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A former Catholic church in Johnson has been sold to a new nonprofit aiming to fight opioid addiction.

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Burton – a worldwide pioneer in snowboarding – is joining forces with other well-known Vermont businesses, in hopes of bringing something new to its own neighborhood in Burlington’s South End. If the city approves, the Burton campus will be the new home of Higher Ground and other attractions.

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Vermont continues to lead the nation in maple syrup production, with this year's yield up 7% from last season.

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Attorneys for local governments across the country unveiled a plan Friday that they say would move the nation closer to a global settlement of lawsuits stemming from the deadly opioid crisis.

Final payouts could rival the massive tobacco settlements of the 1990s. Such a deal, if reached, could funnel tens of billions of dollars to communities struggling with the opioid addiction crisis, while restoring stability to one of the country's biggest industries.

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The Toronto Raptors have won their first NBA title, edging out the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals at the Warriors' Oracle Arena in Oakland. Toronto completed the series 4-2.

In the final seconds the Raptors led by only one point, and the Warriors' Steph Curry missed a 3-pointer. Golden State got the ball in a scramble, but called a timeout it didn't have and was given a technical foul, causing some confusion. Raptor star Kawhi Leonard sank three game-clinching free throws, sealing Toronto's victory.

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A salmon red tail boa snake named Snickers. A bantam chicken named Unicorn. A black guinea pig named Midnight. These were just a few of the honored guests that took part in the 70th annual St. Johnsbury Pet Parade.

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Getting people into the voting booth can be a struggle. So it's vitally important to make sure their vote is safely protected once they do exercise that right. Secretary of State Jim Condos joins Vermont Edition to explain how prepared the state is and what steps are being taken for the 2020 election.

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Beginning on Monday, June 17, farmers can sign up for the new dairy insurance program created as part of the 2018 farm bill.

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A wet, cold spring has made it difficult for farmers to get out in their fields and repair damage from this past winter. It's also meant that getting a good first cutting for hay has been delayed — or simply impossible — for many who rely on the forage to feed their herd through the winter. 

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The courts have yet to issue their final word on whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

But starting Thursday, the Census Bureau is asking about a quarter-million households in the U.S. to fill out questionnaires that include the question, "Is this person a citizen of the United States?"

The forms are part of a last-minute, nine-week experiment the federal government is using to gauge how the public could react next year to census forms with the potential census question.

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Environmental activists from Vermont and Quebec brought their fight against fossil fuel pipelines to a recent meeting of energy company shareholders in Montreal.

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