Federal project funds post-Irene still available Officials say there's still $11 million available in federal funds for Vermont cities and towns eligible for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program following Tropical Storm Irene. The money goes away after July 12. The funds help communities make improvements to public infrastructure and private property that are designed to lessen the effects of future disasters. Officials say some cities and ...
June 15, 2013 - WPTZ Burlington
Murray Begins Push to Win Wimbledon A back injury should lessen hopes for Andy Murray to end a 77-year wait for a British men’s singles winner at Wimbledon, but it probably will not.
June 13, 2013 - New York Times
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Glenn Stevens in ForexTV.com With the risk of serious economic contraction in Australia having passed, the Board has moved at recent meetings to lessen gradually the degree of monetary stimulus that was put in place when the outlook appeared to be much weaker,RBA...
Gordon Brown in Washington Post Brown, who is expected to succeed Blair when the prime minister steps down this year, said the execution "has done nothing to lessen tensions between the Shiite and Sunni communities."