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TICONDEROGA | The Ticonderoga High School Drama Club will present the comedy-drama “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” on Friday, April 5, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m... Read more

The Sun

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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Bar Association sponsored a Martin Luther King Jr. poster-essay contest to celebrate the life and message of the late civil rights leader. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A little bit of time, and a set of old clothes, are all it takes. Read more

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The Vermont State Police (VSP), under pressure by anti-Israel groups, last November backed out of an all-expenses-paid counter-terrorism seminar last month in Israel. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Civil and immigrant rights groups recently announced they are suing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary... Read more

Editorials

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In the past two years, we’ve seen an outpouring of hate, attempts at overt discrimination and attempted rollback of basic human rights protections at the federal level. Read more

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BURLINGTON | With only two months left until the 2018 midterm elections, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) joined Christine Hallquist (D) and other key leaders at Burlington City Hall last week... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, racial justice, social justice, environmental justice, criminal justice reform, and civil liberty groups from around Vermont partnered under the umbrella of the Racial Justice Reform Coalition and host the first annual... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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LEWIS | On Jan. 20, Adirondack Women’s March reconvenes for a return rally to support women’s rights, civil rights and policy that protects health and safety of all people. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | On Saturday, an open coffeehouse at First Presbyterian Church Great Hall here will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. Read more

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Charlottesville is nowhere near my hometown of Crown Point, New York. Yet the recent acts of racist violence in Virginia stirred up a deep and familiar tension. Read more

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RAY BROOK — Adirondack Park Agency commissioners drew particular attention to American Disability Act rules during their regular meeting in January. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — According to local educators, there are quite a few failing grades on Betsy DeVos’ report card. Read more

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LEWIS — The final resting place of suffragist Inez Milholland was covered in roses and white lilies and decorated with an American flag after hundreds gathered at her snowbound gravestone set flat against the ground a hundred years ago. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN — The recertification process for the state’s 2 million pistol permit holders is now underway. Read more

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RUTLAND — College of St. Joseph will host a presentation by Dr. Paul Miller of Green Tech High Charter School in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 16. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

JOHNSON — Penny Patch, who was active in the 1960s with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), a civil rights group, will be the keynote speaker at Johnson State College’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance Jan. 16. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Letters to the Editor

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LAKE PLACID — Actor and activist Danny Glover, Albany civil rights leader Alice Green and youth advocate Brother Yusuf Abdul-Wasi Burgess were honored with the first Spirit of John Brown Freedom Awards at a ceremony Saturday, May 7. Read more

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