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Vermont High School Principal Suspended After Criticizing Black Lives Matter

Windsor High School Principal Tiffany Riley has beensuspended this week in response to comments she made about the Black Lives Matter movement. Riley sparked controversy in the community when she criticized Black Lives Matter and advocated on behalf of law enforcement and equity for all. The Mount Ascutney School District called Riley’s remarks tained by “ignorance, prejudice, and lack of judgment.”

People shout slogans and hold placards, on June 1, 2020, in downtown Las Vegas, as they take part in a "Black lives matter" rally in response to the recent death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died while in police custody. - Thousands of National Guard troops patrolled …

Middlebury College Students Tear Down American Flag in Bar

After being told to leave campus over the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, students at Middlebury College were accused vandalizing a local bar. The bar’s owner claims that students ripped down an American flag from the bar’s storefront. There are widespread reports of vandalism on the campus, with one staff member commenting, “But why take it out on other people here? You’re part of a community.”

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Vermont Moose Saved from Railroad Tracks

Rescue crews saved a moose struck on an active railroad bridge in Vermont on Wednesday after the state’s Department of Fish and Wildlife received a report of the animal getting its hoof stuck in one of the tracks.

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Video: Gaffe-Prone Biden Confuses New Hampshire with Vermont

Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) suffered another unfortunate gaffe while speaking to reporters in Keene, New Hampshire over the weekend, praising the beauty of the neighboring state Vermont after reporters asked for his thoughts on the quintessential New England town.

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden approaches reporters to answer questions following a campaign stop at Lindy's Diner in Keene, N.H., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)