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    Vermont marijuana study to focus on use, costs and precedents

    08/01/2014 08:57 AM EDT
    MONTPELIER -- The Rand Corp. met last week with the Shumlin administration to lay out plans for a study on the impact of legalizing marijuana in Vermont. 
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    Vermont receives federal money to attract health professionals to underserved areas
    08/01/2014 06:20 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Vermont's health care system received a boost from Washington to help it hire health care professionals to work in underserved parts of the state. Full Story

     
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    Vermont marijuana study to focus on use, costs and precedents

    08/01/2014 08:57 AM EDT
    MONTPELIER -- The Rand Corp. met last week with the Shumlin administration to lay out plans for a study on the impact of legalizing marijuana in Vermont. 
    Full Story
    Vermont receives federal money to attract health professionals to underserved areas
    08/01/2014 06:20 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Vermont's health care system received a boost from Washington to help it hire health care professionals to work in underserved parts of the state. Full Story

    Key activist urges write-ins in Vermont Republican primary
    07/31/2014 09:45 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- A key Vermont Republican activist is urging party members to skip voting for Scott Milne and the other declared candidates for the party’s gubernatorial nomination, and write in a libertarian instead. Full Story

    Drunken driving crackdown among new Maine laws
    08/01/2014 06:16 AM EDT - AUGUSTA, Maine -- A new Maine law that aims to crack down on people with multiple drunken driving violations is among several that kick in Friday, roughly three months after the Democratic-led Legislature wrapped up its short, combative session. Full Story

    Market Basket vows to fill jobs
    07/31/2014 02:15 PM EDT - TEWKSBURY -- Market Basket's management appears ready to move on without those employees who've said they refuse to work for anyone other than ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Full Story

    Report: Vermonters on Medicare saved almost $22M on prescriptions under ACA
    07/31/2014 06:25 AM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Vermonters with prescription drug coverage through Medicare have saved a collective $21.8 million since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, according to a federal report.  Full Story

    Equal pay? Three women claim Vermont agency paid them less than man
    07/30/2014 10:24 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- Three female business managers in the state Department of Corrections went to court Wednesday to argue they were paid thousands of dollars less annually than a man in the same job, in violation of the state's equal-pay law. Full Story

    Otter attacks swimmers in Washington river

    SEATTLE (AP) — State and federal wildlife agents are trying to trap the otter that attacked a boy and his grandmother as they were swimming in the Pilchuck River about 30 miles northeast of Seattle. Full Story
    Manny Roth, founder of Café Wha?, dead at 94

    Manny Roth, founder of the Greenwich Village club Café Wha?, has died. Roth, who gave early breaks to such future superstars as Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix and Bruce Springsteen, died July 25 at age 94. Full Story