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2 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Letter: The right choice for governor

As a young adult living in Vermont, I feel so privileged to reside in a state filled with natural beauty, rich history, and kind-hearted people.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Small Business, Personal Finance, Opinion

17 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Police reminding drivers to plan ahead this weekend

It's Labor Day weekend, and as people head into that extra day off, police are reminding them to be responsible.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundCARBON-Free Electricity by 2018? We Can do this

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, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Home Listing, Home, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

American Reporter

The WilliesA Year to Learn

In Sicily, they say that fish start rotting from the head. In the past few months, as we've gotten closer and closer to the end of President George W. Bush's failed terms in office, we've been witnessing a mind-boggling amount of corruption, greed, evil, and downright stupidity.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Pope Benedict XVI, Vermont

American Reporter

On Native GroundOBAMA Doing Too Much? Why his 'to-do' List is Long

They called him "Silent Cal," but Calvin Coolidge, the 30th president of the United States - the second one born in Vermont and the only U.S. president to be born on the Fourth of July - said one of the most beautiful things I've ever read about the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Vermont

Washington Times

5 things to know about Vermont's midterm election

Vermonters will elect six statewide officeholders: governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state, treasurer and auditor of accounts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

The Miami Herald

Incumbents favored in Vermont midterm elections

With about two months to go until the Nov. 4 election, Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin holds a more than 20-to-1 fundraising lead over Republican challenger Scott Milne.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, Vermont, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Health Insurance, Health

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WVNY

Gov. Shumlin Names Campaign Manager, Announces Reelection Kick-Off Date

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin named his campaign manager as Scott Coriell on Friday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Vermont

The Miami Herald

Vermonters warned they may be hacking victims

More than a thousand Vermont residents have been warned by a medical records management company that their personal information may have fallen into the hands of Chinese computer hackers.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Morning Briefing -- Friday, August 29

Stay up late and experience Emerald Lake State Park beneath the stars. Every Friday though Labor Day Weekend the park naturalist will present a Night Walk at 9 p.m. and a Campfire program on Saturday at 9 p.m. During the Friday Night Walk visitors will find out how nocturnal animals live and thrive.

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Related Topix: Holidays, Labor Day, Vermont

WCAX-TV Burlington

Vt. AG office: 1,000 Vermonters victims of hacking

Internet thieves from China reportedly stole their Social Security numbers. The AG's office says cyber criminals hacked the health organization "Community Health Systems Professional Services Corp" stealing customer medical records containing their name, date of birth and Social Security.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Champlain College

Water Online

Stormwater Utilities Absent From Hurricane Sandy States

"Stormwater runoff is an enormous problem that leads to dangerous flooding and polluted waters in New Jersey and other states," the Stormwater is often managed through stormwater utilities.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Vermont

Manchester Journal

On with the show

Now that the awkwardly timed primary election is behind us, voters and candidates for public office can turn their attention in full earnest to the central issues which will hopefully get a full airing this fall.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Opinion

The Bennington Banner

VPR membership drive to partner with Vermont Foodbank and Hannaford Supermarkets

Contributions to Vermont Public Radio http://www.vpr.net/ during its September membership drive will also help Vermont families in need of food assistance, thanks to a special partnership with the Vermont Foodbank and Hannaford Supermarkets.

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American Reporter

Reporting: PanamaMESSAGE for Today: a Good Man Gunned Down

This, according to the latest edition of the American Religious Identification Survey , conducted by the Program on Public Values at Trinity College in Hartford, Conn.

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Related Topix: Trinity College, Vermont, US News

The Bennington Banner

Board working to name Welcome Center after Jeffords

Former Bennington State House Reps. Joseph Krawczyk Jr. and Richard Pembroke asked the Select Board Monday to draft a letter to the Vermont Agency of Transportation recommending the Welcome Center be named after Sen. Jim Jeffords, who died Aug. 18 at the age of 80. A Rutland native, Jeffords served as Vermont's delegate to the U.S. House of ... (more)

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Weston's 78th Season Concludes with Uncle Vanya, Beginning This Weekend

Best-known for his roles in The Amazing Spider-Man, Royal Pains and The Exorcism of Emily Rose , Campbell Scott takes to the Weston Playhouse stage for Anton Chekhov 's wistful comedy, Uncle Vanya.

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Related Topix: The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Horror Movies, Drama Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Campbell Scott, Vermont

WVNY

Back To School: Teachers Adjust to Common Core Standards

Gina Carrera has 2 children attending Essex Middle School this year. She says meeting national Common Core standards is a concern.

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Washington Times

3 years after Irene, new office complex rising

Three years after flooding from Tropical Storm Irene made most of the state office complex in Waterbury unusable, its replacement is rising out of what was a sodden mess that reeked of the nearby Winooski River.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Natural Disasters, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

The Brattleboro Reformer

The tax

As we head into the final lap of the biennial Vermont campaign season there is one topic that is begging for more debate.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Opinion

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