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Jericho Mountain Biker Competing In Olympic Games
Tuesday, 07/24/12
By Jane Lindholm
Olympic mountain biker and Jericho resident, Lea Davison, on training, competition and the honor of being an Olympian in the 2012 games.
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Celebrating Hockey!
Monday, 02/15/10
By Jane Lindholm
We talk about the culture of the sport in our region, and hear from players, coaches, and die-hard fans.  Also, an interview with U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.  And, we learn more about the sport of curling.
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Voices In The Week's News: January 29, 2010
Friday, 01/29/10
These were some of the voices in this week's news.
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Olympian Andrea Mead Lawrence succumbs to cancer
Wednesday, 04/01/09
By Nina Keck
Olympic skiing legend and Vermont native Andrea Mead Lawrence has died at the age of 76.   A three time Olympian, she's the only woman skier to win two Olympic Golds in one winter games.
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Wheating's Olympic run ends
Thursday, 08/21/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
It was a great run to Beijing but the run for an Olympic medal at the 2008 games has ended for Norwich's Andrew Wheating.  
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VT Edition: Judy Geer & Serena Eddy on Olympic training and competition
Monday, 08/18/08
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Summer Olympians Judy Geer and Serena Eddy Moulton, who both competed in rowing in the 1980s about what it's like to train for and compete in the Olympics, and how athletics have shaped their lives since.
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Midday Newscast: August 18, 2008
Monday, 08/18/08
By Neal Charnoff
Survey says Vermonters value the state's working landscape; more Vermont children will be eligible to receive free breakfasts at school this fall; Middlebury celebrates opening of the Town Hall Theater; a recent UVM graduate among five activists deported by China for protesting at Olympics.
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Vermont Summer Olympians
Monday, 08/18/08
By Jane Lindholm
Only a handful of Vermonters have competed in the Summer Olympics and a few of them join us to share their memories of reaching the highest goal in athletics. Also in the program, the Vermont Supreme Court will be hearing a case that tries to determine what the death of a pet is worth.
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Interview: Andrew Wheating headed to the Beijing Olympics
Thursday, 07/24/08
By Mitch Wertlieb
Wheating is heading to Beijing next month after placing 2nd in the 800 meters qualifying trials held at the place he attends college--the University of Oregon. But if not for the watchful eye of his former soccer coach in Norwich, Wheating says his medal dreams as a runner would never have materialized at all.
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Huntington woman competes in Olympic marathon trials
Monday, 04/21/08
By Patti Daniels
Monday's Boston marathon is one of the most prestigious road races in the country, but on Sunday Boston hosted another elite group of runners: the women's U.S. Olympic team trials.
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Ben & Jerry's founders underwrite campaign protesting Chinese support for Sudan
Wednesday, 03/26/08
By Ross Sneyd
The co-founders of Ben and Jerry's ice cream are underwriting a campaign to protest China's support for Sudan. Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield launched a three-vehicle caravan to San Francisco, where protests are expected to greet the only U.S. visit of the Olympic torch.
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