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IBM, Vermont Electric spawn intelligent energy software company.

IBM today said it would partner with Vermont Electric Power to create Utopus Insights to research develop and product intelligent analytic software for the energy industry.IBM said Utopus will bring to market a full-featured energy analytics platform, built for cloud , on-premises and distributed Internet of Things ...

- Network World - US

Vermont man gets 6 months for shooting horse with arrow.

BARRE, Vt. " A 21-year-old Vermont man who pleaded guilty to a charge that he shot and killed a horse with a bow and arrow is going to spend six months in jail.Quinton Clayton entered the plea Thursday in Vermont Superior Court...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Fightin' 5th Marine Regiment dedicates Purple Heart monument in California.

The Vermont granite monument – the idea of Col. Kenneth Kassner, commanding officer of the 5th Marine Regiment – was dedicated at the 5th Marines Memorial Park and Garden. The 5th Marine Regiment is the Marine Corp's most decorated infantry regiment.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Bernie Sanders warns Republicans worried about protests: You haven't 'seen anything yet'.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared on CNN's OutFront with Erin Burnett on Thursday night where the two discussed the many Republican town halls happening across the country, and in some cases, GOP representatives' decision to avoid them. Burnett asked Sanders if he understood why some ...

- The Raw Story - US

Lawyer in prep-school sex-assault case: Defense wasn't ideal.

CONCORD, N.H. " A lawyer who represented a New Hampshire prep school graduate at his sexual assault trial says the defense team's work wasn't ideal.Owen Labrie , of Tunbridge, Vermont, was convicted in 2015 of misdemeanor...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pioneers: Climatologists' 38-year-old paper predicted what we're seeing happen in the Arctic melt.

Claire L. Parkinson's scientific paper Arctic sea ice decay simulated for a CO2-induced temperature rise' was published in Climate Change in 1979, the peer-reviewed journal, when it was just 2 years old. So was the Vermont native's doctorate in geography and climatology. Parkinson's paper, co-authored by William W. ...

- Daily Kos - US

Sanders supporters are taking over the Democratic Party.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders may have lost the 2016 Democratic nomination, but the fiery politician and his large contingent of supporters don't appear to have given up the fight in 2017 and beyond. The progressive, self-described “Democratic socialist” still has many loyalists who ...

- The Raw Story - US

Hearing resumes on new trial request in prep school case.

CONCORD, N.H. " A hearing resumes Wednesday in New Hampshire on whether a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex deserves a new trial.Owen Labrie , of Tunbridge, Vermont, was acquitted...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vail Resorts to Buy Vermont's Stowe Mountain Ski Operations for $50 Million.

Vail Resorts continues its grand continental expansion. -Deanna Ting

- Skift - US

AIG sells Stowe Mountain ski resort.

Insurer bought Vermont attraction after founder was annoyed by long lift lines

- Financial Times - US

Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort to be bought by Vail Resorts.

STOWE, Vt. " Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont is being purchased by the Colorado-based Vail Resorts for $50 million.Vail said Tuesday in a statement that it had reached an agreement to acquire the Stowe resort from the Mount...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bernie Sanders calls Trump 'pathological liar' again

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders used President Donald Trump's favorite mode of communication to call him out on his frequent attacks on the press. Sanders, once again, called Trump a pathological liar' in a tweet posted Saturday, and drew parallels between the Trump presidency and totalitarianism. ...

- The Raw Story - US

Donald Trump a 'pathological liar', says Bernie Sanders

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders hit out at US President Donald Trump for his frequent attacks on the news media, calling the President a "pathological liar", the media reported.

- Zee News - IN

Bernie Sanders hits out at 'pathological liar' Donald Trump

The Vermont senator made the comment on social media after Trump called mainstream press 'fake news'.

- - UK

Immigrants are fleeing the United States to seek refuge in Canada

Some of them are crossing the border on foot in freezing conditions.The Morses Line border station along the Canadian-U.S. border in Franklin, Vermont. CREDIT: AP Photo/Toby Talbot, FileA growing number of immigrants who initially sought refuge in the United States are now fleeing to Canada — and, in many cases, are ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Gov. Scott emphasizes Vermont-Quebec cooperation

MONTPELIER, Vt. " Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott is emphasizing the importance of Vermont-Quebec relations after his first visit to Quebec City as governor to meet Canadian leaders.Scott said at a Friday news conference...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Warren Frost Dies: 'Twin Peaks' & 'Seinfeld' Actor Was 91

Warren Frost, who played Will “Doc” Hayward on the original and upcoming versions of Twin Peaks and George Costanza's cabin-cherishing almost-father-in-law on Seinfeld during a half-century acting career, died today in Middlebury, VT, after a long illness. He was 91. The news was reported by his son, Twin Peaks ...

- - US

Warren Frost, Dr. Will Hayward on 'Twin Peaks,' dies at 91

LOS ANGELES " Warren Frost, who played Dr. Will Hayward on "Twin Peaks" and appeared in dozens of other TV shows including "Matlock" and "Seinfeld," has died. He was 91.Frost died Friday at his home in Middlebury, Vermont,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vermont gov reappoints education secretary

- Education Week - US