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News Briefs
January 26, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland County

New PEGTV show tests high school learning with quizshow

A new PEGTV show pits high school teams against each other in a competition covering the entire high school curriculum except math. “Academic Showdown” is scheduled to air once a week…

State News
September 9, 2015

Vermont Health Centers recognized for high quality care

On Aug. 25, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced that all 11 community health centers in Vermont received funding totaling $493,860, in recognition of their achievements providing high quality health care.

The awards are Vermont’s share of $63.3 million in nationwide grants for 1,153 health centers and…

July 29, 2015

Proposed rate increases should be rejected

Dear Editor,

The Affordable Care Act, despite its name, is not making health care affordable. One in five people in Vermont are struggling with medical bills. Meanwhile, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont, as a “non-profit,” will receive a tax break of over $15 million…