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5 hrs ago | 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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Perspective: Border crisis creates discomfort for politicians

Barbara Gonzalez, a public information officer for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, displays a dormitory where immigrant families will be housed in Artesia, N.M. "Our community cannot support 2,000 to 3,000 new residents overnight," said Artesia Mayor Phillip Burch.

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Related Topix: Artesia, NM, US Governors, Opinion

The Bennington Banner

Stagnant economy leaves too many Vermonters out

The Vermont Department of Labor released recently data on the state's workforce and total employment for the month of May 2014.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Vermont Government, US Governors, US News, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Miami Herald

National economy cited in smaller revenue forecast

Two economists advising Gov. Peter Shumlin and Vermont lawmakers say a national economic downturn in the first quarter of this year is likely to blame for softer-than-expected state revenues.

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The Bennington Banner

State accuses Dollar Tree of violating agreement on jewelry sales

Vermont has sued the retail chain Dollar Tree for allegedly violating consumer protection laws prohibiting the sale of children's products that may contain lead.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Barre, VT, Rutland, VT, Newport, VT, US Governors

Brandon Sun

Coming to America, very quietly: A plan for universal health care

An American state has quietly taken another step toward the type of universal health coverage Canadians might recognize, even as the rest of the United States bickers noisily over so-called Obamacare.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Canada, US Governors

WCAX-TV Burlington

Barre gets $1.6 million in grants

Gov. Peter Shumlin says the city of Barre is receiving $1.6 million in grants that to address flood risks, clean up environmental contamination and redevelop a central part of downtown.

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Related Topix: Barre, VT, US Governors, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bangor Daily News

Michaud ducks decision on immigration issue

U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud with Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Deval Patrick, US Governors, US News, Illegal Immigration, George Bush, W.

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

State sees revenue forecast downgrade

A sluggish national economic recovery is prompting Vermont leaders to downgrade growth in state revenue, something Gov. Peter Shumlin calls a "manageable challenge."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Essex Junction, VT

WCAX-TV Burlington

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Gov. Peter Shumlin refused to answer questions Thursday about the latest problems with Vermont Health Connect.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Helping Veterans Heal, Part 3

Doctors at Vermont's Veterans Affairs hospital say they're hoping a new research tool will help them unlock the mystery of post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, White River Junction, VT, US Governors

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: The disposables

Governors such as Deval Patrick of Massachusetts and our own Peter Shumlin have taken the lead in the Northeast to offer refuge to the Central American children who are housed in deplorable conditions along the United States' border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Prison, US News, Opinion

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Making sure Vt. kids get summer lunches

Hunger Free Vermont and Gov. Peter Shumlin were at the Waterbury Rec Department Wednesday, reminding families that kids can get free lunch through the Summer Food Service Program.

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Related Topix: Vermont, US Governors, Burlington, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Berlin psychiatric hospital to be fully online by next month, lawmakers told

The House Mental Health Oversight Committee heard testimony Tuesday from the Department of Mental Health and officials from several Vermont hospitals about staffing and patient capacity at the new Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital in Berlin.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Waterbury, VT, Beverages, Food, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Morrisville, VT, US Governors, Brattleboro, VT

Sunherald.com

Republican Milne formally launches campaign

Milne addressed a crowd of about 80 of the Republican party faithful, including former Gov. Jim Douglas, Lt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Jim Douglas

The Washington Post

At least 32 governors have weighed in on the border crisis. Herea s what each has said.

Young detainees are escorted to an area to make phone calls inside the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz., in this June photo.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Sports

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