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A new museum opened its doors to the public today in Washington, D.C. - the Museum of the Bible.

JUDAH WINEHEART: I'm really excited to see the Gutenberg Bible. They've got a leaf from the first edition.

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Senator Bernie Sanders at Burlington High School student opioid forum
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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders held a student town meeting at the Burlington High School Friday afternoon to discuss the opioid crisis.

One of America's most coveted dining experiences is a 40-seat restaurant in a converted grist-mill in the rural village of Freedom, Maine.

Chef Erin French, who is self-taught, opened the Lost Kitchen in her hometown of Freedom without much of a plan. She loved the space, and at first thought she would make English muffins and offer brunch, not convinced that the village of just over 700 people could become a dinner destination.

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And now a goodbye to the Warped Tour.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "THE ROCK SHOW")

BLINK-182: (Singing) I couldn't wait for the summer and the Warped Tour. I remember it's the first time that I saw her there.

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A new homeless shelter has opened for the winter in Vermont's capital city.

Vermont Republican Governor Phil Scott says he doesn't believe the U.S. Justice Department has done its homework by asking the state if it is complying with a federal law that requires the sharing of information about immigration enforcement.

In 1963, Alfred Hitchcock had a huge amount of power in Hollywood. That's when he plucked actress Tippi Hedren from relative obscurity to star in his new movie, The Birds. It was a big break for Hedren.

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Documentary filmmaker Christopher Rufo doesn't make enough money to have to pay Seattle's new high-earners tax, but he still wants to keep Seattle income-tax-free. So much so, he joined around 30 plaintiffs suing the city.

On Friday, a trial court judge is scheduled to hear legal challenges to the city's new income tax on the wealthy, approved this summer by the Seattle City Council to raise revenue for services in a state that does not have an income tax.

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A Clinton County legislator has lost a race for town supervisor by one vote.

Senator Dustin Degree
Vermont Legislature

Governor Phil Scott has hired the Republican minority leader in the state Senate to work on expanding Vermont's workforce.

When U.S. officials feared an outbreak of the Zika virus last year, the Department of Health and Human Services and state officials kicked into high gear.

They tested mosquitoes neighborhood by neighborhood in Miami and other hot Gulf Coast communities where the virus was likely to flourish. They launched outreach campaigns to encourage people to use bug spray. And they pushed the development of a vaccine.

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Vermont State Police

A Vermont woman convicted of killing a social worker and three relatives that she thought played a role in her losing custody of her daughter will spend the rest of her life in prison.

Marquan Ellis was evicted from his home in Las Vegas, Nevada when he was 18.

His mother battled with a drug and gambling addiction while he stayed at his godmother's house. But he couldn't stay there forever.

He found his way to the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth where he enrolled in the independent living program.

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A former Roman Catholic priest who spent more than a decade in a Massachusetts prison for raping an altar boy has been re-indicted on sexual abuse charges in Maine.

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Montpelier ice rink on Statehouse grounds January 4, 2017
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Officials in Vermont's capital city are rejecting a request to keep a popular ice rink on the front lawn of the Statehouse, saying it lacks the curb appeal suitable for the property.

Developers have announced plans to build a new hotel in downtown Montpelier.

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Camel's Hump summit
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Vermont state officials are seeking public input on a draft land management plan for Camel's Hump State Park.

A sentencing hearing is underway this week for a Vermont woman who pleaded guilty to killing a social worker and three relatives.

A California judge could decide Tuesday if Gloria Single will be reunited with her husband, Bill. She's 83 years old. He's 93. The two have been married for 30 years. They lived in the same nursing home until last March, when Gloria Single was evicted without warning.

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The Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle counties will join the University of Vermont Health Network next year after a unanimous vote.

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