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Police chief pushes federal prosecution in Sawyer case

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By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger.org Jack Sawyer talks with his defense attorneys during his bail review hearing on April 25. Pool photo by Robert Layman/Rutland Herald Fair Haven Police Chief Bill Humphries says he has tried several avenues to get federal prosecuto... More »

Feds sending $2M more for state addiction programs

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By Mike Faher, VTDigger.org RICHMOND – Vermont’s efforts to combat the opioid epidemic are getting a $2 million boost from the federal government. The additional funding, announced Monday by U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., will expand state programs like drug ... More »

Scott may skip Thunder Road this season

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By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org Gov. Phil Scott says he may not race cars at Thunder Road this season because of potential gun rights protests. Scott has taken a lot of heat from his Republican base for signing sweeping gun restrictions into law earlier this mo... More »

Scott administration looks to impose student ratios

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By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger.org The Scott administration introduced a new proposal Tuesday that sets a threshold student-to-staff ratio for schools. Schools that fail to meet the target would be fined. The statewide average student-to-staff ratio is 4 to... More »