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6 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Prosecutor: DCF workers won't face charges in Vt. toddler death

The Chittenden County prosecutor says no state employees will face criminal charges in connection with the death of a 15-month-old Winooski boy.

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Related Topix: Winooski, VT

6 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. woman dies while tubing in Mass.

A woman who died while tubing down the Deerfield River in western Massachusetts last weekend has been identified as a Vermont resident.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Brattleboro, VT, Winooski, VT, Violent Crime

8 hrs ago | Washington Times

VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory, VT

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Vermont.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Burlington, VT, Winooski, VT, Montpelier, VT

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Prostitution sting spotlights links between heroin & sex trade

Police and prosecutors in Vermont's most populous county are discussing prostitution, and the serious crimes that come with it.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT, Burlington, VT

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Rain damage effects thousands

AND HIGH WINDS HAVE HAD A DRAMATIC IMPACT. WE'RE TALKING ABOUT STORM DAMAGE. AND WE'RE TALKING ABOUT POWER OUTAGES.

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Related Topix: Weather, Winooski, VT

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Vermont Gas cleared to start work on pipeline project

Vermont Gas on Tuesday received the final permit needed to begin the construction of phase one of the company's natural gas pipeline extension through Addison County.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Addison County, VT, Middlebury, VT, Burlington, VT

WCAX-TV Burlington

Are union schools the answer for Vermont?

Graduation was more than a day of diplomas for Champlain Valley Union High School seniors.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Education Etc., Hinesburg, VT, Family, Kids, Waterbury, VT

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Education for men caught in prostitution sting

Vermont law enforcement officials say seven men caught in a South Burlington prostitution sting will be offered education instead of prosecution.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT, Burlington, VT

Mon Jun 30, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

After strike, bus company leader is stepping down

The man at the helm of the Chittenden County Transit Authority when a strike shut down buses this spring says he's leaving the agency.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT

Sun Jun 29, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Shelter spreads awareness of leaving dogs in hot cars

The Humane Society of Chittenden County is challenging pet parents to pledge not to leave their dogs in hot cars.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT

Thu Jun 26, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Lund Center opens new facility in South Burlington

A family support agency in Chittenden County opened a new building Thursday to accommodate the growing demand for its services.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, South Burlington, VT, Family, Kids, Parenting

The Bennington Banner

Vermont Gas cleared to start work on pipeline project

Vermont Gas on Tuesday received the final permit needed to begin the construction of phase one of the company's natural gas pipeline extension through Addison County.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Addison County, VT, Middlebury, VT, Burlington, VT

WCAX-TV Burlington

Trial in Vt. teacher death to start in October

The trial for a Vermont man charged along with his wife in the killing of a popular St. Johnsbury teacher has been scheduled for October.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, St. Johnsbury, VT

Wed Jun 25, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Victim of courthouse stabbing charged with lewd conduct

Michael Norton is being charged with lewd and lascivious conduct for an incident at University Mall.

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Related Topix: South Burlington, VT

ABC News

Attempted Murder Charge Involves Bogus Bear Report

A Vermont man who told police he urged his girlfriend to jump off a cliff in a drug-induced haze because of an imagined bear attack pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges including attempted murder and arson.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

The Weather Is Fine For Farming

Last year at this time farm fields were soggy from rain. The bad weather hit dairy farms at a time when expenses outstripped income and it caused vegetable farmers to lose entire crops.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Vegetables, Addison County, VT

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

City council passes smoking ban; community divided

City councilors almost unanimously pass the measure Monday night, which would ban smoking between the hours of 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. on the Marketplace.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Burlington, VT

Mon Jun 23, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Connectivity

There's a new ride in town. Friday the 13th was an odd time for a bus trip, but I wanted to experience Bennington's latest advance in connectivity, the Vermont Transline bus to Albany.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Colchester, VT, University of Vermont, Opinion

WCAX-TV Burlington

Do free pet adoptions attract the right pet parents?

"We adopted out 705 cats and dogs, statewide from the 12 participating rescue and shelter groups, we had a number returned which is not unusual at all in the shelter business," said Nancy Cathcart, Chittenden County Humane Society president.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Detainee attacks fellow inmate with pen

A violent attack in criminal court has a local man now facing multiple attempted murder charges.

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

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