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1 hr ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Ex-Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage veto

Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas has written a memoir that recounts his youth, career and Republican roots, from stuffing envelopes for presidential candidate Barry Goldwater in 1964 to a present-day call for a return to civility in politics.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jim Douglas, Gay/Lesbian, Vermont Government

5 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Friday fun on Main Street and more

Gregory Smith's exhibit of his new and selected sculpture is viewable now through Oct. 5 at the Burgdorff Gallery and on the grounds of Southern Vermont College.

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Related Topix: Southern Vermont College, North-Pownal, VT, Manchester, VT, Williams College, Opinion

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Man shot by police facing new charges

A 27-year-old Vermont man recovering from wounds suffered when he was shot by state police following a high speed chase has pleaded not guilty to a variety of charges from the incident.

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The Bennington Banner

Sanders to be special guest at Labor Day breakfast

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is a special guest at this year's New Hampshire AFL-CIO Labor Day breakfast.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders

Washington Times

Incumbents favored in Vermont midterm elections

With about two months to go until the Nov. 4 election, Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin holds a more than 20-to-1 fundraising lead over Republican challenger Scott Milne.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, US News, Middlebury College

WCAX-TV Burlington

Man shot by police after chase faces additional charges

Friday, Eric Jackson pleaded not guilty to 10 criminal charges relating to the high speed chase back in May that ended in Barton.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: PanamaMESSAGE for Today: a Good Man Gunned Down

This, according to the latest edition of the American Religious Identification Survey , conducted by the Program on Public Values at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.

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Related Topix: Trinity College, Vermont Government, US News

The Miami Herald

Group claims responsibility for Vermont Gas visit

An activist group claimed responsibility Saturday for a protest at the home of the Vermont Gas Systems president, saying it wanted to highlight the threat of eminent domain over the construction of a gas pipeline extension.

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Washington Examiner

Protesters visit home of president of Vermont Gas

Hinesburg police Chief Frank Koss says several people went onto Don Gilbert's porch Friday night, but the protesters left the property when authorities arrived.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundCARBON-Free Electricity by 2018? We Can do this

People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Home Listing, Home, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

American Reporter

The WilliesA Year to Learn

In Sicily, they say that fish start rotting from the head. In the past few months, as we've gotten closer and closer to the end of President George W. Bush's failed terms in office, we've been witnessing a mind-boggling amount of corruption, greed, evil, and downright stupidity.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Vermont Government

American Reporter

On Native GroundOBAMA Doing Too Much? Why his 'to-do' List is Long

They called him "Silent Cal," but Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States - the second one born in Vermont and the only U.S. president to be born on the Fourth of July - said one of the most beautiful things I've ever read about the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Vermont Government

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Washington Times

5 things to know about Vermont's midterm election

Vermonters will elect six statewide officeholders: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer and auditor of accounts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

The Bennington Banner

Vilsack says up to $45M to available to help Lake Champlain

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in Vermont on Thursday that his agency will double the pace of spending on efforts to reduce farm runoff entering Lake Champlain.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Vilsack, United States Department of Agriculture, Environment, Science

WVNY

Gov. Shumlin Names Campaign Manager, Announces Reelection Kick-Off Date

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin named his campaign manager as Scott Coriell on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Vermont Government

The Bennington Banner

Vermont Health Exchange: Report faults management

The new contractor hired to fix Vermont's troubled health care website says the project's management structure and processes contributed to the failures that still plague the system almost a year after it went live.

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The Bennington Banner

Vermont Health Exchange: Report faults management

The new contractor hired to fix Vermont's troubled health care website says the project's management structure and processes contributed to the failures that still plague the system almost a year after it went live.

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Greenwich Citizen

Vermonters warned they may be hacking victims

More than a thousand Vermont residents have been warned by a medical records management company that their personal information may have fallen into the hands of Chinese computer hackers.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Friday, August 29

Stay up late and experience Emerald Lake State Park beneath the stars. Every Friday though Labor Day Weekend the park naturalist will present a Night Walk at 9 p.m. and a Campfire program on Saturday at 9 p.m. During the Friday Night Walk visitors will find out how nocturnal animals live and thrive.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Labor Day, Vermont Government

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Vermonters support right to work

Over 85 percent of Vermonters agree that employees should have the right to decide, without force or penalty, whether to join or leave a labor union.

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Related Topix: Montpelier, VT, Opinion

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