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May 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
A nearly 3-week-old student occupation of the University of Vermont president's office was ended early Sunday, as police in riot gear moved in and arrested eight of the demonstrators and one faculty member. Eleven other students were arrested for blocking the police bus used to take the protesters away. No injuries were reported. The students began their occupation April 22, demanding more cultural diversity at the state university.
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October 11, 2006 | From the Associated Press
The parents of a missing University of Vermont student, in a video posted online Tuesday, pleaded for help in finding their daughter as the search for her intensified. "I beg of everyone that hears this broadcast, if they know anything at all about where my daughter, Michelle, is today, or where she might have been Friday night, Saturday morning, they tell us instantly," John-Charles Quinn said in the video posted on the Burlington Police Department website.
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SPORTS
February 26, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Vermont defeated Northeastern, 50-40, Thursday night for its 50th victory in a row, breaking the women's Division I college basketball record for consecutive regular-season wins. Vermont had been tied with Butler, which began its streak in the late 1970s. Louisiana Tech holds the overall longest winning streak at 54.
SPORTS
February 26, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Vermont defeated Northeastern, 50-40, Thursday night for its 50th victory in a row, breaking the women's Division I college basketball record for consecutive regular-season wins. Vermont had been tied with Butler, which began its streak in the late 1970s. Louisiana Tech holds the overall longest winning streak at 54.
NATIONAL
October 11, 2006 | From the Associated Press
The parents of a missing University of Vermont student, in a video posted online Tuesday, pleaded for help in finding their daughter as the search for her intensified. "I beg of everyone that hears this broadcast, if they know anything at all about where my daughter, Michelle, is today, or where she might have been Friday night, Saturday morning, they tell us instantly," John-Charles Quinn said in the video posted on the Burlington Police Department website.
SPORTS
April 10, 1986
Yale basketball Coach Tom Brennan resigned to become coach of the University of Vermont.
HEALTH
September 5, 2005 | Rosie Mestel, Times Staff Writer
Some people deride them as "sugar water," others as "liquid candy." Never favorites with dietitians or parents, sodas are receiving more and more nutritional heat these days -- and the drumbeat to run them out of schools is growing louder. Legislation is on the march, with a bill pending in California to stringently limit soft drink sales in high schools, and other anti-soda measures under consideration in many states and school districts. The American Beverage Assn., which represents most U.S.
BUSINESS
January 12, 2013 | By Hugo Martín, Los Angeles Times
At the height of the nation's snowboard craze, Rod Rice was a so-called blazin' raisin - an older dude who loved to bomb the slopes at breakneck speeds. That is, until he wiped out and dislocated his shoulder on a trip to Canada. The 65-year-old engineer still loves to carve fresh powder, but now he does it on a pair of extra-wide skis. "I'm not planning on going back to snowboarding," said the Lakewood grandfather. Once the king of the mountain, snowboarding is on the down slope.
SCIENCE
June 25, 2006 | Robert Lee Hotz, Times Staff Writer
Gripping a bottle of Jack Daniel's between his knees, Jay Zwally savored the warmth inside the tiny plane as it flew low across Greenland's biggest and fastest-moving outlet glacier. Mile upon mile of the steep fjord was choked with icy rubble from the glacier's disintegrated leading edge. More than six miles of the Jakobshavn had simply crumbled into open water. "My God!" Zwally shouted over the hornet whine of the engines.
WORLD
August 15, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
An American anthropology professor on a research trip to Brazil was killed while he was being robbed in a small rain forest town near the Amazon River, a U.S. Embassy spokesman said. James Petersen, 51, a professor at the University of Vermont, was robbed and shot Saturday at a restaurant in the town of Iranduba, embassy spokesman John Wilcock said. Three suspects were taken into custody, CBN radio reported.
NEWS
May 13, 1991 | From Associated Press
A nearly 3-week-old student occupation of the University of Vermont president's office was ended early Sunday, as police in riot gear moved in and arrested eight of the demonstrators and one faculty member. Eleven other students were arrested for blocking the police bus used to take the protesters away. No injuries were reported. The students began their occupation April 22, demanding more cultural diversity at the state university.
NEWS
February 20, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
Lake Champlain is about to officially become one of the Great Lakes, allowing the University of Vermont to compete for $50 million in government research funds. Sen. Patrick J. Leahy initiated the classification that President Clinton is expected to sign into law next week, staffers for the Democratic senator said.
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