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    Vermont gets 2 new top human resources officials

    08/19/2014 03:40 PM EDT
    MONTPELIER (AP) - The department of Vermont state government responsible for managing the state's workforce will have two new leaders starting next month. 
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    Vermont Health Department fears 'spice' usage
    08/19/2014 03:38 PM EDT - BURLINGTON (AP) - Officials at the Vermont Health Department say they're concerned about a number of overdoses involving the synthetic drug known as spice that have been reported recently in New Hampshire. Full Story

    North Adams cab company likely will need to find new home
    08/19/2014 02:51 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- With his company stretching the bounds of "home business," the owner of City Cab likely will have to find a new place to set up shop. Full Story

    Establishment Vermont GOP candidate to skip primary debate
    08/19/2014 10:41 AM EDT - ESSEX (AP) - The Republican gubernatorial hopeful considered to be the candidate of the Vermont party says he's not going to attend a debate in Essex. Full Story

    Secretary of State gives Vermont primary info
    08/19/2014 08:21 AM EDT - MONTPELER (AP) - Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos is reminding people about the requirements to vote in the upcoming primary election. Full Story

    Jeffords remembered for fierce independence
    08/19/2014 10:47 PM EDT - MONTPELIER -- For most of his career, Jim Jeffords was one of a now all-but-vanished breed - a moderate-to-liberal Northeast Republican who championed the environment, education and the rights of disabled Americans. Full Story

    Vermont Air Guard members out of hospital after toxic fuel spill
    08/19/2014 01:23 PM EDT - SOUTH BURLINGTON -- Six members of the Vermont Air National Guard returned to work Friday after being hospitalized due to exposure to a toxic fuel spill, Guard officials said. Guard spokesman Maj. Chris Gookin said the Guard members were given first aid treatment and later transported to Fletcher Allen Health Care in an ambulance after experiencing a bad taste in their mouths. Full Story

    Ruling forces Vermont to share cost of adding regional transmission
    08/19/2014 01:17 PM EDT - Vermont electric customers could be on the hook for the cost of out-of-state transmission projects as the result of a federal court decision Friday. The U.S. Court of Appeals -- D.C. Circuit upheld an order by federal energy regulators requiring regional planning for transmission projects designed to connect renewable power to the grid. Full Story

    Sen. James Jeffords dies at 80
    08/19/2014 01:15 PM EDT - Sen. Jim Jeffords died Monday morning at the Knollwood Military Retirement Residence in Washington, D.C. He was 80 years old. Jeffords had lived at Knollwood since his wife died of ovarian cancer eight years ago. The Vermont congressman and senator served 32 years in Congress until he retired in 2006 after he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Full Story

    Unemployment ticked up to 3.7 percent in July
    08/19/2014 01:13 PM EDT - Vermont's unemployment rate ticked up to 3.7 percent in July, according to the latest monthly estimates from the Vermont Department of Labor. The national rate is 6.2 percent. Vermont is tied with South Dakota for the third lowest unemployment rates. Annie Noonan, the commissioner of the Vermont Department of Labor, said in a press release that slight increases in the state's Full Story

    86-year-old Utah woman writes romance novel

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An 86-year-old Utah woman became a first-time novelist by writing a steamy romance novel about a bored housewife. Full Story
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    NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?

    Report says Rihanna, Katy Perry and Coldplay may have been asked to contribute to play halftime show.