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Letter: Weiland ignores climate history To the Editor:Weiland Ross's "Climate change reality check" in the October 11 Manchester Journal claims that the climate change movement is the voice of "panic driven hysteria." Oddly, he doesn't …
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OpEd: Public records should be free for inspection Vermonters shouldn't have to pay for access to their government's public records. Government transparency is far too important to be revoked by government agencies when they feel …
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