Democratic candidates for governor debate on VPT April 1, 7:30

first_imgLive from the Old Labor Hall in Barre on Thursday, April 1, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., the five Democratic candidates for governor will meet in their first statewide televised debate.  Airing live on Vermont Public Television, the forum is sponsored by Working Vermont Coalition, a collaboration of Vermont labor unions.The moderator of “Working Vermont’s Democratic Primary Debate” will be Marselis Parsons, former news director at WCAX-TV.VPT will broadcast the event statewide and webcast it on www.vpt.org(link is external), where anyone anywhere with access to Web-based video can watch it.  During the debate, there will be a live Web chat on www.vpt.org(link is external).  Journalists Shay Totten of Seven Days and Anne Galloway of vtdigger.org will host the chat, weigh in with their thoughts and invite viewers to join the conversation.Coverage of the debate is part of VPT’s election-year content, intended to help voters make informed choices.  Senior executive producer is Joe Merone.Source: VPT.last_img read more

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Rangers to retire Adrian Beltre’s No. 29 in June

first_img Adrian Beltre, 39, announces retirement The Rangers will retire Adrian Beltre’s No. 29 during a ceremony June 8, the team announced Tuesday.The ceremony will take place before Texas’ game against the Athletics at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Beltre announced his retirement in November. The four-time All-Star also played for the Dodgers, Mariners and Red Sox. He won four Silver Sluggers and five Gold Glove awards. Related News MLB hot stove: Rangers agree to 1-year contract with Shawn Kelley, report sayscenter_img It’s official. #Forever29 pic.twitter.com/6w5DwblCLR— Texas Rangers (@Rangers) February 5, 2019Beltre played 21 MLB seasons and spent his last eight years with the Rangers. He slashed .304/.357/509 in 1,098 games with Texas. He also hit 199 home runs and tallied 699 RBIs. The Rangers have retired three other numbers, including Nolan Ryan’s No. 34.last_img read more

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