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Gov. Scott talks healthcare, pot in Colchester

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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’

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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…