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Feb 22- Union members ratified an agreement on Sunday that ends a four-month-long strike by some 1,800 workers at FairPoint Communications, a major land-line telecommunications provider in northern New England, union officials announced. Union and FairPoint negotiators reached a tentative agreement on Feb. 19, followed by three days of union member voting...
Sanders, top opposition member on the U.S. Senate Budget Committee, released a report decrying what he called "legalized tax fraud." Using the Cayman Islands, Bermuda and other tax havens, these companies have saved more than $280 billion in tax liabilities, Sanders concluded in the report. The senator from Vermont delivered his broadside a day ahead of a media...
CNBC's Landon Dowdy breaks down the story of the late Vermont janitor who moonlighted as a stock-picker.
NEW YORK, Feb 4- A group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers will begin their second attempt on Wednesday to introduce a bill that would reform the Renewable Fuel Standards program in the United States, targeting an end to ethanol fuel-blending mandates. The RFS Reform Act is the latest bid in recent years by Republican Representatives Bob Goodlatte of...
The National Weather Service called "potentially historic" could dump 2 feet or more of snow between New York and New England.
Vermont-based Keurig Green Mountain will move most of its U.S. coffee buying operation to Switzerland, following rivals who have already moved.
Life expectancy is up, smoking is down, and obesity rates are on the rise again according to the new edition of America's Health Rankings.
Colorado and Oregon ballot measures to label food products that have GMOs were defeated, but proponents vow to fight on.
Heavy rain and wind slowed down the morning commute Wednesday as a Nor'easter makes its way through New England. NBC reports.
The "new economy" has transformed how states conduct business, both with each other and the broader global marketplace.
The rise and fall of states on CNBC's Top States for Business ranking is a reflection of economic trends. The biggest Cinderella story: Nevada.
The Green Mountain State offers exactly the quality of life its nickname implies, as well as one of the best education systems.
Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.
Vermont's Hill Farmstead, Lawson's Finest Liquids and Alchemist are hosting Memorial Day weekend events that have aficionados buzzing.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a new law that puts the state on the path to become the first to require labels on genetically modified foods.
The impact of climate change has never been more present with droughts, storms and tornadoes. But this change has a cost and it's for you to pay.
Edward Berenbaum of Century 21 Redwood Realty, provides insight on the current housing market in Virginia. He shares three listings currently for sale.
A new measure of Obamacare enrollment shows the federal government is far behind the state-run exchanges in getting people signed up.
As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.
Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.