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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...

Vermont governor seeks disaster declaration for December flooding

Feb. 20, 2024 13:09 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced Monday that he has requested a federal major disaster declaration to help communities hit by severe rainfall and flooding in December. Such a declaration would allow municipalities to be reimbursed for 75% of eligible costs,...

Biden admin providing $1.5 billion to GlobalFoundries to make computer chips in New York and Vermont

Feb. 19, 2024 05:36 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday that the government intends to provide $1.5 billion to the computer chip company GlobalFoundries to expand its domestic production in New York and Vermont. The announcement is the third award of direct financial support for a...

Bogues scores 21 to help Vermont beat Maine 68-57

Feb. 17, 2024 18:55 PM EST

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Shamir Bogues scored 21 points and Vermont beat Maine 68-57 on Saturday night. Bogues added seven rebounds for the Catamounts (21-6, 11-1 America East Conference). Ileri Ayo-Faleye had 14 points and Nick Fiorillo hit two 3-pointers and scored 12. ...

Vermont visits Maine after Deloney's 28-point showing

Feb. 17, 2024 04:13 AM EST

Vermont Catamounts (20-6, 10-1 America East) at Maine Black Bears (11-14, 3-7 America East) Bangor, Maine; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Catamounts -2.5; over/under is 127.5 BOTTOM LINE: Vermont visits the Maine Black Bears after Aaron...

Ukrainian man pleads guilty in cyberattack that temporarily disrupted major Vermont hospital

Feb. 16, 2024 18:44 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Ukrainian man has pleaded guilty to involvement in two separate malware schemes including a cyberattack at the University of Vermont Medical Center in 2020 that temporarily shut down some of its vital services and cost it tens of millions of dollars,...

Vermont takes on Maine following Deloney's 28-point performance

Feb. 16, 2024 03:54 AM EST

Vermont Catamounts (20-6, 10-1 America East) at Maine Black Bears (11-14, 3-7 America East) Bangor, Maine; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Vermont plays the Maine Black Bears after Aaron Deloney scored 28 points in Vermont's 70-54 victory over the New Hampshire...

Deloney scores 28, Vermont knocks off New Hampshire 70-54

Feb. 15, 2024 22:27 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Aaron Deloney's 28 points helped Vermont defeat New Hampshire 70-54 on Thursday night. Deloney shot 10 for 15 (4 for 9 from 3-point range) and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line for the Catamounts (20-6, 10-1 America East Conference). TJ Hurley scored nine...