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Burlington man dies in car crash

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A Burlington man is dead after crashing his truck into a tree Friday evening. Vermont state police say it happened on 189 westbound in South Burlington just before 6:30 p.m. The truck crashed into the fence separating the highway from the bike path. Police say...
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Vermont unveils marker to highlight state’s 1st pride parade

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The state of Vermont is commemorating Sunday the state’s first lesbian and gay pride parade, which was held in Burlington in 1983. The event in Burlington’s City Hall Park comes as parades celebrating LGBTQ pride are being held in some of America’s biggest cities.
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Winooski’s noncitizen voting expected to survive lawsuit

The national and state arms of the Republican Party filed suit against Winooski and Montpelier last fall, arguing that charter changes in the two cities affording noncitizens the right to vote in local elections were unconstitutional. Read the story on VTDigger here: Winooski’s noncitizen voting expected to survive lawsuit.
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Graduation day for Vermont junior firefighters

PITTSFORD, Vt. (WCAX) - It was graduation day Sunday for scores of Vermont’s junior firefighters. “I really enjoy helping people in any way I can so this was a really good experience for me,” said Ava Chauvin from Hyde Park. 31 junior firefighters aged 14 to 17 from...
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Capital Region reacts to reversal of Roe v. Wade

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Pro-abortion rights protests and rallies happened across the Capital Region Friday in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Hundreds, including Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado, gathered outside the Capitol Friday night. The event was organized by Planned Parenthood, who called...
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Marking a day in history for the state’s LGBTQ+ community

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - 39 years ago, Burlington hosted the Lesbian and Gay Pride Parade, the first in the state of Vermont. “One of us said, why not do it here in Burlington, and in that moment that would prove historic, we decided to host that pride march here,” said Leah Wittenberg, Founding member of 1983 march.
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$10k scholarships awarded to 15 visually impaired students

VERGENNES, Vt. (WCAX) - Providing the opportunity for students here in Vermont and in New York the chance to further their education. That’s the goal at Lighthouse Guild. 15 students have been named as scholarship winners for this year. For one recipient, nothing is stopping her from achieving her dream.
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Police: 2 arrested for distributing cocaine, fentanyl in Chittenden County

BURLINGTON — Two residents of Springfield were arrested following an investigation that started in Burlington last week. On June 15, authorities say they arrested Keeyo Jones, 28, of Springfield, MA, and Shawness Robinson, 29, of Springfield, MA. The arrests were part of a months-long investigation into their distribution of...
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Your MAX Advantage Forecast

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Burlington hit 90 degrees on Saturday, the first time so far this year. We’ll likely do it again today. It will be mostly sunny and hot today, but only slightly more humid, as it’s now looking to be less humid than expected. That said, you’ll want to take it easy if you have outdoor plans. Highs will reach the upper 80s to low 90s. A cold front will then start to move in tonight, with showers and possible thunderstorms. Showers will continue Monday, before ending west to east during the afternoon. It will be cooler and less humid.
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YCQM June 26, 2022

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - A teen dies by suicide but a community rallies to make his dream come true, and shows us what it means to live in small-town Vermont. The story wins a Peabody award and the story-teller, Erica Heilman, is here to talk about that. Also, a hiker...
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Brattleboro wins Vermont All Star Football Camps 7v7 tournament | Sports

MANCHESTER — The Devin Speno to Tristan Evans connection was deadly during the second annual Vermont All Star Football Camp 7v7 tournament on Saturday afternoon at Judy McCormick Taylor Field. The quarterback-wide receiver combo led Brattleboro – one of two new teams in the 2022 pool – to a...
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