Vermont (United States)

Type: City
Name: Vermont (United States)
Country: United States
population: 767
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Marijuana study to focus on use, costs and precedents

A marijuana plant at a Colorado grow operation. Photo by Brent Levin/Creative CommonsThe Rand Corp. met last week with the Shumlin administration to lay out plans for a study on the impact of legalizing marijuana in Vermont.Rand researcher Beau Kilmer, ... [Published VTDigger.org - 12 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Favoring renewables

To the Editor:I am delighted to learn that Vermont is picking up steam on its renewable energy initiatives. As someone who has been following and promoting solar energy since the mid 1990s, I have been disappointed for the most part at the lethargy of ... [Published The Manchester Journal - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Grocery Manufacturers Association Challenges Vermonts GMO Labeling Law

Many states have citizens and politicians pushing for legislature requiring food producers and processors to label products containing GMOs, but few have succeeded in getting any legislature passed. But Vermont is a different story: Act 120, the state’s ... [Published Food and Drink Digital - 17 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Vermont immigration patterns differ from U.S.

Vermont has a higher share of immigrants from Canada, Europe and Africa than U.S.(Photo: Art)The United States is, in the words of John F. Kennedy, a nation of immigrants.When he wrote his book with that title in 1958, only five percent of Americans were ... [Published Burlington Press - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Organic Dairy Industry Accused of Blocking GMO Label

Two bills in Congress aim to fix the problem of how to label foods with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, but they each propose a very different solution.The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act, would function much like a Vermont law, ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Vermont, New Hampshire Top Melanoma Charts

BURLINGTON - The Vermont Department of Health is thrilled the U.S. Surgeon General has issued a public health alert about skin cancer.That's because Vermont has one of the highest rates of melanoma in the country.I asked two UVM students sunbathing at ... [Published My Champlain Valley - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

PUBLIC SERVICE ENTERPRISE : PSEG Solar Source Ventures into Vermont With Acquisition of Solar Facility from juwi

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Energy Weekly News -- PSEG Solar Source announced that it will acquire the ERWR Whitcomb Farm Solar project from juwi solar (JSI). The facility, which will now be known as the PSEG Essex Solar Energy Center, has ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Valley News: Vermont health website’s woes persist

and is reprinted by permission.What does $72 million get you these days? In Vermont, it has so far bought a poorly working website for Vermont Health Connect, the online health insurance marketplace mandated by the Affordable Care Act.The website’s problems ... [Published VTDigger.org - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Lesbian wants marriage recognized � so she can get a divorce

MIAMI — It's a Catch-22 for a lesbian who wants to get married to her new partner.Heather Brassner's spouse cheated on her four years ago and then disappeared, she said. Now, Brassner is legally stuck in a 2002 Vermont civil union because Florida is constitutionally ... [Published McClatchy DC - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

Sanders announces health funding for Vermont

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:MONTPELIER, VermontVermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has announced $250,000 in federal funds to help health professionals repay student loans when they go to work for the ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

8 States with the Highest Food Costs

Source: ThinkstockFood prices are something that influence the quality of life for everyone, no matter what part of the country you live in. They can be determined by a huge variety of factors and can change on an hour-to-hour, minute-by-minute basis ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

New Hampshire leads states in drinking wine, hard liquor

America’s consumption of alcohol is low compared with that in other countries, but certain U.S. states still seem quite parched.No state handles its alcohol quite like New Hampshire, according to per capita consumption data shared by the Beer Institute. ... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Jul 30 2014]

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...family medical leave policy right here in North Carolina," said Allan Freyer, Director of the Workers Rights Project at the N C Justice Center. "The whole economy gains when working families have enough money in their pockets to cover the basics and maintain their economic stability during a family health crisis or following the birth or adoption of a baby."
"We know the beef industry has environmental impacts, but it has environmental benefits too, and so we just want some balance to the story."
...it feels like 2004, when the Greenspan Fed found itself badly behind the curve, suddenly switching from nonchalance in May to rate rises in June. "They may have left it too late again: the risk is a reckoning point when rates rise abruptly" said Jens Nordvig, from Nomura
...Thomas, considered in 2010 by President Obama for a seat on the Supreme Court, issued a strongly worded dissent saying his colleagues went too far. "Carrying concealed weapons in public by definition does not inherently involve defense of hearth and home, so the core of the Second Amendment is not implicated."

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Finding the middle ground in the marriage debate [Published Catholic Spirit, Diocese of St Paul - 11 hours ago]
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Marijuana study to focus on use, costs and prec... [Published VTDigger.org - 12 hours ago]
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Lismore athlete to represent Australia in US co... [Published Lismore Northern Star - 12 hours ago]
Carving Studio Brings Rare Italian Craft To Wes... [Published Vermont Public Radio - 13 hours ago]
U.S. Forest Service Announces Support for Commu... [Published Southeastgreen.com - 13 hours ago]
The Insurance Industry Is Risky. Federal Regula... [Published BusinessWeek - 13 hours ago]
Favoring renewables [Published The Manchester Journal - 13 hours ago]
Downhill ever since [Published The Manchester Journal - 13 hours ago]
Should We Return The Nutrients In Our Pee Back ... [Published NPR - 14 hours ago]
Report: Calif. Ranks 19th for Return on Investm... [Published California Healthline - 14 hours ago]
Ben & Jerry's GMO Food Fight [Published BusinessWeek - 14 hours ago]
New York Ranked Second-Best State For Women [Published Daily Voice - 14 hours ago]
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History for August 1 [Published MuskegonPundit - 5 hours ago]
History for August 1 - On-This-Day.com :  World Breastfeeding Week begins (Aug 1-7). See  www.lalecheleague.org Lollapalooza, Grant Park, Chicago, IL (Aug 1-3). 23rd anniversary. See  www.lollapalooza.com Twins Day Festival, Twinsburg, ...
Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Dri... [Published TIME.com - Jul 31 2014]
Citing concerns about equal justice in sentencing, Attorney General Eric Holder has decided to oppose certain statistical tools used in determining jail time, putting the Obama administration at odds with a popular and increasingly effective method for ...
Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Dri... [Published Swampland - Jul 31 2014]
Citing concerns about equal justice in sentencing, Attorney General Eric Holder has decided to oppose certain statistical tools used in determining jail time, putting the Obama administration at odds with a popular and increasingly effective method for ...
Report: Feds Release Far More Illegal Aliens in... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 30 2014]
HOUSTON, Texas--Amid the border crisis, President Obama's Health and Human Services (HHS) has been quietly releasing illegal immigrant minors onto U.S. soil. According to HHS' Office of Refugee and Resettlement, a total of  30,340  unaccompanied minors ...
8 States with the Highest Food Costs [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 30 2014]
Source: Thinkstock Food prices are something that influence the quality of life for everyone, no matter what part of the country you live in. They can be determined by a huge variety of factors and can change on an hour-to-hour, minute-by-minute basis ...
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