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  1. Letter: Panhandling is a symptom of desperate povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Editor of the Reformer: The initiatives to "address" panhandling recently mentioned in the Reformer are deeply troubling. Posting signs encouraging people to call the cops on panhandlers is an act of violence toward homeless and poor people who are already disproportionately vulnerable to arrest and incarceration.

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  2. Community organizations chip in to address panhandlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Before Tuesday night's Select Board meeting, Michelle Simpson-Siegel grabbed a burger. But the Downtown Brattleboro Alliance board president was shocked when she saw a sign from a panhandler she had earlier seen smoking marijuana with other men on Elliot Street downtown.

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  3. Migrants flood into Canada at remote outpostRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    A family from Haiti approach a tent in Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Quebec, stationed by Royal Canadian Mounted Police, as they haul their luggage down Roxham Road in Champlain, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 7. Officials on both sides of the border first began to notice last fall, around the time of the U.S. presidential election, that more people were crossing at Roxham Road. Since then the numbers have continued to climb.

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  4. Feeling out of shape and fat? Start walkingRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Diana Nyad - the endurance athlete who, at age 64, swam from Cuba to Florida - has another big dream. It doesn't involve water, poisonous jellyfish or an exhausting 111-mile journey that took her 53 hours.

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  5. Frowns on roads, smiles on slopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Snow and freezing rain made for messy commutes and closed hundreds of schools Monday as a snowstorm pushed into the Northeast. The storm left nearly a foot of snow on the ground in some spots in the Great Lakes and upper Midwest before dumping up to about a half-foot across New York and northern New England.

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