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Teaching And Learning About The Holocaust
Thursday, 04/12/12
By Jane Lindholm
With Holocaust Remembrance Day next week, Vermonters are working on community and classroom education about the Holocaust and human behavior.
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Vermonter Shares Story Of Volcano Flight Cancellations
Wednesday, 04/21/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
Airports in Europe are re-opening as the ash cloud from the Icelandic volcano starts to clear. But it's not over yet. Vermonters overseas are still wondering how they're going to get home.
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Col. Will Roy On The Guard's Afghanistan Mission
Tuesday, 04/20/10
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm speaks with Colonel Will Roy of Jericho, commander of the 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Afghanistan about some of the challenges for the Guard's current mission.
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General Dubie Updates Lawmakers On Deployment
Thursday, 04/15/10
By Patti Daniels
The adjustant general of the Vermont National Guard spoke in the Vermont House of Representatives Thursday morning to update lawmakers on the progress of the Guard's current deployment in Afghanistan.
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Schmidle Brings Pakistan Story To Brattleboro
Thursday, 04/08/10
By Susan Keese
Last night at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro more than 100 people shared a close-up look at Taliban Jihadi in Pakistan. The talk was part of the Vermont Council on the Humanities' "First Wednesday" lectures, held at libraries around the state.
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Vermonters And Haiti Relief
Monday, 03/29/10
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with humanitarian aid workers about the mid to long-term effects of the earthquake in Haiti and what role Vermotners and outside organizations are playing in the ongoing recovery process.
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Vermonters in Haiti
Monday, 03/29/10
By Jane Lindholm
We check in with Vermonters who've gone to Haiti about the longterm after-effects of the earthquake. And VPR's Bob Kinzel previews the week ahead in the Vermont Legislature as the budget and other key bills advance.
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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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Vermonter Celebrates Iranian New Year
Thursday, 03/18/10
By Steve Zind
Saturday marks the beginning of the Persian New Year.  VPR's Steve Zind visits with one Iranian Vermonter who celebrates in a traditional way.
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Bill Demong Wins Gold Medal
Friday, 02/26/10
The United States won their first ever gold medal in the Nordic sports when Billy Demong of Vermontville, New York and Johnny Spillane finished with gold and silver in a Nordic combined large hill competition.
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Interview: Patrick Garrity From Vancouver
Thursday, 02/25/10
We've been checking with Patrick Garrity of the Burlington Free Press from Vancouver during these 2010 Olympics and now that they're almost over we're catching up with him once more. This time, we talk hockey.
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Newell Races In Men’s Cross Country Relay
Thursday, 02/25/10
Shaftsbury's Andy Newell took part in the men's cross country 4 by 10 kilometer relay. But it was a disappointing run for the American team, they came in 13th, that's next to last place.
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Nordic Combined Takes Silver Medal
Wednesday, 02/24/10
It was a great day for the U.S. Nordic Combined team, winning their first ever medal - a silver. Austria won the gold.
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Guard Troops Begin Arriving In Afghanistan
Wednesday, 02/24/10
By Ross Sneyd
Vermont National Guard troops have begun arriving in Afghanistan for their active-duty service.
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Cross Country Skiers Have Strong Finish
Tuesday, 02/23/10
Local cross country skiers had a strong day yesterday in Olympic competition in Vancouver. The men and women's team sprint finals took place in warm weather, around 50 degrees, some spectators were wearing short-sleeved shirts.  
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Bode Miller Brings Home Gold
Monday, 02/22/10
A big weekend for Franconia, New Hampshire's Bode Miller. He picked up a gold medal yesterday in the men's super-combined. It was an amazing run down the slalom portion of the race, after finishing seventh in the down hill portion.
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Teter Takes Silver, Bronze For Clark
Friday, 02/19/10
Vermont's streak of women's half-pipe gold came to an end last night when Australian Torah Bright defeated defending champion Hannah Teter of Belmont by 2.6 points to win the gold. Teter took the silver medal. The 2002 champion, Kelly Clark of West Dover fell on her first run and hit the deck on an awkward landing on her second but still took bronze.
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Barre Midwife Headed To Haiti
Friday, 02/19/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
We spoke with Vermont midwife Katherine Bramhall several years ago, after a natural disaster-the tsunami that ravaged Bali in December of 2004. Katherine Bramhall explains why a birthing clinic is so important in a place like Haiti that's thrown into sudden and unexpected chaos.
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Newell Crashes In Qualification Round
Thursday, 02/18/10
A big disappointment for Shaftsbury's Andy Newell yesterday. The U.S. favorite crashed in the qualification round of the men's cross-country individual sprint classic and didn't advance to the quarterfinals. He'll have another chance to compete in the team event. Newell ranked 45th overall.
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VT Edition: Soldier Returning To Afghanistan Hopes To Make A Difference
Wednesday, 02/17/10
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with Jacob Sotak, about returning to Afghanistan as a civil affairs officer in the Army Reserve.
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Kearney Says Gold Medal Is "Beautiful"
Wednesday, 02/17/10
By Mitch Wertlieb
Hannah Kearney of Norwich won Gold in the womens' moguls Saturday. VPR's Mitch Wertlieb caught up with a tired but happy and gracious Kearney by cell phone at the Athlete's Village in Vancouver, and asked her if she was concerned about the conditions before the race.
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Jacobellis Disqualified In Semifinals
Wednesday, 02/17/10
Another big disappointment for Stratton Mountain's Lindsey Jacobellis. The U.S. snowboardcross favorite lost her balance after a jump and went outside a gate in the semifinals to get disqualified.
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Compton Highest Ranked American, Jacobellis To Compete
Tuesday, 02/16/10
Monday's results for local competitors in the Vancouver Olympics.
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Bode Miller Takes Bronze In Downhill
Tuesday, 02/16/10
Bode Miller has broken his personal streak of championship mishaps by taking bronze in the Olympic downhill.
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Locals Compete In Opening Weekend Of Olympics
Monday, 02/15/10
Several athletes from our region competed this weekend, but none cracked the top three in their sports. Nick Alexander of Lebanon, New Hampshire and Peter Frenette of Saranac Lake, New York both competed in ski jumping, and shared 41st place.
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