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  1. Last stand for school choiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Denton Publications

    While perennial Vermont political candidate H. Brooke Paige doesn't describe himself as a latter-day "David" in his fight against Vermont's "Goliath" Act 46, the state's compulsory school consolidation law, he does rather like the ending of the Old Testament story. In September, the Washington, Vt., resident filed a civil action that challenges the state's "actors" and their Act 46. "If I fail with this lawsuit there will be no local control of schools in Vermont," Paige said.

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  2. Keurig Green Mountain Volunteers Clean up 16,000 Pounds of Trash, Restoring Nationa s RiversRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 11 | Business Wire

    ... event in Vermont, and has grown to a multi-month program of cleanup events taking place in Tennessee, Virginia, Washington, Vermont, and Massachusetts. "We all need clean water and healthy rivers. Cleanups are a great way to help the rivers that ...

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  3. Capitol Watch: Cuomo Floats Special Session For Federal CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    ... an estimated $4 billion deficit in next year's budget, and Cuomo said other health care funding cuts proposed by Washington Republicans would only make the situation worse. Cuomo said he's been in touch with members of the state's congressional ...

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  4. Capitol Watch: Cuomo floats special session for federal cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 7 | NewsOK.com

    ... an estimated $4 billion deficit in next year's budget, and Cuomo said other health care funding cuts proposed by Washington Republicans would only make the situation worse. Cuomo said he's been in touch with members of the state's congressional ...

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  5. Washington honored as All-Star CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 2 | The Washington Evening Journal

    Washington City Administrator Brent Hinson believes this is a first for Washington when the city was honored during the Iowa League of Cities conference late last week as one of the frog 2017 All-Star Communities. A plaque bestowing the honor was presented at the League's Annual Conference & Exhibit, which was held in Davenport from September 27 to 29. Officials from the city were at the Awards Banquet to accept the award which recognized the Washington Area Performing Arts and Events Center.

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  6. Top New York court rules against physician-assisted suicideRead the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | Chronicle Newspaper

    ... condition and is mentally competent to make the decision. It did not receive a vote last session. Colorado, Washington, Vermont, California, Oregon and the District of Columbia have laws allowing people to request life-ending medication from ...

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  7. Massachusetts Senators Hold Healthcare Roundtable DiscussionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | jdsupra.com

    ... opened with a brief policy overview of innovative cost-saving healthcare initiatives in Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, Vermont, and Maryland. This information was collected from conversations that senators had with healthcare experts in those ...

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  8. 2017 New England Deer ForecastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 | California Game and Fish

    ... muzzleloader and regular firearms. In 2016, the heaviest deer (265 pounds) was taken by Michael Merrill of Washington, Vt., using a muzzleloader. The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department estimated a 15 to 20 percent increase in the deer population ...

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  9. Groups aim to renew doctor-assisted suicide debate in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2017 | The Post-Standard

    ... educate lawmakers about public support for the legislation and about aid-in-dying laws in other states. Colorado, Washington, Vermont, California, Oregon and Washington, D.C., have laws allowing people to seek a doctor's help in ending their life.

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  10. NYS top court rules in favor of assisted suicide banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2017 | WNED

    ... year to pass legislation to permit physician-assisted suicide. That bill did not get a vote this year. Colorado, Washington, Vermont, California, Oregon and Washington, D.C., have laws allowing people to seek a doctor's help in ending their life.

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  11. Top New York court rules against physician-assisted suicideRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... condition and is mentally competent to make the decision. It did not receive a vote last session. Colorado, Washington, Vermont, California, Oregon and the District of Columbia have laws allowing people to request life-ending medication from ...

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  12. NY court rules against physician-assisted suicideRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2017 | ABC News

    ... t year to pass legislation to permit physician-assisted suicide. That bill didn't get a vote this year. Colorado, Washington, Vermont , California, Oregon and Washington, D.C., have laws allowing people to seek a doctor's help in ending their life.

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  13. NY's highest court rules against physician-assisted suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    ... year to pass legislation to permit physician-assisted suicide. That bill didn't get a vote this year. Colorado, Washington, Vermont, California, Oregon and Washington, D.C. have laws allowing people to seek a doctor's help in ending their life. ...

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  14. 15 States Filed a Lawsuit Against the Suspension of the Program for the Protection of MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | Sofia News Agency

    Fifteen US states and the federal district of Colombia have filed a lawsuit in New York against US President Donald Trump 's plan to end a program to protect young migrants from deportation, the Associated Press reported. The plan was announced by Washington State Chief Prosecutor Bob Ferguson, who described Trump 's decision as "a grim time for our country."

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  15. Absentee voting begins soon for school boardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | The Washington Evening Journal

    With Friday having been the deadline for petitions to run for seats on the three school boards in Washington County, elections administrator Sue Meeks said absentee voting for the races will begin either later today or Wednesday. In two of the three districts there will be contested races.

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  16. Attorney General Mills urges Congress to protect legal rights of victimized consumersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | State of Maine

    ... sachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Virginia, as well as the District of Columbia and Hawaii's Office of Consumer Protection.

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  17. EY Announces Leadership Promotions in SeattleRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting. She is a certified public accountant (CPA) licensed to practice in Washington, Vermont and California, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Andrew Liu was ...

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  18. Death With Dignity: A Right or a Crime?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Pharmacy Times

    By the time of his death in 2011, Dr. Jack Kevorkian was said to have assisted in the suicides of at least 130 patients. In part because of his advocacy, physician-assisted suicide became a heated topic of discussion in the 1990s.1 Five states - Oregon, Washington, Vermont, Colorado, and California - and the District of Columbia now have Death With Dignity acts that allow adults with a prognosis of no more than 6 months to live to choose to end their lives.

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  19. AG Shapiro Sues Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Over Student Loan ProtectionsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2017 | GantDaily.com

    Attorney General Josh Shapiro and 18 other Attorneys General have sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the U.S. Department of Education for abandoning federal rules to protect college students from abusive loan practices by higher education institutions that were set to go into effect on July 1. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, challenges the Department of Education's action in abruptly rescinding its Borrower Defense Rule, designed to hold higher education institutions accountable for cheating students and taxpayers out of billions of dollars in federal loans.

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  20. Judge allows lawsuit on life-ending drugs for terminally illRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | KCRG

    ... of states where terminally ill patients can get prescriptions to take life-ending drugs, along with Oregon, Washington, Vermont and Montana. The law took effect in California in June 2016. It was approved a year earlier but couldn't take effect ...

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