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June 13th, 2019

CRISPR: Why you should care about gene editing

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Students in Chem 0322 at Middlebury College



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With the expansive genome sequencing of humans, animals and plants, researchers now have access to information that would allow specific manipulation of gene sequences. Using CRISPR technology, selected genes can be altered. This has incredible implications for the future of humanity as well as our ecosystems and earth as we know it.

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Leicester receives invasive species grant

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Addison Independent



LEICESTER —The town of Leicester has been awarded a $29,970 grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to help control invasive species on Lake Dunmore and Fern Lake, which are located in the towns of Leicester and Salisbury. The control program is coordinated and operated by the Lake Dunmore/Fern Lake Association.

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Editorial: Join us to discuss pros, cons of raising the minimum wage

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Angelo Lynn



Editor’s note: This is a continuing discussion of the minimum wage issue.

As different cities and states across the country experiment with raising the minimum wage to different heights, Seattle has been heralded as “a national guinea pig for the policy since 2014,” according to a report in CNN, when the city voted in 2014 to gradually raise its minimum wage from $9.47 to $15.45 for large employers by 2018 and to $16 per hour in 2019.

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Editorial: Kudos to Neighbors Together

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Angelo Lynn



That the town of Middlebury will receive a $228,750 state grant to promote and market the town’s business community during the rail bridges road construction work over the next two years is no small deal. Much work went into preparation of that grant proposal, submitted by Neighbors Together, which culminated in a very detailed and comprehensive marketing plan.

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Greg Dennis: College reunion, with new hips and knees

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Greg Dennis



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At college reunions five through 20, you’re busy telling everyone how much you’ve achieved in life. Reunions 25 through 40 are about catching up and catching your breath for a weekend in June.

The main topics of conversation at the 45th reunion — where I found myself last week — consisted of:

“Are you retired yet?”

“Tell me about your grandchildren,” and (said in a slightly lower voice),

“How’s your health these days?”

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Clippings by Christopher Ross: Spies like us

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Christopher Ross



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A few years ago I received the only piece of mail my father ever sent me during my adult life.

Or, I should say, caused to be sent to me. It was a genealogical newsletter. My father had purchased a subscription for me, said the note inside.

“What the hell is this?” I said.

My daughter, Vivian, who was eight or nine at the time, scolded me for my language.

“Wow,” said my wife, Carolyn. “He didn’t even send a letter?”

“No, just this.”

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Eric Davis: Will Scott run again?

Posted on June 13, 2019 |
By Eric Davis



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Govs. Howard Dean, Jim Douglas and Peter Shumlin announced that they would not be running for, respectively, a sixth, a fifth, and a fourth term as governor between 14 and 18 months in advance of the elections at which they would otherwise have been on the ballot.

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