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    Marathon suspect’s lawyers again cite media leaks

    10/24/2014 10:15 PM EDT
    BOSTON -- Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are complaining for a third time about media leaks they say are jeopardizing his right to a fair trial. In a court filing Friday, Tsarnaev’s lawyers cite a recent piece in Newsweek magazine containing statements from unnamed law enforcement sources. 
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    New Hampshire doctor heading to Liberia to help
    10/24/2014 10:15 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- New Hampshire’s deputy epidemiologist is heading to Liberia to train medical workers on how to protect against the Ebola virus. Besides her state position, Dr. Elizabeth Talbot is an infectious-disease doctor at Dartmouth-Hitchcock and an associate professor of medicine at Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine. Full Story

    Vermont halts guardrail installations
    10/23/2014 10:24 PM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) -- Vermont has joined a growing list of states that have halted new installations of a type of highway guardrail that’s been the focus of safety concerns and a major lawsuit. But Agency of Transportation spokesman Erik Filkorn says there currently are no plans to remove currently installed Trinity Industries’ ET-Plus guardrails. Full Story

    Vt. marks 40th of Endangered Species Act
    10/23/2014 10:37 PM EDT - BURLINGTON -- Biologists and conservationists from across Vermont were in Burlington Thursday for a conference celebrating the 40th anniversary of the state's Endangered Species Act and Vermont's experience protecting the its most vulnerable plants and animals. The meeting was a chance to celebrate the accomplishments made over the years, but also to look ahead to new challenges Full Story

    Ex-Boston Mayor Menino suspending cancer treatment
    10/23/2014 10:24 PM EDT - BOSTON -- Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said Thursday he is suspending treatment for an advanced form of cancer as well as a recently-launched book tour to spend more time with his family and friends. Menino, 71, was diagnosed with cancer about a month after leaving office in January. At the time, he said the cancer was of an unknown origin, had metastasized and had spread to his Full Story

    FairPoint and striking unions spar over misconduct allegations
    10/23/2014 01:25 PM EDT - FairPoint Communications has accused striking workers of jamming the company's phone lines and harassing replacement workers. The unions representing about 2,000 employees say the allegations are "outrageous and unfounded." The parties were at odds for months even before contract negotiations began in early 2014. Full Story

    Health officials: Vermont Ebola case high unlikely, but state is prepared
    10/23/2014 01:24 PM EDT - Until the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is contained there will be some risk of a patient with the virus coming in contact with Vermont's health care system, but that risk is "very small," according to state health officials. The recent cases in Dallas illustrate Ebola can reach the U.S. Full Story

    Vermont jobless rate ticks up for fourth straight month
    10/23/2014 01:22 PM EDT - Vermont's monthly unemployment rate rose three-tenths of a percentage point to 4.4 percent in September. The national average dipped from 6.1 percent to 5.9 percent, but New England's regional average rose. In Vermont, September marked the fourth consecutive month of upticks. Even with the state-level increase, Vermont's unemployment rate is among the lowest in the country, now in eighth Full Story

    Regulators fine GMP for wind project noise violations
    10/23/2014 01:21 PM EDT - Green Mountain Power will be required to constantly monitor sound coming from wind turbines, which could provide the most detailed assessment yet of a noise issue concerning some residents living near wind farms. The Vermont Public Service Board fined the utility $1,000 last week for exceeding sound limits it placed on the Kingdom Community Wind farm, which was approved in 2011. Full Story

    State rejects ban on motors at Wolcott Pond
    10/23/2014 01:20 PM EDT - State environmental regulators denied a petition to prohibit motorized boats on Wolcott Pond on Wednesday, upholding limited recreational access to the 74-acre pond in Lamoille County. Friends of Wolcott Pond filed a petition asking that the state prohibit the use of boats with internal combustion engines. Full Story

    Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

    BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
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    Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

    NEW YORK (AP) — Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at the historic Apollo Theater. Full Story
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.