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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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VSAC Study Tracks Educational Outcomes For Class Of 2012

12/14/2018
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Some new information has just been released from an ongoing study following nearly 6,000 Vermonters who graduated from high school in 2012. There's some good news for Vermont in terms of college attainment, and some bad news – or ways the state could focus its energy.

Duration:00:08:52

What Is The Future Of Marijuana Laws In Vermont?

12/13/2018
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Even though it's now legal to possess, consume and grow small amounts of marijuana in Vermont, that doesn't mean we've seen the end of pot legislation. The Governor's Marijuana Advisory Commission has been evaluating what has happened in other states and listening to Vermonters' thoughts on the future of pot laws. We'll hear the results from the co-chairs of the commission. We'll be joined by Tom Little and Jake Perkinson who discuss their report and possible recommendations that will be...

Duration:00:43:45

Sen. Sanders On Resolution To End U.S. Support For Saudi-Led War In Yemen

12/12/2018
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UNICEF has declared the bloody war in Yemen the worst ongoing humanitarian disaster in the world. More than 2 million people are displaced, and more than 85,000 children have died from war-induced famine, with millions more people on the brink of death by starvation. On Thursday, the Senate passed a resolution under the War Powers Act that would end U.S. support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen.

Duration:00:11:32

Watching Young Brains Grow: 'ABCD' Study To Monitor A Decade Of Development

12/12/2018
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Nearly 12,000 children aged nine and ten are now taking part in a decade-long, nationwide study looking at how young brains develop. And 577 of them are right here in Vermont. We're talking with investigators leading the research at UVM about this landmark study and what they're learning about this pivotal decade in the development of young brains.

Duration:00:28:20

Feed Birds, Not Squirrels: Stocking Your Feeder For A Vermont Winter

12/12/2018
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The bears are mostly in bed for the winter, so it's safe to bring out your birdfeeders. But what's the best way to attract birds to your yard—what kind of food should you use? How can you take steps to keep your avian visitors safe? And how do you choose bird food based on what birds you might want to see?

Duration:00:07:30

The State Of Slate: Why Reopened Vermont Quarries Are Causing Concern

12/11/2018
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From a tiny area along the New York border called the Slate Valley, Vermont is the leading producer of slate in the country. And as old quarries are reopened or expanded, the rub between quarry owners and neighboring homeowners has gotten tense. We'll take a look at today's slate industry in Vermont.

Duration:00:27:12

Energy Efficiency And Weatherizing Your Home

12/11/2018
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We're talking weatherization: how to keep your home warm for less and address other health and comfort issues at the same time. Plus, when to go do-it-yourself and when to bring in the professionals.

Duration:00:29:56

New Hampshire's Secretary Of State Just Got Re-Elected For The 22nd Time

12/10/2018
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Bill Gardner has served as New Hampshire’s Secretary of State for more than 40 years, and last week, New Hampshire legislators—not voters—elected him to his 22nd term in office. But his re-election was no sure thing, and victory came only after a contentious and unprecedented day in the legislature. Tied up in Gardener’s reappointment are questions about election reforms, the state’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary and even President Donald Trump.

Duration:00:09:09

Keeping On Firm Financial Footing During Turbulent Times

12/7/2018
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It's been a tumultuous few weeks in the stock market. We're checking in with a financial counselor to talk about investments, savings and strategies to start 2019 on firm financial footing.

Duration:00:33:05

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