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Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

And Judge Rosemarie Aquilina was having none of the letter that Nassar wrote to the court, literally tossing it aside.

If you haven’t watched the 12-minute video of Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman’s victim impact statement, it’s very moving, and you can do so below. Raisman was one of more than 150 women and girls who Aquilina allowed to share their experiences in court.

Video: The opioid epidemic’s impact on a counselor-turned-principal and the communities he serves

Thank you to Scott Farnsworth for his openness in this video. Read the full story here and find our series on the opioid epidemic here. If you have suggestions of additional people to profile, please email me at mcassidy@vnews.com.

Tunbridge Central School Principal Scott Farnsworth looks on as kindergarteners Bradley Benson, left, Ethan Chapman, middle, and Amelia Hornsby work on their Star 360 literacy evaluations during Elizabeth Dutton’s class in Tunbridge, Vt., Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. Dutton’s students were rotating between several literacy centers for activities. (Valley News – James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Video: Sneak peek at Suicide Six’s transformed Telemark run

Add the Suicide Six event to the list of things to do (or really, things to watch) this weekend!

Britain’s Huan Davies speeds down the slope during a FIS Telemark World Cup Slalom in Tyon-Region, Switzerland, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008. (Keystone – Jean-Christophe Bott)

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