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Vermont Governor Pushes to Limit Prescription Painkillers to Combat Opioid Epidemic
The governor of Vermont announced Wednesday a proposal to limit the number of painkillers prescribed in an effort to combat the crippling opioid epidemic that has devastated the state in recent years. “Vermont, and the rest of America, will not get a handle on the opiate and heroin addiction crisis
Vermont Gov. Calls Crash that Killed 5 Teens 'Senseless Tragedy,' Orders Flags to Half-Staff
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has ordered state flags to fly at half-staff in honor of five teenagers killed when their car was struck by a wrong-way driver. Shumlin called the crash a "senseless tragedy." The accident happened late Saturday in Williston, the Vermont State Police said, after people
Kevin Bacon Applauds 'Hilarious Effort' of Small Town Who Invited Him to 'Baconfest'
One small town's big ambition fell short this month after they were unable to convince Kevin Bacon to attend their annual bacon festival. The residents of Brattleboro, Vermont, spent weeks tweeting to the actor -- publicly inviting him to their third annual "Baconfest," which kicks off this
Vermont Town Asks Kevin Bacon to Attend Annual Bacon Festival
Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont publicly invites Kevin Bacon to the 3rd annual "Baconfest" in Brattleboro, Vermont.
Candy Maker Mars Adding GMO Labeling to Its Products
In such small print that it's easy to miss, Mars has started to include the labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMO) on its candy and chocolate packaging. The words, "Partially produced with genetic engineering ," are printed on the back of M&M bags. You can also find GMO labels on Mars'
Young Vermont Father Torn Between Family and Heroin: Part 1
Two-year Fusion investigation follows Justin Bemis, a father of four, who struggled with drug abuse.
The Note: Trump Gone Wild
NOTABLES HOW STUPID ARE THE PEOPLE OF IOWA TO BELIEVE THIS CRAP': On a contentious day in the GOP race, frontrunner Donald Trump didn't shy away from calling out his rival "in second place" Ben Carson , asking the 1,500 Iowans in the crowd today about Carson's "pathological stories" in his book
Passenger Describes 'Heavy Thud' as Amtrak Train Derailed in Vermont
An Amtrak passenger said he heard a "really heavy thud" as the train derailed over an embankment near Northfield, Vermont, this morning, injuring seven people. "The car was shaking from side to side and I could tell something was going off the tracks," Ian Turpin, 24, from Brooklyn, New York, told
Amtrak Passengers 'Very Lucky,' Vermont Governor Says
Gov. Peter Shumlin describes the passengers' climb to safety after the train derailed over an embankment.
NY Prison Escape Search Intensifies After Bloodhounds Pick Up Escapees' Scent, Official Says
The manhunt for two inmates who escaped from an upstate New York prison intensified after bloodhounds picked up a strong scent, suggesting the escapees could be nearby, an official briefed on the search told ABC News. New York State Police closed a road east of Dannemora to investigate. A stretch