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21 min 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

4 hrs ago | 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

Manchester Journal

Patient portals give access to medical info

A pair of new patient portals from Southwestern Vermont Medical Center gives patients of the hospital and its medical practices the ability to securely review their medical information online using a computer, smartphone, or tablet from anywhere in the world.

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Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology

WCAX-TV Burlington

Hartford man held without bail for allegedly killing toddler

Prosecutors say Luke Theriault, 31, assaulted the toddler with such severity that internal damage exceeded that of a car accident victims'.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. man charged with double-murder dies in prison

A man awaiting trial for the murders of a West Haven father and son has died in prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Christopher Plummer, Celebrities

Manchester Journal

SVHC honors veterans

Southwestern Vermont Health Care's VNA & Hospice organization has received level two partnership recognition from the We Honor Veterans campaign.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Vermont Symphony Orchestra Honors 2014 Advertising Supporters

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra announced today that more than $10,000 was raised through advertising in the 2014 Program Supplement, a publication produced for the past 22 years by the Southwest Vermont Friends of the VSO.

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Related Topix: Symphony, Arts, Bomoseen, VT

The Bennington Banner

VPR membership drive to partner with Vermont Foodbank and Hannaford Supermarkets

Contributions to Vermont Public Radio http://www.vpr.net/ during its September membership drive will also help Vermont families in need of food assistance, thanks to a special partnership with the Vermont Foodbank and Hannaford Supermarkets.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

Williston Observer

PHOTOS: Armadillos wrap up

Members of the Williston Armadillos baseball team catch, hit and pitch during their last regular season home game on Aug. 24. The team beat the Champlain Whales 20-4.

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WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Thursday Webcast with Courtney

AUGUST 28-TH. I'M COURTNEY KABOT... WITH YOUR TOP LOCAL HEADLINES. AFTER FIVE DAYS OF SEARCHING... THE BODY OF A MISSING MAN IS FOUND IN MALLETS BAY.

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The Bennington Banner

Board working to name Welcome Center after Jeffords

Former Bennington State House Reps. Joseph Krawczyk Jr. and Richard Pembroke asked the Select Board Monday to draft a letter to the Vermont Agency of Transportation recommending the Welcome Center be named after Sen. Jim Jeffords, who died Aug. 18 at the age of 80. A Rutland native, Jeffords served as Vermont's delegate to the U.S. House of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Weston's 78th Season Concludes with Uncle Vanya, Beginning This Weekend

Best-known for his roles in The Amazing Spider-Man, Royal Pains and The Exorcism of Emily Rose , Campbell Scott takes to the Weston Playhouse stage for Anton Chekhov 's wistful comedy, Uncle Vanya.

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Related Topix: The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Campbell Scott, Vermont Government

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