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Kilauea volcano eruption is one of the biggest in recent Hawaii history, enough to fill 100,000 pools | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
That's a lotta lava. Since the eruption of the Kilauea volcano May 3 on the Big Island, it's belched out about 250 million cubic meters of lava, making it one of the largest eruptions in decades in Hawaii. "It's nothing like what we've witnessed in recent history," Wendy Sto...
What's changed after Trump's immigration order: For families, for the military and for Congress | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
"We are keeping families together," Trump said. But in the immediate aftermath of the order, questions arose about what practical effect he order really had.         
Despite Vermont's liberal bona fides, LGBT kids report higher rate of suicidal thoughts | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
Vermont LGBT students surveyed in a 2017 were four times as likely to harm themselves and consider or attempt suicide than their heterosexual peers.         
Trump immigration reversal followed pressure from Melania, Ivanka and GOP lawmakers | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
Trump reversed his own policy of separating immigrant children from their parents, signing an order attempting to solve a problem he himself caused.         
Burger King apologizes for offensive Russian World Cup pregnancy ad | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
Burger King has apologized for an insensitive advertisement that promised Russian women a lifetime supply of free meals and a prize if they were to become pregnant with a child fathered by a World Cup player.         
Vermont marijuana: Where to find the facts on health effects | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
Confused about how marijuana could affect your health? Start here.         
VT Insight: Gov. Scott's vetoes give Democrats campaign fodder | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
Vermont Democrats take up Gov. Phil Scott’s budget vetoes as the cudgel to pound Republicans in this year’s elections and to raise campaign cash.         
Mom bathes 1-year-old son with rare skin disorder in bleach to keep him alive | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 21, 2018
A mom from Washington state bathes her 1-year-old son with harlequin ichthyosis in bleach twice a week, because she wants him to defy the odds. Alicia Barber is hopeful she won't need to use the toxic chemical forever. She's searching for other options.       ...
WCAX | June 21, 2018
Protections are in place for winged loosestrife growing at Raven Ridge Natural Area in Monkton.
WCAX | June 21, 2018
Police are investigation what lead up to a rollover in South Royalton on Wednesday morning.
WCAX | June 21, 2018
Newport has voted to ban the sale of marijuana, including the opening of a marijuana dispensary, as recreational use of the drug is set to become legal in Vermont.
WCAX | June 21, 2018
A sweeping House GOP immigration overhaul teetered on the brink of collapse Thursday as lawmakers struggled to move past an issue that has become politically fraught amid the dire images of families being separated at the border.
WCAX | June 21, 2018
A bombshell federal report raises new questions about the safety of your drinking water.
WCAX | June 21, 2018
A local school is dealing with noise from overhead F-16 fighter jets. With the scheduled arrival of the even louder F-35's, that school is making a plan.
Cubs closer Brandon Morrow injures back taking off his pants | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Brandon Morrow was undressing at his house when he suffered a back spasm, preventing him from being available in Tuesday's doubleheader.         
Texas billboard tells 'liberals' to keep driving until they leave the state | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
"Liberals please continue on I-40 until you have left our GREAT STATE OF TEXAS," the sign reads. The sign is located along I-40 east near Vega, Texas — about a 35 mile drive from the New Mexico border.         
Immigration detention crisis: On social media, people ask #WhereAreTheGirls | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Rising from the U.S. immigration uproar is a question without a clear answer from the Trump administration: Where are the girls who have been detained?         
I went to a casting call for 'The Bachelor.' Here's what happened | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
A reporter went to a casting call in Scottsdale, Arizona, for 'The Bachelor' to give us the scoop on what it is like to audition for the ABC reality-TV show.         
Boy reports stuffed animal missing. Rhode Island police conduct ‘search and rescue,’ send him a new cheetah toy | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
When a 4-year-old boy lost his beloved stuffed toy, Roger, from the car window as his family was traveling through Rhode Island, he was heartbroken.         
Bread & Puppet's Peter Schumann wins $10,000 Lockwood Prize | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Founder of socially-conscious troupe based in Northeast Kingdom awarded $10,000 prize Tuesday evening by Burlington City Arts         
Chittenden County prosecutor: No fraud by former Williston police officer | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Chittenden County State's Attorney Sarah George said now Winooski police Officer Justin Huizenga is still a reliable witness and did not commit fraud.         
Sewage spill closes Burlington beaches, again | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Stormwater surging through the Queen City's main treatment plant resulted in high E. coli bacterial levels nearby.         
'He's all I have left': Immigrants crossing into US unaware, stunned by family separations | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Many immigrant families crossing into the U.S. without proper authorization say they were unaware of the 'zero tolerance' policy. The process to seek asylum now includes temporary separation from their children as their criminal cases are pursued.    ...
'These children needed their mothers': Detained kids may face life of trauma, doctors say | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Doctors said that these children, stuck in shelters away from the nurturing embrace of their parents, are likely facing irreversible harm in both emotional and brain development. Scientific studies predict long-term consequences for children that experience adverse circumstances early in life.  ...
Solstice fans in Vermont herald longest day(s) | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
From Druid-run Celtic ceremonies to free bus rides, Vermonter have options when it comes to celebrating the first days of summer.         
Vermont State Police: Racial disparity narrows in traffic stop data | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Black drivers in the state are still more likely to be searched during traffic stops than white drivers, but the gap is narrowing.         
Vermont is adding houses, but losing people: A look at where the new homes are and why | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Which counties are growing their housing stock? Hint: Look for the vacation homes. Art Woolf looks at the numbers.         
Get Involved: Identifying community health needs | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Last month, the UVM Medical Center officially declared an end to flu season. While that doesn’t mean no one will come in with a case of influenza, it does mean that the number of cases we see has dwindled greatly.         
Trump signs executive order to end immigrant family separations: What we know | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
President Donald Trump, facing a national outcry, signed an executive order Wednesday to keep migrant families together at the border, abandoning his earlier claim that the crisis was caused by an iron-clad law and not a policy that he could reverse.       &nb...
Job cuts begin at GlobalFoundries; number still uncertain | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Workers at GlobalFoundries found out today (Wednesday, June 20) that they were losing their jobs at the Essex Junction fab         
Immigrant children at detention center cry for parents in heartbreaking audio | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism, posted the audio of children inside Monday afternoon.         
St. Johnsbury's Alex Rainville wins the 2018 Vermont Open | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Bogey-free 66 lifts Vermont native to one-shot victory at Lake Morey.         
Forgiving himself was this superhero’s toughest fight | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
e was cleared of any fault in the accident, but still couldn’t forgive himself for what happened to the little boy.         
Maple Syrup: After Vermonters fight back, FDA will reconsider 'sugar added' label mandate | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
The FDA is reconsidering a proposal to mandate a "sugar added" label be added to natural food products, including natural, Vermont maple syrup.         
Decathlon: Rotti, Lambert seize state titles | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
St. Johnsbury's Lia Rotti and South Royalton's Connor Lambert claim individual crowns at the VT high school decathlon state championships on Tuesday.         
Save the bagel: Newly opened Willow's Bagels blends new and traditional ways of cooking | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
A new bagel bakery, Willow's Bagels, has opened in downtown Burlington. The owner plans to combine traditional bagel making with new flavors.         
Burlington's Tobias Muellers on his NCAA title, career at Williams | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
The Burlington Free Press sat down with Tobias Muellers, a recent Williams College, for an interview on the Burlington native's standout career.         
Believe it or not, parents can win the power struggle by giving kids control | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
No, that doesn't mean letting kids do whatever they want. It's more about giving them the power to choose.         
Fact check: What's really going on with immigrant children being detained at the border? | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
The controversy surrounding family separations at the U.S. southern border has prompted outrage, opinions and finger-pointing. It has also raised a plenty of questions. We have the answers here.         
Single father known as 'The Hair Dad' uses viral fame to help other dads and daughters | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
The Colorado dad quit his job to teach other fathers do their daughters' hair.         
Woman who lied about rape at Michigan college sentenced to jail | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
Mary Zolkowski, 21, was sentenced to 45 days in jail for making up a story about being raped at Delta College.         
David Hogg calls for another boycott of Fox News' Laura Ingraham | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
David Hogg, a survivor of the Florida high school shooting, is calling for a boycott of Fox News' Laura Ingraham for the second time in months, this time because of her controversial comments about immigrant children separated from their parents.        &...
Trump administration rule could stop public reporting of hospital infections despite death toll | Burlington Free Press
Burlington Free Press | June 20, 2018
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) plan, buried in a complex 500-page proposed rule, could halt the type of public disclosure of six infections, including the "super bug" MRSA, post-operative sepsis and surgical site infections.        &...
WCAX | June 20, 2018
Medicare recently beefed up its guidelines for nursing homes across the country. It ranked the Menig Nursing Home in Randolph among the best in the state. Our Adam Sullivan went to see why.
WCAX | June 20, 2018
It has been almost seven weeks since the murder of Anako "Annette" Lumumba. The suspect, her boyfriend Leroy Headley, is still on the run. Our Ike Bendavid has an update on the case.
WCAX | June 20, 2018
The Chittenden County State's Attorney has cleared a former Williston police officer of fraud.
WCAX | June 20, 2018
Burlington Public Works says Blanchard Beach and Blodgett Beach are closed after nearby areas were found to have higher levels of bacteria than the EPA allows.
WCAX | June 20, 2018
Vermont's Secretary of State visited Capitol Hill Wednesday for a hearing on election security.
WCAX | June 20, 2018
Trump is again placing blame on Democrats, asserting that "they won't give us the votes needed to pass good immigration legislation." The president's party, the Republicans, control both chambers in Congress.
WCAX | June 20, 2018
Authorities say a New Hampshire man has died in a fall from the 16th story of an academic building at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.