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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
February 11, 2002
Beth Heiden didn't win five speedskating gold medals at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y. She won a single bronze, in the 3000 meters. But that medal was almost as amazing as Eric Heiden's five golds and it made the Heidens, brother and sister from Madison, Wis., the biggest story of the Olympics. Her achievement was surprising because Beth was tiny, 5 feet 2, 105 pounds, in a sport where most women were at least six inches taller and 50 pounds heavier.
HEALTH
August 23, 2010 | By Brendan Borrell, Special to the Los Angeles Times
When British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver visited an elementary school in America's "fattest" city, Huntington, W.Va., he saw the children tossing out fresh fruit in favor of processed chicken nuggets and chowing down on egg pizza for breakfast. But it was the sugar-laden chocolate milk that would stick in his mind, as he recounted this year in a speech he gave when receiving a TED Prize. "It epitomizes the trouble we're in, guys," said the star of ABC's "Food Revolution," a show that promoted healthy eating in public schools.
SPORTS
April 10, 1986
Yale basketball Coach Tom Brennan resigned to become coach of the University of Vermont.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 7, 2007 | Elaine Woo Times Staff Writer
Raul Hilberg, who established himself as the preeminent scholar of the Holocaust with his monumental and still-controversial 1961 book "The Destruction of the European Jews," the first comprehensive study of the Nazis' genocidal campaign, died of lung cancer Saturday at a hospice in Williston, Vt. He was 81.
NEWS
October 29, 1987 | United Press International
Authorities on Wednesday arrested 18 students for blocking the corridor to the University of Vermont's administration offices during a protest against CIA recruitment of students. The arrests came in the wake of a student takeover of the administration offices Tuesday night that forced administration workers to move to another building Wednesday. Protesters contended that the CIA's covert operations violate international and U.S.
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.
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
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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