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ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's governor became the first Republican chief executive to support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump but cautioned that he wants to know more before any further actions are taken.Gov. Phil Scott said at a news conference Thursday that he …
MONPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Republican Gov. Phil Scott says Congress has a "solemn responsibility" to fulfill the role of checks and balances in the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.Scott said Wednesday that while he believes the inquiry is "appropriate," a lot …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — From "Strike while the iron is hot" to "Been there, done that," proverbs have been developed around the world for centuries, spread by word of mouth, writings, and nowadays social media.University of Vermont Professor Wolfgang Mieder, thought to be the world's premier …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont State Ethics Commission has withdrawn an advisory opinion that found that Republican Gov. Phil Scott had a conflict of interest with a construction business he once co-owned.The commission on Wednesday approved the executive director's recommendation to …
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Health Department is going to receive a three-year, $9.5 million grant do more to track and respond to opioid overdoses as part of an effort to be sure solutions to the opioid crisis reach all of the state's smallest towns and villages.The grant from the …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is reminding hunters who travel outside the state about restrictions on the importation of deer and elk carcasses.The restrictions are designed to stop the spread of chronic wasting disease. They are of particular importance …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A report of a person with a gun led to a lockdown of some government buildings in Vermont's capital for at least four hours Friday, but no intruder or weapon was found, authorities said.Police spent hours scouring the facilities, including a five-story structure that …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's largest hospital forced a nurse to participate in an abortion procedure over her moral objections in violation of federal law, a government civil rights agency said Wednesday.The University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington could lose some federal …
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A report released Thursday by Vermont's Roman Catholic Church found there were "credible and substantiated" allegations of the sexual abuse of minors against 40 priests in the state since 1950.All but one of those allegations occurred prior to 2000, and none of …

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