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Memorial Auditorium Damaged In Weekend Drinking Party
Tuesday, 10/23/12
An investigation is under way into reports of damage to the Burlington city-owned Memorial Auditorium following a weekend party.  And at least 16 party-goers were cited by police on allegations of alcohol-related violations.
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Burlington Reviews Public Property Policy Post-Rave
Monday, 10/22/12
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger is calling for immediate changes to the way the city reviews requests to use city-owned property.
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Mayor Proposes $9 Million Bond To Balance Burlington Finances
Tuesday, 08/28/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger is already looking ahead to the November election, and has proposed ballot items to essentially refinance the city's debt.
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Weinberger Next Burlington Mayor, First Democrat In Decades
Wednesday, 03/07/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Democrat Miro Weinberger has been elected the next mayor of Burlington, defeating Republican Kurt Wright and Independent Wanda Hines. Weinberger is Burlington's first Democratic mayor in more than 30 years.
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Closing Comments: Burlington Mayoral Candidates
Monday, 03/05/12
Vermont Edition invited the three Burlington mayoral candidates into our studio and gave them each two minutes to answer this question: "What do you want voters to remember about you, when they walk into the voting booth?"
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Frustrated And Eager, Burlington Voters Set To Elect New Mayor
Wednesday, 02/29/12
By Kirk Carapezza
As Burlington's candidates for mayor scramble for votes ahead of next week's election, many residents say they're prepared to elect a new city leader.
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With No Mayoral Candidate, Progressives' Strength Questioned
Monday, 01/30/12
By Kirk Carapezza
Burlington's Progressive Party may be one of the most successful third parties in the country, but it has run into a rough patch lately. For the first time in decades, Progressives won't have a candidate for Burlington mayor.
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Analysis: Burlington Mayoral Race Taking Shape
Monday, 12/12/11
By Jane Lindholm
The Burlington mayor's race is taking shape. The Democrats and Republicans nominated their candidates on Sunday, while the Progressives decided to delay their caucus until January. VPR's Kirk Carapezza talks with VPR's Jane Lindholm about the race.
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After Tie, Burlington Democrats Re-caucus And Nominate Weinberger
Sunday, 12/11/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Democrats in Burlington have elected their nominee in the race for mayor of Vermont's largest city, choosing developer and airport commissioner Miro Weinberger to represent them in the general election in March.
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Kiss Won't Seek Re-election
Wednesday, 11/30/11
Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss has announced that he won't seek re-election in March, saying Vermont's largest city is poised to move forward without him at the helm.
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Burlington Dems Release Voter List For Conclusion Of Mayoral Caucus
Monday, 11/28/11
Democrats in Burlington have released a list of voters who will be eligible to cast a ballot when the party's caucus for mayor resumes in December.
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Analysis: Burlington Mayoral Race, VT Revenues
Friday, 11/18/11
By Bob Kinzel
VPR's Ross Sneyd discusses some of the week's top news stories.
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Burlington Democrats To Resume Caucus In December
Thursday, 11/17/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Democrats in Burlington have scheduled another caucus on December 11 to choose their candidate for mayor, after the first caucus ended in a tie vote between two candidates.
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Burlington Democrats To Resume Caucus
Wednesday, 11/16/11
Democrats in Burlington will decide Wednesday night when to resume their caucus to choose their candidate for mayor, after the first caucus ended in a tie vote between two candidates.
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Burlington Dems Consider Next Steps In Suspended Caucus
Tuesday, 11/15/11
By Kirk Carapezza
Democrats in Burlington are now debating how to proceed with their mayoral caucus, which was indefinitely suspended Sunday night after a tie.
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After Caucus, Burlington Dems Still Without A Mayoral Candidate
Sunday, 11/13/11
By Kirk Carapezza
After a protracted six-hour caucus that ended in a tie, the race for Burlington's Democratic nomination for mayor will live to see at least another month. In Burlington Sunday evening, developer Miro Weinberger and State Senator Tim Ashe split a third round of voting, 540-540.
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The Race For Burlington Mayor
Thursday, 02/16/12
As Town Meeting Day looms, VPR looks at the candidates in the running for the Burlington mayoral race.
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Burlington City Council President Proposes City Manager Gov't
Thursday, 11/03/11
By Kirk Carapezza
The race for Burlington mayor is just heating up, but the City Council president says politics should be taken out of the day-to-day operations of the state's largest city.
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To Solve Crisis, Wright Proposes Selling Municipal Utility
Wednesday, 10/19/11
By Kirk Carapezza
The only Republican candidate for Burlington mayor is proposing that the city sell its municipal electric utility to solve the city's current fiscal crisis. Kurt Wright said Wednesday that selling Burlington Electric could bring in more than $100 million.
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Ashe Joins Crowded Field In Burlington Mayoral Race
Monday, 10/17/11
By Kirk Carapezza
State Senator Tim Ashe has thrown his hat into the ring in the race for for Burlington mayor. Ashe says he's entering the race because he believes he's best equipped to move the city forward.
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