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2 hrs ago | American Reporter

MomentumDINOSAUR WALKING

It was a great day on Tuesday when Vermont became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage and the first state in the country to enact it without a court order.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

American Reporter

Inauguration DayLIVE-Link Social Media to Bring Galas Home

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

Manchester Journal

Inevitable consequences

Inevitably, violating principles of sustainable spending has both fiscal and political consequences.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Tax, Opinion

Northern Virginia Daily

New Cedar Creek sign to honor Vermont soldiers

Vermont and Virginia sit right beside each other in an alphabetical list, and when it comes to the Battle of Cedar Creek, they're just as intertwined.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Arts, Painting

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Bennington Banner

More than 200 inmates in prison because of lack of housing

There are 224 Vermont inmates sitting in prison who could be released if they had a place to live, according to data from the Department of Corrections.

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The Bennington Banner

State hires D.C. firm to help defend GMO law

Attorney General Bill Sorrell said Monday that the state has retained a Washington, D.C., legal firm to help defend a lawsuit filed against Vermont's new GMO labeling law.

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The Bennington Banner

Take home the harvest with your EBT Card and Harvest Health Coupons

There are currently over 90,000 Vermonters who receive 3SquaresVT benefits to help them buy more food for their families.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Agriculture, Science

Time

10 States That Drink the Most Beer

In recent years, Americans have increasingly moved away from beer consumption in favor of wines and spirits.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The News Tribune

Movie fraud sentence upheld

Malcom "Mac" Parker was sentenced last year for his role overseeing the fundraising and filming aspects of a movie project that shortchanged hundreds of Vermonters.

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American Reporter

Make My DayMY Toboggan Diary: Fun and Hallucinations

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

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Stuart seeks third term as Brattleboro rep

As a member of the House Education Committee, state Rep. Valerie Stuart found herself in the middle of one of the biggest debates of the 2014 session: Whether Vermont's small schools should consolidate.

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Related Topix: Brattleboro, VT, Vermont, Montpelier, VT, Family, Kids

Triple Pundit

Advocacy Orgs Back Vermont In Suit Against GMO Labeling

With the lines drawn over Vermont's recent passage of a GMO labeling law, two advocacy organizations have announced that they will be filing a motion to intervene in a lawsuit launched against Vermont by national food manufacturers.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Agriculture, Science

Domestic Fuel

Vermont Low Sulphur Requirement is Biodiesel Boon

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Related Topix: Vermont, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Sun Jul 06, 2014

USA Today

States that drink the most beer

States that drink the most beer In recent years, Americans have increasingly moved away from beer consumption in favor of wines and spirits.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Deerfield Valley News

Search is on for marker

The hunt is on for a missing historical marker last seen near Route 9. The marker had been located along the side of the road, on the bank of a nearby brook.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont announces $770,000 for energy efficiency upgrades

The Shumlin administration announced Wednesday a loan program available to homeowners seeking to improve the thermal efficiency of their homes or make the switch to cleaner burning fuels.

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Related Topix: Vermont, US Governors, Peter Shumlin, Morrisville, VT

The Brattleboro Reformer

Our Opinion: Vermont needs common sense gun control

There are plenty of reasons to be proud of being a Vermonter -- too many to list as a matter of fact, but the following is not one of them: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives found that in 2013, adjusting for population, Vermont has the highest rate of guns traced and recovered in other states after being used for criminal ... (more)

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Related Topix: Springfield, VT, Vermont, Guns, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Opinion

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Construction to begin on Waterbury roundabout

The Agency of Transportation says construction of a new roundabout at the intersection of US 2 and Vermont Route 100 in Waterbury is set to begin.

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American Reporter

MomentumDINOSAUR WALKING

It was a great day on Tuesday when Vermont became the fourth state to legalize same-sex marriage and the first state in the country to enact it without a court order.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Vermont, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Bennington Banner

'Hoppyness' finds a home on the Williamstown-Pownal border

To experience a taste of Vermont -- that is, through its craft beers, artisan wines, fine cheeses and more -- merely glance to your left just before crossing the Pownal-Williamstown border on Route 7. There one will find the Hoppy Valley Organics Vermont Tasting Room, which opened on weekends in May in space within the Hillside House home ... (more)

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Related Topix: Vermont, Pownal, VT, Wine, Drink, Williamstown, VT, Beer

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