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America's 10 Best Brewery Tours | Posted 05.12.2015 | Travel

This St. Patrick's Day, the focus might be on the quantity of beer imbibed versus the quality. But with upward of 3,000 craft breweries now brewing in the US, there's no shortage of places to go to get a behind-the-scenes look and sample something special

Ask a Keynesian: With U.S. Borrowing Capped, Won't More Pentagon Spending Destroy Jobs?

Robert Naiman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Naiman

The Grand Bargain is essentially about taking money from middle income people through Social Security cuts and tax increases and giving the money to the Pentagon for unnecessary Pentagon spending.

The 15 Best College Towns You May Not Know About

| Posted 10.10.2012 | Teen

By Heather Rinder When looking into colleges, we know to check out the campus, the residence halls, and the gyms, but the town where the school is...

Enlightening Polyamory

Amy Shiner | Posted 04.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

At church last night, I came out as polyamorous. It was an endorphin rush. Coming out is hard, though. I am a layperson at church, and I have a very strong leadership role.

Man Tries To Steal Woman's Heart With Stolen Ring: Cops

AP | Posted 02.27.2012 | Weird News

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A diamond engagement ring didn't have the outcome a Vermont man had hoped for. His girlfriend said yes, but the ring landed hi...

Woman Slams City Hall -- With Raccoon Carcass

AP | Posted 02.03.2012 | Crime

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Police in Vermont say a woman who might have been angry about a dead raccoon left on a street took its bloody carcass to City Hall ...

Vermont Funeral-Home Owner Gives Big To Hospitals, Orphanage

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Don Smith doesn't have a single cause. His friend refers to him as a "strategic philanthropist." This Burlington, Vermont, funeral-home owner and oper...

Champlain College student from Montclair dies at off-campus party | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- A 21-year-old Montclair native died at Champlain College after collapsing at an off-campus party Thursday night, college offici...

Instant Runoff Voting: The Oscars, National Referendum in UK and Much More

Rob Richie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Richie

The House of Commons yesterday voted overwhelmingly to hold a national referendum on IRV, and the use of IRV in the Oscar vote for best picture this year is getting growing attention.

Ownership Is So Last Century: From Owners/Consumers to Borrowers/Lenders

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

When I get to thinking about it, the only things I want to own outright are things I want to pass along to another generation, that have personal meaning to me. Who needs the rest?

Andrea Phillips, Captain's Wife, Speaks Out

AP | JOHN CURRAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The wife of sea captain Richard Phillips says her husband considers the U.S. military the "real heroes" of his ordeal. Hoarse...