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    Trump details fundraising for veterans' charities

    05/31/2016 12:07 PM EDT
    NEW YORK >> Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump provided details Tuesday of the charities that received millions of dollars from a veterans' fundraiser he held earlier this year following sustained pressure from media outlets trying to account for the promised funds. Trump told reporters at a news conference in New York that his fundraiser, held in boycott of a Fox News 
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    Passenger dies in crash, driver charged with drunken driving
    05/31/2016 07:53 AM EDT - MORETOWN, VT. >> A passenger in a pickup truck has died in a crash in Moretown, Vermont, and the driver has been charged with drunken driving. State police said the crash happened shortly before 8 p.m. Monday on Lynch Hill Road. A 911 call said one person was unconscious. Attempts to revive 26-year-old Justin Weston, of Montpelier, failed and he died at the scene. Full Story

    Vaccine compliance growing in Vermont, statistics show
    05/30/2016 08:49 PM EDT - MONTPELIER >> Religious exemptions for childhood immunizations are up slightly now that the philosophical one is going away, new state figures show. It's still fewer than 1 percent of families with kindergartners going the religious exemption route, said Christine Finley, immunization chief for the Vermont Health Department. Full Story

    A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts
    05/29/2016 10:06 PM EDT - ST. ALBANS >> A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the 100th anniversary next April of the United States' entry into the conflict. Zachariah Fike, of the Vermont-based Purple Hearts Reunited, began the project after noticing he Full Story

    Injured snowboarder helps other brain injury survivors
    05/29/2016 10:05 PM EDT - LINCOLN >> A near-fatal halfpipe crash while training for the 2010 Olympics ended Kevin Pearce's snowboarding career and changed his life forever. Six years later, Pearce, 28, continues to cope with his traumatic brain injury that he will carry with him for the rest of his life and he's helping other survivors do the same. Full Story

    State to look at fining truckers who use tricky Vermont road
    05/25/2016 07:43 AM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, VT. >> Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration says staff will look at a plan to levy hefty fines against tractor-trailer drivers who unlawfully try to take a northern Vermont road known for ensnaring large trucks. The Burlington Free Press reports state traffic officials hope steep fines, new signage and public outreach will help prevent tractor-trailers from becoming stuck in Full Story

    Ex-MLB player bidding to become next Vermont governor
    05/25/2016 07:40 AM EDT - BURLINGTON, VT. >> A former Major League Baseball player is running for governor in Vermont as a member of the Liberty Union party, which bills itself as nonviolent and socialist. Bill "Spaceman" Lee tells WCAX-TV voters will "need umbrellas" if he's elected, because "it's going to be raining dollars," referring to money trickling down from the wealthy. Full Story

    Republicans hit Vermont governor on alleged job shifts
    05/24/2016 07:33 AM EDT - MONTPELIER, VT. >> Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican candidate for governor, is charging that Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration is improperly transferring exempt employees to protected, classified status Scott, joined by Republican legislative leaders, wrote to administration officials that attempting to reclassify positions in order convert the current governor's Full Story

    State senator charged with sex assaults seeks re-election
    05/24/2016 07:33 AM EDT - ST. ALBANS, VT. >> A state senator accused of multiple sexual assaults has filed his intent to seek re-election in Franklin County. Sen. Norm McAllister, a Franklin County Republican, filed the petition to seek another term on Monday. The Senate voted to suspend McAllister in January, but he hasn't resigned. Full Story

    Crews battle fire at former newspaper building in Burlington
    05/24/2016 07:33 AM EDT - BURLINGTON, VT. >> Fire officials say improperly discarded cigarettes are to blame for sparking a blaze at the former home of the Burlington Free Press newspaper that caused about $20,000 in damage. Black smoke and flames were seen coming from the roof of the structure on Burlington's College Street around 3 p. Full Story

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    Did Johnny Depp really attack Amber Heard? Two witnesses say no.

    Johnny Depp wasn’t near Amber Heard when she screamed 'stop hitting me,’ two witnesses say, reportedly adding that Heard was usually the aggressor when the pair fought.