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Homelessness among youths on the rise, Vermont lawmakers told
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 00:29:22 -0700

MONTPELIER -- Homelessness among young people in Vermont is growing worse, social service providers Wednesday told a group of legislators and child poverty experts.

Mountain lion is said to prowl village street
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:23:30 -0700

Social media sites lit up Wednesday after a small police department in Washington County posted an unconfirmed report that residents had spotted a mountain lion on a village street and in a nearby cemetery. [...] that did not stop people from commenting on the police department's Facebook page that gave notice of the sightings, with some saying that they had seen mountain lions before, while ...

Appeals court overturns DWI conviction in fatal crash
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:26:00 -0700

A state appeals court has dismissed the aggravated driving while intoxicated conviction of a Vermont woman who was tried for a July 2012 fatal collision in Hebron.

At Issue: Volunteering in Vermont
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:43:16 -0700

We're getting new insight into the way that people give in Vermont and how it compares to other parts of the country.

Court overturns Vermont woman's DWI conviction
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:45:30 -0700

A New York appeals court has overturned the aggravated driving while intoxicated conviction of a Vermont woman arrested after a fatal crash in upstate New York.

Minor, Carter vie for District 31 seat
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 02:36:50 -0700

As Bell County voters head to the polls over the next two weeks, they’ll be making a lot of choices, including who they’ll send to Washington to represent U.S. House District 31: Louie Minor or incumb

Education Website Releases List of Public School Districts in Each State with Highest Average Teacher Pay
Mon, 06 Oct 2014 06:54:00 -0700

SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top Masters in Education ( http://www.topmastersineducation.com ), a resource for educators looking to enhance their own educational foundation, has published ...

Bernie Sanders is headed back to Iowa, New Hampshire
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:41:52 -0700

Bernie Sanders is headed back to Iowa and New Hampshire for a handful of events that are sure to stoke more presidential speculation in the independent senator.

Scott says he can solve Vermont's affordability crisis
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:40:32 -0700

Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott calls himself a true Vermonter and now he's asking his fellow Vermonters for two more years in office.

Campaign Notebook
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:48:21 -0700

Campaign Notebook