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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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Runner Meb Keflezighi On The Vermont City Marathon And The Course Of His Career

5/23/2018
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This weekend, the streets of Burlington will be flooded with runners and spectators in town for the 30th year of the Vermont City Marathon. Among the 8,000 competitors on Sunday will be running royalty: Olympic Silver medalist and winner of both the New York and Boston marathons, Meb Keflezighi.

Duration:00:13:06

Reeve Lindbergh: Her 'Two Lives' And Growing Up In The Shadow Of Famous, Flawed Parents

5/22/2018
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Reeve Lindbergh grew up in the long shadow cast by her parents, Anne and Charles Lindbergh. Her father’s feats as an aviator made him one of the best-known people of his time, and the kidnapping and death of the Lindbergh’s infant son in 1932 only increased the family’s notoriety. Later, Charles became a leader in the non-interventionist movement before World War II, the original America First Committee.

Duration:00:14:57

Last Fall, Burlington Announced Plans To Address Homelessness. What Happened?

5/21/2018
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After last year's big debate over homelessness and violence in Vermont's largest city, Burlington officials planned to change their approach on the issue, with more emphasis on supporting the homeless community.

Duration:00:13:35

Get Growing: The Spring Gardening Show

5/18/2018
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It's been a long cold winter followed by a funky spring. And your trees and shrubs really felt the effects. Luckily, we have gardening expert Charlie Nardozzi to help us segue successfully into summer with our gardens intact.

Duration:00:43:41

Reporter Roundtable: What To Expect When You're Expecting A Special Session

5/17/2018
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Gov. Phil Scott has called lawmakers back to Montpelier for a special session next week to resolve the standoff over the state budget and property tax rates. We're convening a roundtable of political reporters to discuss what might happen next.

Duration:00:42:24

To Better Treat Pain, UVM's Medical School Specialists Use Telemedicine To Connect With Rural GPs

5/17/2018
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Patients in rural Vermont seeking treatment for pain often face time-consuming travel to large regional hospitals and long wait times to see specialists. Now UVM's medical school is using a new telemedicine program to connect those specialists with primary care practitioners in rural areas to help patients get better care more quickly.

Duration:00:09:38

Mapping Montpelier's Next Steps On The Budget

5/16/2018
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Lawmakers and the Scott administration remain in a standoff after the state budget was passed with broad support from the legislature. Now, the governor has said he will call lawmakers back to a special session next week. VPR's Peter Hirschfeld joined Vermont Edition to talk about what happens next in Montpelier.

Duration:00:09:11

The Debate Over How The Minimum Wage Bill Would Impact The State

5/14/2018
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The Vermont legislature has passed a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024 . But Gov. Scott has opposed the legislation and it's a target for a veto. We're talking about what's in the bill and the debate over how it would impact the state's businesses and low-income workers.

Duration:00:34:13

In Sickness And In Health: Brandi And Matt Lloyd On Kidney Donation

5/14/2018
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018, is a day that Brandi and Matt Lloyd have been waiting for a long time. That's the day the couple, from Mooers, New York, are scheduled to undergo surgery. Matt will go first and have one of his kidneys removed. Then Brandi's surgery will follow. Her diseased kidneys will be removed and Matt's donor kidney will be placed in her body. If all goes well, they should each have one functioning kidney by the end of the day and be on their way to recovery.

Duration:00:13:12

Montpelier Debrief: Prospects For A Legislative Special Session

5/11/2018
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Strong disagreements between Gov. Phil Scott and legislative leaders in Montpelier mean that the future of the budget, and many other bills at the Statehouse, is still very much up in the air. So where is all of this headed?

Duration:00:14:11

New Novel Challenges Vermont's Historical Record On Slavery

5/11/2018
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A new historical novel geared to a teenage audience tells the story of a young woman in the Northeast Kingdom in the run-up to the Civil War. Author Beth Kanell says she wrote the novel in part to challenge Vermonters on how they think about the state's history in relation to slavery.

Duration:00:08:35

The $58 Million Debate: Gov. Scott's Education Plan

5/9/2018
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How will Vermont fund its schools? Gov. Scott's new plan would use nearly $60 million dollars in one-time funds to keep property taxes down, but Democrats in the legislature balked at a plan they say has a number of problems.

Duration:00:35:04

Understanding The Growing Risk Of Lyme And Other Tick-Borne Diseases

5/9/2018
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The CDC is warning of a spike in tick-borne diseases nationwide. Here in Vermont, Lyme disease is a huge and growing problem, and increasingly, other tick-borne illnesses like anaplasmosis and Powassan virus are a threat as well.

Duration:00:43:15

Vermont MFA Student's 'Obsession' With 1980 Cold Case Leads To New Investigation And Arrest

5/8/2018
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People around the country have been fascinated by the story of the Golden State Killer , the research by the late true-crime writer Michelle McNamara, and the arrest of a suspect in the decades-long mystery back in April. But one Vermont College of Fine Arts student's writing about a different California cold case generated interest of its own that caught investigator's attention and eventually an arrest.

Duration:00:08:08

Slow Birding And Avian Communication: The 2018 Spring Bird Show

5/7/2018
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Lately, you may have had the experience of waking in the wee hours of the morning to a cacophonous symphony of bird chirps and calls: a telltale sign that spring migration is in full swing and our feathered friends are returning to Vermont. Now that they're here, it's time for Vermont Edition's spring bird show.

Duration:00:43:20

'I Want You Laughing Or I Want You Crying.' Kimberly Harrington's Book Of Essays About Motherhood

5/3/2018
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Towards the beginning of her new book of essays, Vermont author Kimberly Harrington includes a short satirical piece titled "Just What I Wanted, a Whole Twenty-Four Hours of Recognition Once a Year." It's a good read for this time of year, as we approach the beloved/dreaded holiday known as Mother's Day. (It's Sunday, May 13, in case you were wondering.)

Duration:00:12:44

Retired Charlotte Farmer Finds Joy In Woodwork, Sugaring And Handing Out Roses

5/3/2018
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Charlotte's Yvan Plouffe is a retired dairy farmer who sugars, tends to his plum and peach trees, and raises 10,000 roses every year to hand out all around town. He also does woodwork, metalwork and pottery, the latter of which he took up just ten years ago at age 70. And he lives in a house he built himself, along with most of the furniture inside of it.

Duration:00:11:12

Outgoing CEO Robin Turnau Reflects On 29 Years At VPR

5/1/2018
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Robin Turnau , who has served as president and CEO of Vermont Public Radio since 2009, is stepping down from her position on May 4th . She first started working at the station in 1989 as a membership and volunteer coordinator. Succeeding Turnau as CEO and president is Scott Finn, formerly of West Virginia Public Broadcasting. Before her departure, Turnau spoke to Vermont Edition about her time at VPR and where she thinks that the station is headed.

Duration:00:08:44

Dorothy's List: US-Iran Relations Set Stage For Historical Novel 'It Ain't So Awful, Falafel'

4/30/2018
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At the Orchard Elementary School in South Burlington, students come from a variety of cultural backgrounds. In fact, about a third of the students speak a language other than English at home. Last fall, a group of Orchard fifth-graders gathered to discuss It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel, a novel about an Iranian-born girl living in California in the late 1970s and early 1980s – much like author Firoozeh Dumas.

Duration:00:08:04

Saturday: Vermont To Collect Unused Prescription Drugs As Part Of National Effort

4/27/2018
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Several dozen Vermont towns are taking part Saturday in a national project to collect unused prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Duration:00:07:46

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