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Thousands of Israelis protested in Tel Aviv this evening over what they see as changes in the nature of the country's democracy.

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Massachusetts officials say a jail guard's tattoo is a reference to his college football playing days in Vermont and is not a Nazi symbol.

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A 37-year-old Vermont man was jailed in New York after authorities say he led police on a 30-mile (48-kilometer) high-speed chase on an upstate highway.

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About 1,800 acres of land that are part of a popular hiking area along Vermont's Hunger Mountain just east of Montpelier will be protected with $2.6 million in funding from the nation's Forest Legacy Program.

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In the 1980s, when comedian Lucille Ball was in her final years, she was approached by her hometown in upstate New York. They asked how she'd like to see her legacy preserved.

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Governor Phil Scott (left) introduces new state Education Secretary Dan French (right)
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Vermont Governor Phil Scott has appointed the state’s new education secretary.

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Officials say the invasive emerald ash borer has been found in the southern Vermont town of Stamford.

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A Vermont woman who shot and killed a state social worker and three of her own relatives as revenge for losing custody of her then 9-year-old daughter is appealing her life sentence.

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This week in Zimbabwe, there was a vote, then accusations of vote rigging followed by street protests and a military crackdown. At least six people died. Now finally we have results in Zimbabwe's first election since Dictator Robert Mugabe was forced out in November.

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Google was once criticized for running a censored version of its search engine in China, at one point being taken to task by lawmakers in hearings on Capitol Hill. Here's tape from New Jersey Representative Chris Smith in 2006.

One of the freshest reboots in the world of comic books is based on a kids show that debuted back in the '60s: The Flintstones. But this isn't the "modern Stone Age family" you might remember from your childhood.

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Vermont Republican Governor Phil Scott says the state's workforce is increasing.

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An extensive road resurfacing project in southern Vermont will begin Thursday.

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Green Mountain College in Vermont will host a memorial gathering for a student who died in an apparent drowning near campus.

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Cartoonist Thi Bui's Eisner Award-nominated graphic memoir is called The Best We Could Do; it's the story of her family in the years before, during and after the Vietnam War. The Eisners — mainstream comics' top award — are given out every year at San Diego Comic-Con, where Bui was one of this year's featured guests.

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The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation says two elementary schools in the state have chemical levels in their drinking water above a safe standard.

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