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1 hr ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont stays No. 2 in survey of kids' well-being

Vermont kept its No. 2 national ranking in the well-being of the state's children, ranking highly on education, family and community factors, according to statistics compiled by the Annie E. Casey Foundation.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

3 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Northern Reliability Selected by Vermont Telecommunications Authority ...

The resiliency sites are part of an expanded cellular network being implemented across the state of .

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

4 hrs ago | The Brattleboro Reformer

Miss Vermont Teen heading to Nationals

Fifty young women will be in the Bahamas next week to compete in the 2014 Miss Teen USA contest.

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Related Topix: Bellows Falls, VT, us Travel, Travel, Burlington, VT, Rutland, VT

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Democracy's great, but sure can be ugly

The Tuesday, July 15, meeting of the Bennington Development Review Board brought us grandstanding politicians reckless and seemingly slanderous accusations and a frustrated, yet representative minority of the local electorate.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Opinion

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont GOP governor ready to launch campaign

The event is going to be held at Barre's Aldrich Library at 11:15 a.m. The event will be followed by burgers for his supporters at the nearby Barre Elks Club.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

$5,000 reward offered for return of stolen dog

Vermont State Police continue their search for a stolen dog. The owner, Linda Loney told WCAX that she is offering a $5,000 reward for the safe return of the "Maggie", no questions asked.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Hartford, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

New carbon rules are a breath of fresh air

The United States is finally poised to take an important step to curb carbon pollution that is contributing to climate disruption across the globe after decades of denial, hand-wringing, foot-dragging and lawsuits.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Vermont Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Opinion

WCAX-TV Burlington

Construction underway on Vermont rail trail

Construction is underway on a 16-mile stretch of what will become a 90-mile rail-trail across northern Vermont between St. Johnsbury and Swanton.

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Related Topix: St. Johnsbury, VT, Swanton, VT, West Danville, VT, Danville, VT, Barre, VT

Manchester Journal

Vermont unemployment ticks up for the first time in 10 months

Vermont's official unemployment rate ticked up to 3.5 percent in June, placing it in a three-way tie with Nebraska and Utah for the second-lowest rate among U.S. states.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Waitsfield, VT, Woodstock, VT, Burlington, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

New exec. dir. reframes mission of Campaign for Vermont

Now that Bruce Lisman has dropped his interest in a run for governor, his organization, Campaign for Vermont, is looking to go mainstream.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

The Day

Hamas risks the lives of its own people

In the past week and a half, Hamas, the governing body of Gaza and a terrorist group as designated by both the United States government and European Union, has fired more than 1,300 missiles at Israel with the specific intention of murdering innocent civilians.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Terrorism, Palestinian Territories

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Bennington Banner

2015 - Year of the Arts in Vermont

The State Legislature proclaimed 2015 as the Year of the Arts in Vermont. Alex Aldrich, Executive Director of the Vermont Arts Council is excited about promoting art projects around the state in 2015.

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Related Topix: Bennington, VT, Painting, Arts, North Bennington, VT, Opinion

The Bennington Banner

Bats in the State House? No problem for Vermont

Workers say it's not uncommon to see the furry, bug-eating bats flying around, especially during the summer months when they seek cooler, air-conditioned hallways.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Drama, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WCAX-TV Burlington

Keeping Vermonters educated about vaccinations

A top U-S health official says Vermont is doing a good job helping residents learn about the risks and benefits of vaccinations.

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Related Topix: Vaccinations, Health, South Burlington, VT, Burlington, VT

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Vermont - Week of 7/20/2014

SUNSET BOULEVARD Merchants Hall Productions 7/17-7/26/2014 SUNSET BOULEVARD weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition.

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Related Topix: Easy-Listening, Broadway, Theater, Arts

VermontGuides.com

Honors & Awards

Diana Sheltra , the owner of Double Entry Bookkeeping , passed the Enrolled Agent exam given by the Internal Revenue Service.

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Related Topix: Tax, Chittenden, VT, Grand Isle, VT, Norwich University, Burlington, VT

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Eyebrow-raising truck doing big job for state

At first impression, the truck may sound like any run-of-the-mill vehicle, but its camera, lasers and bright strobe lights show it's anything but ordinary.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

Rand officials to visit Vermont next week to plan marijuana study

Rand Corporation representatives will be in Vermont next week to begin work on a study of the effects that marijuana legalization might have on the state's economy, individual health and public safety.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Chittenden, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont officials: Legislative action saved poor Vermonters $60 a month

In late June, about 16,400 Vermont households received a letter and $21 dollars from the state.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Funny-looking truck executing important tast

For the past two months, a big, orange truck with strobe lights has been rolling around Vermont's highways, but as different as it may look, it's helping the state is a big way.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

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