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Fatal fentanyl overdoses surged in 2017

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By Mike Faher Vermont saw a spike last year in deaths involving the powerful painkiller fentanyl, emphasizing the danger of a synthetic drug that is at least 50 times more potent than heroin. There were 68 fatal overdoses attributable at least in part to fenta... More »

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Scott: School tax plan is ‘murky’

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By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger.org Last week, the Ways and Means Committee abruptly reversed course on reforms to the education finance system. The new plan introduces an income tax surcharge and retains the income sensitivity program. Legislative leaders h... More »