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1944 Army Plane Crash Rescuers Honored 1944 Army Plane Crash Rescuers Honored

A 1944 Army plane crash left James Wilson, a 19-year-old crew member who was asleep in the back, stranded and severely injured. He surely would have died with the rest of the passengers if it wasn’t for the courage of …

Snowy Owls Drifting Deeper South Snowy Owls Drifting Deeper South

The snowy owl, typically a resident of the Arctic, has been delving further south as of late, and has been spotted in parts of the New England region of the northeastern United States. The wayward owls have come south due …

Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide Peachem Shooting Leaves Two Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide

A shooting in Peacham, Vermont on Wednesday left two men dead in an apparent murder-suicide. According to the Vermont State Police, police received a report of shots fired at around 7 am on Wednesday. A 60-year-old woman, Jeannie Peabody, had …

Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month Vermont ISP Offers Gigabit Internet For $35 A Month
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National telecoms like AT&T have said they are going to compete with Google Fiber, but there’s not been much proof of that so far. Instead, startups and small phone companies are leading the charge in bringing fiber Internet to more …

Vermont Governor Outruns Four Bears Barefoot! Vermont Governor Outruns Four Bears Barefoot!

Not to be outdone by Newark mayor Cory Booker’s rescue of a woman from a burning building, Vermont governor Peter Shumlin outran four bears. The 56-year-old Democrat woke Wednesday night to the sound of bears in his back yard, getting …

Googler Could Become Vermont Governor
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Vermont residents may want to start giving a little extra thought to whether or not they like the way Google does things.  It seems that Matt Dunne, the Manager of Community Affairs at Google, is trying to become the state’s governor.

An important note: Dunne hasn’t sworn to turn Vermont into one giant Googleplex.  There’s been no fanatical talk of data collection.  And the words "Google" and "search" don’t even appear on Dunne’s homepage (part of which you can see below).

Vermont Ushers In Virtual Corporations
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Though physically based in California, Google and Yahoo are, for official purposes, Delaware corporations because of the state’s corporate-friendly policies. You’ve probably heard the radio commercials about the (tax) benefits of setting up a Nevada LLC. Get ready, then, for some promotion of Vermont’s "virtual corporations."