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Friday Dec 12 | via NBC29
Muller-Moore, who built his business around the phrase "eat more kale," was engaged in a trademark fight with fast-food... . FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2011 file photo, Gov. Peter Shumlin, left, holds a Team Kale T-shirt during a news conference with Bo Muller-Moore in Montpelier, Vt. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via Harvard Hillside
A Westford target shooter pled his case before the Governor's Council on Wednesday, seeking a pardon for a felony larceny conviction in his youth that is now preventing him from obtaining a firearms permit. Guy James Coraccio appeared before the eight-member council to make his case for a pardon, one of four recommended by Gov. Deval Patrick as he prepares to leave office. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 10 | via Lowell Sun
Although police and school officials say there is no big problem with school safety, ideas on an increase in security are forming on the School Committee floor. With a couple of motions proposed to Superintendent of Schools Jean Franco, School Committee David Conway -- who announced his run for City Council last month -- is leading the push for increased safety measures. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via The Brattleboro Reformer
BRATTLEBORO >> Entergy is asking a federal judge for a new trial in a case in which a jury concluded the owner and operator of Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon failed to pay security specialists more than $500,000 in overtime wages. According to documents filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, Entergy's attorneys contend the jury's decision, rendered on Sept. Comment?
Friday Dec 5 | via WCAX-TV Burlington
A group of protesters managed to get past security and have a sit-in right outside the governor's office. But Friday, the Washington County state's attorney decided not to pursue charges against 64 Rising Tide members arrested when they refused to leave. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via KFMB-am
Cleveland police are ready to release surveillance video from an officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a replica gun. A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said Wednesday as they released surveillance... Two Sundays before Thanksgiving, my farming partner and I brought a live turkey in a burlap sack to our urban farm on the outskirts of Portland. Comment?
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