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  1. Mountain rescue in StoweRead the original story

    Saturday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A mountain rescue in Stowe Saturday after a minor fell from the top of a waterfall at a popular swimming spot. The call came in just before noon.

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  2. Stowe holds 'old fashioned' Fourth of JulyRead the original story

    Saturday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The streets of Stowe were filled with people on Saturday as the village celebrated the fourth of July. Locals and out-of-towners got a taste of some traditional favorites from barbeque and popcorn to one very popular attraction: the pie eating contest.

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  3. At Issue: New beverage tax gets cool receptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Ron Hubert started scanning drink bottles in the early morning Wednesday. One by one -- and then marking each code under "taxable" goods.

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  4. Sights and sounds from Burlington's fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Many of us have fun walking our dogs, but if you're looking for a family adventure, you might try something different! Cat Viglienzoni took a llama-walking trek for Destination Recreation. This week, a number of new laws went into effect.

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  5. Destination Recreation: Llama Trail WalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "My son, who you just met, wanted a llama, and I got 12," says owner Nancy Kish. "He reminds me frequently that he's only responsible for one."

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  6. Fire on the water during Burlington fireworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    What appeared to be some tense moments during Friday night's fireworks display on the Burlington waterfront. According to the Burlington Fire Marshall combustible packaging for a group of fireworks located on the break wall ignited during the show sending flames shooting into the air.

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  7. Contamination concerns close Burlington beachRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Officials expected elevated levels after days of heavy rains. The numbers actually came in well below the unhealthy level, but the beach was closed as a precaution pending further tests Friday.

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  8. Solar array unveiled at Burlington Airport roofRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Gene Richards, director of aviation, said Thursday it's his hope that passengers will gaze down from their aircraft windows and one of their first impressions will be the rooftop solar garden. The project brings to 81 the number of solar projects in Burlington, generating 1.8 megawatts of power for the city.

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  9. It's official: IBM in Vt. is now GlobalFoundriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "They are now in an organization where they the individuals are at the core of what we do," said Brian Harrison of GlobalFoundries. Reporter Alex Apple: From GlobalFoundries' perspective, what assurance can they get that they are going to continue to invest in this plant and continue to employ people here in Essex? What would you say to that? Brian Harrison: Our outlook for the Burlington community here, we call it Fab 9, is very bright.

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  10. Fire crews save home in Rouses PointRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The era of free baggage checking continues to dwindle in Burlington.For years, Jet Blue provided baggage checking for free, but no longer. The era of free baggage checking continues to dwindle in Burlington.For years, Jet Blue provided baggage checking for free, but no longer.

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  11. Uber given green light to operate in BurlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The company that refers to itself as a vehicle for hire service allows drivers to use their own cars to give people rides using an app. Burlington taxi drivers have expressed concern over Uber operating in the city saying Uber has an unfair advantage because they are not subject to the same regulations as taxis.

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  12. Report: Vt. children in DCF custody increased since 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Department for Children and Families released its 2014 child protection report Tuesday. It shows there are currently 1,326 children in DCF custody, a 33 percent increase since the beginning of 2014.

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  13. MoreRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    We are learning a bit more about the New York State Police Sergeant who captured David Sweat. His sharp eye ended the manhunt.

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  14. Squirrel triggers Windsor County power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It took crews about three hours to fix the damage, but GMP said power was restored to everyone by about 7 p.m. The manhunt for two escaped killers in Northern New York is over, but the investigation into how they got out of the maximum security prison is heating up. And now 12 prison workers have been put on leave.

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  15. Layoffs for 3 Southern Vt. newspapersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Layoffs hit three newsrooms in Bennington and Windham counties. WCAX News was told six employees of the Brattleboro Reformer, Bennington Banner and Manchester Journal received pink slips Tuesday.

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  16. City Market plans second locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    City Market will expand and build another store in the Queen City's South End. The community owned co-op bought property on the corner of Briggs Street and Flynn Avenue from the Vermont Rail System.

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  17. Railroad construction slows traffic in Essex JunctionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The manhunt for two escaped killers in Northern New York is over, but the investigation into how they got out of the maximum security prison is heating up. And now 12 prison workers have been put on leave.

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  18. Burlington deputy named acting police chiefRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Burlington's police chief retires Tuesday, and the search is on for his replacement. Chief Michael Schirling announced earlier this year he planned to retire at the end of June, and city officials have been looking for who will be the city's next top cop.

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  19. Odd Jobs: Explosive detection K-9 teamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Jeff Luce and his four legged partner have a dangerous job. They work together to find bombs at the Burlington International Airport.

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  20. Arm-wrestling champ's winning streak started as a dareRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Cathy Merrill's Newport, New Hampshire, apartment is filled with arm-wrestling trophies. It's a one-on-one strength competition she first got her start in fairly recently.

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