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  1. Grassroots Political group endorses Dunne, Zuckerman for Vermont officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The Vermont Political Revolution Party - half concert, half political rally - acted as a fundraiser for the group, as well as a platform to publicly announce 34 Vermont candidates the organization is endorsing. "We need to get people out there and voting - we need to get people who share our values to actually have a seat at the table," said Isaac Grimm, an organizer at Rights and Democracy, a political grass-roots organization centering itself around democratic candidate Bernie Sander's platform.

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  2. Panel shows differences between gubernatorial democratic candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The 'Rights and Democracy' gubernatorial panel in Montpelier hosted all three Democratic candidates: Matt Dunne, Sue Minter and Peter Galbraith. "As governor, how would you support communities trying to protect their drinking water supplies?" asked panel moderator Michelle Salvador, a member of the sponsoring non-profit.

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  3. State again expands PFOA well water testing area in BenningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Of the 432 private drinking wells tested, 227 contain PFOA above the state's advisory level of 20 parts per trillion. Fifty wells tested below the 20 ppt threshold.

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  4. Health department expands PFOA blood test clinicsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The Vermont Department of Health will offer additional blood testing to Bennington County residents in the wake of PFOA contamination in area water, officials said Wednesday. Gov. Peter Shumlin first announced on March 31 that tests in Bennington and North Bennington showed elevated levels of the cancer-causing toxin.

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  5. 4th graders kickoff Vermont's Green Up DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    TEMP WIRE AND CABLE IN WINOOSKI. IN BOTH CASES, SAMPLES WERE CLEAN FOR PFOA FIVE RESIDENTIAL WELLS WERE THE SAMPLES WERE CALLED FOR AFTER DOZENS OF PRIVATE WELLS WERE FOUND WITH ELEVATED LEVELS OF PFOA IN THE BENNINGTON AND POWNAL AREAS.

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  6. Vermont boy gets big Make-A-Wish send offRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    One very strong little boy is getting to go to Disney World and live his dream thanks to Vermont Make-A-Wish. >> I >> ONE VERY STRONG LITTLE BOY IS GETTING TO GO TO DISNEY WORLD AND LIVE HIS DREAM THANKS TO VERMONT MAKE-A-WISH.

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  7. Vermont organization preps for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    With 100 Syrian refugees set to settle in Rutland over the next 12 months, Vermont's Refugee Resettlement Organization is gearing up to help. BUT WHAT HAPPENS ONCE GREEN MOUNTAIN STATE? WUNDERLICH IS LIVE IN COLCHESTER AND CATCH UP WITH SETTLE THE MUST BE COUNTLESS OVER.

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  8. PFOA blood testing begins in BenningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    WPTZ'S JENNIFER SHEAHEN SPOKE TO CONCERNED RESIDENTS TODAY IN BENNINGTON. JENNIFER OVER 100 NORTH BLOOD TESTED FOR PFOA.

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  9. Close to 300 residents will have their tests done in the coming weeks.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Over 100 North Bennington residents had their blood tested for traces of PFOA Friday at the Vermont Health Department in Bennington. "When they get their blood drawn we collect all those samples together and send them off to our partners at the Centers for Disease Control.

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  10. Blood testing for PFOA to start in BenningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The blood draw will be at the Vermont Department of Health District office in Bennington on Friday starting at 10 a.m. BLOOD TESTS WILL BE OFFERED WPTZ'S RENEE LIVE IN THE THE DETAILS. RENEE? - FOR NEIGHBORS IN BOTH BENNINGTON AND BENNINGTON AFFECTED BY THE RECENT WELL WATER CONTAMINATION... HEALTH IS MUCH- PROCESS.

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  11. VT Gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter announces clean water planRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    As the gubernatorial election season begins Vermont's emerging water crisis is sure to be the forefront of candidate's agendas. Candidate Sue Minter is making the issue a top priority for her campaign.

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  12. PFOA testing reveals mixed results in North Bennington, PownalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Three of seven sediment samples tested showed levels of PFOA below state action stages. The other four samples did not show signs of the chemical.

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  13. More wells in North Bennington have PFOARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Of the 50 private wells tested, 19 showed concentrations of perfluorooctanoic acid over the Vermont Health Department's advisory limit of 20 parts per trillion. DRINKING WATER SUPPLIES IN COUNTY.

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  14. How does PFOA get into the water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    After hundreds of tests, there is still one concern: figuring out the extent of water contamination from the cancer causing chemical PFOA. So far, 232 water supplies have been sampled for PFOA in North Bennington alone, and another 150 private drinking wells will soon be tested.

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  15. 19 more North Bennington wells test positive for PFOA, sampling area expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Of the 50 private wells tested, 19 showed concentrations of perfluorooctanoic over the Vermont Health Department's limit of 20 parts per trillion. The samples that tested positive ranged in concentration from 22 ppt to 471 ppt.

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  16. State detects PFOA in some Bennington surface water samplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation has found PFOA contamination in some surface water samples from Bennington and North Bennington. Ten samples were tester for contamination of the cancer-causing chemical.

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  17. 'Stop drinking the water': Pownal municipal samples test positive for PFOARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    The Department of Health said three water samples taken from the Fire District No. 2 municipal water supply showed levels of PFOA at between 26-27 parts per trillion.

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  18. NewsChannel 5 Today morning headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    INVOLVED SHOOTING: A standoff between Burlington police and a man with a knife is over this morning. Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo released a statement stating that Vermont State Police would be taking over the investigation.

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  19. More wells test positive for PFOA, sampling area expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    Of the 185 residential wells tested, 104 were contaminated with perfluorooctanic acid. Eleven wells showed traces of the chemical under the state's minimum contamination threshold.

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  20. PFOA not detected in Hoosick Falls, says CuomoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday tests show the toxic chemical PFOA is at non-detectable levels in Hoosick Falls' water. DETECTABLE LEVELS IN HOOSICK FALLS.

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