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Gov. Scott talks healthcare, pot in Colchester


At Vermont PBS’ Colchester studio last week, Gov. Phil Scott sat down live with moderator Stewart Ledbetter of NBC5 to discuss prominent State House issues. Much of the hour-long “Ask the Governor” conversation centered on the Scott’s embattled healthcare reform initiative and S.22, a bill that hit the governor’s desk last Thursday that would legalize…

‘Demand that your voice is heard’


Last week, Alex Escaja-Heiss was asked what superpower she wished she possessed – a not unusual question for a teenager. Her answer, though, illustrated what sets her apart her from many of her peers. “The ability to stop time,” the South Burlington High School junior said. “Take a pause, take a breath, finish some homework…