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State Says High-Elevation Hiking Trails Are Closed
Monday, 04/19/10
The commissioner of forest, parks and recreation wants hikers to stay away from high-elevation hiking trails for now.
VPR News
Middlebury Poet Revisits Student's Disappearance
Saturday, 04/17/10
By Peter Biello
A new collection of poems by Gary Margolis recalls the anxiety-ridden search for Middlebury College student Nick Garza.
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Vermont Edition
Life In The Border Towns
Monday, 04/19/10
By Jane Lindholm
We'll talk about life in towns on the Vermont-Quebec border and the issues that concern people whose work and social lives straddle two different countries and cultures. 
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Morristown Library To Double In Size
Monday, 04/12/10
By Amy Kolb Noyes
One of Vermont's classic Carnegie Libraries is about to get its first major addition. And the project comes as the Morristown Centennial Library readies for its next 100 years.
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"Vermont Sketches" Finds Humor in Vermonters
Saturday, 04/10/10
By Peter Biello
A musical revue distills the Vermont experience into 19 sketches and songs.
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'A Tear At The Edge Of Creation'
Monday, 04/12/10
By Jane Lindholm
The creation of the universe, the meaning of life, the origins of the cosmos. Out guest, Dartmouth physicist Marcelo Gleiser, tackles these heady questions in his new book, "A Tear at the Edge of Creation." Also in the program, the first of a two-part interview with author John Irving. We discuss his classic books and his latest novel.
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VPR News
VPR Wins Six Regional Murrow Awards
Wednesday, 04/07/10
Vermont Public Radio has won six Edward R. Murrow regional awards for breaking news coverage, feature reporting, investigative reporting, news series, sports coverage, and for the website.
VPR News
Spangler, Killington Development Guide, Dies
Tuesday, 04/06/10
A former state official who later helped guide development at Killington ski resort has died.
VPR News
Alistair Cooke's Daughter Talks About Her Father
Tuesday, 04/06/10
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Susan Cooke Kittredge about her late father, BBC commentator Alistair Cooke.
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Rutland To Discuss 'Creative Economy'
Tuesday, 03/30/10
By Nina Keck
Rutland residents will get a chance to talk about what they'd like to see happen in the city Wednesday night at a public forum sponsored by Rutland's Creative Economy.  
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Vermont Edition
Sharing The Road
Wednesday, 03/31/10
By Jane Lindholm
We look at the specific laws for bicyclists, walkers and drivers, and talk about common mistakes made on the roads.  Also, a talk with writer Creston Lea.
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VPR News
Dog River To Become Catch And Release
Tuesday, 03/30/10
The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is working to protect the wild trout population in a stretch of the Dog River by making it a catch and release stream.
VPR News
Charges Against Rutland Officer Not Related To Pornography
Thursday, 03/25/10
By Nina Keck
For months Rutland has been following the investigation of a Rutland police officer in what was thought to be a case of child pornography. Sergeant David Schauwecker was in Rutland District Court yesterday afternoon after being charged with two crimes.
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Denmark's Renewable Energy Model For VT
Wednesday, 03/24/10
By Steve Zind
VPr's Steve Zind talks with U.S. Ambasador to Denmark, Friis Arne Petersen about his country's renewable energy initiatives.
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VPR News
UVM Women Fall to Notre Dame
Wednesday, 03/24/10
It's all over for the University of Vermont's Women's basketball team. The Cats fell 84 to 66 last night against Notre Dame in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
VPR News
UVM Women Face Notre Dame Tonight
Tuesday, 03/23/10
By Ross Sneyd
Vermont's women's basketball team gets its first opportunity to play in the second round of the NCAA tournament tonight. The team goes up against Notre Dame on the home turf of the Fighting Irish.
Saturday Special
Personal Stories of Philanthropy
Saturday, 03/27/10
Learn how a women's giving circle in Boston hopes to promote social justice by supporting after school programs.  And Pillsbury Heiress Tracey Gary explains why she gave away most of her fortune in her 20s.  She calls chairity 'the new American dream'
VPR News
Professor Says Niqab Case Part Of Larger Culture Battle
Thursday, 03/18/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
In Montreal, a woman from Egypt has been expelled from her French language class for refusing to take off her niqab-an opaque veil that covers all of the woman's face except for her eyes.
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Derby Line Backs Arrested Village Trustee
Wednesday, 03/17/10
By Charlotte Albright
Many residents in the Canadian border town of Derby Line are rallying behind a village trustee wrangling with the US Border patrol.  Roland "Buzzy" Roy has become a symbol of what some say is an increasingly heavy-handed approach to border protection.
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Vermont Edition
18th Century French Fort Uncovered
Tuesday, 03/16/10
By Jane Lindholm
The demolition of the Lake Champlain Bridge uncovered an 18th century French fort at Chimney Point. Two archaeologists describe what they're learning from the site.  Also, we talk with Ben Hewitt about Hardwick's local agricultural movement.  And, soldiers make art out of their uniforms.
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VPR News
Putney General Store Construction To Start
Monday, 03/15/10
By Susan Keese
Residents of Putney say their twice-burned general store will rise again from the ashes. Construction of a new store - made of local timber - is expected to begin this summer. The big question now is: Who will be behind the counter?
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Vermont Edition
Banning Hospital Advertising
Monday, 03/15/10
By Jane Lindholm
Legislators are considering prohibiting Vermont's hospitals from spending money on advertising and marketing - an idea that's getting mixed reviews from the hospitals. Plus, VPR's Mitch Wertlieb describes the experience of hip surgery.
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UVM Basketball Poised For Big Weekend
Saturday, 03/13/10
By Steve Zind
Both the men's and women's teams are playing for conference championships- and the opportunity to move on to the NCAA tournament. 
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Interview: Norwich Hockey Headed To NCAA
Thursday, 03/11/10
By Jane Lindholm
Norwich University's men's and women's hockey teams will play quarterfinal games this weekend in the NCAA tournament.
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Voices In The Week's News
Friday, 03/12/10
By Patti Daniels
Hydro-Quebec, a slow economic recovery and a new health care bill were among the top stories this week.
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