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Wednesday, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:12 AM EDT

Police: Multi-State Ring Leader Forced Women Into Theft

Police: Multi-State Ring Leader Forced Women Into Theft

Johnnie Hammond of Providence, Rhode Island, is accused of threatening women with beatings if they didn't steal for him.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 01:03 PM EDT

ACLU: Vt. Immigrant Arrests Designed to 'Intimidate'

ACLU: Vt. Immigrant Arrests Designed to 'Intimidate'

The American Civil Liberties Union says the detention by federal immigration authorities of three advocates for Vermont dairy farm workers is a clear attempt by the Trump administration to "intimidate and...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 09:32 PM EDT

Vermont Senator Has New Questions for Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch

Vermont Senator Has New Questions for Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch

As the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch moves forward, a key member of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee still wants more information from President Trump’s pick. Sen....

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 07:12 PM EDT

Low-Income Advocates Blast 'Out-of-Touch' Budget Plan

Low-Income Advocates Blast 'Out-of-Touch' Budget Plan

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vermont, vowed to work hard to save budget items from the chopping block.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:21 AM EDT

Vt. Residents Advised to Take Down Bird Feeders

Vt. Residents Advised to Take Down Bird Feeders

Officials in Vermont are recommending residents take down their bird feeders April 1 to avoid attracting bears.