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One Vermont Ballet Group Is Mixing Dance With Cows In 'Farm To Ballet'

One Vermont Ballet Group Is Mixing Dance With Cows In 'Farm To Ballet'

By Mary Williams

When Vermont dancer Chatch Pregger set out to mash up two of his passions, the art form of ballet and his reverence for Vermont agriculture, the combination is an outdoor performance

South Burlington Company To Supply Technology For Tesla’s Powerpack

By Jane Lindholm and Erin Lucey

A Vermont corporation is playing a role in bringing a much-talked about Tesla product to market. The Dynapower Company, based in South Burlington, is making energy storage inverters

Big Businesses Step Up To Aid Vermont's Water Quality Efforts

Big Businesses Step Up To Aid Vermont's Water Quality Efforts

By Taylor Dobbs

It's just after 10 a.m. on a weekday and Monique Oxender is standing on a rocky bank next to the Winooski River with an empty beer can.

Confidential Agency Of Education Memo Reveals Uncertainty About School Reform Law

Confidential Agency Of Education Memo Reveals Uncertainty About School Reform Law

By Peter Hirschfeld

A confidential memo obtained by Vermont Public Radio shows that the Agency of Education is still working to decipher a school reform law passed by the Legislature earlier this year.

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Legal And Ethical Questions Abound In Big Game Trophy Hunting

Legal And Ethical Questions Abound In Big Game Trophy Hunting

By Jane Lindholm and Patti Daniels

The killing of Cecil the lion by an American big game hunter in Zimbabwe has enraged many people on social media. It also raises questions about the legal protections and social norms around hunting and poaching wild animals.

Vermont Furniture And Woodworking

By Jane Lindholm and Sam Gale Rosen

In 1839, Bennington cabinet-maker Hastings Kendrick placed an advertisement in the Vermont Gazette. His tagline? "Rich and tasty furniture." The Shelburne Museum used that phrase as the title for their big new exhibit:

Telling Daisy Turner's Story

By Jane Lindholm and Erin Lucey

In her 104 years, the enigmatic storyteller and poet Daisy Turner became an important figure in Vermont folklife. Both her oration skills and attention to family history made her a compelling narrator of the African American

Interview: Gov. Peter Shumlin

By Patti Daniels and Jane Lindholm

Gov. Peter Shumlin is our guest for an hour-long interview on a range of policy issues he's trying to manage, including the state's GMO labeling law, a proposed Ethics Commission and ongoing efforts to transform the state's

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Greene: Hand-Selling

I came upon the term “hand-selling” on Elinor Lipman’s Facebook page, where she was extolling the virtues of booksellers who recommend books to customers.

Bittinger: ADA Anniversary

I was visiting my brother in Charlotte one hot summer day in the '80s, when he suggested heading over to Lake Champlain for a swim. But my brother had

Patten: Vermont's Two Economies

Vermont has two economies. By most measures, one is doing great while the other struggles. One boasts an unemployment rate of just 2.9% while the other

Luskin: Slow Justice

Last year, I was picking berries, when I heard a car skid and crash on the road by my house.

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