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5 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
In the 2014 edition of a data book that ranks U.S. states on child well-being, Vermont ranked second overall, with quality education acting as a driving force.
7 hrs ago | Virgin Islands Daily News
Notes: Senators in Alabama, Kansas, Kentucky, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Utah, Vermont and Wyoming all are paid per day or week of legislative service.
12 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh
Using the WPTZ Mobile App? Tap here for video. "The nickname in China was the 100-day cough and it's no joke," said CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer Lucy Breakwell.
13 hrs ago | NewsBusters.org
In a report for Sunday's NBC Meet the Press , correspondent Kevin Tibbles highlighted Vermont's effort "to push into unchartered waters and go further than ObamaCare."
15 hrs ago | American Reporter
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.
19 hrs ago | American Reporter
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.
23 hrs ago | American Reporter
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.
Scientists and public health officials are studying a Vermont whooping cough epidemic to determine if the current vaccine is less effective against a new strain sweeping the country.
The Vermont Department of Health is advising residents who spend time outdoors to do daily tick checks this summer, a year after the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the state peaked.
A group of students and educators took their first step in a joint effort to make higher education more affordable for Vermont students.
In this Wednesday July, 23 2014 photo, College of William and Mary assistant biology professor Harmony Dalgleish, left, and Sara Fitzsimmons, of the American Chestnut Foundation, pose for a photo at the base of an 80-year-old American chestnut tree in Berlin, Vt.
You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.
When Commonwealth Dairy set up shop in Brattleboro and started producing yogurt, one of the promises it made was to return 5 percent of its net profits to its dairy farm partners.
The appellant filed a statement of questions in Vermont Superior Court Environmental Division on July 24. The appeal was filed by Steve Bauer, an owner of the Inn at Willow Pond, on behalf of a group of local lodging establishment owners.
Four state Senate candidates vying to represent Windham County tackled tough topics including health-care reform, school consolidation, campaign finance and alternative-energy siting during a 90-minute forum here Thursday night.
As part of Vermont Public Radio's Traces project, digital producer Angela Evancie visited sites such as this motel in Rutland, where drug dealers and buyers met.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:57 pm
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