James Madison's Virginia home, Montpelier, being restored

MONTPELIER STATION, Va. -- James Madison's...the 244-year-old mansion, called Montpelier, to the way it looked when the fourth...want to bring his presence back," Montpelier Foundation President Michael Quinn said...

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Five-year renovation of Madison's Montpelier will restore home

MONTPELIER STATION, Va. -- President James Madison's...history buffs. Families who took over Montpelier after Dolley Madison sold it in 1844...change over time, that's history," Montpelier Foundation President Michael Quinn said...

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Odds and Ends

MONTPELIER, Vt. - This year's senior prank has left a mark on Montpelier High School that school officials don't plan to erase. The class of 2005 painted a large celestial mural on a ceiling in the main lobby of the school during the holiday...

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MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Daegan Goodman may have had the shortest distance to travel...couldn't tell that by smelling his shoes. The 10-year-old from Montpelier took the crown in the annual event, which had eight other finalists from...

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Boy wins annual rotten sneaker contest by a nose

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- They've worn their sneakers while mowing the lawn. They've...years ago. Odor-Eaters later decided to sponsor the event, crowning Montpelier "the rotten sneaker capital of the world." "We've worked hard to...

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Holy Cannoli!

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Be prepared to spoon out a little more money for Ben & Jerry's ice cream. The company said it is raising prices about...

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'Crazy For You' bear raises business ethics questions

MONTPELIER, Vt. - Someday, the straitjacketed "Crazy For You" bear may be a case study in America's business schools. The decision...

Georgia, other states studied for nuke waste alternative

MONTPELIER, Vt. - The likely death of a planned nuclear waste site at Nevada's Yucca Mountain has left federal agencies looking for a...

Attorney General says Vermont failed in hazing investigation

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- The University of Vermont failed to properly investigate allegations the men's hockey team hazed freshmen players...

Vermont's maple syrup production is up this year

MONTPELIER, Vt. -- Vermont's maple syrup producers say this year's crop is one of the largest of the past decade. Vermont produced...