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1 hr ago | The Bennington Banner

The Vermont Country Store hosts Vermont Challenge's final day barbeque

We are proud to announce that the team at The Vermont Country Store is expanding its support of the Vermont Challenge in 2014.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Weston, VT, Manchester, VT, Manchester Center, VT, Killington, VT

5 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Survey: Vermont homeless population increases by 9 percent

Vermont's homeless population grew by 9 percent this year, according to a report released Wednesday by two anti-homelessness groups.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Chittenden County, VT, Rutland, VT, Burlington, VT

9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

MAC Award Winner Rev. Yolanda Appears at Outright VT's Silver Celebration

Yolanda appeared at Outright Vermont 's 25th Anniversary Silver Celebration on April 11th in Williston, Vermont.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Williston, VT, Mitchell

13 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Center for Food Safety: Vermont Makes Huge Advance for your "Right to Know"

April 16 - The Vermont Senate today voted 28-2 to approve legislation that would require foods produced using genetic engineering to be labeled in Vermont.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Peter DeFazio, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Liberal Political News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Daily Kos

ALEC in Vermont? No, thanks.

As I looked through my news feed this morning, I managed to break through the usual morning fog to do a bit of a double-take after reading this op-ed on VT Digger from Representative Bob Helm , about how "Good Public Policy Comes From Sharing Ideas" .

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Rick Snyder

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Senate panel mulls police stun gun bill

Some Vermont law enforcement officers told a Senate panel Tuesday that they favor legislation the House passed last month that would require new statewide standards on the use of stun guns by police.

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Common Dreams

Nation's Boldest GMO Label Law Nears Passage in Vermont

After a groundswell of support from state residents fueled by grassroots activism, Vermont is on track to become the first state to require the labeling of food that contains genetically modified organisms .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Agriculture, Science

WCAX-TV Burlington

Marshals capture Vermont fugitive

Authorities say Kylee Dubuque, 29, of Essex, had been on the run since late March.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, St. Johnsbury, VT, Lyndonville, VT

WCAX-TV Burlington

Weird spring weather not so unusual in Vermont

If you think this spring has been filled with strange weather-- cold, then hot, then flooding, then snow-- well, we have a reminder that fluctuating weather is not all that unusual in Vermont.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Lyndonville, VT, St. Johnsbury, VT, Weird

Seven Days

A New Book Remembers Vermont Architect George Guernsey

In 1897, residents of the recently established city of Montpelier elected George H. Guernsey as their third mayor.

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Related Topix: Montpelier, VT, Bethel, VT, Calais, VT, Putney, VT, Underhill Center, VT

The Bennington Banner

Rains in northern New England add to flood threat

Heavy rains and melting snow and ice pushed rivers toward or above flood stage around Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine on Tuesday and flooded some roads in the region.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Montpelier, VT, Chittenden County, VT, Williston, VT, Essex Junction, VT

World News Report

Designing Digitally, Inc. Develops HTML5 Version of Drive Vermont --...

Designing Digitally, Inc. Develops HTML5 Version of Drive Vermont -- DMV Drivers Training Online Learning System for the State of Vermont Drive Vermont Helps Over 10,000 Permit Drivers Learn the Rules and Regulations of Driving in the State of Vermont Designing Digitally, Inc. , a full-service interactive design company, has partnered with the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

WCAX-TV Burlington

A big honor for a Burlington teen

He received the award during a celebration at the State House today. Judges called him extraordinary for his age, articulate, bright, and mature.

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Related Topix: Springfield, VT, Burlington, VT, Weather

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Vermont's walleye fishing season set to begin

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife says the state's walleye fishing season is set to begin, but regulations differ depending on where anglers fish.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Should Vermonters have more access to raw milk?

"People really desire a raw product, something that hasn't been altered by pasteurization or been altered in the name of profit more often than not," said Nathan Rogers, who owns Rogers Farmstead.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk

WVNY

Fugitive Arrested for Escaping VT Corrections Supervision

A press release says Kylee Dubuque, 29, of Essex, Vt., was on the run since the end of March 2014.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

WVNY

Vermont Senate Backs GMO Labeling Bill

The State Senate gave preliminary approval to H.112 Tuesday, a bill that would require genetically modified foods to be labeled.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Connecticut, Connecticut Government

The Burlington Free Press

Spring floods in Vermont's Tuesday forecast

Increasing rainfall coupled with snowmelt will likely cause some flooding in many parts of Vermont this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Jeffersonville, VT, Jonesville, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Yankee's closing not a disaster, an opportunity

The decommissioning of Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant will surely be an economic blow to the tri-state region, but a group of people who met at Landmark College on April 2 prefer to think of it as an opportunity.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Brattleboro, VT, Vernon, VT, Peru, VT, Windham County, VT

The Bennington Banner

Local students' submissions chosen for upcoming book of precepts

Mary Habich, Dominic Bullock, and Beth Canale. Bullock, along with Dustin Harrington, who was absent when the announcement was made, will have their precepts included in R.J. Palacio's upcoming book.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

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