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Bryant takes on Vermont following Timberlake's 22-point performance

Feb. 23, 2024 03:51 AM EST

Bryant Bulldogs (17-10, 9-3 America East) at Vermont Catamounts (22-6, 12-1 America East) Burlington, Vermont; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Bryant visits the Vermont Catamounts after Earl Timberlake scored 22 points in Bryant's 86-77 loss to the UMass-Lowell River...

Vermont defeats Albany 94-80

Feb. 22, 2024 22:07 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Shamir Bogues scored 17 points to help Vermont defeat Albany 94-80 on Thursday night. Bogues had five rebounds and seven assists for the Catamounts (22-6, 12-1 America East Conference). TJ Long scored 15 points while going 5 of 10 from the floor, including 1 for...

Vermont governor signs school funding bill but says it won't solve property tax problem

Feb. 22, 2024 18:14 PM EST

Vermont schools can now postpone their March school budget votes and rewrite their spending plans after Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Thursday aimed at addressing soaring property tax increases, largely driven by rising education spending. However, it’s not...

Two men charged in Vermont murder-for-hire case to go on trial in September

Feb. 22, 2024 14:44 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The two men from facing federal charges connected to a murder-for-hire plot that led to the 2018 abduction and killing of a Vermont man will go on trial in September, a federal judge said Thursday. U.S. District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford set Sept. 23 as...

Vermont visits Albany (NY) following Thomas' 30-point outing

Feb. 22, 2024 03:58 AM EST

Vermont Catamounts (21-6, 11-1 America East) at Albany (NY) Great Danes (12-14, 4-7 America East) Albany, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Catamounts -8.5; over/under is 145.5 BOTTOM LINE: Albany (NY) takes on the Vermont...

Missing skier found dead in out-of-bounds area at Stowe Mountain Resort

Feb. 21, 2024 14:29 PM EST

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — A skier who was reported missing at Stowe Mountain Resort was found dead in a steep, wooded out-of-bounds area late Tuesday night, police said Wednesday. Brooks Ralph, 27, of Cold Springs, New York, was reported missing around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said. He...

Vermont visits Albany (NY) following Thomas' 30-point outing

Feb. 21, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Vermont Catamounts (21-6, 11-1 America East) at Albany (NY) Great Danes (12-14, 4-7 America East) Albany, New York; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Albany (NY) takes on the Vermont Catamounts after Sebastian Thomas scored 30 points in Albany (NY)'s 80-75 loss to the...

Child hospitalized after 4 fall through ice on northern Vermont lake

Feb. 20, 2024 18:11 PM EST

NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — A 3-year-old fell through ice on Lake Memphremagog in northern Vermont with two adults and another child on a side-by-side recreational vehicle over the weekend and was later hospitalized, Newport Police said Tuesday. By the time police responded Saturday...

Kentucky GOP lawmaker pitches his early childhood education plan as way to head off childcare crisis

Feb. 20, 2024 16:31 PM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker on Tuesday promoted his ambitious plan to bolster early childhood education as a way to head off a looming crisis once pandemic-era federal aid dries up for the childcare sector. Kentucky state Sen. Danny Carroll pitched his legislation...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Feb. 20, 2024 13:27 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Feb. 17 The Washington Post on suicides in federal prisons Convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide and mob boss Whitey Bulger’s murder both made headlines as shocking failures...