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1 hr ago | 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

4 hrs ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Northern NY warehouse destroyed by fire

A warehouse in Ticonderoga, New York, was destroyed by fire Friday morning, but firefighters stopped the flames from spreading to nearby properties.

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Related Topix: New York Government, New York, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, Vermont

7 hrs ago | Washington Times

GOP candidates for governor OK with legalizing pot

The three Republican candidates for governor disagreed in a debate Friday over the push for universal health care, but agreed that marijuana should be legalized.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Vermont, US Governors, Jim Douglas, Peter Shumlin

12 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Vermonters for Vermonters benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand Sept. 7

On Sunday, Sept. 7, Vermonters for Vermonters will be hosting a benefit concert at the Vermont State Fairgrounds Grandstand from 2-8 p.m. There will be live music by Joey Leone, Bow Thayer, Jeremy Graham, Ashley Buchart, Myk Sno, Tony Lee Thomas, as well as many speakers, from Governor Peter Shumlin to many inspiring people affected by Vermont's ... (more)

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

12 hrs ago | MySanAntonio.com

Friends: Jeffords took Vermont roots to Washington

In this March 14, 2003, file photo, Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., center, laughs with Vermont Democratic Party Chairman Scudder Parker at the annual Democratic Party dinner in Montpelier, Vt.

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Related Topix: Vermont, US News, Rutland, VT, George Bush, US Governors, Jim Douglas

12 hrs ago | WVNY

US Dept. of Education Extends Agreement with VSAC

The U.S. Department of Education has agreed to extend and agreement with the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation .

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13 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Efficiency Vermont, Sunward Systems, to launch new solar water heating initiative

Efficiency Vermont is partnering with Sunward Systems and Sunnovations to launch a new effort to help Vermonters install affordable solar water heating systems in their homes.

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14 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Leaving your dog (or any animal) in an unoccupied vehicle for long is likely a death sentence

There are heat advisories across the state for this weekend. The hottest weather we've seen this summer is here.

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Related Topix: Alabama Government, Alabama, Arizona, Arizona Government, Vermont, West Virginia, West Virginia Government

17 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Senator Jim Jeffords dies at age 80

Jim Jeffords spent his entire political career bucking trends. Nominally a Republican, Jeffords often supported positions contrary to his party.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, James Jeffords, Vermont, Yale University

19 hrs ago | 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

23 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner

Single payer is the only campaign issue

Single payer is the buzzword of Vermont's 2014 election. A candidate's pledge to support single payer is the litmus test for some.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

TIME.com

Jim Jeffords

Jim Jeffords was a very decent, low-key, down-to-earth person. Vermonters understood that Jim, who died Aug. 18 at age 80, loved the state and our way of life.

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The Bennington Banner

Top ANR official calls for streamlined permit process

David Mears, commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation, told members of the Associated Industry of Vermont on Tuesday that the state must make it easier for developers to apply for environmental permits such as those for stormwater, septic and wetlands.

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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

The Brattleboro Reformer

Vermont Lt. Gov. candidate Corren touts health-care work

Some would say that was a political vacuum: With the potential Democratic candidate bowing out, Corren -- a longtime Progressive -- has been able to pick up Democratic backing including the support of the Windham County Democratic Committee.

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Related Topix: Vermont, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yelp Blog

Yelp Burlington's Evening in Spain with East Shore Vineyard

What a spectacular way to kick off a rainy Thursday evening in Vermont! Yelp's most wine-curious and rain-impervious Vermonters arrived at East Shore Vineyard on July 31, ready for a night of sipping, gnoshing and socializing.

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The Bennington Banner

Milne for Governor Campaign to host Tele-Town Hall meeting

Republican gubernatorial front-runner Scott Milne will host a Tele-Town Hall Meeting Thursday evening at 7:30, engaging voters from around Vermont in an interactive telephone discussion.

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WVNY

VT Health Officials Urge Young Adults to Get Vaccinated

The Vermont Department of Health is urging young adults to get vaccinated. A press release says every year young adults across the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, and even die from diseases that could be prevented by vaccines.

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The New York Observer

Cuomo Fails to Boot Teachout From Ballot-Again

Four Appellate Court justices unanimously voted today to reject Gov. Andrew Cuomo's suit to remove Fordham professor Zephyr Teachout from the ballot-marking Mr. Cuomo's third failed attempt to eliminate the longshot candidate from contention in the Democratic primary.

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WVNY

VSAC Offering Funding to Help Cover Dual Enrollment Courses for Low-Income HS Students

The Vermont Student Assistance Corporation is offering funding to help cover dual enrollment courses for low-income high school students.

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