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Saturday, February 15, 2014

The Weekly 7: This Week in Vermont News

Posted By on Sat, Feb 15, 2014 at 2:39 PM

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Each weekday, Seven Days scans the news across the Vermont media landscape to find the smartest, best and most compelling stories. We bundle them up in an email and send them out to our subscribers early each afternoon. It's called the Daily 7.

So which Vermont news stories are you reading? And which should you be reading? Here are the stories you clicked on most from this week's editions of the Daily 7:

 

#1Schumacher Begged Police for Help for Two Days Before Husband Killed Son
By Laura Collins, the Daily Mail — Wednesday, February 12

Christina Schumacher says she attempted to get full custody of her son, believing him to be in danger, just before he was killed by his father in December. She says her estranged husband had been abusive for years.

#2 Homicide Victims Identified as West Haven Father and Son; Suspect Arrested
Staff report, Rutland Herald — Thursday, February 13

A man was arrested Thursday morning in connection with the murder of a father and son in Hubbardton Wednesday.

#3Shumlin Talks Heroin on ABC's 'This Week'
By Paul Heintz, Seven Days Off Message — Monday, February 10

Gov. Peter Shumlin made an appearance on ABC's Sunday morning news talk show yesterday to discuss Vermont's "heroin crisis." 

#4House Strongly Backs Ban on Handheld Devices for Drivers
By Bob Kinzel, Vermont Public Radio — Thursday, February 13

The Vermont House overwhelmingly approved a bill to ban the use of cellphones and other handheld devices behind the wheel. 

#5State Spends Millions on Addiction-Fighting Drug That Is Diverted for Street Sale
By Laura Krantz, VTDigger — Tuesday, February 11

The state spent $8.25 million last year on Suboxone — a drug to treat opiate addiction. But Suboxone illegally sold on the black market is creating a new class of addicts.
 

#6Document Theft Suspect Dead in Apparent Suicide
By Mike Donoghue, Burlington Free Press — Wednesday, February 12

Police say a man with a history of stealing historic documents from libraries was found dead of an apparent suicide Tuesday.

#7Flu Season Taking Its Toll
By Judy Simpson — Monday, February 10

The Department of Health says H1N1 flu is hitting particularly hard this year, and even healthy, younger people are at risk of severe illness.

 

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