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7 min ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

18 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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.

WCAX-TV Burlington

MiVT: Clothes-drying racks

Simbo Camara stays connected with his African roots through traditional music and dance.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Bristol, VT, East Middlebury, VT, Middlebury, VT, West Rutland, VT

Mon Apr 14, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

West Rutland gallery embraces elemental art form

In West Rutland, in a modern gallery, in a historical part of town, a Vermont artist is carving out a contemporary twist in a traditional Green Mountain State art form.

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Related Topix: West Rutland, VT, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Burlington Free Press

Massachusetts woman nabbed after southern Vermont heroin bust

A 22-year-old woman from Holyoke, Mass., is facing federal charges after law enforcement says she admitted to Vermont Drug Task Force agents that she sold 6,000 to 8,000 bags of heroin in the Vermont since November.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Burlington, VT

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Flood threat looming over Vermont

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Social Software, Weather, Coventry, VT, Lunenburg, VT

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