Our Opinion: Sanders remains consistently on point

Some media outlets are using a nearly 50-year-old interview that the Brattleboro Reformer conducted with Bernie Sanders — then a Liberty Union Party candidate for Vermont governor and now a …

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Letter: Factor all health costs into reopening decisions To the Editor: Public debate about the COVID-19 pandemic understandably focuses on the number of deaths from the disease. That number also plays a major role in the debate over whether the virus …
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