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Seamans: Ageful
Wednesday, 04/14/10
By Bill Seamans
Bill Seamans covered the world as a correspondent for ABC News for many years. In this commentary, he reflects on the toll those years have taken.
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The State of Education
Monday, 04/12/10
All This week VPR Commentators are looking at the state of education. Listen during All Things Considered for this special commentary series.
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Slayton: Cameras, Life & Lasting Images
Monday, 02/15/10
By Tom Slayton
After viewing a recent exhibit of photographs in Rutland, commentator Tom Slayton has been thinking about cameras, everyday life, and lasting images.
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VPR News
Research Group Says Vt. Has Lost 15,700 Jobs
Tuesday, 11/03/09
By Ross Sneyd
An advocacy group says there are 15,700 fewer jobs in Vermont now than there were at the start of the recession
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VPR Presents Lilly Ledbetter
Saturday, 10/17/09
When Lilly Ledbetter learned her male coworkers were paid more for doing equal work, she filed a complaint and began a wage discrimination debate that landed in the Supreme Court. Ledbetter appeared at Vermont Technical College with Senator Patrick Leahy on Saturday, October 17th.
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Interview: David Walker, former U.S. comptroller general
Monday, 10/12/09
By Neal Charnoff
David Walker, the nation's top auditor for several presidential administrations, is a vocal critic of wasteful government spending.
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Vermont Edition
Debating the Economic Stimulus
Monday, 10/05/09
By Jane Lindholm
We'll talk about how - and if - the federal economic stimulus is working.
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Journalist Paul Roberts Speaks at UVM
Monday, 09/28/09
Listen to Paul Roberts, author of "The End of Food," at 8 Monday evening.   Roberts spoke at UVM as part of the George D Aiken Lecture Series last week.  Hear his dicussion about the shortcomings of our food system and what you can do to make it more sustainable. 
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Series and Specials
Vermont Reads 2009: When The Emperor Was Divine
Monday, 09/21/09
In this special series, scholars and surviving Japanese family members who were interned in camps during World War II discuss the internment experience.
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Gloria Steinem
Thursday, 06/11/09
Vermont Woman Newspaper brought feminist and author Gloria Steinem to Burlington June 11th in celebration of the Magazine's sixth year and Steinem's 75th birthday.
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VPR Evening News November 26th, 2008
Wednesday, 11/26/08
By Neal Charnoff
Bernie Sanders wants to know why Vermont gas prices are still higher than the rest of the country; Ski resorts look forward to the season; Demand rises for heating assistance; and commentator Mary Barosse-Schwartz on a localvore Thankgiving.
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VT Edition Interview: VPR's Ross Sneyd Analyzes Top Stories
Friday, 08/08/08
By Bob Kinzel
VPR reporters Bob Kinzel and Ross Sneyd discuss the week's top stories.
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VPR Evening Newscast, July 7, 2008
Monday, 07/07/08
VT delegation hop to double low heating assistance money; VSAC loans for college students are going down.  U.S. Border Patrol officer fired shots in a scuffle in the woods at the Derby Line; Aabama authorities file child pornography charges against Brooke Bennett's former stepfather; commentator Philip Baruth on life, art and the Pixar film WALL-E.
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Good thoughts about the heat
Tuesday, 06/10/08
By Tim Johnson
Record high temperatures in the Northeast this week have people turning on air conditioners, breaking out the bathing suits and looking for a cool place to escape the heat. But VPR's Tim Johnson says that after this past winter, it can't get hot enough.
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Martha Tormey on her personal reality television show
Tuesday, 04/22/08
Many prime time television shows are returning to the air this week with new episodes. And Burlington comic Martha Tormey is pretty happy about it. She explains how imagining a TV show about her life gets her through boring moments.
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Potholes inspire poetry
Monday, 04/07/08
By Jane Lindholm
the Herald of Randolph recently invited readers to submit poems about potholes.  This week's Herald contains a selection of odes written to the bane of Vermont drivers.  Here are just a few:
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VPR News
Ode to a Pothole
Friday, 04/04/08
All this week, VPR has been reporting on the state of Vermont's roads after one of the worst winters. Today, commentator, storyteller and contractor Willem Lange is here with the lighter side.
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Nasty flu a popular topic of conversation
Monday, 03/31/08
By Tim Johnson
VPR's Tim Johnson has found out his recent flu bug is a popular conversation starter and he wants to know who gave it to him.
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Vermont Women: Alice Herdan-Zuckmayer
Thursday, 03/27/08
Today, commentator Cyndy Bittinger tells how one of the best books about farm life in Vermont in the 1940s came to be written by a German refugee.
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Martha Tormey on Lane Changing Anxiety Disorder
Monday, 02/11/08
The way Martha Tormey sees it, how we drive says something about who we are - and there's a particular driving habit that clearly gets on the Vermont comedian's nerves.
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The Man on the Porch
Saturday, 02/02/08
Commentator Cheryl Hanna is a professor at Vermont Law School in South Royalton, and a few weeks ago, she had an experience that has made her re-examine how Vermonters are reacting to the high-profile murder cases recently in the news.
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Letting go of the holidays
Wednesday, 01/02/08
By Tim Johnson
Christmas lights still up around the house?  Wreath on the door?  Tree in the living room?  VPR's Tim Johnson says it's time to let go.
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VPR Evening News October 5th, 2007
Friday, 10/05/07
By Neal Charnoff
The U.S. auto industry will appeal a federal judge's ruling in Vermont that said states could regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles; Senator Patrick Leahy says he'll oppose the nomination of Attorney General designee Michael Mukasey if the nominee doesn't disavow the torture policies developed by the Bush Administration; A California company wants to launch a new methadone treatment center in Berlin; Vermont's plan to use small rail cars on its portion of the Amtrak Vermonter route may have hit a snag; Vermont sportsmen are going to help maintain and improve some of the state's wildlife management areas; Hunters can expect to find big deer this season, and commentator Olin Robison on the conflict in Myanmar.
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VPR Evening News October 1st, 2007
Monday, 10/01/07
By Neal Charnoff
Both of Vermont's U.S. Senators say they're concerned that the Bush Administration may be planning military actions against Iran; It may be a particularly good foliage season for businesses in Vermont; The Vermont ski industry is concerned that a change in federal law could resorts short of workers this winter; A former Vermont State Police trooper will serve time in jail after pleading no contest to charges that he assaulted a teenager; Construction is starting on the busiest section of Interstate 89; and commentator Olin Robison on what the outcome of the war in Iraq could to us, Iraq and Iran.
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VPR Evening News September 25th 2007
Tuesday, 09/25/07
By Neal Charnoff
Progressive Anthony Pollina is moving closer to becoming a candidate for Governor in 2008; Vermont students have outperformed their peers around the country in reading and math; Federal health experts will be in Vermont on Wednesday to hear concerns about chloramine; Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will be in Vermont Wednesday to meet with Governor Jim Douglas; and commentator David Moats reflects on how seasons give definition to our lives.
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