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 2020-04-01 10:36 

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Vermont orders stores to stop in-person sales of nonessential items...

Vermont is cracking down on big-box retailers selling nonessential goods....

 2020-04-01 10:36 

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Vermont Fish & Wildlife say it's time to bring in bird feeders to avoid bears...

Vermont officials are reminding the public that it's time to take down bird feeders....

 2020-04-01 10:36 

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Vermont lawmakers team up to ease sanctions on Iran...

Vermont lawmakers are teaming up to ease sanctions on Iran....

 2020-04-01 09:46 

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SUNY Plattsburgh moves commencement to winter...

SUNY Plattsburgh's graduation ceremony is being postponed until the winter due to COVID-19...

 2020-04-01 08:46 

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Can you go outside during a 'Stay home, Stay safe' order?...

State officials want to make it clear: you can't catch coronavirus from the trees. During the stay-at-home order, you're actually encouraged to get outside....

 2020-04-01 05:57 

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Burlington acquires touchless thermometers...

The City of Burlington now has 100 touch-less thermometers to help city departments and other organizations screen people coming into their buildings....

 2020-04-01 05:57 

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CDC releases COVID-19 self-checker...

If you're concerned you or someone you love may have COVID-19 but have not been recommended for a test, you might want to check out the CDC's self-checker....

 2020-04-01 05:57 

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Vt. requiring insurers to cover telehealth...

Insurers in Vermont are now required to cover your telehealth and triage phone calls....

 2020-04-01 05:57 

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How are restaurants doing during at week later?...

One week after Governor Phil Scott issued his 'Stay at Home' order, restaurants that stayed open have been struggling to keep afloat....

 2020-04-01 05:57 

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Selling lottery tickets is up to retailers...

Lottery games are primarily sold at convenience stores and supermarkets, which are still open under Governor Phil Scott's order....

 2020-03-31 23:39 

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As Vt. ramps up testing, access still a challenge for some...

As Vermont ramps up COVID-19 testing capacity, health officials say it is a key part of their strategy to flatten the coronavirus curve. But some say it can still be a challenge getting their doctor to sign off....

 2020-03-31 23:38 

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Some essentials still hard to stock at grocery stores...

We know food markets in our region were wiped clean of some products early in this crisis as people rushed to stock up on essentials. We asked our Ike Bendavid to see if that is still happening. Here's what he found out....

 2020-03-31 23:38 

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Vt. health department provides hospitalization data...

The Vermont Health department Tuesday said 21 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 are hospitalized....

 2020-03-31 23:36 

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Why the N95 mask is so important for health care workers...

Personal protective equipment helps keep health care workers from contracting COVID-19, the N95 mask in particular. Our Kelly O'Brien spoke to a nurse who explained why these masks are so important to keep health care workers safe and why you probably...

 2020-03-31 23:36 

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Norwich country store a key community hub during crisis...

As towns around the region continue to adjust to the new normal of stay-at-home orders, some small hometown grocery stores and gas stations are making an even bigger impact, including a key community hub in Norwich....

 2020-03-31 23:26 

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State: Relief on the way for Vermonters trying to file for unemployment...

Vermonters filing for unemployment right now face long wait times and uncertainty. But state officials say additional relief is on the way. Our Calvin Cutler has an update....

 2020-03-31 22:33 

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'Goodnight, good sports': Vermont says goodbye to a TV legend...

It is a sad day for us here in the WCAX family. Legendary sports anchor Tony Adams has passed away at the age of 95. Our Roger Garrity looks back at Tony's long career on Channel 3....

 2020-03-31 21:47 

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3rd person dies connected to Essex Jct. senior complex outbreak...

Another resident at an Essex Junction senior-living complex is the 13th Vermonter to die from the coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 21:38 

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Businesses may get COVID-19 relief loans as soon as Friday...

Companies will be able to submit applications on Friday....

 2020-03-31 18:00 

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Lawyer: Report shows NH police account of motorcycle crash 'deeply flawed'...

A lawyer for a pickup truck driver charged in the New Hampshire crash deaths of seven motorcyclists says a report by an independent accident reconstruction firm concludes a state police account of what happened "was deeply flawed."...

 2020-03-31 18:00 

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Vermont AG rules nonfatal state police shooting justified...

Vermont's attorney general has ruled that a nonfatal, officer-involved shooting in Bristol back in December was justified....

 2020-03-31 16:14 

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Mt. Washington avalanche forecasters urge skiers to go home...

In a Facebook post, Avalanche Center officials say more than 400 people came to Tuckerman Ravine Sunday with well over 50% of them arriving from out of state. They say cars filled the parking lot at Pinkham Notch and lined Route 16....

 2020-03-31 16:11 

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NY reports 1,550 deaths, first death in person under 18...

New York City reported its first coronavirus death of a person under 18 years old....

 2020-03-31 16:11 

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City Market, workers union agree on hazard pay...

Workers at the two City Markets in Burlington will be getting a little extra in their paycheck because of the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-31 14:15 

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New Hampshire getting another $147M from virus aid package...

New Hampshire's congressional delegation says the state is getting an additional $147 million from the massive coronavirus aid package signed into law by President Donald Trump....

 2020-03-31 13:29 

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Police investigating fatal fire in Plattsburgh town...

New York State Police are investigating a fatal early morning fire in the town of Plattsburgh....

 2020-03-31 13:28 

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State cracks down on banned Airbnb rentals...

Vermont state officials on Monday specifically called out owners of Airbnb properties, saying online bookings are banned....

 2020-03-31 13:26 

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Beloved NH children's author Tomie dePaola dies at 85...

Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and helpful old witch in Italy, died Monday at age 85....

 2020-03-31 12:21 

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Chittenden County residents protected from eviction during pandemic...

Chittenden County residents are being protected from eviction during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-31 10:42 

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Vermont task force aims to ease coronavirus burden on small businesses...

A small business task force is being created to help ease the burden of the coronavirus outbreak in Vermont....

 2020-03-31 10:42 

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Rescue crews remind people of outdoor dangers in coronavirus pandemic...

Rescue crews are reminding people there are dangers other than coronavirus in the community....

 2020-03-31 10:42 

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State changes election laws amid coronavirus outbreak...

Changes are coming to Vermont's elections, to keep voters safe during the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-31 10:39 

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Task force finishes plan for child education center's future...

A plan to create a sustainable future for an organization serving communities in southern Vermont has been completed....

 2020-03-31 09:42 

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US nears China's coronavirus death toll as New York calls for help...

More than 235 million people — about two of every three Americans — live in the 33 states where governors have declared statewide orders or recommendations to stay home....

 2020-03-31 08:48 

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App aims to keep kids busy and productive while at home...

With schools closed for the rest of the academic year in Vermont, parents are using technology to keep their kids busy and staying productive during downtime....

 2020-03-30 22:46 

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How loss of smell, taste could be coronavirus clue...

Could one of the earliest symptoms of the coronavirus be spotted when you eat? Researchers in the United Kingdom found many patients who later tested positive for COVID-19 had a sudden loss of smell and taste. Our Cat Viglienzoni talked with an expert to ...

 2020-03-30 22:41 

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Vermont stay-at-home order expected to be extended...

Gov. Phil Scott says he expects to extend Vermont's stay-at-home order but it's unclear right now for how long....

 2020-03-30 22:41 

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Holiday lights help brighten spirits as pandemic worsens...

All the talk of the coronavirus and being in isolation can bring people down. But our Olivia Lyons takes you to one place that's lighting up people's spirits....

 2020-03-30 19:57 

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FBI: 'Don't fall victim to stimulus check scams'...

Officials say don't fall victim to phone calls, texts, e-mails or websites that ask for personal or financial information in order to receive your federal payment....

 2020-03-30 17:03 

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Resident at Essex senior living complex dies of COVID-19...

The Vermont health commissioner says a resident at a senior living complex in Essex has died of COVID-19....

 2020-03-30 16:18 

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NY corrections union pushes for personal protective gear...

The union that represents corrections officers in New York is urging the state to provide workers with personal protective equipment....

 2020-03-30 14:25 

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Health officials: Vermont COVID-19 tests need a referral...

The Vermont Health Department is emphasizing that the new COVID-19 testing site up at Landmark College in Putney by the Vermont National Guard is only for patients who have a referral from their health care provider....

 2020-03-30 13:31 

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Gov. Scott to provide update on coronavirus containment efforts...

Governor Phil Scott and administration officials Monday morning will announce the latest efforts by the state to contain the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-03-30 10:39 

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Saratoga resident dies from coronavirus...

Thousands of people have been infected with the novel coronavirus in New York and more than one thousand people have died, including a person from Saratoga....

 2020-03-30 10:39 

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St. Albans Police support health care workers with lights and sirens...

Every week, St. Albans Police officers will be driving around with lights and sirens to show appreciation for medical teams....

 2020-03-30 09:41 

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Trump extends coronavirus restrictions, braces US for big death toll...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease expert, said the U.S. could experience 100,000 to 200,000 deaths if not enough is done to mitigate the crisis....

 2020-03-30 09:41 

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How to maintain a healthy body and mind during the coronavirus pandemic...

While cooped up during the coronavirus pandemic, it can be a challenge to maintain a healthy body and mind, but experts have some recommendations to keep you feeling good....

 2020-03-30 09:41 

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Gov. Sununu asks extended stay visitors to self quarantine...

Gov. Chirs Sununu has asked visitors to New Hampshire for extended stays to voluntarily self-quarantine to help slow the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-03-30 08:42 

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Coos County man injured after accidentally shooting himself...

Colebrook Police say a 25-year-old was gathered with several other people when the gun he had un-holstered near the rear waistband of his pants went off....

 2020-03-30 08:41 

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New York state surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths...

New York has surpassed 1,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak, less than a month after the first case was detected in the state....

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