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  1. Lawmakers call on Shumlin to abandon state exchange for new federal programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Bennington Banner

    ... we can call on healthcare.gov to do that." She was joined by Reps. Heidi Scheuermann, R-Stowe; Rep. Jim Condon, D-Colchester; and Rep. Adam Greshin, I-Warren, at a Thursday news conference. The group will introduce a bill calling on the Agency of ...

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  2. Mentor Program Gives Kids a "Head Start"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WVNY

    ... Champlain Islands Parent Child Center in South Hero. She also works with Pre-K classes in Richford, Grand Isle, Colchester, and Burlington. Champlain Valley Head Start, or CVHS, funds the mentor program within its counties of Chittenden, Addison, ...

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  3. Health officials walk a fine line between privacy and public informationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    One day after the public learned about a tuberculosis case in Charlotte and Colchester, questions are being raised about the Department of Health's process, when it comes to informing the public about health concerns. After WPTZ learned through a tip about a case of tuberculosis at Charlotte Central School, then through a notice in the window of Freedom Rains Children's Center about TB exposure there, we decided to look into why the Department of Health wasn't more upfront with information on exposure to the potentially deadly infection.

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  4. What you need to know about tuberculosisRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... sick dramatically in just a few days. Shelby Cashman: So, for the children potentially exposed in Charlotte and Colchester-- would you recommend that they keep getting tested if they are initially negative? Dr. Kemper Alston: Well, there will be two ...

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  5. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    After possibly being exposed, 140 students and teachers at the school and more than a dozen preschoolers at a Colchester day care will be tested next week. But teacher Laura Hall and her husband say all of this might have been prevented.

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  6. Maureen PelkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Seven Days

    ... Tew, Edward Tew, Harry Tew jr, Pat Tew, Danny Tew, and her inlaws Frank Pelkey Jr and Lucia Pelkey of Essex/ Colchester. Maureen kept a spot in her heart for many, many nieces and nephews, and all her sister and brother in laws whom she loved and ...

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  7. Vt. woman with tuberculosis talks about illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont woman who works with children in Charlotte and Colchester has been diagnosed with a contagious and sometimes fatal disease called tuberculosis. Thursday night, Laura Hall and her husband, David, spoke with WCAX News from isolation about her tuberculosis and their message to the children and families she works with every day.

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  8. Webcast for Friday, January 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    HEALTH HAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH HAS CONFIRMED A CASE OF TUBERCULOSIS IN AN EMPLOYEE AT CHARLOTTE CENTRAL SCHOOL AND A DAY CARE IN COLCHESTER. 17 PEOPLE WILL BE TESTED AT "FREEDOM RAINS CHILDREN'S CENTER" -- OFF OF ROOSEVELT HIGHWAY.

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  9. What are your Thoughts on Gas Prices?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | WVNY

    We were at Maplefields in Colchester this morning finding out what people pumping their gas thought of the high prices. COLCHESTER, Vt.-The public hearing held to talk about the high gas prices in Northwestern Vermont ended January 22 at 7pm but that doesn't mean the discussion has to end completely.

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  10. James L. FitzgeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Seven Days

    James L. Fitzgerald, 87, beloved husband, father and grandfather passed away on January 15, 2015 after a period of declining health. He born on November 1, 1927 on the family farm at Pine Island Colchester to Charles and Madlyn Fitzgerald.

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  11. What's cooking: Hot Chocolate with Marshmallow SkewersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... skewers to stir the milk and melt the chocolate in the milk. A Vermont woman who works with kids in Charlotte and Colchester has been diagnosed with a contagious and sometimes fatal disease called tuberculosis. A Vermont woman who works with kids in ...

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  12. Tuberculosis patient worked at school and day care while contagiousRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    ... since the beginning of the school year. The same employee works at the Freedom Rains Children's Center in Colchester. There, 17 people will be tested for the infection on Tuesday. Dr. Patsy Kelso, state epidemiologist for infectious disease at the ...

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  13. Vt. woman diagnosed with tuberculosis sends messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont woman who works with kids in Charlotte and Colchester has been diagnosed with a contagious and sometimes fatal disease called tuberculosis. Thursday night Laura Hall and her husband David spoke with WCAX from isolation about her tuberculosis and their message to the children and families she works with every day.

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  14. Vermont school and day care exposed to tuberculosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... were exposed. The active investigation also led to discovering 17 children at Freedom Rains daycare center in Colchester are potentially at risk for TB too, from the same infected person. The Vermont Health Department confirmed the infected employee ...

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  15. BBA boys crush ColonelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Missisquoi 6-5, CVU 5-6, BFA-St. Albans 5-6, Brattleboro 4-8, St. Johnsbury 3-6, MAU 3-7, South Burlington 2-9, Colchester 2-9. Welcome to your discussion forum: Click the login link below to sign in with or to set up a Disqus account or to access ...

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  16. Centrist Lawmakers Pitch New Health Exchange OptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seven Days

    ... "We're not just playing political games with it." Joining Komline in proposing the idea were Reps. Jim Condon (D-Colchester), Adam Greshin (I-Warren) and Heidi Scheuermann (R-Stowe). They said they were fed up with ongoing technical problems ...

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  17. Tuberculosis investigation at Colchester day careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    WCAX News has learned a day care in Colchester is under surveillance by the health department for tuberculosis. We told you Thursday afternoon about a TB investigation at Charlotte Central School.

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  18. PSB seeks to reopen Vermont Gas permitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Bennington Banner

    Regulators want to reopen an approved permit for a natural gas pipeline project through Addison County due to an escalation in cost estimates. The Public Service Board will seek a remand from the Vermont Supreme Court for a state permit it approved in December for a 41-mile pipeline from Colchester to Middlebury.

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  19. Vt. Gas faces new questions on pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    In December, the company announced the project from Colchester to Middlebury would cost about $154 million-- nearly double the original estimate. Now, the board has said it wants to take another look at whether Vermont Gas should have been approved for the permits.

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  20. Police: Woman Embezzles More Than $2K From Bon TonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | WVNY

    The South Burlington Police Department arrested a woman they say embezzled money from Bon Ton. Police say they were given evidence collected during an internal investigation that accused employee Jennifer Crowley, 38, of Colchester, Vt., of taking a large amount of cash and merchandise from the store totaling $2,250.55.

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