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Greensboro Entrepreneur Boxes Real Grass for Easter Baskets
Thursday, 03/28/13
By Charlotte Albright
Every year, Hillary Hoffman gathers handfuls of timothy hay to help fill her children's Easter baskets. This year, she's bought bales and bales of it from a certified organic farmer and she's been packing it in boxes with open windows so prospective buyers can touch and smell it.
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VPR Cafe: Niche Foods
Sunday, 03/31/13
Sweet potatoes, home grown trout and unique maple products.
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Fitzgerald: Dirt Farmer
Thursday, 03/28/13
By Kara Fitzgerald
With mud season under way throughout Vermont, farmers are eagerly preparing for outdoor field plantings. Kara Fitzgerald, co-owner of Evening Song Farm in Cuttingsville, says managing erosion is a key part of running a commercial farm.
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VPR Newscast: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Wednesday, 03/27/13
By Neal Charnoff
VPR Newscast: Wednesday, March 27, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Newscast: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Tuesday, 03/26/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Newscast: Monday, March 25, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Monday, 03/25/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Monday, March 25, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Emergency Unemployment Cut by Federal Budget Cuts
Sunday, 03/24/13
The Vermont Department of Labor says federal budget cuts are being made to emergency unemployment benefits.
VPR News
Newscast: Friday, March 22, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Friday, 03/22/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Friday, March 22, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Vt. House Committee Raises Taxes, Shumlin Objects
Friday, 03/22/13
By Kirk Carapezza
A key House committee has given preliminary approval to a tax package that would raise roughly $26 million, putting it on a collision course with the governor because it includes provisions he opposes.
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NRC Probes Entergy Finances After Yankee's Value Drops
Friday, 03/22/13
By John Dillon
Federal regulators want more information about Entergy Corp.'s finances after the company dramatically dropped the value of its Vermont Yankee plant.
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Vt. Senate Advances Tar Sands Bill
Friday, 03/22/13
The state Senate has advanced a bill that would toughen environmental review of an oil pipeline if its use changes.
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NRC Seeks Financial Information From Yankee Owner Entergy
Friday, 03/22/13
By John Dillon
Federal regulators want more information about Entergy Corporation's finances after the company dropped the value of its Vermont Yankee plant by more than two-thirds.
VPR News
Newscast: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Thursday, 03/21/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Plan For Whiskey Business In Shoreham Draws Scrutiny
Thursday, 03/21/13
By Nina Keck
When an old dairy farm in Shoreham became the hub for a trendy new whiskey company several years ago, many were excited by the idea of new jobs and economic development. But two things may get in the company's way: mold and the state's definition of a farm.
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Newscast: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Tuesday, 03/19/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Newscast: Monday, March 18, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Monday, 03/18/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Monday, March 18, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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VPR News
State Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.7 Percent
Monday, 03/18/13
Vermont's unemployment rate dropped in January. The Department of Labor says the rate of 4.7 percent is down two-tenths of a point.
VPR News
Newscast: Friday, March 15, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Friday, 03/15/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Friday, March 15, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Newscast: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Thursday, 03/14/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Newscast: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Wednesday, 03/13/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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Child Care Worker Unionization Bill Fails In Senate Committee
Tuesday, 03/12/13
By Bob Kinzel
Legislation that would allow child care providers to unionize has been derailed in the Vermont Senate.
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House Committee Recommends Restructuring Gas Tax
Tuesday, 03/12/13
By Bob Kinzel
The House Transportation Committee is set to approve a plan that would restructure the way the state taxes gasoline. The new plan would help raise revenue to draw down millions of federal transportation dollars.
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Newscast: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Tuesday, 03/12/13
By Neal Charnoff
Newscast: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
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State Says It Will Buy Out Homes Deemed Ineligible By FEMA
Tuesday, 03/12/13
By Nancy Eve Cohen
The state of Vermont is announcing today it will cover 75 percent of the cost of buying out homes that FEMA has deemed ineligible for a federal buy-out.
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Demand For Specialty Food Prompts New Food Processing Centers
Tuesday, 03/12/13
By Steve Zind
The increasing number of Vermont specialty food producers - many of them farmers - is creating a demand for facilities where they can make their products. A new business in Chittenden County is the latest food processing center to come on line - and there are more in the planning stages.
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