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Newscast: Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, 7:34 a.m.

The city of Burlington took a huge step toward more open government last week when officials released a wide variety of data on the city’s website. Now hackers and tech types are interpreting that data and trying to create useful tools for the public. Vermont food entrepreneurs have added at least 2-thousand new jobs and nearly 200 new businesses since 2009. Norwich University has two new trustees. Vermont officials say that the loon, the white-tailed deer and the brook trout will be replacing the catamount on the state's conservation license plates.