Burlington man charged with horrific murder-for-hire video - Rutland Herald

A Burlington man - also charged with child pornography - has been charged with ordering a murder and the videotaping of its unspeakably brutal details.

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Vermonters “in lockstep” with authorities, Fauci says

If all Americans were as compliant with masks as Vermonters, there could be a nationwide mask mandate, White House coronavirus advisor Anthony Fauci told the Vermont press yesterday.

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Sarah George to end cash bail in Chittenden County - Seven Days

As goes San Francisco, so goes Burlington. Chittenden County is set to become only the second jurisdiction in the USA to not require cash bail for release of accused offenders.

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Saying it’s no solution, Scott vetoes Global Warming Solutions Act - VT Digger

H688 offers no actual solutions to global warming. Instead it makes an unconstitutional, unelected board to do the Legislature’s work for them, Gov. Scott said.

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House, Senate agree on commercial cannabis bill - Brattleboro Reformer

The House and Senate have agreed on how to advertise, tax and enforce a commercial cannabis law. But will Gov. Scott veto it for the lack of roadside testing?

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Judge hears arguments in mail-in ballot lawsuit - Rutland Herald

An improperly cast mail-in ballot in the upcoming election would dilute the impact of the vote of properly cast ballots, thus harming the individual voter, an attorney for several prominent current and former public servants argued in a federal court in Rutland.

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Milne policy platform big on tax credits - VT Digger

GOP LG candidate Scott Milne published a large, four-color booklet of policy ideas and distributed it to the press yesterday in front of the Vermont State House. It’s big on positive change through tax incentives.

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Pandemic, drought make wells run dry - VT Digger

When everyone’s flushing the toilet at home, a summer drought can be enough to make the well run dry.

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Black teacher resigns, blames racist officials - VPR

The Springfield school district is Vermont’s ground zero for school/race news. As school officials root out racist books in school libraries and back off policies aimed at giving parents more say in controversial content, a black teacher has resigned and is blaming racism by school officials.

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Commentary: Big Cannabis exploiting Vermont- Catherine Antley – VT Digger

The experience of other states shows that Vermonters will suffer while out-of-state Big Cannabis industry is enriched if the commercial cannabis bill becomes law, warns a Burlington physician.

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Fauci “would not hesitate” to take FDA-backed vaccine, he tells VT press – Vermont Daily

The nation’s chief public health official overseeing the Covid-19 pandemic spoke to the Vermont press today in his trademark direct style.

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Diner server FIRED after refusing to serve Burlington cops - WCAX

Henry’s Diner is a happy, comfort-food kind of place. But it was anything but for Burlington police denied food by a protest-minded server.

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All-white VPR pledged more minority news, exec hiring - VPR

A statewide media outlet with an all-white news staff and executive team pledges to do better.

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Ride along with rural Vermont sheriff - VPR

As a teen, Trevor Colby used to ride along with his Essex County sheriff dad. Now he’s the Law in the Northeast Kingdom’s most isolated county. VPR rides along.

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Church Street more disorderly than ever, Burlington merchants say - VT Digger

Merchants on the Church Street Marketplace want state lawmakers to put teeth into anti-loitering law. Current law and ordinances aren’t enough, and apparently Burlington police have bigger problems.

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Burlington Council admits allowing BLM behind closed doors violated law - Seven Days

When the Burlington City Council let BLM attend a closed-door meeting but kicked the press out, Seven Days objected. Mea Culpa, the council collectively stated yesterday.

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Driver dies after being pinned between van and pole - Fox 44

The driver of a Special Services Transportation Authority (SSTA) van died after a Burlington accident left him pinned between the van and a telephone pole.

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Your firewood dry enough? Check out testing meter at library - WCAX

Sure your firewood looks dry enough - but testing equipment available at local libraries can give you peace of mind against creosote buildup and a winter fire’s failure to thrive.

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Gas prices down slightly - Times Argus

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The price of gasoline in Vermont is actually below the national average, by two cents. The cheapest gas in VT is $1.89/gallon at Costco in Colchester.

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Commentary: Former VT state senator unsurprised black men backing Trump - RenewAmerica.com

Black men supporting Trump are voting for their interests and their futures, says former Sen. Mark Shepard (R-Bennington).

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