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Target is coming to Vermont. Here's why it's a big deal

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Target is coming to Vermont. Here's why it's a big deal


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Target to open its first Vermont location

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Target to open its first Vermont location


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About 6.5M opioid prescription searches made in Massachusetts using new tool

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About 6.5M opioid prescription searches made in Massachusetts using new tool


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Vermont farm wins top prize for Blexy

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Vermont farm wins top prize for Blexy


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It’s One of North America’s Quietest Places. Along Came a Bear.

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It’s One of North America’s Quietest Places. Along Came a Bear.


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Destroying apathy one beer at a time

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Destroying apathy one beer at a time


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Vermont meat cleaver attack eerily similar to one in 1999 at the same address

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Vermont meat cleaver attack eerily similar to one in 1999 at the same address


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  • Target announces plans for first Vermont store
    Target announces plans for first Vermont store

    , boston.com

    SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The retail giant Target says it plans to open its first Vermont store a year from now. In a release issued Thursday, Target says that once the planned 60,000-square-foot store opens in at the University Mall in South Burlington in October 2018, it will have stores in all 50 states. Target Vice President Mark Schindele says the company’s expansion into Vermont is long overdue
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    Places: United States |  Vermont |  Burlington | 

Politics & Government

  • Survey: Pro teams avoiding Trump hotels
    Survey: Pro teams avoiding Trump hotels

    , burlingtonfreepress.com

    SportsPulse: Trysta Krick speaks with USA TODAY Sports reporter Nancy Armour about Vice President Mike Pence's controversial exit from an NFL game this past weekend. USA TODAY Sports. A year ago, the Los Angeles Dodgers found different accommodations than their usual digs in Chicago --- Trump International Hotel and Tower -- for the National League Championship Series against the Cubs. The change came afterat least one Dodgers player (Adrian Gonzalez) refused to stay at the skyscraper that bears President Donald Trump's name
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    Categories: Politics & Government | 
    Tags: Politicians |  Donald John Trump | 
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Sports

  • VIDEO: Fall sports hit the stretch run
    VIDEO: Fall sports hit the stretch run

    , burlingtonfreepress.com

    Sports writers Alex Abrami and Austin Danforth break down the fall sports action — football, soccer and field hockey — as it hits the stretch run.
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    Categories: Sports | 
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Business

  • VHCB to get $3.6 million in federal funding for farmland protection
    VHCB to get $3.6 million in federal funding for farmland protection

    , vermontbiz.com/

    Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Housing and Conservation Board (VHCB) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will use $3.6 million in new federal funding to purchase conservation easements on farmland. The funds come from the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), a Farm Bill initiative. Gus Seelig, Executive Director of VHCB said, “Since 1997, VHCB’s partnership with NRCS has brought over $50 million to Vermont to complement state funding for farmland protection
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    Categories: Business | 
    Places: United States |  Northeast |  New England |  Vermont | 

Technology

  • Don’t Get Hacked: 6 Ways to Keep Information Secure at Home and at Work
    Don’t Get Hacked: 6 Ways to Keep Information Secure at Home and at Work

    , burlingtonfreepress.com

    This story is produced and presented by The University of Vermont Medical Center Hacking is in the news again with both individuals and large organizations being hacked. In response to the increasing frequency of these attacks, the field of cybersecurity is rapidly improving our defense capabilities by developing state-of-the-art technology, such as antivirus and anti-spyware software, and much more. First, what is cybersecurity? It can take many different forms, but basically cybersecurity is the state of being protected against the unauthorized or criminal use of electronic data
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    Categories: Technology | 
    Tags: Information Security |  Hacking | 
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Health

  • Vermont processor recalls ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination
    Vermont processor recalls ground beef due to possible E. coli contamination

    , vermontbiz.com/

    1-lb. vacuum sealed packages containing “Bread & Butter Farm Ground Beef” with lot codes #072517BNB and #072417BNB. The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 9558” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were sold at Bread & Butter farm in Shelburne, Vt. On September 30, 2017, FSIS was notified of an investigation of E. coli O157:H7 illnesses. Working in conjunction with the Vermont Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, FSIS determined the cooked beef burgers that were served at an event at Bread & Butter Farm was the probable source of the reported illnesses
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    Tags: Infections |  Escherichia coli |  Bacteria | 
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Society & Culture

  • Opinion: UVM response to racial threat fails
    Opinion: UVM response to racial threat fails

    , burlingtonfreepress.com

    My name is Angelica Crespo and I am senior at the University of Vermont. I am writing with regards to severe and concerning negligence on the University of Vermont’s(UVM) part in response to the fatal threat of violence towards students of color, particularly black students, on campus (“UVM police: Student accused of racial threats,” Oct. 5). Two days ago a White student in the Bailey-Howe Library threatened to shoot black students on campus
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    Categories: Society & Culture | 
    Tags: Social Issues |  Racism |  Racial threats | 
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Education

  • UVM enshrines healthy living in bricks and mortar
    UVM enshrines healthy living in bricks and mortar

    , boston.com

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Pledges by college students to eschew drugs and alcohol are old hat. Now they’re meditating, working out, practicing yoga, eating healthfully, and at least one school, the University of Vermont, it has become a bona fide lifestyle. In UVM’s Wellness Environment, known as WE, students live in a new, big substance-free dorm, take a required class in what affects the health of their brains and bodies, and are given incentives to stay healthy like access to a free gym membership, nutrition and fitness coaches and an app that tracks their activities
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    Tags: Students | 
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Law & Crime

  • A Vermont Man Is Accused of Hacking His Wife to Death With a Meat Cleaver
    A Vermont Man Is Accused of Hacking His Wife to Death With a Meat Cleaver

    , time.com

    BURLINGTON, Vt. — Police say a man who had recently sought a mental health exam at a Vermont hospital because of worries about his relationship with his wife has returned home and attacked her with a cleaver, killing her and critically injuring his mother-in-law. They say the attack began in the kitchen of the family's Burlington home and spilled onto the street, where an armed bystander held the man until officers arrived
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Crimes |  Murder Crimes | 
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Science & Nature

  • Connecticut ranked as 10th-most energy efficient state in U.S
    Connecticut ranked as 10th-most energy efficient state in U.S

    , wtnh.com

    (WTNH)–When it comes to energy efficiency, Connecticut is outpacing the majority of U.S. states. A new study by WalletHub looks at both home energy consumption, auto efficiency, and gas consumption. Based on the study, Connecticut ranks tenth in the nation. New York is the most energy efficient state, followed by Vermont, Utah and Minnesota. The least energy efficient state in the lower 48 is South Carolina
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    Tags: Energy |  Energy Efficiency | 
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Life & Style

  • Pet of the Week: Wilson the cat
    Pet of the Week: Wilson the cat

    , burlingtonfreepress.com

    Archie has a lot of energy and loves to snuggle up and be pet. The dog is up for adoption at the Humane Society of Chittenden County and even comes with one-on-one training time. Produced Oct. 2, 2017. RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS. Breed: Domestic short hair - orange tiger. Reason Here: I was not a good fit for my previous home. Special Considerations: I need to be able to go outside in my new home! Handsome? Check! Friendly? Check! Super sweet and nice? Double Check! Wilson has everything and more of what you're looking for
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