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  1. News Minute: Here is the latest Vermont news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Augusta and South Portland are joining other state municipalities that are considering local minimum wages that exceed the state minimum. Council members in South Portland agreed the current minimum of $7.50 an hour is low.

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  2. Escaped inmate captured in MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Brattleboro police say an escaped prisoner from Vermont has been captured in Massachusetts. Joseph Arsenault, 22, was still handcuffed when he escaped from a cruiser at about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Brattleboro.

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  3. Vt. inmate escapes; sheriff's deputies firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Investigators say Joseph Arsenault, 22, was still handcuffed when he escaped from Bennington County sheriff's deputies at about 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in Brattleboro. And now WCAX News has learned those sheriff's deputies have been fired.

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  4. Wind turbine developer seeks connection to power gridRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Three years after a landowner and developer announced plans to explore a wind power project in a southern Vermont forest, the developer is seeking permission to connect turbines to a regional power grid. The Brattleboro Reformer reports Iberdrola Renewables has filed an interconnection request with ISO New England, which operates the region's power grid.

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  5. Newfane town officials get FEMA approval on Irene recoveryRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Town officials are still working to restore a local Vermont town after Tropical Storm Irene swept through almost four years ago. The Brattleboro Reformer reports the Federal Emergency Management agency gave preliminary approval to Newfane's hazard-mitigation plan which will allow the town to get funding for the last buyout of a flood-damaged property in South Newfane.

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  6. Public hearing on expansion of Mount Sunapee resortRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The state has given preliminary approval for the private company that operates the publicly owned ski area to develop another 80 acres of public land and build new lifts and a new lodge. The expansion idea has been around for two decades.

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  7. Head of Brattleboro Retreat leaving at end of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The president and CEO of Brattleboro Retreat is stepping down from the psychiatric hospital at the end of the year. He tells Vermont Public Radio the hospital had already undergone many changes, including new specialty programs for psychiatric care.

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  8. Brush fire consumes 50 acres in BrattleboroRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Firefighters say the 3-alarm fire consumed more than 50 acres off Melchin Road. Brush trucks, tankers and crews from a number of towns were called to the property.

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  9. Bellows Falls to discuss building detention centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials in a southern Vermont town are discussing renovation plans to turn a vacant building into a detention and training center. Francis Walsh, director of the Bellows Falls Area Development Corporation tells the Brattleboro Reformer the structure would not be a prison, but would be used to temporarily house up to 45 detainees.

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  10. Bridge work ties up traffic in BrattleboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Exits 2 and 3 on Interstate 91 were closed for most of the day to facilitate the work. There were detours through town, and that led to snarled traffic on side roads.

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  11. Peregrine falcon finds residency on Vermont Yankee smokestackRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Brattleboro Reformer reports employees at Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station have helped create and maintain a home for peregrine falcons. Employees of the now-closing plant became aware of the falcons in 2009 after receiving a call from a New Hampshire Audubon biologist.

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  12. 1 woman killed, 1 hurt in car crash on upstate NY roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    State police say a Massachusetts woman is dead and a Vermont woman is recovering from injuries suffered when their car crashed off a rural upstate New York road and landed in a stream. Troopers say 20-year-old Kaitlin Mercier of Huntington, Massachusetts, was driving east on Route 20 around 7:30 a.m. Thursday when she drifted onto the shoulder and hit the end of a guiderail in the Otsego County town of Richfield, 65 miles west of Albany.

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  13. Vermont puts nearly $2 million toward clean energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Gov. Peter Shumlin says the Vermont Clean Energy Development Fund is putting $1.6 million toward a program to help convert up to 20 schools and municipal buildings in the county to wood pellet heating systems.

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  14. Redesigning with Ruxana: Spring RenovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Spring is a great time for renovations, whether it be in your kitchen or your bathrooms. Interior designer Ruxanna Oosman stopped by to talk tiles and what's trending this season.

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  15. Police: Drunk driver charged in fatal bicycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say the driver of a Red Subaru struck a biker Tuesday night and that driver is now facing the charge of DUI with death resulting. The accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Hamilton and Sheep Farm Road.

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  16. Vt. Tax Dept. works to finish remaining returnsRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Some Vermonters are wondering where there tax return money is. Vermont's Department of Taxes is asking the last 8,000 residents left waiting to be patient.

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  17. GMP's Mary Powell on her brush with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Usually when we hear from Green Mountain Power CEO Mary Powell it's about electric rates and other business issues. But this time, she's sharing a very personal story.

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  18. Free Cone Day in BurlingtonRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    People all over the country got to enjoy some free Ben & Jerry's ice cream. At the company's store on Church Street, lines were wrapped around the corner, some 3 hours long.

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  19. Plane sinking into Lake ChamplainRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A plane continues to sink in Lake Champlain near Sandbar State Park. The single-engine plane was practicing landings and takeoffs Saturday when it got stuck and started to sink.

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  20. Police: Burlington woman cashed checks belonging to vulnerable adultRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say Jennifer Ploof used checks to pay for more than $600 worth of auto repairs at a South Burlington dealership. Police are searching for a New Hampshire man who vanished after a crash Friday night.

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