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Newscast: Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 7:34 a.m.

Tropical Storm Irene is still packing a punch for some Vermont businesses. That’s because more than 200 employers were forced to lay off workers after the storm—and other flooding that year. And some have seen their unemployment tax rates go up, sometimes dramatically. Vermont lawmakers have a heavy agenda set for today. Some are saying they’ll still be able to wrap up business for the year by Saturday.