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Retired Vermont Judge Faces Sanctions

A retired Vermont judge is facing administrative sanctions over claims he repeatedly stole from Montpelier business while serving as a county judge there.

11/02/2014

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Vermont Considers Ban On Aerial Hunting

Vermont is poised to become the latest state to ban hunting with the help of aerial drones.

09/29/2014

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In Vermont, A Milestone In Green-Energy Efforts

Vermont’s largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such as wind, water and biomass.

09/15/2014

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Vermont Changes Vendor For Troubled Obamacare Website

The state is reducing ties to the contractor that helped design its website that was supposed to be a marketplace where people could compare and buy insurance plans through President Barack Obama’s landmark health care law but remains flawed and short of being fully functional, a Vermont official announced Monday.

08/05/2014

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Family Of World War I Vet Gets Dad’s Purple Heart

Cpl. John Demag of Vermont earned the medal during fighting in France in 1918. His 79-year-old son accepted it.

07/09/2014

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Vermont Senator Lays Out Plan To Overhaul VA

Vermont’s U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is outlining plans to improve accountability and insure timely medical services at the Veterans Affairs department.

06/01/2014

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Mom Wants 7-Year-Old Daughter To Have Medical Marijuana

PITTSFORD, VT (CBS Connecticut) – A Vermont mother wants her 7-year-old daughter to have access to medical marijuana. WPTZ-TV reports that 7-year-old Lexi began suffering from a grand mal seizure when she was only 18 […]

05/14/2014

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Vermont Moves Toward Labeling Of GMO Foods

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country’s first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.

04/24/2014

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Number Of Vermonters Without Health Care Unclear

It won’t be known for several months how many people who looked at buying health insurance through Vermont Health Connect determined it was too expensive and decided to go without, Vermont officials said Monday.

04/21/2014

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2 Vermont Troopers, Man Shot In Leicester

A man entered his neighbor’s home and shot him in the head then wounded two state troopers who responded to the 911 call, Vermont State Police said Sunday.

04/06/2014

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