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November 8th

By the way for Nov. 8

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Richard Reed fights to help the government keep its promises to veterans

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Christopher Ross



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LEICESTER — “You’re a pain in the butt,” Richard Reed’s boss once told him. “But you’re doing something important.”

Decades (and perhaps a few ruffled feathers) later, Reed still approaches his work with an ever-changing ratio of skepticism and hope, but his persistence has remained constant and the work he does today is just as important as it was when he began:

Reed, who lives in Leicester, advocates for Vermont’s military veterans.

Reed describes his job this way.

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WWII vet Ron Hadley takes an honor flight

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By John Flowers



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MIDDLEBURY — Thousands of people each year tour the Marine Corps War Memorial near Washington, D.C.

Based on the iconic photograph taken by Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal, the memorial immortalizes the six soldiers who raised the second American flag on Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi on Feb. 23, 1945, thus heralding the beginning of the end of the U.S. campaign in the Pacific during World War II.

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Sheldon Museum's WWI exhibit featuring local heroes closing Sunday

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Historic spotlight falls on steamboat pioneer

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Elsie Lynn Parini



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When you look at a painted portrait, say for example the Mona Lisa, what comes across your mind? Do you admire the painting for it’s artistic mastery? Or do you find yourself staring at her face, wondering who was this woman and what was life like at that time?

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Patti Casey returns home to play at Vergennes Opera House

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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After many years touring nationally with Woods Tea Co, Patti Casey has reunited with longtime musical collaborator Colin McCaffrey and former Bluegrass Gospel Project bandmates Steve Light and Kirk Lord. Together The Wicked Fine Players will bring  their music to Patti’s hometown — Vergennes — on Saturday, Nov. 10, 7:30 p.m. This reunion puts a little more blue in the bluegrass, adds a little more swing and a whole lotta fun.

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The Hot Pickin' Party heats up in Lincoln

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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After these long, rainy and cold days, it’s hard to resist a band called the “Hot Pickin’ Party.” And there’s no reason you should. This bluegrass band will take the stage at Burnham Hall, 52 River Road, in Lincoln on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m.

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Wildlife officials asking for hunters' help on deer data

Posted on November 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



RUTLAND — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is asking hunters for help in a statewide initiative to gather more biological data on the state’s deer population. Hunters who get a deer during the Nov. 10-25 rifle season are asked to provide an incisor tooth from their deer when they go to a reporting station.

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