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Why is Vermont better than Texas? 

Question of the Week

Published January 10, 2001 at 5:24 p.m.

Do I have a full page?

— Karen Cooper

Co-Owner, Jamie Two Coats’ Toy Shop

Shelburne

I’m not required by law to carry a side-arm, or to listen to ZZ Top three times a day.

— Ty Formel

Head Chef, Daily Planet

Burlington

It’s like living in a small town compared to a big city: There’s a lot more pride in a place where everyone knows and is accountable to everyone else.

— Paul Stanfield

Director of Media Relations, Vermont Expos

Burlington

Texas is flat!

— Debbie Baker

Bookkeeper, The Shed

Stowe

There’s definitely more snow here, and possibly fewer Republicans.

— Kathy McClure

Owner, Rivendell Books

Montpelier

The mountains are older and wiser.

— Lynn Ellen Klarich

Dancer & Student of Chemistry

Bennington

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