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  1. Sanders says he'll try to block Senate GMO billRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | SFGate

    File-This June 23, 2016, file photo shows Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., addressing supporters in New York. Sanders says he'll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than the one included in Vermont's law.

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  2. Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | SFGate

    This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts _ patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in the nation's epidemic, too.

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  3. Pepsi to reintroduce aspartame in new diet beverageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | SFGate

    Diet Pepsi made with aspartame is returning to shelves in the U.S., after PepsiCo saw sales plummet following its reformulation of the drink last summer to remove the artificial sweetener. PepsiCo says it will offer "Diet Pepsi Classic Sweetener Blend" made with aspartame starting in September, in 12-ounce cans, 2-liter bottles and 20-ounce bottles.

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  4. Pepsi reintroducing aspartame in some beveragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | SFGate

    PepsiCo is creating a new diet beverage for fans of aspartame less than a year after pulling the artificial sweetener as part of a marketing move over safety concerns. The sweetener had been linked to cancer in lab mice and industry executives blamed the decline in sales on concerns people have about aspartame.

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  5. Once labeled invasive, 'rock snot' algae now deemed nativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | SFGate

    In this July 27, 2007, file photo Mary Russ, executive director of the White River Partnership, holds a rock covered with the aquatic algae Didymosphenia geminata, known as didymo or rock snot, in the White River in Stockbridge, Vt. The state found that rock snot is actually native to the state and not invasive, and plans in July 2016 to lift its ban on felt soled waders used by fishermen, once thought spread the algae.

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  6. 'Deaths of despair' drag life expectancy lower for whitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | SFGate

    This Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 photo shows pills of the painkiller hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. From data between 2000 and 2014, the Centers for Disease Control says rising drug and alcohol overdoses, suicides, and disease from chronic alcoholism - labeled "deaths of despair" by one expert - are cutting the lives of white Americans short by nearly a half a year on average.

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  7. This Feb. 22, 2015 photo shows buildings and property of Burlington...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | SFGate

    This Feb. 22, 2015 photo shows buildings and property of Burlington College in Burlington, Vt. The college, formerly headed by Jane Sanders, wife of presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, announced Monday, May 16, 2016, it is closing.

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  8. Vermont to require drug makers to explain price increasesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Feb. 4, 2016 file photo, pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington during the House Committee on Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on a decision by his former company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, to significantly raise the price of the anti-parasitic medication Daraprim. A bill awaits Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin's signature in May 2016 that would make it the first state requiring drug companies to explain their price increases.

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  9. Shiitakepalooza helps Vermont mushroom growers and aspirantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Friday, May 6, 2016 photo, mushroom grower Andy Bojanowski drills holes in a log that will be filled with shiitake spawn at Eddy Farm in Middlebury, Vt. The farm will host the sixth annual Shiitakepalooza on Saturday at which volunteers help mushroom growers inoculate logs that will eventually sprout shiitake mushrooms that can bring in $16 to $20 a pound.

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  10. Foreign investors in fizzled development at wit's endRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Wednesday, May 4, 2016, photo, Wei Wang poses with his wife and daughter in their Houston apartment. The Wangs and several other foreign investors had been banking on their investments in a biomedical research facility in northern Vermont to get green cards.

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  11. Panel: Painkiller training should be required for physiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | SFGate

    This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. Food and Drug Administration advisers are discussing changes to government programs that were intended to improve the safety of painkillers like OxyContin, but which have had an unclear impact.

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  12. FDA reconsiders training requirements for painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | SFGate

    This Feb. 19, 2013, file photo, shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt. The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday, April 29, 2016.

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  13. Vermont to target 'willful violations' of GMO labeling lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | SFGate

    In this April 8, 2016 photo, a new disclosure statement is displayed on a package of Peanut M&MA A A1 2s candy in Montpelier, Vt., saying they are "Partially produced with genetic engineering." Vermont is set to become the first state in the country on July 1 to require the labeling of foods made with genetically modified ingredients.

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  14. Rainbow-colored bird draws bird watchers to Vermont townRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | SFGate

    In this March 18, 2016 photo provided by the Vermont Center for Ecostudies, a rare painted bunting sits on a fence in Pittsfield, Vt. The bird, sometimes described as a "flying rainbow," normally does not fly north of the Carolinas on the East Coast.

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  15. A drive to help the poor get back behind the wheelRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2016 | SFGate

    The Vermont House is set to debate a bill in March 2016 that would take driver amnesty idea statewide, on a one-time basis from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30. less FILE - in this Dec. 11, 2015 file photo, Chittenden County State's Attorney T.J. Donovan helps a motorist process paperwork Friday in White River Junction, Vt., as part of a driver license restoration program ... more MONTPELIER, Vt.

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  16. Snowboard pioneer's sons burn down historic cabinRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2016 | SFGate

    In this 2006 photo released by Vermont State Parks, a stone hut built in 1936 by the Civilian Conservation Corps sits on Mount Mansfield in Stowe, Vt. Jake Carpenter, founder of Burton Snowboards, pledged to donate more than $100,000 to rebuild the historic stone cabin after his sons caused an accidental fire that gutted the building on Dec. 23, 2015.

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  17. Branded for Bernie: Dozens get inked with free Sanders tatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | SFGate

    Fans of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders are wearing their support for him on their sleeves - and on their rib cages, calves, necks and backs. Several dozen people have flocked to Aartistic Tattoo in Montpelier, Vermont, to get a free tattoo of the senator, complete with his unkempt hair and thick-rimmed glasses.

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  18. In Vermont, thorn in side of powerful faces criminal probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | SFGate

    In this Sept. 17, 2012 file photo, Annette Smith watches in court during a conference hearing on the recount of the Progressive Party race for governor in Montpelier, Vt.

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  19. Buyer beware: Solar power may be missing key ingredientRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | SFGate

    In this April 29, 2013, file photo, Jon Kirkpatrick carries a solar panel up to Bevan Walker for an installation for SunCommon in Montpelier, Vt. The Vermont attorney general's office issued a warning letter to solar industry players in December 2015 saying some could face penalties for deceptive advertising if they are not clear when consumers are buying electrons but not environmental benefits.

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  20. Vermont Senate votes to suspend lawmaker facing sex chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | SFGate

    State Sen. Norm McAllister, R-Franklin, who faces criminal sex charges that could send him to prison for life, pleads his case to his Senate colleagues before the legislative body voted to suspend him Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at the Statehouse in Montpelier, Vt. McAllister was arrested on May 7, 2015, outside the Statehouse and arraigned the next day on three counts of felony sexual assault and three counts of misdemeanor prohibited acts.

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