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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Nurses at Vermont's largest hospital are back on the job after a two-day strike.The strike of 1,800 nurses from the University of Vermont Medical Center ended at 7 a.m. Saturday after 48 hours.Hospital administrators brought in outside nurses during the strike and say …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — About 1,800 unionized nurses at Vermont's largest hospital launched a two-day strike Thursday following unsuccessful contract negotiations, but hospital officials say operations continued with little disruption for patients.Hundreds of nurses, many wearing red shirts, …
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has settled a lawsuit against two ski resort developers who were accused of defrauding the state's troubled immigrant investor program.Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced on Thursday that former Jay Peak ski area owner Ariel Quiros, of Miami, will pay the …
NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on a ski resort fraud case involving a visa program (all times local):5:35 p.m.A former Vermont ski resort president who was accused of defrauding the state's immigrant investor program and reached a settlement with the state says there was a lack of oversight …
WINDSOR, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont state board plans to hear a man's request to change the name of Mount Ascutney (ah-SKUT'-nee) because it's a made-up name.Hartland resident Rob Hutchins says he recently discovered the name Ascutney is made up and the original name of the summit was Kaskadenak, …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders threw his support behind University of Vermont Medical Center nurses ahead of union negotiations Friday, saying hospital administrators need to increase wages and avert a scheduled strike.Sanders railed against the "exorbitant" salaries paid to …
TUNBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police say an 87-year-old woman who was hit by what appeared to be a bullet outside her Tunbridge home has died at the hospital.Edith Whitney, who was hospitalized on Saturday night and underwent emergency surgery, died Monday at Dartmouth Hitchcock …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars.Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the nutrition labels updates were misleading, illogical and …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union asked Republic Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday to stop deleting critical posts and blocking constituents on Facebook. Scott's office said it is simply trying to maintain a civil dialogue on social media.In a letter …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont and people who bought certain Volkswagen diesel models that were rigged to cheat on emissions tests will be getting a total of $6.5 million from the automaker, Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced Wednesday.Under the terms of the …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Two police officers were justified in fatally shooting a distraught man who was holding a pistol to his head by the side of a busy interstate with cars going by, Vermont's top law enforcement officer said Friday.Attorney General T.J. Donovan released the results of his …
Vermont is willing to pay new residents who work remotely for an out-of-state employer in hopes of increasing its population and workforce.Vermont Gov. Phil Scott has signed into law a bill that will pay those new residents up to $10,000 over a period of two years in an effort to attract younger …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's fiscally conservative Republican Gov. Phil Scott is clashing with the state's famously liberal Legislature.Scott has vetoed a series of bills dear to many lawmakers. One would have created a paid family leave program and another would have gradually raised …

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