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'Most interesting man' judges contest; 'mountain man' wins

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The man made famous by being "the most interesting man in the world" while pitching Dos Equis beer loaned his expertise with his perfectly groomed facial hair by helping to judge a contest looking for the best beard in...

 

Man charged with spraying manure on US Border Protection car

Montpelier, Vt. (AP) — A man who says his livelihood in agriculture has been nearly ruined by people who entered the country illegally to work on local farms is facing charges he sprayed liquid manure on a marked U.S. Customs and Border Protection...

 
 By Wilson Ring    Regional    June 18, 2017

Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry's

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday to a Ben & Jerry's factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism....

 

Rhino horn stolen from University of Vermont; reward offered

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A black rhinoceros horn stolen from a locked room at the University of Vermont is likely destined for the international black market, said a law enforcement agent with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service who has worked on...

 

Most Interesting Man judges beard contest; girl's dad wins

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A man who helped pitch Dos Equis beer as the Most Interesting Man in the World turned his attention from his favorite beer to his favorite beard by judging a competition called Vermont Beardies. Actor Jonathan Goldsmith, who...

 

Muslim woman settles in at Vermont military college

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — Despite being the first woman allowed to wear a Muslim headscarf beneath her military uniform at the nation's oldest private military college, Sana Hamze says she doesn't feel like a pioneer. Her focus is on learning details...

 

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