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Death threat suspect accused of violating rules of release.

A Vermont high school student charged with sending death threats to fellow students, teachers and staff at his school, causing three lockdowns and a cancellation of classes, is accused of … Click to Continue Ľ

- Miami Herald - US

Death threat suspect accused of violating rules of release.

BURLINGTON, Vt. √ʬĬĒ A Vermont high school student charged with sending death threats to fellow students, teachers and staff at his school, causing three lockdowns and a cancellation of classes, is accused of violating the conditions of his release.

- Billings Gazette - US

Sanders: Rich get richer under Trump budget plan.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders challenged President Donald Trump's proposed budget for next year, saying it slashes programs for needy Americans across the country, while giving massive tax breaks to the wealthy.         

- USA TODAY - US

Vermont's governor vetoes recreational marijuana.

Vermont's governor refused to sign legislation to legalize recreational marijuana, unless the state's Congress makes some changes. Video provided by Newsy         

- USA TODAY - US

Governor Phil Scott vetoes marijuana bill in Vermont.

Vermont would have become the ninth state to legalize recreational marijuana and the first to do so through the legislature rather than by a public vote. However, Phil Scott, the governor of Vermont, rejected the marijuana bill Wednesday as he wanted further changes in it, according to a press relea...

- The Raw Story - US

Middlebury College disciplines students over protest of conservative writer Charles Murray.

Vermont's Middlebury College has disciplined 67 of 100 or so students who disrupted a March lecture by Charles Murray, a conservative author and American Enterprise Institute scholar, but none of the students were suspended or expelled. The punishments range "from probation to official college discipline," Middlebury said ...

- The Week - US

Vermont governor snuffs legal pot, tells lawmakers to 'get it right'.

- Vermont's governor on Wednesday halted, at least temporarily, efforts to become the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but offered to work with state legislators to resolve what he cited as the bill's shortcomings.

- Reuters - US

Vermont's Governor Vetoes Recreational Pot Bill.

The governor said he is "not philosophically opposed" to legalization, and that he'll work with the legislature to change some points. The bill resembles D.C.'s "home-grow" approach to marijuana.

- NPR - US

Vermont Governor Knocks Pot Legalization Bill Back to Legislature.

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott said he is vetoing a bill that would have made the state the first to legalize marijuana through legislation rather than a ballot measure, but he also left the door open for legalization.

- Wall Street Journal - US

You'll love college's 'sanctions' for left-wing students after violent protest injured professor.

You'll no doubt recall the left-wing student protest at Vermont's Middlebury College in March¬†that¬†resulted not only in a conservative speaker's talk being shut down but…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Vermont Gov. Vetoes Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana, Sends It Back For Some Changes.

Vermont residents will have to put off their dream of lighting up a legal joint for a bit longer after the state's governor vetoed a bill legalizing small amounts recreational marijuana, and instead sent it back to legislators for some revisions. At a press conference today, Gov. Phil Scott said lawmakers have some work to ...

- The Consumerist - US

WATCH: Bernie Sanders slams Trump's 'grotesquely immoral' budget

Bernie Sanders ripped President Donald Trump's proposed budget Wednesday after the administration released an outline of their plan. The Vermont senator appeared on NBC to say that the proposal was grotesquely immoral.' That budget that Trump has presented is a grotesquely immoral budget,' he said...

- The Raw Story - US

Vermont governor snuffs legal pot, tells lawmakers to 'get it right'

Vermont's governor on Wednesday halted, at least temporarily, efforts to become the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but offered to work with state legislators to resolve what he cited as the bill's shortcomings. In vetoing the measure to decriminalize possessio...

- The Raw Story - US

Bernie Sanders slams Trumpcare in just 3 words

The Congressional Budget Office released its newest findings on the American Health Care Act and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders was having none of it. The CBO's latest report notes that 23 million people would lose health insurance coverage within the next ten years thanks to the bill the U.S. House has already passed. ...

- Mashable! - US

No charges planned over protest of college guest speaker

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. " A Vermont police department says it doesn't plan to file criminal charges in the March protest of a college guest speaker who co-wrote a book discussing racial differences in intelligence.The Manchester Police...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vermont's Governor Vetoes Marijuana Legalization Bill Over Concerns About Driver Impairment

Republican Gov. Phil Scott cited absence of a roadside sobriety test for THC.

- Reason.com - US

Vermont governor snuffs legal pot, tells lawmakers to 'get it right'

Scott said the bill should "make clear" that there will be no change in current penalties for giving or selling the drug to minors under 21 or near schools, and it should have stiffer penalties for smoking marijuana while driving or in front of children. Of the eight states and the District of Columbia that have legalized ...

- Yahoo! News - US

'I'm not sure the time is right now': Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legalization bill

AP Photo/Esteban Felix Republican Gov. Phil Scott said on Wednesday he will veto legislation that would have made Vermont the ninth state to legalize marijuana. "We must get this right," Scott said during a Wednesday press conference. "I think we need to move a little bit slower. I'm not sure the time is right now," Scott ...

- Business Insider - US

Vermont governor to veto marijuana legalization bill

Vermont would have been the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of pot.         

- USA TODAY - US

California's looming single-payer disaster

Progressives advocating single-payer health care need to face financial reality. Vermont had to abandon its attempts to impose a single-payer health-care system when its greatest champion, Gov. Peter Shumlin, discovered that it would cost far more than he had anticipated. Similarly, last year Colorado voters resoundingly ...

- The Week - US

Vermont governor set to announce decision on marijuana bill

Vermont could become the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of pot.         

- USA TODAY - US

No bail for suspect in city's 1st murder in nearly a century

MONTPELIER, Vt. " A suspect in the first murder in Vermont's capital city in nearly a century pleaded not guilty Monday and was ordered held without bail.Jayveon Caballero, 30, waved to his supporters when he was brought into...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

California's Single-Payer Health Care Plan Would Cost More Than the State's Whole Budget

Like in Colorado, New York, and Vermont, California is learning that a single-payer plan would be prohibitively expensive.

- Reason.com - US

This is the new best whiskey in the world, according to an international spirits competition

WhistlepigIt you want to sip the finest whiskey in the world, the name you'll need to know is WhistlePig. The Vermont distillery's Boss Hog IV "The Black Prince" bottle was recently awarded the titles of "best in show whiskey" and "best rye whiskey" by the judges of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The fourth ...

- Business Insider - US

No bail for suspect in city's 1st murder in nearly a century

A suspect in the first murder in Vermont's capital city in nearly a century pleaded not guilty Monday and was ordered held without bail.

- FOX News - US

Class-Action Suit Wants DNC, Wasserman Schultz to Repay Sanders Supporters

The Democratic National Committee is battling a class action lawsuit essentially accusing the party of election fraud, alleging party officials worked during the 2016 presidential race to disenfranchise supporters of former Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders...

- Newsmax - US

U.S. accuses Massachusetts hedge fund manager of fraud

A Massachusetts hedge fund manager has been arrested and accused of misappropriating millions of dollars from investors and engaging in a Ponzi-like scheme, U.S. authorities said. Yasuna Murakami, who managed Cambridge, Massachusetts-based MC2 Capital Management LLC, was arrested in Vermont on Saturday and charged in a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Airbnb Has Come to a Vermont Town and Some Residents Are Worried

The dichotomy of Airbnb: Money for some residents, higher prices for others. -Jason Clampet

- Skift - US

#AM_Equality Tipsheet: May 19, 2017

SEVENTEEN STATES AND DC JOIN ‘FRIEND OF THE COURT’ BRIEF SUPPORTING GAVIN GRIMM: The states -- New York, Washington, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia -- and the District of Columbia have ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Nevada becomes latest state to ban harmful 'ex-gay therapy' for minors

Following Gov. Brian Sandoval's signature, Nevada has joined California, Connecticut, Illinois, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington, D.C in banning health professionals from subjecting minors to ex-gay therapy,' a harmful procedure that has been disavowed by medical experts': The bill, sponsored by Sen. ...

- Daily Kos - US

USA: An appetite for New England

The fame of Newfane as a culinary oasis may be known in southern Vermont but it has not travelled throughout New England.When I told a couple of well-travelled women in Portland, Maine, I would be staying at the Four Columns Inn...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vermont becomes latest state to protect journalists' sources

MONTPELIER, Vt. " Vermont has become the latest state to enact a law that protects journalists and their sources.Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday signed a new law that creates a legal protection for information given...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Vermont becomes latest state to protect journalists' sources

Vermont has become the latest state to enact a law that protects journalists and their sources. Republican Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday signed a new law that creates a legal protection for information given to journalists by confidential sources or for conversations that take place off the record. That means that the ...

- The Japan Times - JP

School nickname change divides Vermont community

- Education Week - US

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