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18 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

New private school in Fairfax

A new private school will open its doors this fall in Fairfax. This comes after a group of parents, disgruntled with the public school system, decided their children needed a change.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Weather

4 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

WPTZ Friday webcast with Courtney

FOLLOWED TODAY IS FRIDAY, JULY ELEVENTH. I'M COURTNEY KABOT... WITH YOUR TOP LOCAL HEADLINES.

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Related Topix: Winooski, VT, Chittenden County, VT, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Brattleboro, VT

7 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: Brattleboro, VT, Chittenden County, VT, Winooski, VT, Violent Crime

11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Lawler takes over Southwest Vt. Regional Technical School District

Lawler, who has applied for, but not yet received, a license to be a superintendent in the state of Vermont, will act as director with superintendent powers and responsibilities.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Southern Vermont College

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Vermont is No. 2 in nation for inmate health care spending

A report released this week shows that Vermont has the second-highest health care spending per inmate in the U.S., and state data show those costs continue to grow.

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Related Topix: Prison, Vermont Government, California, California Government

WCAX-TV Burlington

Stunning views from Owls Head Mountain

Stunning views are not hard to find in this state, especially when you're willing to take a little hike.

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Related Topix: Groton, VT, Peacham, VT, East Montpelier, VT, Montpelier, VT

The Washington Post

Wyoming considers allowing ex-felons to vote

Felons who have served their prison sentences could win back their right to vote under a proposal to be considered next week by a Wyoming legislative panel.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Wyoming, ACLU, Washington DC, Vermont Government, US Politics, US News

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Vermont lawmakers approve health care rules

But work will continue to examine possible scenarios that might play out for Vermonters from the rules.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Healthcare Law, Law

The Bennington Banner

Brent D. Burns named as Milne for Vermont Campaign Manager

Candidate for Vermont governor Scott Milne today announces his campaign will be managed by Brent D. Burns, an experienced leader, problem solver, and U.S. Army veteran.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas A&M University

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: Burlington, VT, Winooski, VT, Chittenden County, VT, Montpelier, VT

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Purple Heart awarded to Vt. family for dad's WWI combat wounds

Two children of John Demag, a World War I veteran who suffered combat wounds during fighting in Europe in 1918, received their late father's Purple Heart Wednesday in a ceremony at the Vermont Statehouse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, History in the News, Senator Bernie Sanders, Burlington, VT

The Bennington Banner

Amber Alert mother pleads guilty

A woman who triggered the state's second ever Amber Alert in January when she took her 12-year-old son to New Hampshire while he was in the custody of a Vermont foster family has pleaded guilty to a felony charge.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: PakistanU.S. Arms Sales Bring Bloodshed, Bankruptcy to Pakistan

You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Springfield, VT, Washington, VT, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Albany, VT

Manchester Journal

Inevitable consequences

Inevitably, violating principles of sustainable spending has both fiscal and political consequences.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Tax

Northern Virginia Daily

New Cedar Creek sign to honor Vermont soldiers

Vermont and Virginia sit right beside each other in an alphabetical list, and when it comes to the Battle of Cedar Creek, they're just as intertwined.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Arts, Painting

The Willits News

Striving for 'Imprefection:' The ceremony

From its dawn through the mid-twentieth century, 90 percent of all gloves sold in the United States were manufactured in Gloversville, New York; making it one of the most appropriately named cities on the continent.

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Related Topix: Wedding

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Prostitution sting spotlights links between heroin and 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: Burlington, VT, South Burlington, VT

The Bennington Banner

Take home the harvest with your EBT Card and Harvest Health Coupons

There are currently over 90,000 Vermonters who receive 3SquaresVT benefits to help them buy more food for their families.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Agriculture, Science

The Deerfield Valley News

The Vermont Movie

Readsboro Community Library is pleased to invite you to view and discuss the Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie is the first-ever documentary series about Vermont.

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Related Topix: Readsboro, VT

The Bennington Banner

Supreme Court reins in bad guys

Three June decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court carry important messages to America, and one in particular is likely to have an impact in Vermont.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Health Insurance, Healthcare Law, Law, Opinion

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