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Senate approves racial justice oversight board bill

“This is not aimed at law enforcement alone, but recognizes issues present in the entire system,” said Sen. Jeanette White. The House addressed similar concerns via two other bills.

Ex-nightclub owner’s lawsuit accuses Rutland police of bias

The suit alleges that officers drove away business by targeting the club’s African-American patrons as suspected drug dealers. The police chief says that wasn’t the case.

‘Local Love Brigade’ aims to console targets of hate

The group, supplementing Valentine’s Day with year-round social action, is sending heart-strewn postcards to harassed people and institutions statewide.

Clergy take to pulpits to decry religious and racial hate

A coalition of Vermont spiritual congregations spread its message statewide over the weekend during a “Sabbath of Listening and Healing.”

UPDATED: Anti-Semitic fliers target Burlington officials

The leaflets aimed at Mayor Miro Weinberger and others were left on public seating before Monday’s City Council meeting. Police said they were referring the person believed responsible to a mental health agency.