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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state’s top law-enforcement officials sent out news releases triumphantly announcing fines and jail time for a band of scofflaw Essex County taxi cab owners who, the officials said, had bilked Medicaid out of millions of dollars. Read more

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GLENS FALLS | Warren County is ranked as the “No. 1 healthiest county” in New York, according to a new study released by voro.com, a website that refers people to doctors and publishes articles on health. Read more

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RUTLAND | Rutland-Addison Community Health CEO Don Reuther gathered members of his team on Jan. 31 to guide U.S. Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vermont) through one of the health network’s primary care facility. Dr. Julie Foster used voice recognition software Read more

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RUTLAND | In a speech at the Castleton Republican Breakfast “Taking Vermont Forward” last Saturday, 2020 lieutenant gubernatorial candidate Meg Hansen challenged Republicans to stick to strong principals of freedom and economic growth. Read more

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ALBANY | “This is going to be a very, very interesting budget cycle.  The $6 billion deficit is a big problem, which is especially concerning because our economy is doing well." says Senator Betty Little in a statement regarding the executive budget. Read more

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To the Editor: Jobs, health care, housing, training and education. Power from renewable energy sources, repaired and upgraded infrastructure and power grids. Money to retrofit buildings. Read more

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With so many children playing so many sports nowadays, parents have been competing to ask me questions about what they can do to make sure their child is as safe as possible when practicing or playing a particular sport. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | New research by the University of Vermont has revealed a genuine connection between childhood obesity and decreased functions in young brains. The new Vermont-based research was just published in the professional medical journal JAMA Ped Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | UVM Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital’s Joint Care Center, recently came together to mark five years of getting patients moving again. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The state of Vermont has kicked off a new, online marijuana education campaign that is aimed at the state’s often unreported, high rate of cannabis use. But will it help stem growing marijuana use, especially by young people, locally? Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Champlain Valley gas will remain untapped Read more

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KEENE VALLEY | Keene took its first steps last week toward drawing up a resident-driven master plan that will guide the town board as it tackles five front-burner issues that will affect the community for years and decades to come. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Eight students from Tri-Lakes regional high schools are participating in the Adirondack Education Center’s New Vision Health Careers curriculum at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake this year. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Officials for the University of Vermont Health Network, Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital are excited to break ground soon on two renovation projects they say will benefit patients and staff. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Being homeless wasn’t fun.  On top of routine challenges like finding transportation, food, work and figuring out how to find somewhere to live, there was an overbearing feeling that I didn’t belong -- exempted from much of the... Read more

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My constituents in the North Country are increasingly concerned about the cost of health care – and with good reason. Read more

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A recent Gallup poll shows that 51 percent of Americans reject socialism and call it “a bad thing,” while 43 percent say it’s “a good thing.” So, where do Eagle readers stand on this topic? Please let us know. Read more

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RUTLAND | When Cold War-era U.S. Navy veteran Donald McColgan, a resident of Rutland County, turned to the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction for help with an extreme dental problem... Read more

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The generations before us built our communities from the ground up. Whether they founded the local businesses we know and love, helped us find our passion in the classroom or passed on immeasurable knowledge, we owe them a great debt of gratitude. Read more

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BURLINGTON | A Vermont medical doctor and member of the Roman Catholic Church is inviting fellow health-care professionals throughout the state, who are also Catholic, to join a local chapter of the national Catholic Medical Association (CMA). Read more

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