PopMuse: Vermont News http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Arctic blast grips eastern US as cities reach record low temperatures https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/13/us-weather-latest-temperatures-record-lows-arctic-blast https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/13/us-weather-latest-temperatures-record-lows-arctic-blast Wed, 13 Nov 2019 16:30:42 UTC Edward Helmore and agencies at Vermont | The Guardian At least five died on icy roads while snowfall records shattered and forecasters predicted a brutal winterFrom a frozen-over Niagara Falls to record low temperatures, the arctic blast that struck the midwest is now tightening its grip on the eastern US as forecasters predict the possibility of a brutal winter with potentially long periods of numbing temperatures and deep snow. Related: Trump impeachment inquiry: witness 'alarmed' at move to oust US ambassador to Ukraine – live Continue reading... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ NYPD Brags About Weed Bust That Business Owner Says Is Just Hemp https://www.huffpost.com/entry/nypd-brags-about-weed-bust-that-business-owners-say-is-just-hemp_n_5dc32132e4b005513881f925 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/nypd-brags-about-weed-bust-that-business-owners-say-is-just-hemp_n_5dc32132e4b005513881f925 Wed, 06 Nov 2019 22:12:18 UTC Vermont Vermont police had cleared the shipment as legal, Oren Levy of Green Angel CBD said. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ High School Girls Soccer Team Gets Yellow Cards After Equal Pay Protest https://www.huffpost.com/entry/high-school-girls-soccer-team-yellow-cards-equal-pay_n_5daccaace4b0f34e3a77e111 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/high-school-girls-soccer-team-yellow-cards-equal-pay_n_5daccaace4b0f34e3a77e111 Sun, 20 Oct 2019 22:02:21 UTC Vermont The Vermont teenagers said they were inspired by the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team to advocate for closing the gender pay gap. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ocasio-Cortez joins Bernie Sanders for comeback rally in New York https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/19/bernie-sanders-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-new-york-rally https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/oct/19/bernie-sanders-alexandria-ocasio-cortez-new-york-rally Sat, 19 Oct 2019 21:37:21 UTC Lauren Aratani in New York at Vermont | The Guardian New York representative endorses presidential hopefulBhaskar Sunkara: If you like AOC you should like Bernie tooThe blue signs, “Bernie” shirts and chants of “We will win!” were back on Saturday afternoon as Bernie Sanders held his first rally since pausing his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination due to problems with his health. Related: Will Ocasio-Cortez's Sanders endorsement shake up the 2020 race? There is no question that I and my family have faced adversity over these last few weeks,When I was a baby, my family relied on Planned Parenthood for pre-natal care. Then, Bernie Sanders fought for me Related: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez knows: Bernie Sanders is the most progressive choice | Arwa Mahdawi Continue reading... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Vermont GOP Governor Calls Impeachment Inquiry 'Appropriate' https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vermont-governor-phil-scott-trump-impeachment_n_5d8ce972e4b0ac3cdda52c69 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vermont-governor-phil-scott-trump-impeachment_n_5d8ce972e4b0ac3cdda52c69 Thu, 26 Sep 2019 16:46:16 UTC Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is the first Republican governor to publicly support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ 250 Escaped Pigs Run Rogue Through Vermont Town, Hot Dog Buns Help Lure Them Back https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pigs-orange-vermont-hot-dog-buns_n_5d6ada70e4b09bbc9ef006f3 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/pigs-orange-vermont-hot-dog-buns_n_5d6ada70e4b09bbc9ef006f3 Sat, 31 Aug 2019 21:14:42 UTC Vermont The pigs caused around $80,000 of damage to the small town of Orange, Vermont before most were corralled back to Sugar Mountain Farm. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Immigration agency secretly searches millions of Americans' ID photos https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/08/states-alarmed-to-discover-us-immigration-agency-has-searched-drivers-license-photos https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/jul/08/states-alarmed-to-discover-us-immigration-agency-has-searched-drivers-license-photos Mon, 08 Jul 2019 21:46:59 UTC Sam Levin in Los Angeles at Vermont | The Guardian The news has raised alarm in states that allow undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses: Utah, Vermont and Washington US immigration authorities have accessed driver’s licenses databases across the country, searching millions of people’s photos without their knowledge, privacy researchers reported Monday.The revelations have raised significant alarms in Utah, Vermont and Washington, in particular. Those three states have allowed undocumented immigrants to obtain driver’s IDs and permits, but also have appeared at times to work with Ice agents seeking access to those databases, according to Georgetown Law experts who obtained the government files through records requests. Related: California malls are sharing license plate data with Ice-linked surveillance firm Continue reading... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Giving Prisoners The Right To Vote Isn't A Fringe Idea. It's Already Happening. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/maine-vermont-felon-voting-rights_n_5cd33633e4b0db2524b549c0 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/maine-vermont-felon-voting-rights_n_5cd33633e4b0db2524b549c0 Thu, 09 May 2019 09:45:22 UTC Vermont The idea is dividing Democrats. But in states where it's already a reality, it doesn't seem particularly controversial. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Trevor Noah Finds Hilarious Old Clips Of Bernie Sanders Warning Kids About Drugs https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trevor-noah-bernie-sanders-drugs_n_5cd39a12e4b09f321bdb9c88 https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trevor-noah-bernie-sanders-drugs_n_5cd39a12e4b09f321bdb9c88 Thu, 09 May 2019 04:40:56 UTC Vermont The "Daily Show" host opens up a treasure trove of old footage of the Vermont senator... and it's comedy gold. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Vermont Poised To Officially Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples' Day https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vermont-indigenous-peoples-day-columbus_n_5cbdd04ae4b06605e3f15e8d https://www.huffpost.com/entry/vermont-indigenous-peoples-day-columbus_n_5cbdd04ae4b06605e3f15e8d Mon, 22 Apr 2019 16:15:53 UTC Vermont “It is a time to reflect on our understanding of our country’s history, both the good and the bad,” a New Mexico lawmaker said earlier this year when his state made the same change. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/