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Vt. becomes first state to ban hydraulic fracturing

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Gov. Peter Shumlin on Wednesday signed into law the nation’s first ban on a hotly debated natural gas drilling technique that involves blasting chemical-laced water deep into the ground. The Democrat, surrounded at a Statehouse ceremony by ...

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Beres named COO of Greater Baltimore Medical Associates (access required)

Bennett J. “Ben” Beres has been named chief operating officer for Greater Baltimore Medical Associates, a group of more than 40 multi-specialty physician practices. Beres will oversee GBMA’s operations in practices on the Towson campus of the Greater Baltimore Medical ...

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Hurricane Irene leads to at least 31 deaths

Hurricane Irene has led to the deaths of at least 31 people in 10 states: CONNECTICUT — In Prospect, 89-year-old Charlotte Levine was killed early Sunday when a falling tree limb pulled power lines onto her house and started a ...

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Irene: Wet, deadly and expensive, but no monster

The storm that had been Hurricane Irene crossed into Canada overnight but wasn’t yet through with the U.S., where flood waters threatened Vermont towns and New Yorkers who returned to work had to make do with a slowly reopening transit ...

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Supreme Court questions limits on use of prescription data

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cast doubt Tuesday on efforts by states to limit drug manufacturers’ use of information about the prescription drugs that doctors like to prescribe. The court took up a dispute between the state of Vermont and ...

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