• Painting Pumpkins - 10/23/2014 10:14 AM EDT
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  • @theMarket - 10/20/2014 10:36 AM EDT
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  • Journal about to launch 'new look' - 10/22/2014 03:41 PM EDT
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    The real failure of education

    10/22/2014 03:03 PM EDT
    In early November, Americans will be called upon to choose the people who will dictate policy for the next two years. Despite the obvious importance of these choices, 
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    Why I'm running
    10/22/2014 02:34 PM EDT - I am proud to be the Independent candidate for Bennington County State's Attorney. I have lived in Bennington County for the past 14 years. I have raised my children here. I feel fortunate to be able to reside in such a wonderful place. Full Story

    Return Browning and Livingston
    10/22/2014 02:31 PM EDT - On Nov. 4, 2014, the voters of Manchester, Arlington, Sunderland and Sandgate, Vermont will have a rare and valuable opportunity. They can send two eminently qualified individuals to the Vermont state house. Full Story

    Education financing - a student's perspective
    10/22/2014 02:28 PM EDT - Act 60. The law strikes a nerve in nearly every Vermonter who has seen their property tax bill recently. Leaders in Montpelier seem to be completely unresponsive, with no substantive reforms materializing since Governor Shumlin took office in 2011.  Full Story

    Governor prepares cuts
    10/22/2014 02:24 PM EDT - A month after announcing a 2 percent cut to the current year's budget, the Shumlin Administration is signaling its intention to make additional cuts of as much as 5 percent and possibly more next year (fiscal 2016).  Full Story

    @theMarket
    10/20/2014 10:36 AM EDT - This week's behavior in the stock market went according to plan. We broke through several technical supports, reached a fairly critical level, and then bounced back. However, October isn't over and the probability that we experience more downside remains high. Here's my take on the week ahead. Full Story

    @theMarket
    10/10/2014 04:16 PM EDT - No, is the short answer to that headline. The S&P 500 Index needs to test 1,905 or thereabouts before all is said and done. You might ask why. Full Story

    Heads or tails? Coin toss decides Peru election

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — A coin toss has decided the mayoral race in small town high in the Peruvian Andes after two candidates tied at the ballot box. Full Story
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    James Corden to take over 'Late Late Show' March 9

    NEW YORK (AP) — CBS has set March 9 for the debut of James Corden as host of "The Late Late Show. Full Story
    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" star Mama June dating convicted child molester

    In news that could mean the end of the reality TV show; it’s been reported that “Mama June” Shannon has rekindled her romance with Mark McDaniel, who spent 10 years in prison for allegedly molesting a 8-year-old girl who was a relative of Mama June’s.