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Trending — August 2017 

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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?


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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.


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"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!


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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.


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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.


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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.


This article was originally published in Seven Days' monthly parenting magazine, Kids VT.

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