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Vermont town does basketball up big

Five African-American players are changing the landscape in the 'Northeast Kingdom'

Updated: April 13, 2010, 4:59 PM ET
By Chris Hansen | HoopGurlz

BARTON, Vt. -- The difference between sitting down for lunch in Burlington at Applebee's and stopping in for a bite at Parson's Corner in Barton isn't just 90 minutes, it's a journey to a different world.

For one, the owner of Applebee's doesn't invite an out-of-town journalist in for a 6:30 a.m. breakfast on the one day of the week the restaurant is closed to help discuss the lay of the land. Barton-Orleans Road is a two-lane, snow covered highway in the Green ...

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