Small Schools are not the Problem
04/17/2015 03:56 PM EDT
Vermonters care a great deal about our public schools. Despite our schools' relatively high cost (by national standards) they continue to be well-supported overall by the communities they serve. The approval by voters of over 90 percent of school Full Story
Take Climate Change Debate to the Next Level
04/17/2015 09:55 AM EDT - It is safe to say that all or at least most of us believe that Vermont is a very special place, and we all want to do what's necessary to preserve and pass on this unique treasure that both draws and keeps us here – majestic mountains, Full Story
Brazil — Not for the Faint of Heart
04/16/2015 04:05 PM EDT - Beset by scandals that could reach as high as the presidential office, suffering from an epic drought, low oil prices, high inflation, a declining currency and a negative economic growth rate, the world's seventh largest economy could be an Full Story
The Event that is the 'Event Barn'
04/15/2015 07:21 PM EDT - Only when enough people realize that a system requires adjustment will it get the required attention. It seems it's always a small group that seems to stimulate change. We're talking about our community's economy, growth and sustainability. Full Story
Hayden Dublois: No, America is Not Polarized
04/14/2015 02:43 PM EDT - "As polarized as we have been, we Americans are locked in a cultural war for the soul of our country." Those are the words of political commentator and former presidential candidate Pat Buchanan. And they couldn't be further from the truth. Full Story
Rep. Steven Berry: Vermont's Bill to Protect Children
04/14/2015 02:45 PM EDT - For many months the House Human Services Committee, on which I serve, has been working on Senate Bill No. 9 titled: "An act relating to improving Vermont's system for protecting children from abuse and neglect. Full Story
Mary Powell: After Cancer Battle, Feeling Like the 'Luckiest Woman in Vermont'
04/14/2015 02:45 PM EDT - When I was 19 years old, I found out that my mom had cancer. She had known for some time, but only when surgery was imminent did she tell us of her diagnosis, during a routine exam, of lung cancer. She was 50, and had quit smoking the year before. Full Story
Man says he put rifle-toting statue near gas station
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man says he left a rifle-toting statue at a southern New Jersey gas station. Full Story
US artist unites divided Bosnian youths to make street art
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — American graffiti artist Caleb Neelon, the author of street murals in numerous cities around the world, has enlisted youths from different sides of Bosnia's ethnic divide to work on a peace-promoting project. Full Story
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Phil Rudd pleads guilty; are days with AC/DC numbered?
AC/DC drummer pleads guilty in New Zealand to threatening to kill and drug possession.