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Workforce training grants available to improve skills |  Business

Workforce training grants available to improve skills | Business

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Training Program (VTP) helps fund innovative solutions to today’s workforce challenges. VTP grants may cover up to 50 percent of expenses related to training and up-skilling staff, including employee wages for time spent training on the job. Training can be on-site or through an outside provider, and funds can be used …

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Supreme Court overturns Roe v.  Wade;  states can ban abortion

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade; states can ban abortion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday ended constitutional protections for abortion that had stood in America for nearly a half-century. The decision by the court’s conservative majority overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling and is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The ruling, unthinkable just a few …

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UN chief warns of 'catastrophe' from global food shortage

UN chief warns of ‘catastrophe’ from global food shortage

BERLIN (AP) — The head of the United Nations warned Friday that the world faces “catastrophe” because of the growing shortage of food around the globe. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the war in Ukraine Has added to the disruptions caused by climate change, the coronavirus pandemic and inequality to produce an “unprecedented global hunger …

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Inflation is forcing Americans to change their diets: 'We make vegetable soup'

Inflation is forcing Americans to change their diets: ‘We make vegetable soup’

Inflation is changing how and what people eat. More than half of consumers say they have changed their eating and drinking habits to manage the rising cost of living, according to a new survey by global intelligence company Morning Consult. Cutting back on trips to restaurants and bars is the most common change, accounting for …

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