Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...violence but that public safety is the top priority.VERMONT (0)Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin says his colleagues across the...1989 about 7,000 refugees have been resettled in Vermont and while none of them are from Syria, there are...
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Most Alaska superdelegates undecided on candidate pick

...weeks, and heard back from more than 80 percent of them. Of those, 359 planned to support Clinton, eight planned to support Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and two planned to support former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley; 210 were uncommitted.Three of Alaska's...
Young farmers help keep land in production

...presentations from young farmers like Matlick.Matlick, who grew up in Manhattan, studied sociology at the University of Vermont and got the farming bug while working the fields in Albuquerque. Eight years into his business, he still prepares the beds...
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Hunt for escaped killers expands to Vermont; staffer under suspicion

...expanded to campsites and boat slips in Vermont on Wednesday, and State Police said a...prison, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said investigators...weekend's breakout about going to neighboring Vermont."We have information that suggests...
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Approaching debate, Clinton, Sanders showing differences

...beginning to draw contrasts with her chief Democratic rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, as they approach their first presidential...that would meet the needs of rural gun owners - like those in Vermont - while addressing gun violence in big cities. On Friday...
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Prep school graduate gets a year in jail for sexual assault

...freshman girl as part of a competition among upperclassmen to rack up sexual conquests.Owen Labrie, 20, of Tunbridge, Vermont, was also ordered to register as a sex offender, perhaps for the rest of his life, and serve five years of probation after...
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Joe says no: Biden won't run, a boost for Clinton

...likely settle into a two-person contest between Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has energized the party's sure, Clinton still faces a challenge from Sanders, the Vermont independent and self-described Democratic socialist. Sanders...
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Small-dollar donors flock to Trump, help power his campaign

...from July through September came from people giving $200 or less. That rate of small-donor contributions is second only to Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who's in the Democratic race.The average Trump contribution was $50.46, his campaign said...
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GOP faces chaos it hoped to avoid

...summer slump, and she now holds a wide lead nationally over Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders.The relatively clear Democratic...kinds of things before a single vote was cast," said former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean, a Clinton supporter. "Anything could...
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...Senators also rejected an amendment Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., had offered that would have removed a provision to keep secret...the NSA."Presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., had opposed the bill, although...
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