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Luke Whelan http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/2168/all en Middlebury housing market tight for young professionals http://www.addisonindependent.com/201310middlebury-housing-market-tight-young-professionals <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-19409" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201310middlebury-housing-market-tight-young-professionals"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/caseyandhouse3106.thumbnail.jpg" alt="caseyandhouse3106.jpg" title="caseyandhouse3106.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A DEARTH OF moderately priced housing in good condition appears to be posing a challenge for young professionals looking to buy homes in Middlebury. Independent photo/Andrea Warren </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The first time Amy Yuen, 34, looked for a house she was a graduate student in Atlanta. The housing bubble had yet to burst and houses moved fast, selling within a few months at most, in the city known for its sprawl.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19410">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201310middlebury-housing-market-tight-young-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured real estate Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:15:23 +0000 Evan Johnson 19410 at http://www.addisonindependent.com In 21st century, local churches learn new methods to connect http://www.addisonindependent.com/20130921st-century-local-churches-learn-new-methods-connect <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-19000" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/20130921st-century-local-churches-learn-new-methods-connect"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/NewHpastor_0003.thumbnail.jpg" alt="NewHpastor_0003.jpg" title="NewHpastor_0003.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE REV. ABBY Gackenheimer, part-time pastor at the New Haven Congregational Church, is among the younger generation of church leaders trying to make religion relevant to a contemporary congregation. Independent photo/Andrea Warren </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">ADDISON COUNTY &mdash; The Rev. Andrew Nagy-Benson, pastor of the Middlebury Congregational Church, considers his profession one of the dwindling &ldquo;generalist&rdquo; vocations in an age when experts and wonks reign supreme.</span></p> <p> &ldquo;Our currency is not in knowing everything about one thing, but knowing something about a lot of things, and more importantly, beyond knowledge, it&rsquo;s all about human connection,&rdquo; he said, sitting down in his spacious Charter House office.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/19001">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/20130921st-century-local-churches-learn-new-methods-connect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County church Featured Nagy-Benson Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:47:16 +0000 Zach Despart 19001 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Groovin' to the tunes http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308groovin-tunes <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18339" style="width: 590px;"><a href="/201308groovin-tunes"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/8middfest_5502.standalone.jpg" alt="8middfest_5502.jpg" title="8middfest_5502.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="590" height="378" /></a></div> <p> ATTENDEES AT THE third annual Midd Summer Festival at the Marble Works in Middlebury on Saturday take a break from sampling beers, wines and cheeses to enjoy some tunes from Brooklyn, N.Y., band Hollis Brown. Organizers said more than 1,600 people attended.</p> <p> Independent photo/Luke Whelan</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:56:01 +0000 Luke Whelan 18340 at http://www.addisonindependent.com In high spirits http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308high-spirits <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18334" style="width: 590px;"><a href="/201308high-spirits"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/9Middfest_5515.standalone.jpg" alt="9Middfest_5515.jpg" title="9Middfest_5515.jpg" class="image image-standalone " width="590" height="378" /></a></div> <p> WITH A TICKET to the Midd Fest, held at the Marble Works in Middlebury this past Saturday, each person received 10 tokens and a small glass to taste the wares of dozens of Vermont breweries, wineries, distilleries and cheesemakers, including Addison County&rsquo;s own Otter Creek Brewery, Woodchuck Hard Cider and WhistlePig Whiskey, among others.</p> <p> Independent photo/Luke Whelan</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/photos">see all photos</a> | <a href="http://www.trentcampbell.smugmug.com/Addison%20Independent">order reprints</a></h4> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:54:24 +0000 Luke Whelan 18337 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury College students design, build solar home for national competition http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308middlebury-college-students-design-build-solar-home-national-competition <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18313" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308middlebury-college-students-design-build-solar-home-national-competition"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Solar D_5459.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Solar D_5459.jpg" title="Solar D_5459.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE SOLAR Decathlon team manager Cordelia Newbury explains to a visitor at an open house Saturday the layout of the house. The team on Saturday unveiled “InSite,” the energy-efficient house they designed to take part in the highly selective 2013 U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon. Independent photo/Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLBURY &mdash; On Saturday afternoon in a lot adjacent to the Middlebury College Recycling Center, recent Middlebury graduate Cordelia Newbury led a group of students and townspeople into the poshly decorated central living space of a brand new, solar-powered house.</p> <p> First, she pointed out the exposed steel frame that ran the length of the floor, wall and ceiling, which she called the house&rsquo;s &ldquo;rib cage.&rdquo; On top of this rested the &ldquo;skin&rdquo; &mdash; reclaimed wood siding from a local, 150-year-old barn.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18314">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308middlebury-college-students-design-build-solar-home-national-competition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Middlebury College Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:46:28 +0000 Trent Campbell 18314 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Clippings: Former No.1 fan sees his idol fall http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308clippings-former-no1-fan-sees-his-idol-fall <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> I grew up in Seattle during the &rsquo;90s when there were two factions on the playgrounds and ball fields: the A-Rod kids and the Junior kids.</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> I was an A-Rod kid.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18312">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308clippings-former-no1-fan-sees-his-idol-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Clippings Thu, 08 Aug 2013 15:43:56 +0000 Luke Whelan 18312 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Advocates say better response, enforcement are key to animal cruelty solution http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308advocates-say-better-response-enforcement-are-key-animal-cruelty-solution <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18209" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308advocates-say-better-response-enforcement-are-key-animal-cruelty-solution"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Animal Cruelty Complaint Outcome2008_present.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Animal Cruelty Complaint Outcome2008_present.jpg" title="Animal Cruelty Complaint Outcome2008_present.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s note: In this, the last in a <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/category/tags/animal-cruelty">three-part series</a>, experts discuss ways to improve enforcement of existing animal cruelty laws. Click to read <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307county-wrestles-animal-cruelty">Part 1</a> and <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307animal-cruelty-series-part-2-animal-cruelty-cases-hard-prosecute">Part 2</a>. </em></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18210">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308advocates-say-better-response-enforcement-are-key-animal-cruelty-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Feature Article animal cruelty Featured Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:23:52 +0000 Luke Whelan 18210 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Canal barge will carry Vermont commodities to New York City http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308canal-barge-will-carry-vt-commodities-nyc <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18205" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308canal-barge-will-carry-vt-commodities-nyc"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/sailfreight8501.thumbnail.jpg" alt="sailfreight8501.jpg" title="sailfreight8501.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ERIK ANDRUS, FAR right, and his small crew approach the Ferrisburgh town beach Saturday aboard Ceres, the centerpiece of Andrus’ Vermont Sail Freight Project. The boat was launched for the first time Saturday. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; This past Saturday afternoon, shouting and applause rang out from dozens of people gathered at the Ferrisburgh Town Beach as <em>Ceres,</em> a 39-foot canal barge constructed by visionary farmer, baker and builder Erik Andrus approached the shore after completing its 1.25-mile maiden voyage.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18206">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201308canal-barge-will-carry-vt-commodities-nyc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> New Haven farming Featured Thu, 01 Aug 2013 14:11:25 +0000 Luke Whelan 18206 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury couple braves extreme sports challenge http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307middlebury-couple-braves-extreme-sports-challenge <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18137" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307middlebury-couple-braves-extreme-sports-challenge"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/toughmudders0222.thumbnail.jpg" alt="toughmudders0222.jpg" title="toughmudders0222.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY RESIDENTS AMY and Kyle Buxton, right, will compete in their second Tough Mudder challenge obstacle race in West Dover on Aug. 10. The couple is seen here before the start of the 2012 race at the same venue. Photo courtesy of Amy Buxton </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Amy and Kyle Buxton enjoy spending time together. Sometimes they take it to the extreme.</p> <p> For example, the Middlebury couple are training for an &ldquo;extreme&rdquo; sporting event &mdash; the New England Tough Mudder challenge &mdash; in which they will participate on Aug. 10. It will be the second year in a row that Amy, 36, and Kyle, 38, take on the challenging 10-12 mile obstacle course that is run up and down Mount Snow in West Dover.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18138">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307middlebury-couple-braves-extreme-sports-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports Middlebury Mon, 29 Jul 2013 14:49:55 +0000 Devon Vila 18138 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Lincoln's Alison Zimmer climbs high in national mountain bike racing http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307lincolns-alison-zimmer-climbs-high-national-mountain-bike-racing <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18083" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307lincolns-alison-zimmer-climbs-high-national-mountain-bike-racing"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/mtnbiker.thumbnail.jpg" alt="mtnbiker.jpg" title="mtnbiker.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LINCOLN RESIDENT ALISON Zimmer has found great success as an independent professional mountain biker and will travel to Colorado this weekend for the North American leg of the Enduro World Series. Photo by Ryan Thibault </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> LINCOLN &mdash; Alison Zimmer doesn&rsquo;t get much rest these days. Between her fulltime job as a physical therapist, raising her 10-year-old daughter, and competing nationally &mdash; and now globally &mdash; as an independent professional mountain biker her schedule does not leave much room for downtime.</p> <p> &ldquo;I don&rsquo;t ever rest in the sense of real rest, (like) sitting on the couch. But after a big weekend I definitely take two days where I don&rsquo;t go for a run, I don&rsquo;t go for a ride,&rdquo; the 33-year-old Lincoln resident said.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18084">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307lincolns-alison-zimmer-climbs-high-national-mountain-bike-racing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sports lincoln sports Thu, 25 Jul 2013 15:50:15 +0000 Luke Whelan 18084 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Smoking cessation program at Porter offers new ways to quit http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307smoking-cessation-program-porter-offers-new-ways-quit <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> ADDISON COUNTY &shy;&shy;&mdash; Chuck Arel, 68, smoked two packs of cigarettes a day for most of his life after starting when he was 14.</p> <p> On Nov. 26, 2012, after several failed attempts at quitting, he smoked his last cigarette.</p> <p> &ldquo;I knew it wasn&rsquo;t healthy. I knew for a long time that smoking wasn&rsquo;t good for anybody,&rdquo; the Vergennes resident said. &ldquo;But it&rsquo;s not an easy habit to quit.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> Arel developed emphysema, and until quitting he had a chronic cough at night.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18048">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307smoking-cessation-program-porter-offers-new-ways-quit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured Porter Hospital Mon, 22 Jul 2013 16:20:56 +0000 xian 18048 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Animal Cruelty Series, Part 2: Animal cruelty cases hard to prosecute http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307animal-cruelty-series-part-2-animal-cruelty-cases-hard-prosecute <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the second in a <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/category/tags/animal-cruelty">three-part series</a> on animal cruelty and how local government and animal welfare advocates deal with it. Click to read </em><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307county-wrestles-animal-cruelty"><em>Part 1</em></a><em> and <a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308advocates-say-better-response-enforcement-are-key-animal-cruelty-solution">Part 3</a>. </em></p> <p> <strong>By LUKE WHELAN</strong></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18010">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307animal-cruelty-series-part-2-animal-cruelty-cases-hard-prosecute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County animal cruelty Featured Thu, 18 Jul 2013 15:23:05 +0000 Devon Vila 18010 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Middlebury girl traveling to Miss America pageant with Miss Vermont http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307middlebury-girl-traveling-miss-america-pageant-miss-vermont <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17958" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307middlebury-girl-traveling-miss-america-pageant-miss-vermont"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/princessabigail4187.thumbnail.jpg" alt="princessabigail4187.jpg" title="princessabigail4187.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABIGAYLE PIERRO, 8, of Middlebury is paired with the new Miss Vermont, Jeanelle Achee, in the scholarship organization’s princess program and will travel to Florida next month for the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen Princess Camp. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; When Jeanelle Achee, 22, won the Miss Vermont title this past June, perhaps the only person more excited than her in the South Burlington High School auditorium was 8-year-old Abigayle Pierro.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17959">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307middlebury-girl-traveling-miss-america-pageant-miss-vermont" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:31:38 +0000 xian 17959 at http://www.addisonindependent.com County wrestles with animal cruelty http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307county-wrestles-animal-cruelty <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17915" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307county-wrestles-animal-cruelty"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/Animal Cruelty Complaint Nature copy.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Animal Cruelty Complaint Nature copy.jpg" title="Animal Cruelty Complaint Nature copy.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s note: This is the first in a<a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/category/tags/animal-cruelty"> three-part series </a>on animal cruelty in the area and how officials and the general public react to it. Click to read </em><em><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307animal-cruelty-series-part-2-animal-cruelty-cases-hard-prosecute">Part 2</a> and <a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308advocates-say-better-response-enforcement-are-key-animal-cruelty-solution">Part 3.</a></em></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17916">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307county-wrestles-animal-cruelty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County animal cruelty Featured Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:37:37 +0000 xian 17916 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Outhouse race was a 'snap' for defending champs http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307outhouse-race-was-snap-defending-champs <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17843" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307outhouse-race-was-snap-defending-champs"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/race2595.thumbnail.jpg" alt="race2595.jpg" title="race2595.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> THE SNAPS TEAM of Kevin and Chris Berry and rider Payton Jones pull away from the competition during the finals of the 35th annual Great Bristol Outhouse Race on the Fourth of July. The Berry cousins won the race for the fifth consecutive year. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Luke Whelan </div> </div> </div> <p> BRISTOL &mdash; In the championship heat of the 35th annual Fourth of July Great Bristol Outhouse Race, cousins Chris and Kevin Berry hurtled their privy-on-wheels across the finish line and onto a fifth straight title (see <a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201307audio-slideshow-35th-annual-great-bristol-outhouse-race">audio slideshow of the race here</a>).</p> <p class="Bodycopy"> &ldquo;It felt like we had it the whole time, there was a couple close times but relatively it was about even,&rdquo; said Kevin, 22, a Bristol native, trying to catch his breath.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. 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