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President Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for the $10 billion Foxconn factory complex in June. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Zeb Towne, the elected dogcatcher of Duxbury, Vt. "I'm the only person in the country who gets elected as a dogcatcher. So, I'm awesome, I guess," says Towne. Amy Kolb Noyes/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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'You Couldn't Get Elected Dogcatcher!' No, Seriously

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Zeb Towne, the elected dogcatcher of Duxbury, Vt. "I'm the only person in the country who gets elected as a dogcatcher. So, I'm awesome, I guess," says Towne. Amy Kolb Noyes/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Can't Get Elected Dogcatcher? Try Running In Duxbury, Vt.

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In December, New York tax department investigators seized 757 liters of untaxed liquor brought into the state in this vehicle. New York State Department of Taxation and Finance hide caption

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Migrant Justice activists gather to celebrate the signing of an agreement with Ben & Jerry's that took two years to negotiate. Kathleen Masterson/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Republican Governor Phil Scott announced Wednesday he would veto the Vermont legislature's bill to legalize recreational marijuana. Above, the governor waves to supporters on election night in November. Andover/AP hide caption

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A drawing completed by both Ed Koren and Alison Bechdel, the second and third cartoonist laureates of Vermont, respectively. In the image, Koren presents laurels and a large pen to Bechdel. Courtesy of the Center for Cartoon Studies hide caption

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Rutland, Vt., is home to 16,000 residents — including two Syrian refugee families that arrived this month. Nina Keck/VPR hide caption

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In Vermont, A Town Is Divided Over Syrian Refugees

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When the leaders of Rutland, Vt., decided to host Syrian refugees, it made them a target of a national effort to oppose refugee settlement. Nina Keck/VPR hide caption

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A Vermont Town In The Eye Of The Refugee Resettlement Storm

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(Left to right) Executive Councilor Chris Sununu, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, and Indiana Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb. Jim Cole, Wilson Ring, AJ Mast/AP hide caption

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Rob Oberg delivers oil to a home in south central Vermont. He works for Keyser Energy in Proctor, Vt., which provides heating fuel to about 5,000 customers. Nina Keck/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Homeowners Who Played The Odds On Oil Heating Costs Lose Out

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaking at Thursday's campaign event in Burlington, Vt. Angela Evancie/Vermont Public Radio hide caption

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Trump In Vermont: 'I Would Love To Run Against Bernie'

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"I think that urban America has got to respect what rural America is about, where 99 percent of the people in my state who hunt are law abiding people," the 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful said to NPR. Lydia Thompson/NPR hide caption

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Bernie Sanders Walks A Fine Line On Gun Control

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In 1981, Bernie Sanders won a 10-vote victory over a Democratic incumbent to become mayor of Burlington, Vt. Donna Light/AP hide caption

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Leaving Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders Found Home In Vermont

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