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SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Law School plans to paint over a mural that was originally intended to honor African Americans and abolitionists involved in the Underground Railroad after some school community members said the depictions are offensive, the school said.

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The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open the possibility of moving some seasons to the spring if the coronavirus pandemic is better controlled by then.

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Many familiar pregame sights won’t be back when baseball and the NBA return later this month. Managers won’t exchange lineup cards at home plate and basketball lineup introductions won’t feature special high fives.

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BOSTON — New England Patriots receiver Julian Edelman said he hopes recent anti-Semitic social media posts by Philadelphia Eagles receiver DeSean Jackson can be a teaching moment, not just for him but others as well.

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Programs to provide financial assistance to help Vermont tenants, landlord and low-income homeowners struggling because of the pandemic to pay rent and mortgages will be available for application Monday, according to Gov. Phil Scott.

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CHESTER, Conn. — Some Whelen Engineering employees woke up to life-altering news Friday morning when they received a packet revealing that their “position will be eliminated” and that their last day of work is July 10, according to documents received by the Eagle Times and a press release is…

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CLAREMONT — A proposed $4.5 million revitalization project would reduce vehicle traffic on downtown Pleasant Street to one direction in an effort to increase pedestrian space and improve economic and social opportunities in the historic city center.

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NEWPORT — The Newport School Board held a proactive but challenging meeting with school administrators and educators Tuesday night to discuss components of a future school reopening plan without having state guidelines for how to prepare.

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CLAREMONT — Pro Stock ace Ryan Christian III stormed to his second 100-lap victory of the summer Friday, July 3, at Claremont Motorsports Park, topping the Independence 100 presented by Newport Chevrolet main event before a huge crowd.

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Governors who ordered shutdowns as their states responded to the coronavirus pandemic were among millions of beneficiaries of the loan program created to help small businesses weather COVID-19’s effect on the economy, data released Monday show.

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