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Local news, reporting and newscasts from Vermont Public.

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Local news, reporting and newscasts from Vermont Public.

    Yvonne Daley, beloved Rutland journalist, dies at 77

    Yvonne Daley, beloved Rutland journalist, dies at 77

    Rutland journalist, author and poet Yvonne Daley died this week at age 77. She had worked for nearly two decades at the Rutland Herald and wrote a half dozen books, including her most recent: Going Up the Country. It chronicled the counterculture movement that brought many young people to Vermont in the 1950s and '60s, including Daley herself.

    • 3 min
    Vermont's hospital system is treading on increasingly shaky financial ground

    Vermont's hospital system is treading on increasingly shaky financial ground

    It’s budget season, and Vermont hospitals are asking for steep rate hikes at a time when regulators are trying to rein in spending.

    • 5 min
    Army veteran Gerald Malloy on winning the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate

    Army veteran Gerald Malloy on winning the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate

    Gerald Malloy will face off against current Democratic Rep. Peter Welch in November.

    • 7 min
    Peter Welch on winning the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

    Peter Welch on winning the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

    U.S Rep. Peter Welch won the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate Tuesday night in a landslide victory. Welch won with 87% of the vote over opponents Isaac Evans-Frantz and Niki Thran.He'll go toe to toe with Republican nominee and Army veteran Gerald Malloy in November's general election.

    • 5 min
    Becca Balint on her win in the Democratic primary for U.S. House

    Becca Balint on her win in the Democratic primary for U.S. House

    State Sen. Becca Balint is fresh off a decisive win in the Democratic primary for Vermont’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. She is hoping to become the first woman and openly gay person to represent Vermont in Congress.

    • 11 min
    Liam Madden on his win in the Republican primary for U.S. House

    Liam Madden on his win in the Republican primary for U.S. House

    Liam Madden, a U.S. Marine and Iraq War veteran who works in the renewable energy sector, and who identifies as an independent, beat out the other candidates in Tuesday's three-way Republican primary by more than 10% of the vote. He will face off in the U.S. House race against Becca Balint, a progressive Democrat who was the first woman to serve as Vermont's Senate president pro tem.

    • 8 min

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