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Vermont Lawmakers Pushing To Eliminate Philosophical Exemption Parents Can Use To Avoid Having Kids Vaccinated

A group of Vermont lawmakers and health professionals said Thursday they would try again to eliminate the philosophical exemption parents can use to avoid having their children vaccinated.

02/06/2015

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Man Who Lived Modestly Leaves Millions In Surprise Donations

A man who sometimes held his coat together with safety pins and had a long-time habit of foraging for firewood also had a knack for picking stocks — a talent that became public after his death when he bequeathed $6 million to his local library and hospital.

02/05/2015

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Police Find 84 Grams Of Crack Cocaine In Loaf Of Bread

A Florida man was arrested after police found almost 84 grams of crack cocaine hiding in a loaf of bread.

01/08/2015

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Best Romantic Winter Destinations For Couples

Couples looking for a romantic winter destination in America will enjoy any of these five beautiful places.

12/19/2014

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Vermont Wins $33 Million Early Education Grant

A $33 million federal grant to be awarded to Vermont over four years will be used to expand access to quality early education for Vermont children in need to ensure that every child gets a strong start, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Thursday.

12/11/2014

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Bacon, Pet Psychic Turn Up Zilch In Search For Dog

Rotisserie chicken, bacon, dog toys, more than a dozen volunteers and even a psychic have not been enough to find Murphy, an elusive golden retriever whose owner’s five-month search for the beloved animal has captivated one mountainous area of Vermont.

12/10/2014

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2 Trucks, ATV And DUI Charges For Vermont Man

Vermont State Police say a 48-year-old man drove his pickup truck off the road, piloted another off the road trying to pull the first one out and then drove an ATV, all while intoxicated.

12/04/2014

Authorities have charged Robin O'Neill, 62, with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of 60-year-old Steve Lott and 28-year-old Jamis Lott.(Photo by Barry Williams/Getty Images)

Cops: Vermont Woman Killed Ex-Fiance And His Son On Day Engagement Ended

Authorities have charged Robin O’Neill, 62, with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths of 60-year-old Steve Lott and 28-year-old Jamis Lott.

11/20/2014

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Bandage DNA Leads To Arrest In 2-Year-Old Burglary

State police say DNA taken from an adhesive bandage left at the scene of a Vermont camp break-in two years ago has led to an arrest.

11/20/2014

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‘Stupidity’ Remark Leads To Free Health Site Work

An economist who said “the stupidity of the American voter” helped pass the complex federal health care law has agreed to finish his work on Vermont’s health insurance systems for free, a top state official said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

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