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  1. Shumlin updates concerned community members on contaminated waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Wednesday night Governor Peter Shumlin, D-Vermont, was in town to talk with homeowners about the problem that now has environmental officials testing soil samples around the old Chemfab plant in addition to a growing number of wells. When Carol Moore heard about the contaminated water in Hoosick Falls, NY mere miles away from her old home in North Bennington she says she contacted state officials immediately.

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  2. Community meeting to address contaminated waterRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    There are growing concerns about dangerous water in part of our region-- the chemical contamination in North Bennington and now the number of communities and wells being tested is on the rise. The governor and other state representatives are expected to give residents an update on the water situation.

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  3. MoreRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Businesses are being introduced to Google's Street View Tool, which brings potential customers from their computers straight inside. Just one click and someone across the country can step inside Rutland's local stores with a newer feature on Google Map's street view.

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  4. News Minute: Here is the latest Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont news ...Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Portland police are investigating a shooting at an apartment building in Portland run by an organization that offers mental health services. Police say the investigation is at the Shalom House apartments on Gilman Street.

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  5. Bennington officials approve plan to build solar facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials in Bennington have approved a solar project that's projected to save the town $750,000 in electrical costs over a 25-year period. The Bennington Banner reports the select board voted unanimously Monday to enter into a net-metering agreement with Encore Renewable Energy to build a 500-kilowatt solar facility off Route 7. The agreement will allow the town to receive a 15 percent discount on the net metering credits produced by the project over the 25-year contract.

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  6. Medical Examiner: At least 10 overdose deaths in NH so far, likely dozens moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    New Hampshire's medical examiner says at least 10 people have already died from drug overdoses in the Granite State this year. Five men and five women have been killed.

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  7. New video shows dramatic 2013 prison escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The clip shows two inmates at a detention center in St. Jerome, Quebec making their escape by dangling by a rope from a helicopter! It was made public as part of the trial against one of the escapees. Police say two accomplices hijacked a helicopter in March 2013 and forced the pilot to fly to the jail, where the prisoners were waiting.

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  8. Slopeside with Nick Borelli: Cannon MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    With lots of bare spots and areas of thin cover, the slopes don't look like they should for mid-March. "I'm feeling April.

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  9. Coffee with the mayor: Montpelier editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Eva McKend sits down with Montpelier Mayor John Hollar at Down Home Kitchen to discuss some of the top issues facing the city. Eva McKend sits down with Montpelier Mayor John Hollar at Down Home Kitchen to discuss some of the top issues facing the city.

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  10. Bag jump lets athletes try out winter tricks year-roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    With a constant drizzle and thick cloud cover, Killington Mountain is barely recognizable from a distance. A bummer for those on the slopes, not to mention skiers and coaches at the Killington Mountain School just down the road.

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  11. Vt. Sex Offender Registry experiences technical problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    If you tried to check the number of sex offenders in your town in at least the last 24 hours you likely got the wrong information. The public website was putting offenders in the wrong town.

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  12. More water contamination found; 2nd community being testedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    More tests have turned up more chemical contamination in North Bennington. And now a second Vermont community is being tested for PFOA in the water supply.

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  13. Vermont widens scope of PFOA investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Two former industrial sites in Pownal are now being tested. One is the old Pownal Tannery, a Superfund site.

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  14. North Bennington water tests confirm widespread contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The state health department says 29 of the 34 of the drinking water samples it tested by the end of last week had tested for unsafe levels of the chemical PFOA. Those samples were collected from homes near the old ChemFab plant -- believed to be the source of the potentially-harmful chemical.

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  15. Jumping into the frigid waters of Lake BomoseenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Crowds in Castleton were still "freezin' for a reason" as they took the plunge, for a good cause, into Lake Bomoseen. People of all ages splashed into the chilly waters to raise money for Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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  16. Runners tackle the Shamrock Shuffle in PlattsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Barbara Criss lives in Plattsburgh and for the past several months she's been training to run a 5k race. This weekend she got her first chance to compete.

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  17. Bennington house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Firefighters say they got the call around 1 a.m. and they were still battling hot-spots three hours later. Three families in Bennington are out of a home after an early-morning fire.

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  18. Destination Recreation: Bubble BallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A crowd of about 500 people packed into the gym at Arlington Memorial High School. A close knit community, but not on this day.

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  19. Bennington College gets $90K to study PFOA chemicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont college has been awarded a nearly $90,000 grant to offer a new course and research chemical acid contamination. Vermont Public Radio reports that Bennington College won the National Science Foundation Rapid Response grant.

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  20. Another upstate NY town to get filtration for chemical PFOARead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Another community in upstate New York is getting a new filtration system to remove the suspected cancer-causing chemical PFOA from its water supply. Acting state environmental commissioner Basil Seggos says Tuesday that Taconic Plastics has agreed to pay for a carbon filtration system for the Rensselaer County town of Petersburgh.

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