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Disney annnounces two Star Wars-inspired theme parks will open in 2019 at Disneyland in California and Walt Disney World in Florida. For kids or adults?


Smallest library in Vermont, measuring just 10-by-17 square feet, reopens in West Danville after being vacant since 1948. No chance of getting lost in those stacks.


"Sweet Tooth: The Art of Dessert" set to open next month at Shelburne Museum, featuring dessert-themed works, including a maple creemee made from Vermont maple and cherry by local woodworker Steve Hadeka. Take the whole family — then go out for a real creemee afterward!


Puppeteer Steve Whitmire fired from voicing Kermit the Frog after 27 years in the role. "Steve performed Kermit as a bitter, angry, depressed victim," said Jim Henson's daughter Cheryl after Whitmire cried foul. It's not easy bein' green.


Washington state high school student Teddy Fischer scores an interview with press-shy James Mattis after spotting the Defense Secretary's phone number in a Washington Post photograph and texting him. One of the young journo's takeaways from the experience? It never hurts to ask.


Baby hippo Fiona, born prematurely at the Cincinnati Zoo earlier this year, becomes a social media star. The rhinos are getting a little jealous of all her Instagram likes.



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Founded in 1994, Camp Common Ground is an inter-generational family camp designed to provide families with a healthy and happy bonding experience while weaving in elements of nature education, arts, music, wellness, sports, and fun! Camp Common Ground prides itself on welcoming all definitions of "family" and cultivating a sense…(more)

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