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31 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Shumlin, Milne react to recent Rasmussen poll

The poll of 700 "likely voters" conducted by Rasmussen had a four point margin of error, projecting the Governor to secure 48 percent of the vote, and Milne 36. The poll came out while Governor Shumlin enjoyed a two-week vacation, but Tuesday he confirmed that he saw the poll.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

3 Years After Irene, New State Office Complex Rising in Vermont

Three years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene made most of Vermont's state office complex in Waterbury unusable, its replacement is rising out of what was a sodden mess that reeked of the nearby Winooski River.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Canvassing committee meets in Vermont Tuesday on election

A canvassing committee is set to gather at the secretary of state's office to make results from this past week's primary elections official.

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11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Canvassing committee meets in Vermont Tuesday on election

A canvassing committee is set to gather at the secretary of state's office to make results from this past week's primary elections official.

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11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Vermont utility and national company to talk energy

Officials from Vermont's largest utility and a national renewable energy company are going to announce plans for a project that they say would make the state as a leader in the movement toward cost-effective sustainable energy solutions.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

14 hrs ago | American Reporter

ConstanceMASS Murder in My Backyard

On August 26, 1920, Secretary of State Bainbridge Colby certified the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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Related Topix: US News, Vermont Government, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

18 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Former Vermont Gov. Douglas' memoir tackles gay marriage veto

Former Gov. Jim Douglas says he was acting on conscience in 2009 when he vetoed a gay marriage law that had been passed by the state Legislature.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Vermont Government, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Middlebury College

18 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Ex.-Gov. Douglasa memoir tackles gay marriage veto

Former Gov. Jim Douglas says he was acting on conscience in 2009 when he vetoed a gay marriage law that had been passed by the state Legislature.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Middlebury College, Vermont Government, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Mon Sep 01, 2014

American Reporter

Visa's Zoo and Aquarium Ads Mislead About Its Philanthropy

It was a great day on Tuesday when Vermont became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage and the first state in the country to enact it without a court order.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Vermont Government, Gay/Lesbian

WVNY

Politicians Use Northfield Labor Day Parade for Campaigning

Incumbent Peter Shumlin and challenger Scott Milne both marched in the parade even though traditionally only sitting office holders have been allowed to march.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

American Reporter

On Native GroundWILL Obama's Presidency Die on the Plains of Afghanistan?

If you get into the game early, you can make your mark on a lot of things. But Vermont boasts a remarkable list of firsts that go far beyond just being the 14th state in the Union .

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Related Topix: Prison, Middlebury College

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

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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