Lifestyle

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Public health officials blast e-cigarettes

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Critics say e-cigarettes are addictive, lead to nicotine poisoning among children, and threaten to unravel the reduction of tobacco use.

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Snapchat adds news, entertainment to its messaging service

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Snapchat has partnered with CNN, ESPN and others to compete with Facebook and Twitter.

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Opera hopes to strike a chord with young listeners

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National outreach programs hope to turn kids on to an old art form and injecting an aging, shrinking fan base with new life.

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Drunk driving less likely in cities with Uber ride services

Uber West Coast Regional Manager William Barnes sits in the back of a car during a photo shoot Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Las Vegas. The ride sharing company has begun operations in Nevada.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving works with Uber to establish ride service rights in cities around the world.

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We’re betting big on Valentine’s Day

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Americans are feeling sweet about romance this year, with consumers opening up their wallets in the name of love.

Sports

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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

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He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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Lawmaker again takes aim at NFL tax status

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Days before the Super Bowl, a lawmaker is again sponsoring a bill that would punt the NFL's tax exemption.

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Murder trial of ex-Patriot Hernandez set to start

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Massachusetts prosecutors will seek to prove he fatally shot a semi-professional football player in 2013.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

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A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Super Bowl XLIX by the numbers

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More than 7 million of us will buy new TVs, we'll eat 1 billion chicken wings, and send 25 million tweets during the game.

Viral Videos

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Porcupine predicts Super Bowl winner

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He's been right the last three years. Can Teddy Bear the porcupine go four-for-four?

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Teacher’s ‘Uptown Funk’ dance gets an A+

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A theater teacher at a Dallas high school proves he - and his students - have got some serious moves.

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WATCH: History’s most talked about Super Bowl commercials

This image provided by Snickers actress Betty White in an advertisement for Snickers to air during the 2010 Super Bowl. White has been voted the Entertainer of the Year by members of The Associated Press.

We've rounded up the thirteen most memorable Super Bowl commercials. Which one is your favorite?

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Marshawn Lynch’s Media Day press conference

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The Seattle Seahawks running back has a goal for Media Day ... and he makes sure everyone knows it.

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School announces snow day with ‘Let It Go’ parody

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Who needs robocalls when you can declare school closures through song?

News

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As gas prices drop, Americans favor oil exports

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A new poll shows Americans are more likely than ever to favor easing a ban on exporting crude oil.

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Feds say Obamacare could affect nearly a third of taxpayers

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Up to four percent of Americans are expected to pay a penalty for failing to obtain health coverage last year.

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Obama budget proposes spending lift for military, domestic programs

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The fiscal 2016 budget, which the White House intends to unveil on Monday, would fund a host of programs that Republicans are unlikely to support.

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1 in 5 U.S. children rely on food stamps

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The number of children relying on food stamps spiked to 16 million last year, signaling a lopsided economic recovery.

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Bill would grant war powers to fight Islamic State militants

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The top Democrat on the House intelligence panel is introducing a bill to authorize war against ISIS.

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Nissan, Ford issue recalls

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More than a million cars, vans, and SUVs are being recalled to fix seat belt and other problems.

Green Mountain Mornings Podcasts

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Efficiency Vermont

Jan29 Chuck Clerici provides commentary for case study video.

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Charting a new course

Jan29 Previewing tonight’s public hearing on proposed amendments to town
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National School Choice Week

Jan29 Homeschooled student Kathryn Bassette shares her thoughts on choice in education

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This Week in Brattleboro History

Jan29 The story of women’s rights advocate Clarina Howard.

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Cats and cans

Jan29 Bad Parenting Moments with Bethany Kriger Thies

Entertainment

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Lee Daniels wants Denzel on ‘Empire’

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The Hollywood moviemaker wants the Oscar winner to join the cast for a cameo appearance.

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‘Downton Abbey’ ending after 6 seasons

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The period drama, which was first broadcast in 2010, will reportedly draw to a close this year.