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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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Episodes

The Year In Movies: The Good, The Bad And The Streaming

12/6/2018
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We're talking about the films of 2018 - mostly the triumphs, a few of the misfires - with an emphasis on movies you can see now, either on the big screen or at home via streaming. We'll try to cover all the bases, from Oscar-bait to blockbusters.

Duration:00:37:23

Making Your Cake Baking 'Fantastical' With Gesine Bullock-Prado

12/5/2018
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Your dreams of creating a wonderful cake — delicious, decorous and delightful — are possible. And the 'Cake Lady' Gesine Bullock-Prado will provide guidance on how you can create a cake that delights the eyes and the palette.

Duration:00:37:32

Rutland City Police Hiring Case Manager To Fight Human Trafficking

12/4/2018
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Victims of human trafficking need help not from police but from social workers—which is why the Rutland City Police Department is hiring a case manager to connect victims to the services they need.

Duration:00:08:26

Taking Better Pics: Tips For Turning Snapshots Into Frameable Photographs

12/3/2018
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As you look back at the photographs that tell your story of 2018, do they have that special something that elevates them beyond a simple snapshot and into a photograph worth framing? We're talking about how to take better photos, no matter what camera you use, and how to best capture the winter landscapes and family gatherings that tempt everyone's inner shutterbug this time of year.

Duration:00:29:14

'Bear Brook' Podcast: How Genetic Genealogy Is Transforming Murder Investigations

12/3/2018
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Four victims. Their bodies found in two barrels. No trace of their identities. No suspects in their murders. That's how the investigation at the heart of New Hampshire Public Radio's recent true crime podcast Bear Brook begins. But over the course of six episodes, and several forthcoming updates, cutting-edge forensic testing and genetic genealogy provides answers to some of those questions—while raising new ones.

Duration:00:08:06

What's Changing, What's Already Changed: Vermont And The New Climate Report

12/3/2018
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A new climate report from the U.S. government points to huge impacts across the country, some still to come, some already well underway. And the Northeast region faces the largest temperature increase in the contiguous U.S. by 2035. We're talking about the effects of climate change on our region, in specific areas from weather to wildlife.

Duration:00:35:39

VTDigger Investigates Alleged Abuses Of Power Within Vermont National Guard

11/30/2018
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Allegations of misconduct, abuse of power and a culture of impunity at the Vermont National Guard. Interviews with more than two dozen guardsmen alleging harassment of women and a toxic "good-old-boys" network. And alleged outrageous behavior among pilots and others high within the Guard ranging from the misuse of fighter jets to conduct that may have imperiled a mission in Africa. These are among the findings from of a six-month investigation by VTDigger into the Vermont National Guard.

Duration:00:08:48

Londonderry Nonprofit Fills In Gaps Of Services And Support

11/30/2018
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In the most rural parts of this rural state, it can be difficult or confusing to access social services when you need them. Add in mountainous terrain and winter weather that can linger for months and you have a recipe for severe hardship. Neighborhood Connections is a nonprofit designed to fill in gaps of social services and to help people navigate the confusing red tape of some agencies.

Duration:00:08:25

From Laughingstock to Champions: ‘The Pats’ Traces Nearly 60 Years Of Patriots History

11/29/2018
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You may think you know The New England Patriots. Brady, Belichick and five Super Bowl championships; what's more to know? But author Glenn Stout's new book, The Pats: An Illustrated History of the New England Patriots , serves up details, anecdotes and stories from the team's nearly 60-year history that will surprise even die-hard Pats fans.

Duration:00:34:06

Mister Chris Sings, Dances, Teaches On New Vermont PBS Program

11/29/2018
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There's a whole lot of singing, jumping and discovering on the new Vermont PBS program called Mister Chris and Friends . It's a locally-produced children's show hosted by Chris Dorman, who is Mister Chris. He joins Vermont Edition to talk about the program.

Duration:00:08:25

Vermont Delegation Raises Alarm Over Planned Border Patrol Checkpoints Within State

11/29/2018
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Vermont's full congressional delegation — Rep. Peter Welch and Sens. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders — issued a joint statement objecting to the U.S. Border Patrol's plan to operate checkpoints deep within the state of Vermont, potentially up to 100 miles from the Canadian border.

Duration:00:05:53

Incoming Corrections Commissioner On New Programs, Department Challenges

11/27/2018
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Mike Touchette is a 28-year veteran of the Vermont Department of Corrections who will take over as the Department's Commissioner in December. We're talking to Touchette about the state of corrections in Vermont. We'll look at new programs like peer coaching - with inmates providing support to other inmates. And we'll talk about challenges like addiction treatment and conditions for out-of-state prisoners.

Duration:00:33:56

Act 250: Striking The Right Balance With Vermont Land Use And Development

11/26/2018
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Act 250 is the state's comprehensive land-use program and it's nearing it's 50th birthday. A commission is now looking at how to make it relevant for the next half century. Vermont Edition hears thoughts on the past, present and future of Act 250.

Duration:00:37:54

Ed Koren Talks Cartooning And His 'Wild' New Collection

11/26/2018
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Ed Koren . Even if you don't know his name, you probably recognize his work. Think furry people with big pointy noses, plus a whole lot of shaggy animals. The longtime New Yorker cartoonist and Vermont's former cartoonist laureate joins Vermont Edition to talk about his new collection Koren: In the Wild .

Duration:00:32:04

Rebroadcast: What Are You Thankful For?

11/20/2018
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This program originally aired on November 23, 2016. What are you thankful for? We're talking about gratitude and what it means.

Duration:00:40:23

Rebroadcast: 'Breaking Bread' With King Arthur Flour's Head Baker

11/20/2018
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This program originally aired on November 6, 2017. Before he became head baker at King Arthur Flour in Norwich, Martin Philip trained as an opera singer and worked for an investment bank in New York City. Now the baker and author is sharing his expertise and answering questions for aspiring bakers

Duration:00:41:56

Bishop Coyne Gives An Update On Vermont's Synod, St. Joseph's Investigations

11/20/2018
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Bishop Christopher Coyne is leading a synod within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington. For more than a year, he's met with clergy, church officials and lay men and women to discuss low church membership and attracting young people and families to the church. But the past year has seen other issues arise that continue to shake the Catholic Church and Vermont's Burlington diocese specifically.

Duration:00:10:01

A Look At Act 46 As Final Decisions Near On Reshaping School Districts

11/19/2018
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For the past three years, school districts around Vermont have been in a voluntary phase, allowing voters and school boards to work on their own Act 46 merger plans. In June, the acting Secretary of Education issued a statewide plan making a series of recommendations about unmerged districts. As the State Board of Education prepares to announce its final recommendations next week, Vermont Edition looks at how decisions are being made and what has and hasn't worked in the process.

Duration:00:33:54

Why Vermont Is Big-Box Averse, Except When It's Not

11/16/2018
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Vermonters have a complicated relationship with big-box retail stores. Some inspire vocal opposition, while others are accepted, or even celebrated. We're talking about why Vermonters are big-box averse, except when they're not.

Duration:00:35:18

Peter Welch Looks At What's Ahead For The House After A Blue Wave

11/15/2018
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An azure wave did occur last Tuesday, when the Democrats took back control of the House in the midterm elections. Rep. Peter Welch will return to Washington in January as part of that Democratic majority. He joins us to discuss what that shift in power will mean.

Duration:00:42:53