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  • Vermont governor says inmate search continues, but no clues

    Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and the head of the state police said Thursday troopers and others are continuing to search for two escaped prison inmates from New York, but there have been no credible sightings in the state. Shumlin and State Police Col. Tom...
  • The Latest on prison escape: Civilian worker questioned

    4:20 p.m. (EDT) New York authorities say they have been questioning a civilian employee at the prison where two inmates escaped over the weekend, but aren't revealing any of the information she has provided. State Police Superintendent Joseph D'Amico...
  • Vermont police search along border for 2 NY prison escapees

    Vermont State Police troopers patrolled the Lake Champlain area near New York on Wednesday as part of the hunt for two convicted murderers who talked about heading to Vermont after escaping a New York state prison near the Canadian border, Gov. Peter...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    US orders up to 450 more troops to Iraq, but no overhaul of strategy to defeat Islamic State President Barack Obama ordered the deployment of up to 450 more American troops to Iraq on Wednesday in an effort to reverse major battlefield losses to the...
  • Shumlin's several accomplishments don't match promises

    Gov. Peter Shumlin has an ample list of accomplishments but because he set such high goals for himself, history may judge his governorship based on what he failed to do, some Statehouse observers said Tuesday. Warming up to his surprise announcement...
  • Officials say update fixes delays in Vermont health exchange

    Gov. Peter Shumlin and other officials on Monday announced the successful completion of a crucial software upgrade for the troubled Vermont Health Connect insurance exchange. But they cautioned that though the new software tools are in place, it may take...
  • Five Of Six NE Governors To Attend Energy Summit In Hartford Thursday

    HARTFORD — The governors of five New England states will gather in Hartford on Thursday¬†to discuss the region's energy infrastructure situation, which they say has yielded high electricity prices in recent years. The energy summit comes 11/2 years...
  • Vermont governor re-elected after failing to win majority

    Vermont governor re-elected after failing to win majority
    Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin was sworn in to a third two-year term after his failure to win a majority of the popular vote in November forced state lawmakers to decide the winner on Thursday. Shumlin defeated Republican Scott Milne by a vote of 110-...
  • Single payer criticism often untruthful

    Single payer criticism often untruthful
    After discouraging election results, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin abandoned his effort to establish a single payer health system. This is bad news not only for the Green Mountain State but for all Americans. Governor Shumlin had been one of the only major...
  • Will Vermont be the East Coast hub of marijuana tourism?

    Will Vermont be the East Coast hub of marijuana tourism?
    Forget ski resorts and prize-winning maple syrup, the big tourism draw for the small New England state of Vermont could soon be marijuana. Led by Gov. Peter Shumlin, lawmakers in Vermont are eagerly exploring the prospects of legalizing a drug which for...
  • Vermont's 'Eat More Kale' guy wins trademark fight with Chick-fil-A

    Vermont's 'Eat More Kale' guy wins trademark fight with Chick-fil-A
    A Vermont T-shirt maker has been granted a trademark for the phrase "Eat More Kale," a decision the state's governor on Friday hailed as a victory for "the little guy" over a "corporate bully." Bo Muller-Moore, who lives in Montpelier, had been ordered...