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Deadline Approaches For Health Insurance

March 31st is the last day to sign up for health insurance on Vermont Health Connect for the next year. Vermonters who do not sign up on the exchange...

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66.9% Sugar: Vermont's Maple Syrup History

Maple sugaring methods have changed greatly in Vermont. It can be traced back to the Abenaki people boiling sap in clay pots. The settlers held...

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Treating Eating Disorders

Many young women suffer from eating disorders. But boys and older adults are also not immune to disordered eating. Finding a therapist who is willing...

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Legislative Reaction To School Budget Defeats

On Town Meeting Day, school budgets were defeated in 35 communities around Vermont. So, should Vermont re-design the way that it funds education?...

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The Power Of Eminent Domain

As you traverse the state on one of our interstates, you can thank the concept of eminent domain. And much of the power you use gets to you because of...

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It's Not Your Grandparents' Labor Union

A potential bus drivers strike and a new union for home health care workers are just two of the stories that have recently raised the profile of...

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Don't Ask, Won't Pay: Women Negotiating For Higher Salaries

When asked to choose a metaphor to describe the salary negotiation process, women pick "going to the dentist." Most men choose "winning a ballgame." In...

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Toddler's Death Leaves Unanswered Questions For State

Rutland County is reeling from the death of Dezirae Sheldon, a two-year old in Poultney. Her step-father Dennis Duby faces murder charges, and some...

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Gov. Shumlin On Vermont Edition

On the heels of meetings with President Obama in Connecticut and with the National Governors Association in Washington, D.C., Governor Peter Shumlin...

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What's Next For Burlington's Gun Laws?

On Tuesday, Burlington voters approved three resolutions that changed the city charter regarding gun laws. They give police the power to seize guns...

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