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40 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Northern NY warehouse destroyed by fire

A warehouse in Ticonderoga, New York, was destroyed by fire Friday morning, but firefighters stopped the flames from spreading to nearby properties.

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Related Topix: New York Government, New York, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, Vermont Government

3 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Leaving your dog (or any animal) in an unoccupied vehicle for long is likely a death sentence

There are heat advisories across the state for this weekend. The hottest weather we've seen this summer is here.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Arizona, Arizona Government, West Virginia, Vermont Government, West Virginia Government

7 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Vermonters for Vermonters benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand Sept. 7

On Sunday, Sept. 7, Vermonters for Vermonters will be hosting a benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand from 2-8 p.m. There will be live music by Joey Leone, Bow Thayer, Jeremy Graham, Ashley Buchart, Myk Sno, Tony Lee Thomas, as well as many speakers, from Governor Peter Shumlin to many inspiring people affected by Vermont's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Rutland, VT

7 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Friends: Jeffords took Vermont roots to Washington

In this March 14, 2003, file photo, Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., center, laughs with Vermont Democratic Party Chairman Scudder Parker at the annual Democratic Party dinner in Montpelier, Vt.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US News, Rutland, VT, George Bush, US Governors, Jim Douglas

7 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Efficiency Vermont, Sunward Systems, to launch new solar water heating initiative

Efficiency Vermont is partnering with Sunward Systems and Sunnovations to launch a new effort to help Vermonters install affordable solar water heating systems in their homes.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Senator Jim Jeffords dies at age 80

Jim Jeffords spent his entire political career bucking trends. Nominally a Republican, Jeffords often supported positions contrary to his party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, James Jeffords, Vermont Government, Yale University

16 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

SVHC school supply drive nets 280 backpacks for kids at 18 area schools

Southwestern Vermont Health Care's annual Magnet Community Group Backpack Drive successfully collected bag and supply donations to fill and donate 280 backpacks to 18 elementary schools in its service area.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Nursing, Medicine

17 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Data: Child abuse/neglect cases in Vermont spiked in 2014

The number of alleged child abuse or neglect cases filed in courts across Vermont last year grew 21 percent from the year before, according to data from the state.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Lamoille County, VT, Burlington, VT

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

Governor candidates battle for GOP support

Tuesday's primary will settle which challenger to Gov. Peter Shumlin's re-election campaign will have the backing of Vermont's GOP.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Wolcott, VT, Brattleboro, VT

TIME.com

Jim Jeffords

Jim Jeffords was a very decent, low-key, down-to-earth person. Vermonters understood that Jim, who died Aug. 18 at age 80, loved the state and our way of life.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

The Bennington Banner

170 Rutland Plywood workers laid off after fire

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says a fire that destroyed a building housing the Rutland Plywood Corp. has caused 170 layoffs.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin

The Bennington Banner

Vermont Health Department urges young adult vaccinations

Every year, thousands of young adults suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccines.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, Medicine, Influenza

The Bennington Banner

Two dead in Townshend shooting

A man and woman are dead following a shooting incident Wednesday night at a Grafton Road home in Townshend, Vermont State Police confirmed.

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Related Topix: Townshend, VT, Brattleboro, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Lt. Gov. candidate Corren touts health-care work

Some would say that was a political vacuum: With the potential Democratic candidate bowing out, Corren -- a longtime Progressive -- has been able to pick up Democratic backing including the support of the Windham County Democratic Committee.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

BroadwayWorld.com

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

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