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After storms passed through Barre yesterday, at least 15 people were evacuated from their homes and water washed over roads, leaving a layer of mud in its wake.
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Heavy Rains Cause Flash Flooding in Barre

After storms passed through Barre yesterday, at least 15 people were evacuated from their homes and water washed over roads, leaving a layer of mud in its wake.

Times Argus, 7/20/15

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Neil Young Chips In $100K for Vermont's GMO Lawsuit

Just before he took the stage at the Essex Junction fairgrounds, legendary rocker Neil Young pledged $100,000 to help Vermont defend its GMO labeling law in court.

Seven Days, 7/20/15

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Man Struck by Police Officer Dies

A 74-year-old St. Albans man died a week after his car was struck by an off-duty Burlington police officer. Leanne Werner is suspended from her job and expected to face charges including DUI.

Burlington Free Press, 7/19/15

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Some Families' Reach Up Benefits Cut by $125 per Month

As part of the budget package the Vermont legislature passed in May, hundreds of families that receive assistance from the Department for Children and Families will see their benefits cut starting next month.

VTDigger.org, 7/19/15

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Why Does the Public Hear About Sewage Spills Days After They Occur?

Vermont's municipal wastewater treatment plants dump hundreds or even thousands of gallons of raw sewage into state waterways. Why does it take so long for the public hear about it?

Seven Days, 7/15/15

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Swindlers Target Older Women on Dating Websites

When the Vermont legislature reconvenes early next year, lawmakers will take another look at a bill that would require online dating sites to take precautions to prevent con artists from targeting their members.

New York TImes, 7/17/15

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Dumped Snake to Get a New Home

Authorities say an abandoned boa constrictor found in Shelburne over the weekend wasn't a threat to anyone — but small rodents probably wouldn't agree. The snake will get new owners this week.

WCAX, 7/19/15

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Today: Mostly sunny, not as humid


Tomorrow: Mix of sun & clouds; afternoon showers, thunderstorms

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