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1 hr 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.
5 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.
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.
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.
Vermonters moan about their steadily rising education property taxes, especially as the number of students continually decreases.
Its name may not be familiar, but switchel has been around a long time. The sweet-sour-spicy fermented drink made with apple cider vinegar, a sweetener like molasses or maple syrup, and ginger, has been consumed in the US since the late 17th century, when it was drunk by farmers working the harvest.
"This really is no different than when a family thinks they have a raise coming, they get a raise, but the raise is a little smaller than they had projected," the governor told reporters as he prepared for a meeting at which the heads of the Legislature's four money committees agreed to downgrade the forecast.
Less than a month into the new fiscal year, Gov. Peter Shumlin says the state budget is off-track.
A federal judge has listened to arguments challenging a 15-tubine wind project authorized in the Green Mountain National Forest.
The Vermont Agency of Transportation completed repair work on the Sand Hill Bridge connecting Middlebury to East Middlebury on Route 125.
Milne addressed a crowd of about 80 of the Republican party faithful, including former Gov. Jim Douglas, Lt.
It's official. Businessman Scott Milne kicked off his campaign to unseat Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont.
The fight over the Veterans Affairs scandal has moved from hospital waiting rooms to Washington, D.C. Lawmakers are scrambling to come up with an agreement on a massive bill to pay for improved care in light of a scathing report that uncovered falsified wait times.
Testimony before a legislative committee shows Vermont's health care exchange still suffers from numerous problems, and thousands of Vermonters have not been able to get the coverage they need.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 08:44 am
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