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    Police: 87-Year-Old Woman Shot Outside Her Home Dies
    Vermont State Police

    Vermont State Police say an 87-year-old woman who was hit by what appeared to be a bullet outside her Tunbridge home has died at the hospital.

    Edith Whitney, who was hospitalized on Saturday night and underwent emergency surgery, died Monday at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.

    Investigators say they have spoken with people who were shooting a firearm in Tunbridge around the time Whitney was hit.

    Police say they recovered shell casings, a firearm and ammunition.

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    Some Leavenworth County, Kansas, officials are calling for Commissioner Louis Klemp's resignation after he insulted a black woman who had just presented a land-use study to the commission. "I don't want you to think I am picking on you because we are part of the master race. You have a gap in your teeth. We are part of the master race, don't you forget that," Klemp said. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 16, 2018)

    The investigation is ongoing, but the case appears to have been an accident.

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