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6:30 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Progressive Iowa Democrats Organize Draft Bernie Campaign

Vermont’s junior U.S. Senator, Independent Bernie Sanders, has traveled to Iowa and New Hampshire, generating considerable buzz about a possible presidential campaign. On Tuesday evening, a group of progressive Democrats met in Iowa to form a “Draft Bernie Sanders for President” steering committee.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

Progressive To Seek Democratic Support In Lieutenant Governor Campaign

Dean Corren
Credit Dean Corren for Vermont Lieutenant Governor/Facebook

The Progressive candidate for Vermont lieutenant governor plans to go before Vermont Democrats this weekend to ask for their support.

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New England News
11:15 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

New Hampshire Argues Abortion Clinic Buffer Zone Is Legal

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New Hampshire says its law allowing abortion clinics to create buffer zones is different from a Massachusetts law struck down last month by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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New England News
9:30 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Vermont Sues Dollar Tree Over Sale Of Jewelry

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The Vermont attorney general is suing Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. for selling jewelry that the state says contains toxic substances.

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New England News
8:52 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Malloy criticizes GOP Foes For Embracing Christie

Gov. Dannel Malloy (D-Conn.)
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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy is taking issue with state Republicans aligning politically with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Christie was in Greenwich Monday where the Republican promised to return to help defeat Malloy.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Police Investigate Death Of 2-Year-Old Child

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Police are investigating the death of a toddler who was found unresponsive in a Shelburne, Vermont, home.

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New England News
3:38 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Massachusetts Warns About Tax Telephone Scam

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State authorities are warning Massachusetts residents about a nationwide phone scam that aggressively targets taxpayers.

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New England News
12:45 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

New Political Action Committee Formed In Vermont

Credit Vision to Action Vermont

A new political action committee has been formed in Vermont. Founders of the bi-partisan PAC plan to support candidates who will promote and advocate for fiscal responsibility.

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New England News
10:15 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Vermont Preparing To Gauge Turkey Health

Wild turkeys
Credit D. Gordon E. Robertson/Wikimedia Commons

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for help from the public in gauging how well the state's turkey flock is reproducing.
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New England News
9:45 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Obama Bestows Medal Of Honor On NH Veteran

U.S. Army Medal of Honor
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President Barack Obama bestowed the Medal of Honor on a New Hampshire veteran on Monday.
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