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Leonard Nimoy's VINCENT Comes to Vermont Festival of the Arts, Now thru 8/31

Leonard Nimoy 's Vincent will be presented by Starry Night Theater Company, a professional touring company, for ten performances at the 2014 Vermont Festival of the Arts in Waitsfield.

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Related Topix: Star Trek, Theater, Arts, Waitsfield, VT, Painting, us Travel, Travel

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WVNY

VT Health Officials Urge Young Adults to Get Vaccinated

The Vermont Department of Health is urging young adults to get vaccinated. A press release says every year young adults across the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

The New York Observer

Cuomo Fails to Boot Teachout From Ballot-Again

Four Appellate Court justices unanimously voted today to reject Gov. Andrew Cuomo's suit to remove Fordham professor Zephyr Teachout from the ballot-marking Mr. Cuomo's third failed attempt to eliminate the longshot candidate from contention in the Democratic primary.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York Government, New York, Vermont Government

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont Cub Scouts race for a record

A pinewood derby track is under construction at the Crossett Brook Middle School in Duxbury.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Life, Self Defense

Berkshire Eagle

Vermont beekeepers collect liquid gold

"I started beekeeping about five years ago in response to all the news about colony collapse," Haar said.

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Related Topix: Apiculture, Science, Life, Food, Honey

Seven Days

Front Line Stories of Vermont's Online Health Exchange

Nearly a year after Vermont Health Connect went live, the state's online insurance exchange still has a number of gaping operational holes into which plenty of Vermonters have fallen - even disappeared.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Shelburne, VT, Danville, VT, Burlington, VT

Seven Days

Where Do Your Vermont Income Tax Dollars Go?

While lawmakers in Montpelier bicker over the best way to fix the state's $176 million budget deficit, Vermonters are engaged in an equally painful rite of spring: paying income taxes to keep state government running.

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Related Topix: Montpelier, VT

WTEN-TV Albany

Details of crash fatal to 2 from Vermont released

Authorities say they'll probably never determine why a Vermont man was passing in a no-passing zone on a New York road when he caused the crash that killed him and another Vermont resident.

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Related Topix: Washington County, VT, Poultney, VT

WVNY

NH Spice Overdoses Raise Concerns in VT

Health officials in Vermont are concerned over several overdoses from a synthetic drug called "spice" in New Hampshire.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Drugs, New Hampshire Government, New Hampshire, Marijuana

WCAX-TV Burlington

Cleanup at Hartford dry cleaning site backed by court rulings

The push to clean up a contaminated dry cleaning site in Hartford is being backed by a pair of court rulings.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Six Vermont communities to benefit from Certified Local Government Grants

Preservation, protection and education lead the list of initiatives that six Vermont towns will soon embark upon due to federal grants recently received.

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Related Topix: Stowe, VT, Calais, VT, Hartford, VT, Norwich, VT

The Bennington Banner

Establishment Vermont GOP candidate to skip primary debate

The Republican gubernatorial hopeful considered to be the candidate of the Vermont party says he's not going to attend a debate in Essex.

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The Bennington Banner

Vermont gets 2 new top human resources officials

The department of Vermont state government responsible for managing the state's workforce will have two new leaders starting next month.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Manchester Journal

Common Core: Vermont schools brace for new tests, standards

Nine binders sit piled in a crate in the back of elementary school teacher Sarah Schoolcraft's car.

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Related Topix: Williston, VT, Standardized Testing, Education

The Bennington Banner

Gov. Shumlin and Director Flynn: Vermont communities should prepare...

Gov. Peter Shumlin and Joe Flynn, Director of Vermont Emergency Management and Homeland Security, today urged communities to prepare for new criteria related to state disaster relief funding that will go into effect in October.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, FEMA, US News

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Former staff, friends remember Jeffords

From the very chair he remembers Jim Jefffords sitting in during his time as a state senator, former staffer and friend Howard Coffin talked about how he instantly took a liking to the politician.

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The Bennington Banner

Vermont Retail and Grocers Association debuts at Industry Expo

In September, a new organization -- the Vermont Retail and Grocers Association -- will be presenting the Vermont Retail and Grocers 2014 Convention & Expo, the state's most comprehensive trade show.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Corren will push single-payer as lieutenant governor

Dean Corren, of Burlington, will support a single-payer health care system if elected lieutenant governor, saying it will be cheaper for Vermonters than the current system.

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Related Topix: Burlington, VT, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Middlebury College

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. veterans rely on food banks to feed families

New data shows more veterans are opting to use food banks more than ever before in the state's history.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Chittenden, VT

The Bennington Banner

Police make arrest in armed robbery at Northside Drive gas station

According to Bennington Police, at 2:25 a.m. officers responded to Short Stop, a Shell gas station at 110 Northside Drive, where it was reported that a white male wearing a hooded sweatshirt and glasses had entered and placed a number of items on the counter to buy.

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