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Top Stories for Tuesday September 11, 2007

Tiger Football 2 For 2 Take Otters Then Hurricanes
By Mike Cameron
    The 2007 Schoolboy Football Season got off to a roaring start on Friday night August 31st with a number of marquis match-ups across the state.
    Hartford and Rutland both looked impressive in their opening wins with the  Hartford Hurricanes flooding BFA of Saint Albans 33-8 and Rutland catching a strong South Burlington team 19-14 in a come-from-behind effort.  In other D-1 action Mt. Anthony edged Fair Haven 29-20 in a non-league encounter.
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A Day In The Life Of Police Officer Austin
By Dale Piper
    Recently, I had the opportunity to ride along with Middlebury Police Department's Officer Bill Austin.  It was a drismal (drippy, dismal?) day that developed into full-blown rain, but that didn't detract from the experience.  Apparently bad weather keeps somewhat of a lid on criminal activity, but it was still extremely interesting and I learned a great deal.
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From Where I Lie: Boredom Is a Boy With a Hoe
By Larry Johnson
    My father once wrote a poem entitled “A Boy With a Hoe.” Although I don’t remember the words, I vividly recall the general philosophy of the piece. It was about boredom and its various manifestations. And I have to agree with Dear Old Dad that there is hardly anything more pathetic than a young boy hoeing a potato patch; unless, perhaps, it’s a teenage boy forced to associate with adults at some compulsory function, such as a reunion or a company picnic. The pain can be significantly reduced, however, if there happens to be a cute teenage girl somewhere in close proximity (a potato patch rarely produces this pleasant phenomenon).   [ more ]

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