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A bookstore owner in Brattleboro is donating books to the Police Department for individuals who have to spend the night locked up, waiting to be arraigned.

Democratic candidate for governor Christine Hallquist is receiving threats of violence after her historic victory in last week’s primary.

Construction underway on June 6, 2018, on the casino in Springfield, Massachusetts.
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Primary elections were held this week in Connecticut and Vermont for several offices, including governor. In Vermont, Democrat Christine Hallquist became the first transgender person to win a major party's nomination for governor.

A midsummer primary in one of the smallest states in the country took on historic national significance Tuesday night when Christine Hallquist became the first openly transgender candidate in U.S. history to win a major party gubernatorial nomination.

Vermont's 2018 primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 14. Hey, that's today!

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