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As Coastal Storm Blasts New England, Vermont Escapes Brunt of Damage
Saturday, 02/09/13
By Kirk Carapezza
Many New England states declared a state of emergency this weekend following the major coastal storm that dumped more than two feet of snow in parts of the region, including southern Vermont. Road crews and state officials saw it as just another winter day.
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Vermont Ranks 3rd In Kids' Well-Being
Wednesday, 07/25/12
Vermont is third best in the nation in a survey of children's well-being. The annual Annie E. Casey's report released today shows that Vermont made improvements in children's health, education and in family and community. But more children are living in poverty.
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Vt. Tourism Hands Over Social Marketing, Twitter Account To Public
Monday, 07/23/12
By Kirk Carapezza
The state of Vermont is handing over control of its social media marketing machine. The state says it's seeking an authentic, uncensored voice to promote tourism online.
Vermont Edition
Debate Over F-35 Fighter Jet Continues
Tuesday, 07/17/12
By Jane Lindholm
Burlington is one of two finalists the Air Force is considering to be the home of a new generation of fighter jets, the F-35. But opinions are split in the Burlington area on basing the F-35 program there.
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State of the Re:Union: Vermont, The Small Town State
Saturday, 09/15/12
Quaint storefronts along Main streets, covered bridges and dairy cows are the iconic images of Vermont. But Vermonters pride themselves on their independent spirits and their passion to rebuild is a force of nature, stronger than Tropical Storm Irene.
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Swine Flu Now 'Widespread' Across Vermont
Wednesday, 10/21/09
The Vermont Health Department says swine flu is now "widespread" across the state.
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VT Edition: VSO Celebrates 75 Years
Wednesday, 10/21/09
By Jane Lindholm
The Vermont Symphony Orchestra begins its 75th anniversary season this year.  VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with Executive Director, Alan Jordan.
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Newsman Marselis Parsons Retires
Friday, 10/16/09
By Bob Kinzel
Television news anchor Marselis Parsons retires this week from WCAX-TV. He discusses the changes in jurnalism over his 42 years on the air. Also, Sen. Patrick Leahy talks with VPR's Bob Kinzel about the role of anti-trust laws in the health insurance industry.
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VT Edition: Photographing Vermont
Wednesday, 10/07/09
By Jane Lindholm
Photographer David Middleton joins VPR's Jane Lindholm to talk about taking photographs in Vermont.
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Vt. Supreme Court takes up Yankee case
Tuesday, 09/15/09
By Susan Keese
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court justices heard a case that involved whether Entergy Vermont Yankee should be allowed to release warmer water into the Connecticut River.
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Vt. delegation awaits Obama speech tonight
Wednesday, 09/09/09
By Ross Sneyd
Members of Vermont's congressional delegation are looking forward to President Obama's speech tonight about health care. And they've also got some advice for him.
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Drop in Vt. unemployment rate may be short lived
Monday, 08/24/09
By Bob Kinzel
According to a new report, unemployment in Vermont dropped faster than in any other state in the country last month. But state officials believe the good news is going to be short lived and doesn't represent a turnaround for the state economy.
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Guard member sues Vermont over job loss
Friday, 08/21/09
By Nina Keck
A member of the Vermont National Guard is suing the state of Vermont, alleging discrimination and wrongful termination.
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Yankee passes hurdle in re-licensing
Friday, 07/10/09
By John Dillon
Vermont Yankee is one step closer to getting a new 20-year federal license. A panel of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rejected a challenge brought by a citizens group.
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Lawmakers will continue to push for Yankee decommissioning fund legislation
Tuesday, 06/23/09
By John Dillon
Democratic lawmakers say they'll once again push legislation to make the owners of Vermont Yankee put up more money to close the plant.
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Dems pledge to work with Douglas on next year's fiscal challenges
Tuesday, 06/09/09
By John Dillon
Democratic leaders have pledged to work with Governor Douglas, but they say the Governor also needs to accept that the Legislature now has more power - as shown by last week's override of the budget veto.
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Audio Postcard: Town of Sudbury
Tuesday, 06/02/09
By Jane Lindholm
We visit a landmark in the the Rutland County town of Sudbury that is a vestige of the town's history as a vacation destination.
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Vermont Edition
Hunger persists, even in growing season
Wednesday, 05/27/09
By Jane Lindholm
Summer can be a time of abundance, with gardens and farm fields brimming with fresh vegetables. But experts say that, for children, hunger knows no season. Also, an update on efforts to revamp rail service in parts of Vermont, and puppetry program helps children deal with difficult issues.
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Marathon: the lure of 26.2 miles
Thursday, 05/21/09
By Jane Lindholm
They have trained through the long winter months to prepare physically and mentally, and this Sunday the runners will test themselves against the 26.2 mile distance. We talk with runners about why they are attracted to marathoning.
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Ambassador Peter Galbraith on Afghanistan
Monday, 05/18/09
By Jane Lindholm
Vermonter Peter Galbraith is headed to Afghanistan as the U.N.'s second in command. We talk with him about the region and the way forward. Also, an update on the politics of same-sex marriage in New Hampshire.
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First-time lawmakers reflect on session
Monday, 05/11/09
By Jane Lindholm
About three dozen first-time lawmakers served in the Legislature this winter. On the next Vermont Edition, we invite them to reflect their satisfactions, disappointments and how they felt they served their constituents. Also, an update on a decades-old superfund site in Burlington.
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Yankee decommissioning bill passes in House
Thursday, 05/07/09
By John Dillon
Democrats used a parliamentary maneuver to pass a bill that requires Vermont Yankee to show it has enough money to decommission the plant.
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Yankee decommissioning bill passes in Senate
Friday, 05/01/09
By John Dillon
The Senate has passed a bill that requires the owners of Vermont Yankee to set aside money to dismantle the plant if it's sold.
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Lt. Gov Dubie outlines state's plans to deal with swine flu
Tuesday, 04/28/09
By John Dillon
Vermont has sufficient stockpiles of anti-flu medication and is ready with a coordinated response if a swine flu outbreak spreads to New England.
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Sorrell wants more disclosure of drug company payments to Vt. doctors
Thursday, 04/23/09
By John Dillon
Attorney General William Sorrell enforces a state law that requires the pharmaceutical industry to report how much they spend to market their products. But the law also allows the companies to keep secret the names of the providers who got paid.
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