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The Clinton Correctional Facility has been under the microscope since the escape of two prisoners from its maximum security division in June, which led to a 23-day multimillion dollar manhunt.  This weekend, the prison was placed on lockdown after two prisoner altercations.

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker's idea of building a wall to separate the United States and Canada is being called "crazy" and "dumb."

State Police say a 21-year-old college student from Long Island has died after jumping from a bridge into a northern New York river.

Vermont State Police say a man cleaning his handgun at a campsite accidentally shot his 9-year-old daughter in the stomach, sending her to the intensive care unit.

The Vermont Republican Party is hosting presidential candidate Senator Rand Paul this evening.

Vermont State Police say they have caught at least six drivers in three weeks for speeding in excess of 100 mph along the state's highways.

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A Vermont school district has voted to move forward to bring a heroin overdose antidote into its schools.

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There is something in the water.  And Plattsburgh officials have a conundrum on their hands trying to figure out why there are spikes in bacteria occurring at the city beach.

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This week the nation is recognizing the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.  But this week also marks the anniversary of another mega-storm that tracked across our region four years ago today. 

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Vermont officials have confirmed that norovirus sickened dozens of visitors to Branbury State Park in Salisbury last week.