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    More than Just Trade is Involved

    06/22/2015 02:43 PM EDT
    By the time many of you read this in the newspaper, the fate of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership, a sweeping trade agreement between the U.S. and some of its major trading partners, may be clearer. 
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    Six Is Enough
    06/15/2015 04:11 PM EDT - By now, virtually every aspect of Gov. Peter Shumlin's surprise announcement last week that he would not seek a fourth term in the governor's office has been sliced and diced every imaginable way possible by political analysts from the local general Full Story

    Pomp and Circumstance
    06/08/2015 11:36 AM EDT - This is graduation season once again at area elementary, middle and secondary schools, as students, parents and educators mark the end of one chapter and the start of another. It's an exciting time, probably most of all for the students, who can Full Story

    Southern Economic Zone
    06/01/2015 04:26 PM EDT - One of the pieces of legislation we overlooked during our recent assessment of this year's legislative session was the creation of a special economic zone for the southern Vermont region. Known as the Southern Vermont Economic Zone, and established Full Story

    Some Gave All
    05/25/2015 03:54 PM EDT - Why do people willingly put their lives in peril in times of war and conflict? Is it for love of country, or to go back to an earlier time, love — or fear — of a monarch or warlord? To defend their property, their home, village or Full Story

    Legislative Report Card
    05/19/2015 02:29 PM EDT - The first year of the 2015-16 legislative biennium may well be remembered for its unusual start and a bizarre, as well as sad and troubling end, if allegations against one of the state senators are upheld in court. Full Story

    Doug Shaw
    05/12/2015 10:13 AM EDT - Manchester lost one of its leading citizens and a link to its past last week when Doug Shaw, the former president of the insurance agency that bore his name — Shaw Insurance — passed away on May 4. Full Story

    Public Safety
    05/11/2015 04:34 PM EDT - The dust may not have quite settled completely yet over the report issued by a consulting group last week which studies the police, fire and rescue services in Manchester and Dorset, but when it does, there are some worthwhile ideas to consider Full Story

    Run, Bernie, Run
    05/04/2015 01:06 PM EDT - It's a dream come true for Vermont journalists at any rate — our very own U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has announced he's running for President. All of a sudden, the playground of presidential politics just grew exponentially. Full Story

    "YES" on Zoning
    04/28/2015 12:06 PM EDT - There's a lot going on this week on the international, national and state levels that would and probably will be worthy of editorial comment. The Pacific Trade Agreement, for which President Obama has sought "fast track" authority — meaning Full Story

    Bees swarm from truck crash near Washington-Idaho border

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say bees are swarming near the Washington-Idaho border after a tractor-trailer full of the buzzing insects tipped over, spilling its load on Sunday. Full Story
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    Will latest inflammatory comments tarnish Trump's brand?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Is Donald Trump's business empire as Teflon-coated as his hair appears to be? Trump has found himself on the receiving end of the catchphrase he made famous on his reality show "The Apprentice" — "You're fired! Full Story