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    Police: Grad student found dead in college dorm

    02/12/2016 07:47 AM EST
    COLCHESTER, VT. >> Police in Vermont are investigating the death of a St. Michael's College student who was found dead in his dorm room. Colchester police say the 25-year-old international graduate student was found Thursday morning in his Senior Hall dorm room. Investigators say they don't suspect foul play and the death doesn't appear suspicious. 
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    Landlord pleads not guilty to 88 housing violation charges
    02/12/2016 07:45 AM EST - BURLINGTON, VT. >> A Burlington landlord has pleaded not guilty to more than 80 charges related to several alleged housing violations at his properties. The Burlington Free Press reports Soon Kwon entered the plea Thursday. He is facing a possible $500 fine and 30 days in jail for each count if he's convicted on all 88 charges. Full Story

    113-foot blade falls off windmill at central NY wind farm
    02/12/2016 07:42 AM EST - FENNER, N.Y. >> An energy company that operates a wind farm in central New York says it trying to determine why a 113-foot-long blade fell off one of its windmills. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that officials in the Madison County town of Fenner say it appears the blade fell off Wednesday morning at Enel Green Power-North America's wind farm. Full Story

    Death of officer, 2nd killed in line of duty, shakes Fargo
    02/12/2016 07:38 AM EST - FARGO, N.D. >> North Dakota's largest city has been shaken by the fatal shooting of a decorated police officer, the first death of a Fargo officer in the line of duty in more than 130 years. Officer Jason Moszer, 33, died Thursday of a gunshot wound suffered while responding to a domestic disturbance hours earlier. Full Story

    No thaw needed: Winter grants Vermont sailors an early start
    02/12/2016 06:26 AM EST - BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont sailing team usually has to wait for the ice to thaw on Lake Champlain in March before getting their boats into the water, cutting into an already tight window for practice. That's not the case this year. An unusual winter, on pace to be the warmest one on record in Burlington, has prevented the open lake from freezing, giving the team of men and Full Story

    Vermont urging residents to prepare for cold temperatures
    02/11/2016 07:14 AM EST - WATERBURY, VT. >> Vermont emergency officials are warning people to be prepared for what's expected to be the coldest weather of the season so far. The National Weather Service says below zero wind chills in areas of Vermont Friday through Sunday with some areas possibly reaching a wind chill of 30 below zero or colder Saturday night. Full Story

    55 people to become U.S. citizens at Burlington High School
    02/11/2016 07:09 AM EST - BURLINGTON, VT. >> U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says 55 people from 30 countries are going to become U.S. citizens during a ceremony at Burlington High School. The citizenship oath at the 1 p.m. Thursday ceremony will be administered by U.S. Magistrate judge John M. Conroy. As part of the citizenship ceremony, students from Burlington High School will join in reading "The New Full Story

    Obama official encourages Vermont to adopt paid sick leave bill
    02/11/2016 06:49 AM EST - U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu stopped in Montpelier Monday as part of a national tour to support cities and states that are considering paid sick leave legislation. The Obama administration would like to establish a national policy that would guarantee workers time off when they are sick, but that's not in the cards, Lu said. Full Story

    Polar vortex sends a chill: Temperatures to dip into sub-zero range this week
    02/11/2016 06:51 AM EST - For the first time since last February, an icy chunk of the polar vortex is set to spin into the Berkshires and southern Vermont later this week, sending temperatures and wind chills into below zero territory. The winter season whirlpool of frigid Arctic air spinning around the North Pole, northern Canada and Siberia has been blocked from the Northeast U. Full Story

    New Hampshire primary rundown
    02/11/2016 06:51 AM EST - COLUMBIA, S.C. — Tuesday's winners in the New Hampshire primary might have gained momentum but they didn't pick up many delegates. That's because there weren't many delegates at stake, and both parties awarded them proportionally, meaning even the losers got some. Bernie Sanders picked up a total of 15 Democratic delegates and Hillary Clinton won nine. Full Story