesday and continued until it was discovered by plant operators Wednesday morning. Full Story

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    Dr. Dre allegedly pulls gun on man blocking driveway

    Dr. Dre briefly handcuffed after man tells police the rap legend pointed a gun at him in Malibu.