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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 07:03 PM EDT

‘Pee-Cycling:’ Vt. Researchers Look at Value in Human Urine

‘Pee-Cycling:’ Vt. Researchers Look at Value in Human Urine

A research group in southeastern Vermont says there’s a sustainable form of fertilizer that can feed the world’s crops and protect water quality by removing nutrients from sewer systems.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 11:29 PM EDT

Vermont Rep. Peter Welch Wins Democratic Nod, Faces Paige

Vermont Rep. Peter Welch Wins Democratic Nod, Faces Paige

Peter Welch, Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House, on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to seek re-election in November, when he'll face perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige. In Tuesday's...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:59 PM EDT

Transgender Candidate Wins Nomination for Vt. Governor

Transgender Candidate Wins Nomination for Vt. Governor

A former Vermont utility executive on Tuesday became the first transgender candidate to be nominated for governor, and she'll face the Republican incumbent, who survived a bitter backlash from his base over gun...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 08:16 PM EDT

Bernie Sanders Wins Democratic Senate Primary in Vermont

Bernie Sanders Wins Democratic Senate Primary in Vermont

Independent U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders has won Vermont's Democratic Senate primary but is expected to turn down the nomination and support the state's Democratic candidates, as is his practice. In Tuesday's...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 05:13 PM EDT

Former Exec Would Be Nation's First Transgender Governor

Former Exec Would Be Nation's First Transgender Governor

One of the most closely-watched races in Tuesday’s Vermont Primary was between the Democrats who want their party’s nomination for governor in November, and one candidate, in particular, received considerable...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:42 AM EDT

Voters in Conn., Vt. Head to Polls for Primary Races

Voters in Conn., Vt. Head to Polls for Primary Races

Republican and Democratic voters in Connecticut and Vermont are heading to the polls to vote in the states' primaries Tuesday.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 09:03 AM EDT

Northeast Governors, Eastern Canada Premiers Meet in Vermont

Northeast Governors, Eastern Canada Premiers Meet in Vermont

Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada on Monday called for the end of the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and a successful renegotiation of the North American Free...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 06:11 PM EDT

Gun Rights Are Focal Point in Vt. GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Gun Rights Are Focal Point in Vt. GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Tuesday, voters in Vermont go to the polls for the state's primary elections. On the Republican side, the race for governor has featured extensive discussions of gun rights during the primary campaigns. "It...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 02:40 PM EDT

14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

14-Year-Old Boy Uses Legal Quirk to Run for Vermont Governor

One of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the fall election isn't old enough to vote, let alone drive. Ethan Sonneborn, 14, of Bristol, met the requirements to be...

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 05:10 PM EDT

Vt. Shelter Ensures Better Match for Pet Parents

Vt. Shelter Ensures Better Match for Pet Parents

Ahead of the annual Clear the Shelters event this weekend, a participating non-profit in southern Vermont hopes prospective pet adopters will consider a series of questions as they prepare to visit their area...

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