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Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 11:36 AM EDT

Vermont Continues to Study Disease Causing Bat Deaths

Vermont Continues to Study Disease Causing Bat Deaths

Vermont has been awarded $25,000 in federal funding to study a deadly fungal infection that has devastated bat populations.

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 09:13 AM EDT

Vt. Woman Who Admitted Ricin Possession Sentenced

Vt. Woman Who Admitted Ricin Possession Sentenced

A woman charged with manufacturing the deadly toxin ricin in her Vermont retirement community and testing it on residents has been sentenced to time served and five years of probation and must undergo mental...

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 09:27 PM EDT

Shooting Case Prompts New Safety Discussion in Vt. City

Shooting Case Prompts New Safety Discussion in Vt. City

A Vermont man will not face criminal charges for his role in an alcohol-fueled fight that involved an innocent bystander getting shot.

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 03:00 PM EDT

Vermont Woman Who Admitted Ricin Possession Sentenced

Vermont Woman Who Admitted Ricin Possession Sentenced

A woman charged with manufacturing the deadly toxin ricin in her Vermont retirement community and testing it on residents has been sentenced to time served and five years of probation and must undergo mental...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 05:38 PM EDT

Disc Golf World Championships Draw Hundreds to Vt.

Disc Golf World Championships Draw Hundreds to Vt.

The fast-growing sport of disc golf has drawn nearly 300 athletes from all over the world to Vermont, to test their skills and compete for more than $100,000 in prize money in the 2018 Professional Disc Golf...

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 03:18 PM EDT

New Questions About Vt. Drowning Death of Moose

New Questions About Vt. Drowning Death of Moose

There are new questions about the health of a moose that died in an unusual way this weekend in Vermont, but the full truth around its death will never be known.

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 at 08:25 AM EDT

Vt. Man Charged With 39 Counts of Burglaries

Vt. Man Charged With 39 Counts of Burglaries

A Vermont man accused of committing 39 burglaries in the span of two years was arrested Tuesday, according to state police. Travis Despain, 27, allegedly burglarized several businesses, churches, schools, a...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 05:33 PM EDT

Death of Moose Prompts Plea About Safe Wildlife Interactions

Death of Moose Prompts Plea About Safe Wildlife Interactions

Game wardens in Vermont are urging people to keep their distance from wild animals, after an incident over the weekend they say led to the death of a moose. The animal drowned in Lake Champlain, after swimming...

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

Moose Crowded by Onlookers on Shore Drowns in Vt. Lake

Moose Crowded by Onlookers on Shore Drowns in Vt. Lake

Vermont wildlife officials say a moose drowned in Lake Champlain after people crowded around the animal to take its picture.

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 at 05:13 PM EDT

Labor Day Celebration Does Not Allow Candidates in Parade

Labor Day Celebration Does Not Allow Candidates in Parade

A Labor Day tradition in one central Vermont community forces political candidates to come up with a “plan B” if they want get their message out at the event.

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