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1 hr ago | The Bennington Banner

State accuses Dollar Tree of violating agreement on jewelry sales

Vermont has sued the retail chain Dollar Tree for allegedly violating consumer protection laws prohibiting the sale of children's products that may contain lead.

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Related Topix: Barre, VT, Rutland, VT, Newport, VT, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

5 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Vermont sees revenue forecast downgrade

Less than a month into the new fiscal year, Gov. Peter Shumlin says the state budget is off-track.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

7 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Arguments heard on Vt. forest wind project

A federal judge has listened to arguments challenging a 15-tubine wind project authorized in the Green Mountain National Forest.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

11 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumREADY for My Close-Up, Mr. Lee

People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Home Listing, Home

16 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

VTrans completes repair work on Middlebury bridge

The Vermont Agency of Transportation completed repair work on the Sand Hill Bridge connecting Middlebury to East Middlebury on Route 125.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Middlebury, VT, East Middlebury, VT, Rochester, VT, Shelburne, VT

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Vermont Standard

Notable Novelists To Be Featured At Bookstock

By John Mathews , Special To The Standard B ookstock 2014 features six notable novelists during the three-day literary festival July 25-27.

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WCAX-TV Burlington

Milne kicks off campaign for Governor race

It's official. Businessman Scott Milne kicked off his campaign to unseat Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Barre, VT, Jim Douglas, Orange County, VT

WCAX-TV Burlington

Books over Breakfast: 'Josey Baker Bread'

Testimony before a legislative committee shows Vermont's health care exchange still suffers from numerous problems, and thousands of Vermonters have not been able to get the coverage they need.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

The Vermont Standard

Vermont: A Key Theme Of Bookstock 2014

Vermont: its beauty, its people, its architecture, its causes, its difference - is a prominent theme of the Bookstock Literary Festival coming to Woodstock July 25, 26 and 27. At this sixth annual festival, experts and authors in many fields will discuss varied aspects of Vermont, while other presenters will cover a wide range of topics over three ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, University of Vermont, Middlebury College

SFGate

3 arrested in burglary-shop-drug scheme

Vermont State Police have arrested three people stemming from numerous burglaries from homes and selling them to a consignment shop in exchange for drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Errors on Vt. sex offender registry continue to delay expansion

Addresses of convicted sex offenders are still not publicly available online due to lingering concerns over the registry's accuracy Errors have called the reliability of Vermont's sex offender registry into question, a new state auditor's report found, and continue to delay the publishing of home addresses of convicted sex offenders on the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Springfield, VT, Bennington, VT, Hinesburg, VT, Waterbury, VT

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Gun death report criticized

A report showing that Vermont had more gun-related deaths than highway fatalities in 2011 is an anomaly, sportsmen's groups say.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government

NewsOK.com

Opponents petition against Vermont Gas pipeline

About 40 protesters converged Tuesday outside Vermont Public Service Board offices to demand a halt to the natural gas pipeline expansion in western Vermont.

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Related Topix: Chittenden County, VT

Daily Kos

Bullies Announce Attack on Vermont

The Bullies are worried sick. The Bullies are worried sick about Vermont. They think democracy has gone wrong because voters there just passed a law , which will take effect on 1 July 2016 that would make it possible for shoppers to know which of their foods contain DNA from GMOs .

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. sues Dollar Tree over tainted jewelry

The attorney general's office is suing the discount chain, claiming Dollar Tree is violating a settlement it agreed to four years ago to stop selling jewelry.

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Related Topix: Barre, VT, Rutland, VT, Cabot, VT

Switched

Switchel: It's Strong Enough For A Farmer, But pH Balanced For A Hipster

Hipsters, meet Switchel. It's an American heritage beverage made of apple cider vinegar, ginger and sweetener.

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Related Topix: Vermont Government, Life, Recipes, Food

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

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

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

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