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 2020-07-03 18:57 

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NY reports 918 new virus infections, 9 COVID-19 deaths...

New York state is reporting 918 new coronavirus infections and nine deaths from COVID-19....

 2020-07-03 17:07 

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Trump's Rushmore trip draws real and figurative fireworks...

President Donald Trump will begin his Independence Day weekend on Friday with a patriotic display of fireworks at Mount Rushmore, an event expected to draw thousands where masks and social distancing aren't required as coronavirus cases spike across t...

 2020-07-03 17:07 

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France: Reopening strategist Castex named new prime minister...

French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday named Jean Castex, who coordinated France's virus reopening strategy, as the country's new prime minister as the country focuses on reviving an economy hard-hit by the pandemic and months of strict lockdo...

 2020-07-03 16:16 

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Vt. man faces dozens more charges in farm-related fraud case...

Police have filed dozens more fraud charges against a Shaftsbury man, accusing him of defrauding people in deals involving hay, maple syrup, farm equipment and collectible model cars....

 2020-07-03 16:10 

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Vermont labor officials warn of unemployment fraud...

The Vermont Department of Labor says crooks are stealing people's identities and using the information to file fake unemployment claims....

 2020-07-03 16:10 

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Feds stop sending nursing homes gowns described as useless...

A spokesperson for the Federal Emergency Management Agency says the federal government is no longer sending nursing homes disposable isolation gowns described in New Hampshire as useless garbage bags....

 2020-07-03 16:10 

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Burlington residents encouraged to make noise Friday evening...

With Burlington's traditional July 3 fireworks canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the city's mayor is encouraging residents to make noise Friday evening....

 2020-07-03 13:24 

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Vermont man on escape found hiding in someone else's apartment...

A man who was on escape from the Vermont Department of Corrections gets picked up after being found hiding in an apartment that wasn't his....

 2020-07-03 13:24 

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Four arrested in large fentanyl bust in Windham County...

Police responded to a 911 hang-up in Townshend and found what they say was a large amount of illegal drug activity....

 2020-07-03 12:33 

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State police looking for man involved in an armed general store robbery...

Vermont State Troopers in St. Johnsbury are trying to find a man who robbed a general store while holding a pistol....

 2020-07-03 12:30 

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Biologist offers suggestions for composting in bear-prone areas...

Concerns over bears and composting have people in Vermont saying they're not into the new food scrap law....

 2020-07-03 12:30 

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Ice cream sales to help Vermont Foodbank through local partnership...

The Vermont Food Bank is scooping up donations, thanks to a partnership that's selling ice cream....

 2020-07-03 12:30 

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Fire officials remind Vermonters fireworks are illegal to set off without permit...

When the sun goes down this holiday weekend, most big fireworks shows are canceled because of coronavirus and that's leaving some to try to make their own fun. Local crews are calling them dangerous and illegal....

 2020-07-03 12:29 

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Holiday weekend to cause delays in unemployment payments...

Vermonters filing their unemployment claims Friday will see a delay in payment because of the holiday weekend....

 2020-07-03 10:48 

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Vt. boasts best in the nation rates; health experts still want you to follow guidelines...

Vermont health experts are asking you to be patriotic this weekend by protecting others. But Scott is also praising Vermonters for moving in the right direction saying Vermont is the best in the nation right now....

 2020-07-03 04:46 

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Body of missing Canadian kayaker found...

The body of a man reported missing after he went kayaking on Lake Champlain three days ago is recovered....

 2020-07-03 04:46 

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Are Burlington businesses seeing a rebound?...

A few Burlington businesses say they're beginning to rebound from losses due to COVID-19, but there is still a way to go....

 2020-07-03 04:46 

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Vt. man pleads guilty in N.Y. for unlawful possession of firearm...

A Vermonter pleads guilty in New York to being a felon illegally possessing a firearm. Timothy Bentley is from Saint Albans....

 2020-07-03 04:12 

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Is it safe to work out at a gym?...

Gyms are open in our region but can you safely work up a sweat on the treadmill?...

 2020-07-02 23:21 

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Rally supports Vt. principal suspended over social media post...

The Windsor School principal has been on paid leave since making comments online about the Black Lives Matter movement. Thursday, a small group showed up in Windsor to rally in support of the educator. Our Adam Sullivan has more on their message and the r...

 2020-07-02 23:21 

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Plattsburgh waterfront drive-in music series kicks off Saturday...

Organizers of a new summer music series on Plattsburgh's waterfront say the show must go on. The mobile stage is out at Harborside and "Curbside at Harborside," a drive-in styled concert series is set to kick off Saturday and run through the s...

 2020-07-02 23:21 

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The battle to bring Higher Ground to Burton...

The fight over whether Higher Ground can move to Burton's campus in Burlington will be in front of the city's development review board next week. Our Cat Viglienzoni has an update on what's planned for that space....

 2020-07-02 23:21 

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Scott signs off on 2nd round of stimulus funding...

The relief package includes money for health care, hazard pay for front-line workers and businesses....

 2020-07-02 23:21 

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Vermont Primary Profile: Pat Winburn...

In just two months, Vermonters will vote in the state's primary election, deciding who will be on the general election ballot in November. One of the Democrats running for governor is Pat Winburn....

 2020-07-02 23:21 

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UVM researchers look at police funding across Vermont...

As funding for police departments is under scrutiny across the country, a new database compiled in collaboration with UVM researchers is comparing police budgets from more than half of Vermont cities and towns....

 2020-07-02 18:42 

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WATCH LIVE: Sununu to hold COVID-19 briefing...

New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu will hold a media briefing Thursday afternoon on the state's latest efforts to combat COVID-19....

 2020-07-02 16:17 

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Farmers to Families food box program to continue through August...

The Farmers to Families food box program will continue through August....

 2020-07-02 16:17 

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Coronavirus pushes fireworks displays to the backyard...

State regulations that prohibit large gatherings have forced dozens of communities across our region to cancel their Independence Day celebrations, but that also has retail fireworks sales booming....

 2020-07-02 16:17 

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Stolen weather vane honoring Essex school shooting victim replaced...

A weather vane to honor an Essex teacher killed in a 2006 school shooting is back up after it was stolen earlier this year....

 2020-07-02 15:18 

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Police investigating hate graffiti painted on Waterbury dam...

Vermont State Police troopers are investigating after graffiti from what is being described as a white supremacist hate group was painted on a portion of the Waterbury dam....

 2020-07-02 14:22 

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British socialite arrested in NH on charges related to Epstein scandal...

FBI says British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested in New Hampshire on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein scandal....

 2020-07-02 13:30 

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Does my postal worker have to wear a mask when delivering the mail?...

Do postal workers have to wear a mask when delivering the mail? It's a question several WCAX viewers have reached out asking us about....

 2020-07-02 13:30 

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US adds 4.8 million jobs as unemployment falls to 11.1%...

U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring....

 2020-07-02 12:29 

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Solar-powered speed sign stolen...

Vermont state Police are looking for the person who stole a road sign....

 2020-07-02 12:29 

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Nursing homes say feds sent useless protective equipment...

A group representing New Hampshire nursing homes says shipments of personal protective equipment from the federal government were mostly garbage....

 2020-07-02 04:56 

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Winooski will receive help U.S. House relief package...

The U.S House of Representatives is pushing for another massive relief package, and this time it's for infrastructure....

 2020-07-01 23:40 

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Vermont Primary Profile: Rebecca Holcombe...

In just two months, Vermonters will vote in the state's primary election, deciding who will be on the general election ballot in November. One of the Democrats running for governor, former education secretary Rebecca Holcombe, is no stranger to state ...

 2020-07-01 23:40 

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Vermont stores, shoppers adjusting to plastic bag ban...

Vermonters going to the store now have to pay for a bag or bring their own under the state's plastic bag ban that went into effect Wednesday. Our Christina Guessferd found out how local grocery stores and customers are tackling the transition....

 2020-07-01 23:40 

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Packed pop-up COVID testing sites allow for walk-ins...

While some pop-up testing sites are booked for up to three weeks weeks, our Cat Viglienzoni found those online spots are only part of what's available on any given day....

 2020-07-01 23:37 

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Historic primary upset in race for Plattsburgh mayor...

The unofficial results are in on the winner of the Democratic primary for the Plattsburgh mayoral race. They show an upset, with county legislator Christopher Rosenquest getting more than 50% of the votes. Our Kelly O'Brien has more on this historic p...

 2020-07-01 20:30 

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Vermont police help search for missing kayaker from Quebec...

Vermont State Police are helping to search Lake Champlain for a missing kayaker from Quebec....

 2020-07-01 20:30 

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NH nursing homes say feds sent useless protective equipment...

A group representing New Hampshire nursing homes says shipments of personal protective equipment from the federal government were mostly garbage....

 2020-07-01 19:51 

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Leahy: 1,111 set for furlough at Vermont immigration center...

Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says looming furloughs at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services center in St. Albans would idle 1,111 workers on Aug. 3....

 2020-07-01 18:07 

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Watching Sun Belt virus spikes, other states back off on reopening...

New York City and states that likewise seemed to have tamed their coronavirus outbreaks are hitting pause on some of their reopening plans because of the alarming surge in reported infections across the Sun Belt and other parts of the U.S....

 2020-07-01 17:05 

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Vermont, Maine next in fight over aid to religious schools...

A U.S. Supreme Court decision that says states can't cut religious schools out of programs that send public money to private education could breathe new life into similar efforts in Maine and Vermont....

 2020-07-01 15:21 

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WCAX power down for maintenance...

Beginning at approximately 10:00 am this morning, July 1, WCAX is powering down our over-the-air signal temporarily....

 2020-07-01 15:21 

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WATCH LIVE: Cuomo COVID-19 update...

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is holding a briefing and making an announcement Wednesday....

 2020-07-01 14:21 

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Tips help police ID Barre woman found dead in Winooski River...

Vermont State Police have identified the body of a woman found in the Winooski River last week in Middlesex....

 2020-07-01 14:21 

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Boston to remove statue of slave kneeling before Lincoln...

Boston's arts commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to remove a statue that depicts a freed slave kneeling at Abraham Lincoln's feet....

 2020-07-01 13:24 

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Scott to provide COVID-19 update as visitor restrictions loosen...

Starting Wednesday, Vermont is opening its borders to more travelers without the mandate to quarantine....

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