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  1. Reporter's photos deleted at Vermont borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    This Labor Day, the line of vehicles at the U.S. border from Quebec into Vermont stretched five lanes wide - each with a backlog of many dozen cars. The queue moved toward the Highgate Springs Station with the slow motion jerkiness of a wound-down robot.

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  2. Editorial: Bullying at the border hurts VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Manchester Journal

    It has to be. There's just 625,000 of us here, and it's not overstating the facts to say every visitor who pulls up to a roadside store for maple syrup and cheddar cheese, ties a lift ticket to their ski jacket or tees off at a golf course is important to our economy.

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  3. Bullying at the border hurts VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Vermont is well-known around the world as a place that welcomes outsiders, as travelers or as new residents. It has to be.

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  4. Lawsuit targets searches of electronic devices at US borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The U.S. government is being sued over its practice of searching laptops and cellphones at the border and in airports. Two advocacy groups say the searches are unconstitutional because modern electronic devices now carry troves of private personal and business information.

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  5. Presidential portraits still unreceived by Vermont courtsRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | Washington Times

    Six months into President Donald Trump 's administration, his and the vice president's pictures are still absent from the walls of the U.S. District Court in Burlington . In fact, the official portraits are not hanging in any federal buildings, according to U.S. General Services Administration regional spokesperson Patrick Sclafani.

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  6. Trial starts for ex-lawmaker accused in sex-for-rent caseRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Westport News

    This Dec. 16, 2015 file photo shows former Sen. Norm McAllister, R-Franklin, awaiting the start of the Vermont Senate's Rules Committee meeting in Montpelier, Vt. Jury selection is continuing in the second trial of the former Vermont lawmaker accused of trying to extract sexual favors from a woman in exchange for rent.

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  7. Wacky seizures at the borderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Customs and Border Protection works with 40 other government agencies to make sure dangerous items don't make it into the U.S. Investigative reporter Jennifer Costa found out how it works at Vermont's busiest border crossing. When most of us think about seizures at the border, drugs and weapons may come to mind.

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  8. Tips to avoid Border BlundersRead the original story

    May 8, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Customs and Border Protection works with 40 other government agencies to make sure dangerous items don't make it into the U.S. Investigative reporter Jennifer Costa found out how it works at Vermont's busiest border crossing. When most of us think about seizures at the border, drugs and weapons may come to mind.

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  9. Muslim woman from Quebec says she was denied entry to the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Prince George Citizen

    A Canadian Muslim woman who has lived in Quebec for 20 years says she believes she was denied entry to the United States because of her religion. Fadwa Alaoui, who lives in the Montreal-area community of Brossard, says she and a cousin were questioned at length last Saturday at the Highgate Springs border crossing in Vermont.

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  10. Man known as Godfather of Grass back in US; pot charges loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    A legendary outlaw known as the Godfather of Grass who disappeared almost a decade ago while federal agents were closing in on him was deported from Canada on Wednesday and was being held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face marijuana charges. John Robert "Johnny" Boone was turned over to U.S. authorities by Canadian officials at the Highgate Springs port of entry.

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  11. Godfather of Grass Johnny Boone deported from Canada to USRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'Godfather of Grass': Notorious drug dealer, 73, who ran the 'Cornbread Mafia' is deported from Canada to face federal pot charges in native US A notorious drug dealer known as the 'Godfather of Grass' has been caught in Canada after eight years on the run A legendary outlaw known as the 'Godfather of Grass' who disappeared almost a decade ago is being held in a Vermont prison. John Robert 'Johnny' Boone, 73, was deported from Canada on Wednesday and is being held in Burlington, Vermont after eight years on the lam.

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  12. "Godfather of Grass" back in US; pot charges loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    A legendary outlaw known as the Godfather of Grass who disappeared almost a decade ago while federal agents were closing in on him was deported from Canada on Wednesday and was being held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face marijuana charges. John Robert "Johnny" Boone was turned over to U.S. authorities by Canadian officials at the Highgate Springs port of entry.

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  13. Pot charges loom for American 'Godfather of Grass'Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2017 | The Standard

    An American outlaw known as the Godfather of Grass who disappeared almost a decade ago while federal agents were closing in on him was deported from Canada on Wednesday and was being held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face marijuana charges. John Robert "Johnny'' Boone was turned over to U.S. authorities by Canadian officials at the Highgate Springs por... An American outlaw known as the Godfather of Grass who disappeared almost a decade ago while federal agents were closing in on him was deported from Canada on Wednesday and was being held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face marijuana charges.

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  14. 'Godfather of Grass' deported from Canada to face pot charges in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | CBC News

    Authorities in the U.S. believe John Robert 'Johnny' Boone is the leader of a drug ring called the 'Cornbread Mafia.' A man known as the Godfather of Grass, who escaped the grasp of U.S. federal agents almost a decade ago, was deported from Canada on Wednesday and was being held in a Vermont prison pending his return to Kentucky to face marijuana charges.

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  15. Muslim woman from Quebec says she was denied entry to the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Weyburn This Week

    A Canadian Muslim woman who has lived in Quebec for 20 years says she believes she was denied entry to the United States because of her religion. Fadwa Alaoui, who lives in the Montreal-area community of Brossard, says she and a cousin were questioned at length last Saturday at the Highgate Springs border crossing in Vermont.

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  16. Denied entry: Canadian citizen from LaSalle told she needed visa at U.S. borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | CTV

    A LaSalle woman who is a Canadian citizen has been denied entry to the U.S., sparking more criticism of U.S. border officials and raising questions about racial discrimination. Manpreet Kooner attempted to visit Vermont Sunday, only to be told at the Highgate Springs border that she needs a visa to enter the country.

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  17. CBP at Highgate Springs Intercepts Alleged Child Sex OffenderRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... ons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws. CBP at Highgate Springs Intercepts Alleged Child Sex Offender

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  18. Canadian Muslims denied entry to the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | CBS News

    Canadian citizens Fadwa Alaoui and her cousin Fadela Boutaleb were off on one of their quick shopping trips across the border, this time to celebrate Alaoui's 5-year-old son's last chemo treatment. But when they arrived at the U.S. border in Highgate Springs, Vermont, the women say they were asked repeated questions about their religion, illegal under us law.

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  19. Vt. family visits Montreal-area woman turned away at borderRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2017 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Vermont family made a special visit to Canada after a woman and her relatives were denied entry at the U.S. Border. Fadwa Alaoui was originally born in Morocco, but she has lived in Canada for over a decade, and is now a citizen there.

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  20. Donald Trump's Backers at Border ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | New Yorker

    Last Saturday morning, a Canadian woman named Fadwa Alaoui left her home in Brossard, across the St. Lawrence River from Montreal, and drove an hour southeast, to the border crossing at Highgate Springs, Vermont. Alaoui was travelling with her two young children and an adult cousin.

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