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46 min ago | 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

1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

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

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