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Vermont Pharmacies Can Now Sell Overdose Drug Without Requiring A Prescription

A drug that can counteract the effects of an opiate overdose can now be sold by any Vermont pharmacy without a prescription, state health officials announced Thursday.
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As Tropical Storm Irene roared through Vermont, I was at home in the Northeast Kingdom, anxiously waiting for the rain and winds to make their way to my house in Lyndonville. A reporter at the time, I’d placed my hip boots, rain jacket and pants by the door, filled my car’s gas tank, and was ready to head out into the weather to report on damage and talk to victims.

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On August 28, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene brought torrential rain and historic flooding to Vermont. The storm stranded thousands behind washed out roads, destroyed dozens of homes, and changed the landscape of Vermont.

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says despite resignations by a number of staff members of the newly-formed political organization Our Revolution, he’s confident the group will advance his agenda. 

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The state of financial literacy in America could use some improvement. How do Vermonters stack up? We're looking at financial literacy in our state. 

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Plainfield artist and illustrator Jenni Bee's latest endeavor uses a common site in many town centers to showcase the artwork of others.

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Under Pressure From Residents, Dartmouth Re-Excavates Hazardous Waste Site

Despite having declared the site clean four years ago, Dartmouth College is re-excavating a burial plot of hazardous waste. A group of local residents is pressuring the college to do a more comprehensive cleanup.
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'StoryCorps' Vermont: The Joy Of Family

Victoria and Alex Pial came to Vermont from Sudan to make a life in America. In their conversation recorded at the StoryCorps Mobile Booth in Burlington, they talk about the joy of having a family and share their gratitude for the people in Vermont who’ve helped them make this country their home.
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'Cow' Or 'Ke-ow'? The Past, Present And Future Of The Vermont Accent

In the inaugural episode of Brave Little State, VPR's new, people-powered journalism podcast, we tackle a question about the history of the Vermont accent, and a question about a strange "thing" at the Waterbury rest area.
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While Bennington Residents Learn How To Live With PFOA, Doctors Play Catch Up

People in Bennington County have been learning how to live with PFOA in their water. Now they're learning how to live knowing it's in their bodies.
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