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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.

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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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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After Dire Global Report, Vermont Explores Its Role In Curbing Climate Change

10/15/2018
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Last week, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report that paints a gloomy global picture. Even if we're able to limit global warming from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, we could see serious changes to weather, sea levels, agriculture and natural eco-systems. We're digging deeper on the report on Vermont Edition .

Duration:00:43:53

Campaign 2018: Democrat Christine Hallquist On Why She Wants To Be Vermont's Next Governor

10/12/2018
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Christine Hallquist is the former CEO of Vermont Electric Cooperative and the Democratic candidate for governor. She's challenging incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott in the Nov. 6 election. Candidate Hallquist joins Vermont Edition to discuss her platform and priorities should she become governor.

Duration:00:43:14

Where To Find Fall Foliage And Some Of Vermont's Hidden Gems

10/11/2018
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Autumn in the Green Mountain State is when tour buses and cars full of out-of-staters trek to Vermont to see that green turn to gold. Even if it's past peak in some regions, John Sinclair with the Green Mountain and Finger Lakes National Forest says there's still great leaf peeping to be had. And VPR's own Ric Cengeri says a trip to see the foliage is a great excuse to see what Vermont's 251 towns and cities have to offer.

Duration:00:11:48

Campaign 2018: One Month Out, Sizing Up The Statewide Races

10/11/2018
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In less than four weeks, Vermonters will choose candidates for statewide and legislative offices. Our panel of political pundits will look at the major issues in the campaigns for governor, lieutenant governor, U.S. Senate and U.S. House. Discussing how these campaigns have unfolded this year are: Paul Heintz, political editor for Seven Days Xander Landen, VTDigger reporter Eric Davis, retired Middlebury College political science professor Post your questions or comments about Campaign 2018...

Duration:00:43:22

Campaign 2018: ‘Unfinished Work’ Spurs State Treasurer Beth Pearce To Seek Reelection

10/11/2018
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Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce was appointed to the job in late 2010, and has been re-elected three times on the Democratic ticket. In all, she's spent more than 40 years working in government finance. An incumbent Democrat, Pearce spoke with Vermont Edition about why she wants another two-year term.

Duration:00:09:17

Campaign 2018: Bernie Sanders Sets Sights On 3rd Term In U.S. Senate

10/10/2018
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Incumbent Sen. Bernie Sanders is seeking a third term as Vermont's junior Senator, and he faces a crowded field of challengers—including one Republican and seven Independents —on the Nov. 6 ballot. We're talking to candidate Bernie Sanders about the objectives he'd pursue if re-elected.

Duration:00:23:04

Debates 2018: Turner And Zuckerman, Candidates For Lt. Governor

10/9/2018
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We're kicking off the first of our general election debates, and partnering with Vermont PBS to air live on both radio and television. Joining us are the two major-party candidates for lieutenant governor: incumbent Progressive/Democrat David Zuckerman and his Republican challenger, House Minority Leader Don Turner Jr.

Duration:00:55:00

A Trip Up Mount Mansfield To VPR's Transmitter

10/9/2018
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Vermont Public Radio's broadcast signal — what listeners hear in the car, or on traditional radios at home or work — emanates from one of 18 transmitters across the state. VPR broadcast engineer Kira Parker travels the state for regular visits to ensure the transmitters are working and keeps the radio signal beaming.

Duration:00:04:01

Quebec Election Results Mark A Political Shift For The Province

10/9/2018
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On October 1, the province of Quebec held the general election for its legislative body - the National Assembly of Quebec. The results were historic - a seven-year-old center-right party that campaigned on limits to immigration won the most seats. That makes it the first time since the 1960s that power hasn't been held by either the Liberals or the Parti Quebecois.

Duration:00:10:12

Autumnal Gardening Advice From Charlie Nardozzi

10/8/2018
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If you love to garden, there's still plenty of time to dig in the dirt before the winter chill blows in. On this Vermont Edition , we have gardening expert and Vermont Garden Journal host Charlie Nardozzi ready to answer all your questions on fall gardening.

Duration:00:42:32

Vermonters React To The Kavanaugh Confirmation

10/7/2018
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On Saturday, after weeks of division and fury on Capitol Hill and across the country, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh was narrowly confirmed by the Senate. Beyond the politics, Americans have been debating multiple sexual assault allegations against the nominee and the apparent breakdown of norms on both sides of the process. Now, we want to hear what you think.

Duration:00:32:48

Campaign 2018: If Re-Elected, Auditor Hoffer Wants More 'Programmatic' Audits

10/5/2018
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As part of VPR's series of interviews with candidates for statewide office, Vermont Edition spoke with Doug Hoffer , who is seeking his fourth term as state auditor. Hoffer took the time to explain the role of his office.

Duration:00:10:14

Campaign 2018: Welch Makes Case For Seventh Term In Congress

10/4/2018
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Incumbent Democratic Congressman Peter Welch is running for his seventh term in the U.S. House. As part of VPR's series of interviews with candidates for this seat, Welch joins Vermont Edition to discuss the key issues in the race, including health care and the Farm Bill.

Duration:00:32:48

The Scandal That 'Shook The Roots Of The Vermont Judiciary'

10/3/2018
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Lying under oath. Twisting court decisions for personal gain. Misuse of public money. And corruption in the judiciary that went all the way to Vermont’s highest court. It may sound like the latest legal thriller, but it's the true story that rocked the state in the 1980s, ending with an investigation that saw the first-ever felony charges brought against a Vermont judge.

Duration:00:13:07

Sen. Patrick Leahy On The Battle Over The Kavanaugh Nomination

10/3/2018
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Last week, Sen. Patrick Leahy played a central role in the testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh. As the Senate continues to weigh Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court, we're talking to Sen. Leahy about the nomination, the FBI investigation and what comes next.

Duration:00:30:49

Cartoonist's Graphic Novel 'Berlin' Tracks Democracy's Decline In Interwar Germany

10/3/2018
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A grizzled journalist writing through his middle age. A young artist in her 20s fleeing an upper middle-class life traced out by her parents. The two meet on a train headed to Berlin in 1928, and their lives unfold, connect and diverge amid the backdrop of a changing Germany between the World Wars. They're among the characters in the graphic novel Berlin by cartoonist and Center for Cartoon Studies professor Jason Lutes.

Duration:00:09:57

'Coming Home': New Film Explores Circles Of Support After Leaving Prison

10/2/2018
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Filmmaker Bess O'Brien 's new documentary, Coming Home , follows the lives of five Vermonters released from jail who enter a CoSA — Circle of Support and Accountability — to help with their transition back into their community. We learn about the program, the film and the lives of those involved in CoSAs.

Duration:00:33:41

Campaign 2018: Phil Scott Seeks A Second Term As Governor

10/1/2018
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Incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott is running for a second two-year term, going up against a number of challengers including Democratic nominee Christine Hallquist. We're talking to Scott as part of our series of interviews with major party candidates for statewide office.

Duration:00:43:15

'Visions Of The World' Exhibit: How New Americans Mesh Cultures

10/1/2018
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Paintings, photographs, textiles and poems created by New Americans now living in Vermont make up the new Visions Of The World exhibit, a showcase of art from immigrants with refugee backgrounds now on display in Burlington's Amy E. Tarrant Gallery.

Duration:00:07:14

Campaign 2018: Republican Lawrence Zupan Seeks U.S. Senate In First Bid For Office

9/28/2018
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Republican Lawrence Zupan is seeking Vermont's U.S. Senate seat in the Nov. 6 election. In his first bid for office, the Manchester real estate broker is looking to unseat incumbent Sen. Bernie Sanders. We're talking with Zupan about his platform and what policies he'll pursue if elected.

Duration:00:31:42