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2 hrs ago | Boston Herald

Bernstein: As You Were Saying...Hospitals must meet opioid crisis

In 2012, deaths from opioid overdose reached a level previously unseen in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Drugs, Vermont, Vermont Government, US Governors, Deval Patrick, Opinion

14 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. moms gather for annual Big Latch On

It's a global effort to kick off World Breastfeeding Week by getting the largest number of moms to breast-feed at the same time.

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Related Topix: Vermont Law School, US Governors

14 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont PBS fined for violating open meeting laws

Vermont's public television station will pay a $15,000 fine for violations of open meeting laws.

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Related Topix: Vermont Law School, US Governors

16 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Gov. Shumlin 'relieved' by Congress's highway plan

Gov. Peter Shumlin says he's relieved that Congress has provided a short-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund that will keep dozens of road construction projects in the state on-track.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bloomberg

Ben & Jerry's Throws Fudge Brownie Into GMO Food Fight

In early May, Unilever Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman paid a visit to the headquarters of its subsidiary Ben & Jerry's in South Burlington, Vermont , meeting with about 100 employees to share his views on deforestation, farming, and food made with ingredients from genetically modified organisms.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT, Burlington, VT, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream

BroadwayWorld.com

Boston Gay Men's Chorus Coming to Brattleboro, 11/1

To help bring attention to the critical need in the country and New England for specialized mental health care services for the LGBT community, the Brattleboro Retreat is presenting the Boston Gay Men's Chorus Live at the Latchis on Saturday, November 1 at 7:30 pm.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Gay/Lesbian, Boston Gay Men's Chorus, Chorus, Transgender, US Governors, Glover, VT

Washington Times

Key activist urges write-ins in Republican primary

A key Vermont Republican activist is urging party members to skip Scott Milne and the other declared candidates for the party's gubernatorial nomination, and write in Libertarian Dan Feliciano instead.

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Related Topix: US Governors

The Brattleboro Reformer

State OKs Vernon broadband tower

VTel has received permission to build a new tower in Vernon, furthering the Springfield company's push to expand a wireless-broadband network statewide.

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Related Topix: Springfield, VT, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Vermont, Cellphones, US Governors, Windham County, VT

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

'Mind-boggling' flooding ravages Vt. home

Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vt., toured the towns of Chester and Andover, Vermont Wednesday, two days after severe flooding hit parts of the Windsor County communities.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chester, VT, Windsor County, VT, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

WCAX-TV Burlington

Shumlin: Vermont can't host 1,000 immigrant children

Gov. Peter Shumlin told the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Tuesday that Vermont could not find room for 1,000 immigrant children that it had been asked to house.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Family, Kids, Williston, VT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Manchester Journal

Komline, Scheuerman call for VHC changes

Two state representatives are calling on Gov. Peter Shumlin to take immediate action to allow Vermonters direct purchase of health insurance, according to their joint statement Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Vermont, US Governors, Health Insurance, Health, Dorset, VT, Medicaid

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Mobile News Now: Tuesday July 29, 2014

WPTZ NewsChannel 5's Stephanie Gorin has tonight's news for your mobile device, "Mobile News Now."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Weather, Plattsburgh, NY

The Bennington Banner

Private donations boost GMO legal defense kitty to $160,000

Vermont has raised more than $160,000 in private donations to help defend what would be the nation's first GMO labeling law.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Social Software, Waterbury, VT, Burlington, VT, US Governors

NewsOK.com

9 solar projects getting more than $442K in grants

You now have an easier online to way to manage your Home Delivery subscription for The Oklahoman.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Waitsfield, VT, US Governors

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Yankee funds application process now online

The Windham County Economic Development Program is up and running and looking for applications with creative ideas that will help Windham County grow jobs and bolster the region's economy.

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Related Topix: Windham County, VT, Non-Profit, US Governors

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Democrats issue endorsements for election

Progressive candidate Dean Corren got a warm welcome from Vermont Democrats on Saturday as he asked for their support in his bid for lieutenant governor.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, US Governors

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Interactive sculpture by request in Rutland

It's called 'Fishwheel' by artist Oliver Schemm who is also the head of the art department at Castleton State College.

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Related Topix: US Governors

The Bennington Banner

Vermont Democrats issue endorsements

Vermont Democrats are meeting to endorse their party's candidates for statewide office and to hear some remarks from a Progressive candidate for lieutenant governor.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Burlington, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Progressive Corren seeks Dem support; some balk

Dean Corren, a Progressive running for Vermont lieutenant governor, says he'll talk up his support for single-payer health care when he appears before the Democratic state committee.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Representative John Campbell, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

The Brattleboro Reformer

Commonwealth Dairy donates $362K to dairy farmers

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.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Vermont, Drink, Milk, US Governors, Enosburg Falls, VT

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