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  1. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Reporter Cat Viglienzoni: "Welcome back, we're joined by Bob Raiselis, the director of exhibits here at Montshire Museum of Science. And we're talking about "The Light Around Us."

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  2. Hunting educators celebrated in MontpelierRead the original story

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont Fish and Wildlife held the ceremony Saturday at the Capitol Plaza in Montpelier. Officials say it became mandatory in 1975 to train before getting a hunting license.

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  3. Gov. Shumlin praises House lawmakers for budgetRead the original story

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    After passing the House, Vermont's the state budget for fiscal year 2016 now goes to the senate for approval. The Vermont house passed the 1.5 billion dollar general fund budget Friday -- raising 33-million in revenue and rejecting legislative pay cuts.

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  4. Students show their history knowledgeRead the original story

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    More than 200 students from 20 Vermont schools came to U-32 High School in Montpelier Saturday for Vermont History Day. "I just think it's great to have an area where a bunch of kids who are interested in history can come together and really share their love of it," said Benjamin Ward, from Montpelier High School.

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  5. At Issue: Vt. hospital encourages mothers to breastfeedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "We would try to help women breastfeed and got feedback from the community saying that they didn't feel that we were consistent. They didn't feel like they were getting good support.

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  6. Maple producers anxious for warmer daysRead the original story

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Recent cold spells have kept sap flow minimal in many areas. But there's nothing to worry about just yet.

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  7. Destination Recreation: Baby Animal Day at Billings FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Spring can be heard in the barn. Billings Farm and Museum is closed to visitors during March and April, but that doesn't mean there aren't new arrivals.

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  8. Keeping an eye out for ice jams in MontpelierRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    In Montpelier, officials say ice on the Winooski River is 12-18 inches thick, which could be a concern as it melts. River levels are expected to rise by up to 3 feet Friday afternoon.

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  9. Vt. House votes down tax packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The battle over closing a big budget hole divided Democrats Thursday as the House spending plan hit the floor for a vote. Lawmakers are trying to close a $113 million budget gap.

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  10. Matchmaking event for Vt. food makers, buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Joe Buley makes and sells soup from his farm in East Montpelier. He's hoping to spoon some of his homemade hot stuff into the bowls of some big buyers at the Vermont Local Food Matchmaker Event.

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  11. Windsor officials worry about call to close prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    "If you haven't seen this, I don't think it is what anyone would picture as a correctional facility," Windsor Town Manager Tom Marsh said. "There is almost 1,000 acres here."

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  12. Crash closes Interstate 89 on-ramp in MontpelierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The truck rolled over and dumped its load of logs while trying to get on Interstate 89 southbound. The accident closed the ramp for a couple of hours while the logs were loaded onto another truck.

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  13. The plan to close dispatch centers may not be dead yetRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The plan to close two dispatch centers may not be dead yet. Vermont State Police want to close dispatch centers in Derby and Rutland to save nearly two million dollars.

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  14. Armed robbery in MontpelierRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a man walked into the Barre Street Market Saturday, showed a handgun and demanded money from the cashier. After he got the cash they say the man fled the store on foot heading in the direction of the Hunger Mountain Co-Op on Stone Cutters Way.

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  15. What's cooking: Fancy SconesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Mix dry ingredients, add cherries and almonds mix well. Add cream and mix till incorpoirated.

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  16. Vermont police charge pair with thefts from businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police in Vermont have charged a Montpelier couple with breaking into several businesses in Barre and Montpelier and stealing a car, guns and motor vehicle inspection stickers in recent weeks. Barre detectives say Sean McKinnon and Kristina Shwab of Montpelier stole a car from Central Vermont Motor Sales in Montpelier and then drove it to R&L Archery in Barre and stole 12 handguns.

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  17. Plattsburgh building new marinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The Dock Doctors, a company in Ferrisburgh, is building the marina, which will start to go in in just a few weeks. "Starting to get deliveries on April 1st of these docks coming in with a completion date by right around the beginning of May that they'd all be installed," said Steve Peters, the Plattsburgh superintendent of recreation.

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  18. New GM at Burlington ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Neale Lunderville has been the interim general manager at BED for eight months. Now, Mayor Miro Weinberger, D-Burlington, has asked the City Council to make it permanent.

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  19. Education reform efforts gather momentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Vermont spends an average of more than $20,000 a year educating each of its elementary, middle and high school students. That all adds up to almost $1.8 billion for the state's nearly 90,000 students.

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  20. Gardener's Supply employees 'Shake it Off'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    So what's a frustrated gardener to do? How about a little singing and dancing? Employees of Gardener's Supply braved temperatures in the 20s, wearing tights and tutus, to perform a parody of Taylor Swift's hit song "Shake it Off." A verdict Thursday in a deadly hit-and-run-- the jury says former Rutland City Attorney Christopher Sullivan is guilty.

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