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Rutland Plans To Renovate Downtown Alley With Federal Money
Thursday, 12/31/09
By Nina Keck
Community activists in Rutland got a big boost this month when they learned that their proposal to rehabilitate a large downtown alley will receive nearly one million dollars in federal funding.
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Thousands Of Acres Conserved In Final Days Of Year
Thursday, 12/31/09
By Susan Keese
The last days of December have seen the conservation of thousands of acres of land in Vermont and neighboring New Hampshire towns.
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Water Wars Brewing In The Northeast
Wednesday, 12/30/09
When it comes to water shortages in the U.S. the Northeast probably isn't the first place that jumps to mind. But there are water wars brewing the region.
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Water Main Breaks Hit Montpelier; Residents Ordered To Boil Water
Wednesday, 12/30/09
Water service has been restored in downtown Montpelier and is expected back elsewhere in the city shortly.
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Lowly Fruitcake
Wednesday, 12/30/09
By Patti Daniels
Chef Jean-Yves Vendeville is a baking instructor at the New England Culinary Institute. He says the fruitcake enjoys a more revered status in Europe and Canada, than in the United States.
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VT Edition: Appliance Energy Efficiency
Wednesday, 12/30/09
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with Rutland Herald business reporter Bruce Edwards about a new rebate program designed to spur sales of energy efficient appliances.
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VT Edition: Keeping Vermont Movie Theaters Open
Wednesday, 12/30/09
By Steve Zind
VPr's Steve Zind talks with independent movie theater owners about how to stay solvent in the era of Netflix, home theaters, and streaming video. 
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New Hampshire Investigates Nation's First Gastrointestinal Anthrax
Wednesday, 12/30/09
Antibiotics and vaccines are being offered to about 80 people as New Hampshire authorities continue to investigate the nation's first known case of gastrointestinal anthrax.
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Springfield Expects To Solicit Bids For Theater Restoration
Wednesday, 12/30/09
By Susan Keese
Officials in Springfield hope to solicit bids in January on the restoration of its downtown movie theater.
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Interest Rises In Commemorating Demolished Champlain Bridge
Tuesday, 12/29/09
By Melody Bodette
Now that much of the 80-year-old Champlain Bridge is at the bottom of Lake Champlain, many are wondering what to do to commemorate the span.
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VT Edition: Katherine Paterson on writing and childhood literacy
Tuesday, 12/29/09
VPR's Jane Lindholm talks with author Katherine Paterson about what keeps her writing and about her efforts to improve childhood literacy.
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VT Edition: Canada in 2009
Tuesday, 12/29/09
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with Dr. Paul Martin, Director of the University of Vermont's Canadian Studies Program and Jeffrey Ayres and Chair of the Political Science Department from St. Michaels College about top Canadian news stories of 2009.
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Population Media Center Wins Award
Tuesday, 12/29/09
By Mitch Wertlieb
A non-profit located in Vermont has been honored for its work making a difference in some two dozen countries around the world. The Shelburne-based Population Media Center recently received a Peter F. Drucker Award granted to social organizations that demonstrate innovation and positive change in peoples' lives.
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Vermont Lags Nation In Charitable Donations
Tuesday, 12/29/09
By Charlotte Albright
As 2009 ends, charitable organizations across Vermont are hoping that donors will take a last chance to be generous-and perhaps get a tax break or two.  But a new report puts the state near the bottom in the nation when it comes to the number of dollars donated per capita. And yet, the tough economy is also showing a surprising silver lining.
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Passenger Rail Expansion Tied To Stimulus
Tuesday, 12/29/09
Vermont transportation officials should learn within the next few months whether they will receive a $73 million federal grant that could help expand passenger rail service from Rutland to Burlington.
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Youth Survey Shows Drop In Alcohol
Tuesday, 12/29/09
A survey of New Hampshire high school students shows declines in alcohol and tobacco use.
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Police Investigate St. Johnsbury Homicide
Tuesday, 12/29/09
Vermont State Police say a woman has been killed in St. Johnsbury and her estranged husband is a suspect in her death.
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Vermont Seeks Fishing Habits Of Anglers
Tuesday, 12/29/09
The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is seeking comments from anglers.
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Rep. Poirier To Introduce Public Option
Tuesday, 12/29/09
A state representative from Barre is planning to introduce a bill to create a public health insurance option for the state of Vermont.
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Dubie Supports Expanded School Choice
Monday, 12/28/09
By Ross Sneyd
Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie says if he's elected governor, he'd like to see greater use of school choice. And Dubie says families should be permitted to use public tax money to pay for an education at a religious school.
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Vt. College of Fine Arts Begins One Of Its Largest MFA Classes
Monday, 12/28/09
By Neal Charnoff
The Vermont College of Fine Arts has just started  one of the biggest master's in fine arts classes in its history.
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VT Edition: The Harvest Café
Monday, 12/28/09
By Jane Lindholm
VPR's Jane Lindholm visits The Harvest Café at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.  Tha café is making an effort to connect the food people eat in the hospital with their personal health and environmental sustainability.
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VT Edition: Gubernatorial Candidate Brian Dubie
Monday, 12/28/09
By Steve Zind
VPR's Steve Zind talks with gubernatorial candidate Brian Dubie about his bid for the state's top office.
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Explosives Bring Down Crown Point Bridge
Monday, 12/28/09
By Melody Bodette
The 80-year-old Champlain Bridge connecting West Addison Vermont, and Crown Point, New York, was brought down by controlled explosions this morning.
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Guardsman Sees Changes With 2nd Deployment
Monday, 12/28/09
By Susan Keese
In 2004 VPR news spoke with Chris Day, a Vermont Army National Guardsman leaving for active duty in Kuwait. Five years later, Day - who teaches history at Brattleboro Area Middle School - is about to deploy again, this time to Afghanistan.
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