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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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The State Of Hunting, Fishing And Preservation In Vermont

8/17/2018
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The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department has just released a new comprehensive survey that examines how Vermonters look at issues including fishing, hunting, trapping and wildlife preservation. We’re looking at these results and what they mean for the future of the state's wildlife.

Duration:00:42:52

Life Gave Him Cancer. He Made A Comedy Show.

8/16/2018
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Tim Kavanagh is a Vermont-based entertainer who's worked on variety shows, stage productions and improv comedy. When he was diagnosed with rectal cancer, he applied that humor to his diagnosis, treatment and surgeries to create what he calls his "self-defecating, one-man comedy show."

Duration:00:08:23

Changes On The Horizon For Vermont Prisoners: Checking In With The Corrections Department

8/15/2018
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Vermont's prisons — and how the state treats its incarcerated — has been the focus of scrutiny, possible expansion, and proposed reform. We're talking with Corrections Commissioner Lisa Menard about those reforms, potentially expanding state facilities and the status of Vermonters incarcerated in other states.

Duration:00:34:58

Middlesex Man Flew Dangerous 'Misty' Missions Over North Vietnam

8/15/2018
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Don Jones is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who is 91 years old and lives in Middlesex. He was one of just 157 pilots who flew the Misty F-100 missions into North Vietnam between 1967 and 1970. These planes were low-flying aircraft crewed by two pilots charged with finding targets for other fighters to attack.

Duration:00:10:42

Parsing The Primary Election Results

8/14/2018
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The results of Tuesday's primary are in - most of them, anyway. Democratic candidate Christine Hallquist will face incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott in November. Peter Welch and Bernie Sanders both won the Democratic nomination for the seats they already hold, though Sen. Sanders will turn down that nomination and run as an independent.

Duration:00:31:58

The 1870s Crime Writer Who Pioneered Modern Detective Fiction

8/14/2018
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You may have never heard of the novelist Anna Katharine Green. But if you’ve ever read a detective novel, or followed the sleuthing exploits of Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple or even Inspector Gamache—you’ve been enjoying the countless authors who followed in Green’s footsteps.

Duration:00:08:47

Assessing Vermont's Flood Risk Seven Years After Irene

8/13/2018
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Flooding is Vermont’s most frequent and costly natural disaster, but seven years after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene, just how ready are homeowners and towns for future floods? We're talking about the threat of flooding in Vermont and planning for flood resilience.

Duration:00:34:02

Campaign 2018: Bernie Sanders Makes His Case For A Third Term As Senator

8/10/2018
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Sen. Bernie Sanders is running for a third term in the U.S. Senate. He'll be on the primary ballot on Tuesday, Aug. 14, seeking the Democratic nomination.

Duration:00:10:25

Reporter Roundtable: Looking Ahead To Next Week's Primary

8/9/2018
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Next Tuesday voters will select the major-party candidates for statewide, legislative and county offices. We're hosting a reporter roundtable looking at the candidates and issues of these races, including the gubernatorial primaries, as well as the primaries for Vermont’s U.S. House and Senate seat that are up for election this year. We're joined by Peter Hirschfeld of VPR, April McCullum of the Burlington Free Press and Xander Landen of VTDigger. Broadcast live on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 at...

Duration:00:32:25

Campaign 2018: A Debate With The Democratic Candidates For Governor

8/8/2018
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Vermont Edition continues our series of live debates with candidates for selected statewide and federal office with the Democratic candidates for governor: James Ehlers, Christine Hallquist, Brenda Siegel and Ethan Sonneborn.

Duration:00:48:32

Closing The Lid At Vermont Yankee: What's Next For Sealed Nuclear Waste

8/7/2018
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Four years after the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shut down, the last of its spent nuclear waste has been sealed away in storage casks and sent to a new facility near the Connecticut River. VPR's John Dillon reported on the spent fuel transfer and talked about it with Vermont Edition.

Duration:00:09:48

Flowers, Veggies & Battling Bugs: The Good (And Bad) Of Summer Gardening

8/3/2018
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What a wonderful time to be a gardener: summer, when all that prep work and planting from earlier in the year turns into ripe veggies and flowers. But it might also be the time of year when you need the most advice from a gardening expert.

Duration:00:43:26

Nirvana, Addiction & A Time-Traveling Guitar: Middlebury Author's Graphic Novel 'Skip To The End'

8/3/2018
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Music has the power to transport listeners across time, evoking memories of the past and whisking the listener back to a different age and place. In his new graphic novel Skip To The End , Middlebury author Jeremy Holt explores how the right piece of music can take a listener back to their youth, to what they were wearing, who they were in love with. And maybe to just moments before something went wrong.

Duration:00:09:28

Overparenting? Underparenting? Balancing Kids' Safety And Independence

8/2/2018
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Are today's parents overprotecting their kids and setting them up for failure? Or just keeping them safe? We're talking about the tricky balancing act between independence and safety, and what it means for kids’ development.

Duration:00:34:07

A Moonlit Walk On The Burton Island Farm Trail

8/1/2018
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Since the 18th century, Burton has been used as pasture for sheep and cows, and as farmland growing beans and peas. Now, the park is home to more than a dozen campsites and twice as many lean-tos, in addition to cabins, a bistro and even a 100-slip marina.

Duration:00:08:43

'HUB Project' Aims To Revitalize Berlin Mall

8/1/2018
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The age of malls seems to have passed. But what do you do to enliven or rejuvenate malls that are still in place? They represent an incredible investment in real estate, usually in a prime location with excellent access. Berlin has one of Vermont's few malls and it is undertaking a plan called the HUB Project to make the mall relevant again and serve the community.

Duration:00:09:15

'The King' Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki On Elvis, His Car And The American Dream

7/31/2018
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Eugene Jarecki is an Emmy Award- and Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker who has looked at America from many different angles. His latest work, The King , unpacks the American dream through a road trip visiting key sites from the life of Elvis Presley. We're talking to Jarecki about Elvis, music, culture and where he sees the country going.

Duration:00:34:39

Arrests Double As Illegal Crossings At Canadian-Vermont Border Climb

7/30/2018
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Arrests of immigrants attempting to cross the Canadian-Vermont border have more than doubled this year, with most of those arrests coming from people trying to enter the U.S. illegally, according to reporter Elizabeth Hewitt's story with VTDigger .

Duration:00:06:57

Campaign 2018: GOP Candidate Anya Tynio On Running For US House

7/27/2018
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Anya Tynio is one of two candidates in the Republican primary for the U.S. House seat currently held by Peter Welch. Vermont Edition spoke to her about her run, her support for President Trump and where she stands on issues including immigration, tariffs, gun control and health care.

Duration:00:10:04

Doctor's Memoir Reflects On A Career In The Emergency Room

7/26/2018
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Doctors have been providing emergency care for patients for as long as there have been doctors. But emergency medicine as a specialty is a relatively new development. On this Vermont Edition , we're talking to Dr. Paul Seward, one of the first physicians to specialize in emergency medicine.

Duration:00:32:49