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  1. Burlington expected to sell portion of stake in Burlington TelecomRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Burlington is expected to sell a significant portion of its ownership stake in the cable and Internet service provider to pay off debts to its creditor CitiBank. Chris Mitchell studies municipal broadband efforts around the country.

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  2. Party City opens in South BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The store tells us it's the largest Party City in the country. It's located next to the Hannaford off Dorset Street near the University Mall.

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  3. Vt. nurses form state's first independent primary care groupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It's meet and greet for Libby Dwinell and one of her new primary caregivers, nurse practitioner Deb Norton. Libby has Type 2 diabetes.

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  4. All Burlington police will get body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    All patrol officers in Vermont's largest city are going to be using body cameras as part of an effort to increase public trust in the police. Burlington Police Chief Michael Schirling says that for about two years officers have used seven "body worn" cameras.

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  5. New leadership lays out changes to DCF policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Dezirae Sheldon and Peighton Geraw are names that have sparked changes to Vermont child's protection system. Both toddlers had been in custody of the Department for Children and Families, but returned to their mothers, and both toddlers later died of blunt force trauma.

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  6. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Today, when people ask you who you are wearing, it's not just fashion designers anymore, its technology. Analysts predict that the wearable technology market will continue to grow: from $14 billion in 2014 to $70 million in 2024.

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  7. Vt. beer lovers take the taste of the tap homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "I'm kind of on the IPA trend like a lot of others," said Liam O'Farrell, the founder of a new beer business in South Burlington. O'Farrell liked beer enough; he wanted to make a business out of it.

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  8. Ex-teacher gets 30 years in child porn caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A former math and science teacher at the Vermont Academy is going to prison for 30 years after pleading guilty to a variety of federal child pornography charges. The U.S. Attorney's office says 49-year-old Brant Nelson of Saxtons River was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Burlington.

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  9. Lake Champlain ferry paying $100K EPA penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The company that runs most of the ferries between Vermont and New York on Lake Champlain is going to pay a $100,000 penalty to the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve claims it violated Clear Air Act rules. The EPA says the Lake Champlain Transportation Company used paints with hazardous air pollutant contents greater than allowable limits and failing to keep proper records and submit plans to state and federal officials.

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  10. Burlington searches for new superintendentRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The school board has put together a 15-member committee to help with the process. The Superintendent Search Advisory Committee is made up parents, teachers, administrators and business people.

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  11. Burlington woman rolls in her office on wheelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    If you've ever wanted to cruise around in a classic car without the headache of owning one, then you're in luck. There's a new luxury chauffeur business in town that has quite the story to go along with it.

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  12. Closing Burlington streets to open community conversationRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It's a movement spreading across the nation, from Bogota, Colombia, to Portland, Oregon, and now, right here in Burlington. It's an event called Open Streets BTV.

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  13. 25 fastest growing Vermont businesses honored in South BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    From world renowned cheese and maple syrup to companies that run entirely on renewable resources Vermont businesses of all kinds continue to flourish. And there are 25 in particular that are amongst the fastest growing businesses in the state.

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  14. Vermont rail upgrade grant rejected by fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont Transportation Agency officials say a federal grant application that would have been used to upgrade the rails in an 11-mile stretch between Rutland and Burlington was rejected by federal transportation officials. The Transportation Agency's Chris Cole says they haven't been told why the grant for almost $10 million was rejected.

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  15. Transitional winesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    As the leaves begin to change, so do people's taste buds. We sat down at Pauline's Cafe in South Burlington with Donald McDonald and Ryan Chaffin of Farrell Distributing to discuss the perfect transitional wines.

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  16. Lawmakers renew push for civil confinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Two state representatives plan to push for prison release reform in the next legislative session. Representatives Kurt Wright and Adam Greshin are both speaking out about a perceived need to monitor violent offenders after they max-out their prison sentence.

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  17. Apples to iPods kicks off in Vermont orchardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    If you're in the market for a new tech toy and some apples fresh from the orchard -- you can have a shot at both, starting Sunday, September 14. It's the 8th annual Apples to iPods contest, where if you find a wooden apple hidden in an orchard in the state, you can win an iPod. These are at about 20 pick-your-own orchards across the state -- to find the list, visit: www.applestoipods.com And if you're feeling charitable too, you can pick extra apples to donate to the Vermont Foodbank as part of the "Pick for Your Neighbor" initiative.

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  18. Celebrating Volunteers: Reading Dogs and Preserving HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    They are about to start their fourth school year as volunteers in the "Macgriff Reading Program" at Cambridge elementary school. Peggy Pearl has been volunteering her time for more than a year now to help create a History and Heritage Center in St. Johnsbury.

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  19. Jewelry store assault and robbery in BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Burlington Police are looking for a thief who got away with valuable merchandise from a jewelry shop. This is the man police say assaulted and robbed an employee at Perrywinkle's Fine Jewelry.

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  20. Celebrating the history of the quarrying industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    West Rutland celebrates the history of the quarrying industry at the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center. Saturday, artists were busy preparing for SculptFest.

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