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January 9, 1987 | Associated Press
Democratic Gov. Madeleine M. Kunin was elected to a second term Thursday in a joint session of the Legislature, more than two months after Vermonters failed to award her a majority of their votes. Kunin received 139 votes from the combined House and Senate, while Republican Peter Smith received 39 votes and Burlington Mayor Bernard Sanders, the only socialist to head a U.S. city, received one vote.
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January 9, 1987 | Associated Press
Democratic Gov. Madeleine M. Kunin was elected to a second term Thursday in a joint session of the Legislature, more than two months after Vermonters failed to award her a majority of their votes. Kunin received 139 votes from the combined House and Senate, while Republican Peter Smith received 39 votes and Burlington Mayor Bernard Sanders, the only socialist to head a U.S. city, received one vote.
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January 5, 1994 | From Associated Press
The second big storm in a week blasted the East from North Carolina to Maine on Tuesday, canceling hundreds of airline flights, piling snow nearly three feet deep and leaving more than 200,000 people without electricity. "It's going to be a replay of the March blizzard of 1993. We've got problems all over the state," said West Virginia National Guard spokesman Capt. Ron Garton. West Virginia Gov.
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July 19, 1990 | ELIZABETH LEVITAN SPAID
Twelve of Vermont's former governors--all men--peer stoically from portraits on each wall of the Statehouse office here. But Swiss immigrant-turned three-time governor Madeleine Kunin seems undaunted by their presence. "You look at all these men here, and they didn't think that I'd be here, but they didn't think that Nelson Mandela would be there either, or Vaclav Havel," says Kunin, a Democrat who was elected the first woman governor of this rural, traditionally Republican state in 1984.
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December 26, 2003 | Eric Slater, Times Staff Writer
The debate between Democratic presidential hopefuls was about to begin and the reporter from England was scrambling. As he pulled his laptop and tape recorder from a carrying case, out tumbled a dog-eared, coffee-stained paperback. It was a book on Howard Dean, written by nine current and former Vermont journalists. Many of them covered their former governor for years, "would bump into him at the dump," one recalled, and could call him at home at 10 o'clock at night for a quick quote.
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November 11, 1987 | CHARLES HILLINGER, Times Staff Writer
This burial place of history and heroes, of men and women who fought in all of America's wars, will be crowded this Veterans Day with those who come to honor the more than 210,000 interred here. At 11 a.m. at this national shrine overlooking the Potomac River and the nation's Capitol, outgoing Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger is scheduled to place the traditional Veterans Day presidential wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
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