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- All 4 Burlington mayoral candidates meet for live-streamed debate
All 4 Burlington mayoral candidates meet for live-streamed debate - The first Burlington mayoral debate to include all four candidates who will be on the ballot took place Thursday night. You can watch the debate in its entirety via a link within this story.
- "Back with a seat at the table", UVM professors weigh in on U.S. rejoining Paris Agreement
"Back with a seat at the table", UVM professors weigh in on U.S. rejoining Paris Agreement - President Joe Biden signed an executive order to rejoin the Paris Agreement Wednesday, one of seventeen executive orders made just hours after taking oath. In thirty days, the U.S. will be formally readmitted. “We are back with a seat at the table," said University of Vermont’s Amy Seidl, Associate Director of the environmental program. She says [...]
- Vt lawmaker proposes bill that would require African American history for teachers
Vt lawmaker proposes bill that would require African American history for teachers - A Vermont lawmaker wants to require licensed teachers in the state to take a course in African American history. "So that they have even a little bit of foundation to the history," said Rep. Maida Townsend. "A reality that has been lived for decades, for centuries, but to which many of us on the planet [...]
- This Place in History: Fletcher Free Library
This Place in History: Fletcher Free Library - There are a handful of Carnegie Libraries in Vermont and one is right in downtown Burlington. Find out more at 'This Place in History' with the Vermont Historical Society.
- VT Legislature hears emotional testimony on potential changes to 'good time' rule for inmates
VT Legislature hears emotional testimony on potential changes to 'good time' rule for inmates - On Thursday, the Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee heard emotional testimony from victims of crime about a bill that would exclude certain offenders from receiving time off for good behavior under a recently-enacted 'good time' rule.
- Dr. Fauci addresses coronavirus mutations, state of pandemic in first briefing of Biden administration
Dr. Fauci addresses coronavirus mutations, state of pandemic in first briefing of Biden administration - Dr. Anthony Fauci, in his first coronavirus briefing of the Biden administration, delivered an assessment of the pandemic one year after the first case was discovered in the U.S.
- Weather Blog: Snowy Friday, then frigid weekend
Weather Blog: Snowy Friday, then frigid weekend - Every single day this week has brought snow showers and Friday is no different. Moving into the weekend, however, the deep freeze takes center stage. Find out more in the blog!
- How Governor Cuomo's mobile sports betting proposal could work
How Governor Cuomo's mobile sports betting proposal could work - Governor Cuomo says his proposal to allow mobile sports betting in New York could generate $500 million in revenues once the program is matured. Currently sports wagering in New York is only allowed in-person at the state's four commercial casinos.
- Vermont Sen. Leahy now 3rd in line for the presidency
Vermont Sen. Leahy now 3rd in line for the presidency - Vermont Democratic U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is now third in line for the presidency. Leahy was sworn in Wednesday as the president pro tem of the Senate.
- Vermont officials to announce COVID-19 vaccine details
Vermont officials to announce COVID-19 vaccine details - On Monday the state will begin taking reservations for that age group. During the state’s twice weekly virus briefing on Friday state officials are expected to announce details of how people can make those appointments.
- 4-year-old Williston girl watching Kamala Harris being sworn in lights up Facebook
4-year-old Williston girl watching Kamala Harris being sworn in lights up Facebook - A picture of Quincy Brown raising her own hand while America's first female vice president was sworn in attracted nearly 200 combined Facebook likes and comments in about three hours.
- Bernie's mittens: Meet the Vermont teacher who made them
Bernie's mittens: Meet the Vermont teacher who made them - Sanders was dressed to impress -- Burton jacket, Uniqlo pants and handmade mittens. Especially the mittens.
- Weather Blog: Cold start Thursday, snow showers return
Weather Blog: Cold start Thursday, snow showers return - Good Thursday morning everyone! It is a COLD start across the region with temperatures in the single digits to start the morning. Along with winds around 5-10 mph, wind chill values are in the negatives, so bundle up, pre-warm that car and give yourself some time before stepping out the door. We do warm up [...]
- Now that Biden is president, here's when you could get that $1,400 stimulus check
Now that Biden is president, here's when you could get that $1,400 stimulus check - Now that he's assumed office, President Joe Biden is expected to try and fast track his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan that includes a $1,400 stimulus checks for most Americans.