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    Vermont delegation: Rutland airport gets $8.1m

    07/28/2014 01:08 PM EDT
    RUTLAND (AP) - Vermont's congressional delegation says the airport that serves Rutland has received an $8.1 million grant to make safety improvements. 
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    MCLA begins $15 million renovation of Bowman Hall
    07/28/2014 09:09 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- A $15 million renovation is underway on Bowman Hall at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, with officials expecting the building to be completed by June 2015. Full Story

    Dozens treated for alcohol-related illnesses at Keith Urban concert
    07/28/2014 10:04 AM EDT - MANSFIELD (AP) -- Authorities say several dozen people were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at a weekend concert at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield. Full Story

    N.H. governor signs handheld cellphone driving ban
    07/28/2014 09:32 AM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill banning handheld cellphone use while driving in New Hampshire as of July 1, 2015. Full Story

    Union: No progress in FairPoint contract talks
    07/28/2014 09:33 AM EDT - COLCHESTER (AP) - Unions representing FairPoint Communications workers in northern New England say the sides remain far apart in contract negotiations. Full Story

    Scientists to call for Vermont kids' vaccine history
    07/28/2014 09:34 AM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) - Thousands of Vermont parents could be hearing from medical professionals this week who will be asking about the vaccination histories of their children. Full Story

    General Electric building new pilot facility near Saratoga
    07/27/2014 10:08 PM EDT - MALTA, N.Y. -- General Electric’s GE Fuel Cells unit is building a pilot facility in Malta’s Luther Forest Saratoga Technology and Energy Park, with large-scale demonstrations and prototype units under development. In an article on its website, GE describes the fuel cell as a promising and difficult method of getting energy out of natural gas. Full Story

    Court rules that demolition is not a ‘change in use’ in Burlington airport case
    07/27/2014 10:08 PM EDT - MONTPELIER (AP) -- The Vermont Supreme Court ruled Friday for the Burlington International Airport and its plan to demolish 54 nearby homes so it doesn’t fall out of compliance with federal noise mitigation rules. A 3-2 majority of the justices found tearing down the houses and filling in their cellar holes doesn’t constitute a change in use under zoning regulations. Full Story

    Boyfriend pleads not guilty in toddler’s death
    07/27/2014 10:08 PM EDT - SHELBURNE (AP) -- A Shelburne man charged with second-degree murder in the death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son pleaded not guilty Friday. Joshua M. Blow, 26, was arrested a day earlier in the death Aiden Haskins. Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan said the child died of blunt force trauma to the head and neck, skull fractures and broken vertebrae. Full Story

    Cheshire, Mass., woman turns 115; world’s fifth-oldest person
    07/27/2014 10:08 PM EDT - CHESHIRE, Mass. -- Bernice "Bennie" Madigan spent her 115th birthday in the hospital on Thursday, but she is expected to be released on Friday -- in time to attend a party in her honor on Saturday afternoon. The Cheshire resident, who is the fifth-oldest person in the world, will celebrate the big 1-1-5 at her home on Rolling Acres Farm, according to her family. Full Story

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    Fashion industry, retailers and the gender binary

    NEW YORK (AP) — As a transgender woman who began her transition about a year ago, Kylie Jack is still figuring out her fashion style, but she wanted one thing right away: well-fitting bras. Full Story