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    Rescue at sea turns new attention on unsolved 2013 killing

    09/30/2016 07:36 AM EDT
    HARTFORD, CONN. — It was a crime that stunned a quiet suburb and stumped investigators: an 87-year-old real estate developer killed in his home, shot three times with a rifle. Nearly three years later, the unsolved case has received new attention with the revelation the victim's grandson Nathan Carman, who was rescued Sunday after a week in a raft on the Atlantic Ocean, had been a suspect 
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    UVM researcher's work could provide salvation for bee species
    09/30/2016 07:36 AM EDT - One of the most common bees in Vermont as late as the 1990s appears to have been eradicated from the state, but a University of Vermont researcher has provided the federal government with data that could prove critical to the bee's recovery. That bee, commonly known as the rusty patched bumble bee, and known to scientists as bombus affinis, is being considered for federal protection through the Full Story

    Police: Shots fired at Burlington apartment complex
    09/29/2016 09:39 AM EDT - BURLINGTON, VT. >> Police are investigating after an unknown gunman fired three shots from a car into a Burlington apartment complex, penetrating the door of one unit with young children inside. Chief Brandon del Pozo says no one was injured in the Old North End shooting, which occurred just after 5 p. Full Story

    Pro-refugee group: 100 Syrians approved to move to Vermont
    09/29/2016 07:25 AM EDT - MONTPELIER — The U.S. Department of State confirmed on Wednesday it had approved a plan to bring up to 100 refugees from war-torn Syria and Iraq to the Vermont city of Rutland. The director of the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, Amila Merdzanovic, wrote an email to Rutland's mayor and state officials "to share the news that the U. Full Story

    Fliers on UNH campus seek 'sugar daddies' for female students
    09/28/2016 07:04 AM EDT - DURHAM, N.H. >> University of New Hampshire officials are worried after fliers soliciting young women for "sugar daddies" have been appearing on campus and in downtown Durham. Town Administrator Todd Selig says the ads have popped up on several downtown businesses' bulletin boards since last week. Full Story

    Police seek clues after freight train hits, kills pedestrian in western New York
    09/28/2016 07:04 AM EDT - DUNKIRK, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a pedestrian was hit by a freight train and killed in western New York. Police say it appears two people had been walking along tracks in the Chautauqua County city of Dunkirk early Wednesday when one of them was hit by a CSX train. Police are asking anyone with information to come forward, including the second person. Full Story

    Replica of landmark steeple installed at Burlington church
    09/27/2016 09:24 AM EDT - BURLINGTON, VT. >> A recognizable landmark has returned to Burlington's skyline following a nearly three-year absence. Monday was all a construction crew needed to replace the College Street Congregational Church steeple, a $2 million project that had been in the works since an arsonist's blaze damaged the structure in October 2013. Full Story

    Body found in wooded area in South Burlington
    09/27/2016 09:24 AM EDT - SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT. >> Police are investigating the discovery of a body in a wooded area in South Burlington. Police say a neighbor on Monday reported an odor of leaking gas. The gas company responded and found the body off Patchen Road. Police have not yet identified the deceased. Police Chief Trevor Whipple says there was no indication of a struggle in the woods. Full Story

    Police investigating Hudson Valley crash that killed 2 men
    09/27/2016 09:19 AM EDT - WARWICK, N.Y. >> Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed two men in the Hudson Valley. Police in the Orange County town of Warwick say two men believed to be farm workers died Sunday night after their SUV veered off Pulaski Highway and into a ditch. Both men were declared dead at the scene. Full Story

    Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes
    09/26/2016 10:59 AM EDT - SOUTH BURLINGTON, VT. >> Guess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year. A small but growing number of elementary schools and individual teachers are doing away with the after-school chore to allow kids more time to play, participate in activities, spend time with families, read and sleep. There's been pushback against homework from parents in recent years who say their children's time is Full Story

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    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up

    Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.