Last Build Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:06:35 +0000
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Across the country and here in Vermont, police body cameras and the footage that they capture are spurring big debates: over transparency, privacy, the use of force and when and how footage should be released.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000The prices that dairy farmers get for milk are down this summer. Economists will tell you it's supply and demand, and there's a lot of milk being produced in the U.S. and around the world. But the picture is complicated for Vermont farms that are trying to respond to the market.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Ever wonder what's going on in your teenager's mind? You may be about to find out a lot more. The University of Vermont is taking a leading role in a massive national study into the developing brains of 10,000 adolescents.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000For the first time since 2010, Vermont has an open seat for lieutenant governor. We’ll talk to the Republican candidate, Randy Brock. We'll discuss health care reform, tax policy and more.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000A new report on hunger shows that Vermont's overall rate of food insecurity in improving, but advocates are concerned that that good news doesn't extend to seniors.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:43:33 +0000Vermont is an eclectic place, and we're serving up an eclectic mix of topics in today's program - from technology that's changing the way we think about cardboard, to the fantasy sci-fi world of steampunk, to the serious work of protecting civil liberties.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000What do you think is the most memorable public art in Vermont? But before answering that, let's back up even a bit further – how does one define public art?
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:54:53 +0000On September 21, 1938, a hurricane slammed into New England killing hundreds and devastating the region. The storm pre-dated accurate weather forecasting, and left long-lasting effects on the region's economy, landscape and psyche.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000What services should the state be funding and what elements of our infrastructure can we not afford to ignore? They're big questions with a lot of different answers.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Vermont's sole congressman is a Democrat, but he's also received enough primary write-in votes to be the Republican candidate for Congress, too. We invite listeners to join the live conversation with Rep. Peter Welch on a wide range of issues.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000The 1970s were a time of huge change in Vermont, as the back-to-the land movement swept the country and communes dotted the state. We’re hearing stories from that era of transformation and looking at how 1970s counterculture shaped the state we know today.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:00:10 +0000"When you see see your child so ... like a skeleton, it's terrifying," a mother says into the camera. "When we were in New York, people would walk up to her and say, 'Oh! You must be a model!' which made it even more horrific." Maddy's is one of several stories told in the documentary All of Me, by Vermont filmmaker Bess O'Brien.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Vermont is a pretty dog-friendly state. That’s great for pet-lovers, but can come with some issues as well. We’re looking at the ins, outs and etiquette of dogs in public places.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000About a year ago, Vermont's mental health community and gun-owners began work on a project to prevent the use of guns in suicide. The Gun Shop Project is one of the ways that Vermont is trying to lower its suicide rate.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000New planets, signals from deep space, Mars exploration, exploding satellites, astronauts setting records for time in space. It's been a wild few weeks for news about our galaxy and space exploration.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Are Vermont's independent doctors an endangered species? As the state's health care system continues to evolve, many independent physicians worry they'll be gobbled up by a few large organizations or simply left in the lurch. We're talking about the current landscape for Vermont's independent doctors and looking at what the future may hold.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000Returning from the holiday weekend, we'll be again sharing two memorable Vermont Edition pieces from this spring – one dealing with coincidences and the other about recycling containers.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000In the spring, a panel of Vermont cartoonists joined Vermont Edition. We're sharing that conversation again, as well as two pieces that weave together music and history: one about the "Polish Hour" radio show in Rutland that ran for 45 years, and another about the musical styles of ragtime, blues and jazz.
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000He took over the post of Vermont State Police director as the state was in the throes of an opiate abuse epidemic. He's had to answer questions about a new study showing racial disparities in VSP traffic stops.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:00:00 +0000Donald Trump's campaign continues to divide many Republicans across the country, with the candidate's controversial stances and statements leading some to decide not to vote for their own party's nominee. We're looking at how this is playing out closer to home.