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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Put kids in danger

Put kids in danger

Max Akom, Opinion columnist April 25, 2024

In our modern times, we have become far too risk-averse.  While it is hard to object to seatbelts or airbags—outside of New Hampshire—there are many “safety improvements” we have made that...

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Corporal Carolynne Erwin talks about Burlington’s ranking as a safe city in terms of families, but not in crime.

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Chris Dillon, Staff Writer April 2, 2017

Burlington is among the top five safest cities for kids, according to a recent study. The study, released in January by the data-based finance website ValuePenguin, gave Burlington high ranks for...

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