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14 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

People Dying As State Dithers On Narcan

That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies - far too many, God knows - that have jurisdiction over addiction services here.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, Drugs, US Governors, Deval Patrick, Opinion, Ansonia, CT

18 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Shumlin to keynote New Hampshire fundraiser

Gov. Peter Shumlin, chairman of the Democratic Governors' Association, will be the featured speaker Saturday night at the New Hampshire Democratic Party's McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Dinner.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, Maggie Hassan

22 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

GMO vote wins praise in Windham County

Standing outside Brattleboro Food Co-op during a July rally supporting labels on genetically modified foods, Sabine Rhyne declared that people "should be able to know what they buy."

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Related Topix: Windham County, VT, Brattleboro, VT, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Drugs, Marijuana

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

State boasts nation's 2nd lowest unemployment rate in March

Vermont claimed the second-lowest unemployment rate in the nation in March with just 3.4 percent of the workforce without jobs.

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Related Topix: Vermont, US Governors

Washington Times

Ex-Vermont employee faces embezzlement charges

A former state employee was charged Friday with embezzling more than $50,000 by using what Gov. Peter Shumlin called a "fairly sophisticated" scheme that involved setting up false claims against the state and then using the money that was to pay those claims for her own purposes.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Plainfield, VT, Montpelier, VT, State Prisons, Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, Prison, Barre, VT

The Bennington Banner

Dick Valentinetti honored by Lung Association

A celebration was held this evening in the Cedar Creek Room at the Vermont Statehouse to honor Dick Valentinetti of Moretown who recently retired from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation as the longest serving state air director in the country.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, Moretown, VT, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont unemployment rate drops to 3.4 percent

The Vermont Department of Labor reports the seasonally-adjusted statewide unemployment rate for March was 3.4 percent.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Governors, Swanton, VT

The Bennington Banner

Vt. Senate hears challenge of opiate treatment

An estimated 50,000 people in Vermont need treatment for addiction problems every year and don't get it, and efforts to expand treatment options for people addicted to heroin and other opiates are expected to increase pressure on the treatment system, the head of an addiction-treatment center told a state Senate committee Thursday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health, Underhill, VT, US Governors

Insurance Journal West

Vermont's Updated Captive Law to Allow 'Dormant' Status for Inactive Captives

Vermont's Gov. Peter Shumlin signed new legislation updating Vermont's captive law, amending the reciprocal insurer section and creating a new "dormant" status for captives.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

SFGate

Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

A record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2012, the state Department of Health said as it released the newest available figures for a problem that's been called an epidemic and a public health crisis.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ohio, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Cuyahoga County, OH, Deval Patrick, US Governors

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

IBM employees, state officials, await news of Essex plant sale

While speculation builds around the sale of the sprawling IBM semiconductor plant here, a spokesman for the company considered a likely buyer downplayed the appearance of Burlington on its website listing available job opportunities.

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Related Topix: Essex Junction, VT, Burlington, VT, US Governors

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

'She's very lucky:' Woman rescued from roaring floodwaters

A driver in Montgomery, Vt. became stuck in rising floodwaters late Tuesday afternoon, and was rescued in dramatic fashion.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, VT, Weather, US Governors

North County Public Radio

Cold slows floods, but some areas still underwater

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says damage from recent flooding has been wide-ranging and warns that Lake Champlain is nearing flood stage.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Weather, Lyndonville, VT, St. Johnsbury, VT

TheStreet.com

GMO Labeling Bill Passes Vermont Senate

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, US Governors

TheStreet.com

GMO Labeling Bill Passes Vermont Senate

NEW YORK -- In what could be a big win for opponents of genetically modified organisms, Vermont is one step closer to signing into law legislation that would require food companies to label products that contain GMOs in the Green Mountain State.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, New York Government, New York, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, US Governors, Business News

The Bennington Banner

Heavy rain floods northern New England, 1 dead

Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.

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Related Topix: Weather, Maine, Natural Disasters, Flood, Dover-Foxcroft, ME, US Governors

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Body of missing NH man recovered in Vt.

Police say the Hartford Fire Department pulled his body from the water Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Franklin County, NY, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, Plattsburgh, NY

WCAX-TV Burlington

SUNY Plattsburgh pond will receive makeover

The pond will get a new lining and a waterfall to keep it filled year-round. In addition to above-ground upgrades, the hot water, storm and sewer pipes will be replaced.

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Related Topix: Plattsburgh, NY, SUNY College at Plattsburgh, Franklin County, NY, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

WCAX-TV Burlington

Burlington parking ban to sweep the streets

This is so crews can sweep the streets. Just look for the flashing lights to see if your neighborhood is getting spruced up.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, Montgomery, VT, Franklin County, VT, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

WVNY

60 Culverts Damaged in Central VT Town

As the rain fell in Duxbury this week, the problems quickly mounted. More than sixty culverts were damaged, or destroyed, by the sudden rush of water.

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Related Topix: US Governors

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