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  1. Burlington Schools to charge fee for CCTA student serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Burlington students will soon have to pay to take the bus to school. The city contracts with CCTA to transport students.

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  2. UVM researchers detect early sign of pancreatic cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    There are screening tools for several different types of cancer, including mammograms to detect breast cancer and colonoscopies for colon cancer. But there is nothing for one of the deadliest and most feared cancers.

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  3. SBPD to release breath tests after arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police Chief Trevor Whipple tells the Burlington Free Press that news releases will now include preliminary breath test results in DUI cases or whether the suspect refused the test. South Burlington joins other Vermont agencies that have reversed a decision to withhold test results from the public.

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  4. CCTA no longer providing free bus rides for all Burlington studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Burlington School district will no longer be providing free bus rides for all students through the Chittenden County Transportation Authority. Starting Nov. 17, all elementary school students who live further than 0.7 miles from their school will have to pay $0.60 cents per ride or purchase 10 rides at a discounted price or a monthly pass from any CCTA stand.

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  5. Researchers detect early sign of pancreatic cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    There are screening tools for several different types of cancer, including mammograms to detect breast cancer and colonoscopies for colon cancer. But there is nothing for one of the deadliest and most feared cancers.

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  6. Conservation groups discuss Endangered Species ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont's endangered species are recovering, but a changing climate could put them in jeopardy. That was one of the topics Thursday at ECHO in Burlington, where biologists and conservationists met to talk about the Endangered Species Act, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

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  7. Smart parking meters coming to BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The biggest change involves the installation of smart meters -- some 285 of them are being installed in the downtown core. They allow you to pay for your parking with a credit or debit card.

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  8. Cash register stolen from Shaftsbury storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Troopers say thieves tripped an alarm at Endless Spring Hydroponics on Route 7A in Shaftsbury, when they smashed open a side entrance. Troopers don't know if the vehicle is connected to the crime, but they're asking anyone with information to contact the Shaftsbury barracks.

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  9. Books over Breakfast: "Haunted Inns & Ghostly Getaways of VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont's largest teachers union is unhappy with Governor Shumlin over comments he made during the South Burlington teachers strike. Vermont's largest teachers union is unhappy with Governor Shumlin over comments he made during the South Burlington teachers strike.

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  10. Shumlin, Milne talk Vermont economyRead the original story

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    With less than two weeks before Election Day, the two leading candidates for Governor spent the day touting what they can do for Vermont's economy. Wednesday morning, Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont, touted the state's investment in high-speed Internet connections, and efforts to create new online businesses.

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  11. Uber up against BTV ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The City of Burlington says Uber is operating in the city illegally. Uber is an on-demand ride service.

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  12. Wal-Mart Supercenter open in BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It's a first for Vermont, the opening of a new Wal-Mart Supercenter. That could have a ripple effect on other area grocery stores.

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  13. Vegetable gleaning program struggles to keep up with demandRead the original story

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    According to the group Hunger Free Vermont, 13-percent of Vermonters don't have enough to eat, but there is a program that is helping low-income families get locally-grown produce for free. Each week, for the past 16 weeks, 110 low income households in the Burlington area, picked up free, fresh locally-grown food thanks to the Intervale Gleaning and Food Rescue .

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  14. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Governor Peter Shumlin touted Vermont's growing tech sector Wednesday morning. The Governor says the states infrastructure and bandwidth make it a great place for tech start-ups.

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  15. Jury: Prue guilty 1st degree murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Melissa Jenkins was abducted and savagely murdered in 2012. On Wednesday morning, a Burlington jury convicted her killer.

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  16. Potential uses for land being sold by Burlington CollegeRead the original story

    Tuesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The college is selling 25 acres of its land to developer Eric Farrell for seven million dollars. Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger says he's happy the college is making progress getting its finances in order.

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  17. Ballot measure to take up non-citizen votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Burlington voters will consider whether they think non-citizens of the United States should be allowed to vote in local elections. The city council voted Monday night to put that advisory question on the November ballot.

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  18. Burlington considers Planned Parenthood access ordinanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Burlington is trying a new approach to keep Planned Parenthood patients from being harassed by anti-abortion activists. Two years ago the city enacted a buffer zone around the St. Paul Street clinic requiring protesters to stay 35-feet from the clinic entrance.

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  19. Vermont names 2015 teacher of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Burlington elementary school teacher has been named Vermont's 2015 teacher of the year. The Department of Education announced Tuesday the selection of Rebecca Haslam, a teacher at Champlain Elementary School and the district social studies and equity curriculum coach for grades kindergarten through grade 5. Haslam teachers first grade and helps develop curriculum along with teachers in each of the Burlington School District's six elementary schools.

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  20. AG to host first hearing on GMO labelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Vermont Attorney General's office is going to be hosting the first of three hearings on its proposed rules for the labeling of food products made with genetically modified organisms. Last week the attorney general's office released a draft of the rules it is writing to govern the state's first-in-the-nation law to require the labeling of food made with GMOs.

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