Central Vermont HD: Trains of Vermont: New England Central, Vermont Rail System, and Amtrak
Vt., NH and Maine still providing to Peace Corps (Providence Journal)
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- From a tiny windowless office in a building at the
corner of the University of Vermont green, Peace Corps recruiter Kelly Dolan
helps send people to the farthest reaches of the globe where they will spend
two years working on development projects as varied as community gardens in
Central America, health education in Africa or business practices in eastern
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Indiana Basketball: How well do you know the 2012-13 Indiana Hoosiers? (indystar)
Let's see how well you know, in the words of Chuck Crabb, your Indiana
Hooooooooooosiers. Here'a quiz. I'll have the answers at the end. 1. His
father played college basketball at Jarvis. His mother played basketball and
ran track at Louisville. 2. This walk-on graduated in the top 10 of his high
school class of over 400 students and had a 4.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale. 3. His
grandfather, John, was a member of Bob Knight's staff at IU in the early
1970s. 4. He was ranked No. 41 in the class of 2012 by rivals.com and the No.
10 small forward in his class. 5. He started 28 games last season at IPFW and
averaged 27.2 minutes per game and 4.3 points. 6. Of the 39 seniors that have
played for Tom Crean in his 12 seasons as a collegiate head coach, how many of
them have earned their degree? 7. Led his high school team to the state
championship game three straight years, and won titles as both a junior and a
senior. 8. His uncle, Al Eberhard, played for four seasons with the NBA's
Detroit Pistons after a standout ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday tightened limits on
harmful soot pollution from sources including power plants, diesel engines and
The new standards, which the Environmental Protection Agency was under court
order to finalize, limit annual average soot emissions by the end of decade to
about 12 micrograms per cubic meter of air from the standard of 15 micrograms
set in 1997.
Individual states will be responsible for deciding how to cut emissions of the
fine particulates, which can lodge deep in the lungs and threaten the elderly,
people with heart disease and children. [More]
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8 gifts that cost $25 or less (ajc)
The holiday season is a shopper’s dream as bargain hunters search for ways to
save a bundle while still scoring great gifts for friends and family. What’s a
good start? Keeping the items on your list priced at $25 or less.
Here are a few suggestions:
**Mini Cashmere warmers **($20 at Restoration Hardware) help keep hands warm
in chilly weather. To activate heat, snap the metal disk on each gel pack,
tuck both packs in their cashmere sleeves and place in coat pockets. Now
you’re ready whenever your hands get too cold.
**Kiwi Crate’s Crafty Christmas**, Handmade Hanukkah or Gifts Made by Me
holiday crates are perfect for little ones with holiday downtime. The themed
crates are filled with materials and inspiration for hands-on projects. You
can send one for $19.95 (plus shipping, at KiwiCrate.com) to the creative 3-
to 7-year-old on your list. The Crafty Christmas crate has everything to
create a “gingerbread” house and three one-of-a-kind paint-swirl ornaments.
Going up against an organized military must be quite a challenge, but Syrian
rebels have used a little ingenuity to give themselves a fighting chance in
the country's civil war. Judging by the fact that the uprising has lasted for
more than a year now, the fighters definitely have skills in weapons and
military tactics, but some of the rebels have displayed a different sort of
skill by busting out their torches and welders to create this homemade tank.
Looking like something you'd see on an old episode of _The A-Team_, this
armored assault vehicle started life as some sort of diesel truck and was
converted to its current state using a lot of steel and a big gun. The
occupants, engine and tires are all protected by thick metal, and the vehicle
uses four cameras (including a gunner camera that can be zoomed in by what
appears to be a Playstation controller) and a rear-facing camera to help the
driver pilot the massive vehicle.
We don't know how well this vehicle performs when in action, but we're sure
Hannibal, Face, Murdock and B.A. Baracus would all be ...