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Vermont Edition brings you news and conversation about issues affecting your life. Hosts Jane Lindholm and Bob Kinzel consider the context of current events through interviews with news makers and people who make our region buzz.

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Interview: Sue Minter, Democratic Candidate For Governor

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

The new VPR poll released this week revealed just one close state-wide race. That is the gubernatorial race between Democrat Sue Minter and Republican Phil Scott, which is in a statistical tie.

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Interview: Phil Scott, Republican Candidate For Governor

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

The new VPR poll shows a dead heat in the race for Governor between Democrat Sue Minter and Republican Phil Scott. This week we're talking to both candidates about the key issues of the race. Today we're joined by the Republican candidate: Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott.

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VPR Poll: The Top Takeaways

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

The VPR Poll was released on Wednesday morning Oct. 19, and gives Vermont a snapshot of what likely voters are thinking about statewide and federal election races, plus what issues are priorities for Vermonters.

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A New Push For Higher Education

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

There's a new push to get more Vermonters better educated. The goal is 70 percent of the population with a college or other post-secondary degree by 2025.

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'All-Payer' Health Care On The Way: What Is It?

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

In the near future, the Green Mountain Care Board is expected to vote on a dramatic change in the way that health care providers are reimbursed, to reward quality of care, and not the quantity of services that are provided.

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Interview: David Zuckerman, Progressive And Democratic Candidate For Lieutenant Governor

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

David Zuckerman is a Progressive Party state senator representing Chittenden County. He's both the Progressive and Democratic nominee for the position of Lieutenant Governor.

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Our Young Professionals Assess Vermont

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

It's an age-old question: How does Vermont keep young professionals here and attract more to the state? How about just asking them? That's what we plan to do.

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Interview: Scott Milne, Republican Candidate For U.S. Senate

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

This week on Vermont Edition, we’re bringing you interviews with the candidates for U.S. Senate. Next up is Republican candidate Scott Milne.

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Interview: Randy Brock, Republican Candidate For Lieutenant Governor

Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

Randy Brock has served as a State Senator and Vermont's Auditor of Accounts. He's also run unsuccessfully for governor in 2012. Now he is the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor.

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Interview: Patrick Leahy, Democratic Candidate For U.S. Senate

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

All week on Vermont Edition, we bring you interviews with the candidates for U.S. Senate, starting with the seven-term Democratic incumbent Patrick Leahy.

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Former Sanders Campaign Manager Jeff Weaver On 'Our Revolution'

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

Our Revolution is the organization founded by Bernie Sanders to carry on the priorities of his presidential campaign. We're getting an update on the group's work.

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Moose, Bats, Deer, And Other Fish And Wildlife Issues

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

What ever happened to the Roxbury fish hatchery after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene? Why is the state's moose population in decline? How are Lake Champlain's sturgeon and sea lamprey holding up?

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Garden Advice For A Prolific Autumn

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

Falling leaves and grey skies may have been the backdrop for gardeners recently, but the frost will hold off a bit longer, so the garden season isn't over yet!

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Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger On Downtown Development, Education And More

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

Miro Weinberger took office in 2012 and has now served as mayor of Burlington for over four years. We’re talking with Mayor Weinberger about the big issues facing Vermont's largest city - including the debate over downtown development, the affordable housing crunch, the school system, policing and more.

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The World Is Your Oyster

Mon, 03 Oct 2016 16:00:00 +0000

There might just be two types of people in this world: those who can't stand the thought of eating an oyster and those who would go to the ends of the earth for a bite of one of these tasty little morsels. This show will appeal to the latter.

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With Approval Granted, How Rutland Refugee Resettlement Will Work

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000

After an often divisive debate here in Vermont, the U.S. State Department has given approval for up to 100 refugees - mostly Syrian - to settle in Rutland over the next year.

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Governor Shumlin Live

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000

Governor Peter Shumlin has three months left in his final term in charge. But he still has some thoughts on the direction the state should take on key issues.

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Body Cameras And Law Enforcement: Technology, Transparency And Privacy

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000

Across 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.

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Low Milk Prices Vex Dairy Farmers

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000

The 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.

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Unlocking The Mysteries Of Teenage Brains

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000

Ever 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.

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