New Americans turn to goats to address food demand

04/18/2014 03:18 PM EDT
COLCHESTER -- A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock. 
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At least six minimum wage plans swirl around Vermont Statehouse
04/18/2014 09:50 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Lawmakers are reviewing at least six approaches to increasing the state's minimum wage, five weeks after Gov. Peter Shumlin embraced President Barack Obama's plan to move to $10.10 per hour by 2017. Full Story

 
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New Americans turn to goats to address food demand

04/18/2014 03:18 PM EDT
COLCHESTER -- A bunch of kids in a minivan are solving twin challenges in northern Vermont: refugees struggling to find the food of their homelands and farmers looking to offload unwanted livestock. 
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At least six minimum wage plans swirl around Vermont Statehouse
04/18/2014 09:50 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Lawmakers are reviewing at least six approaches to increasing the state's minimum wage, five weeks after Gov. Peter Shumlin embraced President Barack Obama's plan to move to $10.10 per hour by 2017. Full Story

Industry heavyweights come to Vermont to oppose toxic chemicals bill
04/18/2014 09:47 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Global technology giant IBM has joined the opposition to a Vermont proposal to regulate chemicals in children's products that the state's health department considers harmful. Full Story

The challenge of opiate treatment
04/17/2014 10:34 PM EDT - MONTPELIER, -- An estimated 50,000 people in Vermont need treatment for addiction problems every year and don't get it, and efforts to expand treatment options for people addicted to heroin and other opiates are expected to increase pressure on the treatment system, the head of an addiction-treatment center told a state Senate committee Thursday. Full Story

New Hampshire Senate upholds death penalty
04/17/2014 10:35 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. -- After months of emotional debate, New Hampshire's Senate on Thursday voted to leave intact the state's centuries-old death penalty. Full Story

Police: Vermont deaths likely a murder-suicide
04/17/2014 10:36 PM EDT - STOWE (AP) -- Police in Stowe, are calling a suspected murder-suicide a "tragic act of domestic violence. Full Story

Judge rejects challenge to New Hampshire auto dealers law
04/17/2014 10:36 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A judge has struck down a challenge to block a law that gives New Hampshire auto dealers new protections in their dealings with manufacturers. Full Story

Lost Hank Williams recordings will soon emerge

Previously unreleased recordings of country music legend Hank Williams performing songs on a 1950 radio show will be released next month for download and on vinyl. Full Story