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Vermont gets grant for self-employment aid program

Unemployed Vermont residents who want to start their own businesses could get some help thanks to a federal grant. Full story

Vt. takes economic temp with new thermometer

A new "genuine progress indicator" of Vermont's well-being lagged the more traditional "gross state product" measure of economic activity by more than 40 percent in 2011, a panel of state lawmakers heard Tuesday from economic experts backing the new yardstick. Full story

2 named to Vt. economic development, marketing

The woman who helped grow Eating Well Media Group has been named Economic Development Commissioner for Vermont. Full story

Health board: signs good on Vt. hospital budgets

Vermont's Green Mountain Care Board says it is encouraged after completing an initial review of hospital budgets for the coming fiscal year. Full story

Development group buys block in Newport, Vt.

A piece of the big economic development puzzle being assembled in northern Vermont appears to be falling into place. Full story

Vt. town worried over sex offender's release

The hours are ticking down toward the release from prison of Timothy J. Szad, a sex offender deemed so dangerous that Vermont authorities are taking the unusual step of not only warning the public but cautioning that blue-eyed, blond-haired boys of 12 or 13 could be in particular peril. Full story

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Vermont officials get revenue update

Vt. tax credits will continue downtown revivals

Vermont unemployment rate climbs to 4.4 percent

Vt. revenues down for June, up for year

In spite of rain, Vermont. open to tourism

Vt. airport to host small plane manufacturer

Vermont getting nearly $619,000 in health grants

Vermont joins push for cleaner vehicles

Vermont's GMP seeks contestants for solar grants

US House panel: Vermont exchange violates ACA

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  Week in Washington

CNBC's John Harwood reports the president plans to make a series of economic speeches this week. Howard Dean (D) former Vermont governor, weighs in. Also, the farm bill and the "unlikelihood" of real tax reform this year.

  An opportunity to 'stabilize' Detroit

CNBC's Scott Cohn provides an update on the latest details of Detroit's bankruptcy. Howard Dean (D) former Vermont governor, discusses and weighs in on Kate Middleton's delivery, with the Squawk Box crew.

  Wild weather on Memorial Day weekend

Heavy rain pummeled south Texas on Sunday, while in Vermont emergency crews restored power to homes after a late-season snow storm, NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.

  Blind students learn to "see" with sonar

A class of blind students in Vermont recently learned the basics of echolocation, a process very similar to sonar. Lead by echolocation evangelist, Daniel Kish, the students were quickly able to navigate their hotel, and soon, the streets of Burlington.

  We Should Care About Cyprus Because...?

Cyprus GDP totals $24 billion; Vermont's GSP is $26 billion. So why are the global markets so concerned about Cyprus? CNBC's Jane Wells reports.

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Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont turns his camera on reporters in Havana February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

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Financial aid

Students walk across campus at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. A new report says low-income students are increasingly bypassed for merit-based aid.

Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont speaks to reporters as a street entertainer impersonating Cuban Revolution leader Che Guevara stands beside him in Havana
Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont speaks to reporters as a street entertainer impersonating Cuban Revolution leader Che Guevara stands beside him in Havana

Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont speaks to reporters as a street entertainer impersonating Cuban Revolution leader Che Guevara stands beside him in Havana February 20, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont speaks to reporters in Havana
Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont speaks to reporters in Havana

Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont speaks to reporters in Havana February 20, 2013.REUTERS/Desmond Boylan