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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.






A 101 Guide To Understanding Vermont's Pension Funds

Vermont's pension funds for state employees and teachers face a multi-billion-dollar unfunded liability. How did this happen? And where do we go from here? This hour, we take a wide-ranging look at Vermont's pension funds and answer your questions.


Health Update: Latest On Vaccination From The Health Department, Nulhegan Abenaki Chief Don Stevens

As of Monday, people 16 and older and now eligible to be vaccinated in Vermont. In our weekly health update, we talk through the latest COVID-19 news with the Vermont Department of Health, and we hear about efforts underway to increase vaccine uptake within the Nulhegan Abenaki community.


Live Community Conversation: What Does Derek Chauvin's Conviction Mean To You, Vermonters?

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murdering George Floyd. Vermonters: How are you feeling about the verdict?


What's Next For Federal Stimulus Spending And Vaccination In Vt.? We Talk With Gov. Scott

Gov. Phil Scott has outlined a plan to spend $1 billion in federal stimulus money on a variety of one-time Vermont projects. The governor says these are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. This hour, we talk with Scott about his proposal and get the latest on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.


Vermont Has Paused Johnson & Johnson Clinics. Here's What You Need To Know

In accordance with recommendations from the CDC and FDA, the Scott administration has ordered a pause on Johnson & Johnson clinics through the end of the week. This hour, we take an in-depth look at both the reasons for and impacts of this decision, and we answer your questions.


The Economic Toll Of Domestic And Sexual Violence In Vermont

A recent report conducted by Vermont Network examined the cost of domestic and sexual violence for the state -- specifically through public expenditures. This hour, we speak with members from Vermont Network about what the report says, what resources Vermonters are in need of and the call-to-action required to change the narrative around violence.


Health Update: A Look At Vermont's Roadmap To Reopening

The Scott administration has unveiled its Vermont Forward Plan, a three-month roadmap to lift most COVID-19 restrictions by July 4. In our weekly health update, we take an in-depth look at the Vermont Forward Plan with Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine, and we answer your questions.


Back At Bat: What Does 2021 Hold For Baseball?

The 2021 baseball season is underway. This hour, listen as Bob Kinzel and Mitch Wertlieb team up for our annual baseball show. What questions do you have about the 2021 season?


Good News, Bad News: A Look At COVID-19 Trends In Vermont

State officials are reporting a number of COVID-19 trends in Vermont. Some are good. But others are not.


Vermont's Silence On Violence And Discrimination Towards Asian American Community

On Tuesday evening, Vermont Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American for Black Lives group send an open letter calling out Vermont leaders and others for silence in this state since the murders in Atlanta last week that left eight people dead, including six women of Asian backgrounds. This segment, we speak with APIDA for Black Lives about the silence towards the Asian American community in Vermont.


Reporter Roundtable: How College Students Are Getting Through The Pandemic

For many, college is a time for meeting new people and sharing experiences. But COVID-19 has made socializing especially challenging for college students. This segment, we speak with a panel of student journalists from across the state about how they and their peers are navigating pandemic restrictions and the college experience.


Her Final Episode: Looking Back And Ahead For Jane Lindholm And 'Vermont Edition'

On Thursday, Mar. 25, we celebrate Jane Lindholm and her nearly 14 years as host of Vermont Edition . Hear highlights from episodes past, as well as appreciations from staff and listeners across the region.


Health Update: A Vaccination Timeline For All Vermonters 16 And Older

On Friday, the Scott administration announced a vaccination timeline for all remaining age bands in Vermont, saying the state could "get back to normal" by the Fourth of July. In our weekly health update: answers to your questions about this and other COVID-19 news.


What The Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium Has Learned From The Pandemic

Museums all across Vermont have had their doors closed for the last year because of COVID-19, but some are preparing to reopen as Gov. Phil Scott loosens gathering restrictions. This segment, we check in with the Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury about its plans to reopen its planetarium.


Vt. Writer Named Finalist For 56th Annual Nebula Awards

Aimee Picchi has received one of the highest compliments awarded to American science fiction and fantasy writers. She has been named a finalist for the 56 th Annual Nebula Awards.


Heed The Ice: Vt. Fish & Wildlife Says Lake Ice Conditions Are 'Deteriorating Rapidly'

People who plan to ice fish this month should take heed. Recent warm weather has led to "rapidly deteriorating" ice conditions on Vermont’s lakes. In this segment, the state's chief game warden joins us with information on how to stay safe.


How One Vt. Birth And Postpartum Doula Has Worked Through The Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged norms and traditions, from how we marry to how we give birth. In this segment, we hear how one birth and postpartum doula has been working through the pandemic, supporting parents in ways others currently cannot.


New Bill Would Make Mail-In Voting Permanent In Vt. What Does That Mean?

At a time when more than 40 states are considering bills to limit access to voting, the Vermont Legislature is moving in the opposite direction. This hour, we look at a bill that would make mail-in voting permanent for Vermont's general elections.


Your Guide To Spring Birding In Vermont

Robins. Vultures. Red-winged blackbirds. What birds have you observed, or do you hope to observe, as winter melts into spring? This hour, we talk with Vermont bird expert Bridget Butler and answer your birding questions.


Deputy Health Commissioner On Updated Gathering Guidance, COVID-19 Case Trends And Vaccinations

The Scott administration has issued updated guidance for multi-household gatherings in Vermont. Two unvaccinated households may now gather at a time, including for children's playdates.