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Vermont Edition: Fair Trade Recycling Of E-Waste
Monday, 04/15/13
By Jane Lindholm
We learn how e-waste is being re-routed and where it's being put to use, get an update on a new Irene Recovery status report and look at the week ahead in the State Legislature.
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Discovering Poetry In The Lines Of A Good Novel
Thursday, 04/11/13
By Jane Lindholm
James Moore, a Winooski playwright, speaks about Pulitzer Remix, which features 85 artists making poetry from all 85 Pulitzer Prize winning works of fiction.
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New Vt. GOP Politcal Director Assumes Post
Thursday, 04/04/13
By Jane Lindholm
Brent Burns, the new Political Director for the Vermont GOP talks with Vermont Edition about what he expects from his new job.
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Vermont Edition: Down By The Waterside
Thursday, 04/04/13
By Jane Lindholm
Last week the House passed a bill which would require all new construction within 250 feet of a lake shoreline to get a permit. We'll discuss the pros and cons of lake-shore development restrictions.
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The Search For An Alzheimer's Cure Continues
Wednesday, 04/03/13
By Jane Lindholm
Dr. William Pendlebury is a Professor of Pathology and Neurology and Director of the UVM Center on Aging and Fletcher Allen's Memory Center. She spoke with Vermont Edition about the search for a cure for Alzheimer's.
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Vermont Edition: Alzheimer's in the Family
Wednesday, 04/03/13
By Jane Lindholm
If you knew you were going to get Alzheimer's disease, how would you live your life differently? What would you want your family and loved ones to do when you no longer remembered them? We'll talk with Nancy Bercaw, author of a new memoir about dealing with Alzheimer's in the family.
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Problems Persist In Health Care Delivery
Tuesday, 04/02/13
By Jane Lindholm
Doctor Elliott Fisher, the new director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice talks with Vermont Edition about some of the inherent problems in how health care is delivered.
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Vermont Edition: Running On Empty: Raising Vt.'s Gas Tax
Tuesday, 04/02/13
By Jane Lindholm
In order to bolster transportation funds, the Vermont House recently passed a transportation bill that increases the gas tax in Vermont by 7 cents over the next two years.
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'Medical Home' Provides Patient-Centered Approach To Care
Monday, 04/01/13
By Jane Lindholm
White River Family Practice in the Upper Valley is a patient-centered medical home, and it was recently awarded the highest level of certification by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Dr. Mark Nunlist is a physician there, and he explains what this approach looks like in action.
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Vermont Edition: Off The Grid
Monday, 04/01/13
By Jane Lindholm
A new how-to book provides do-it-yourself instruction to radically change the energy systems in your home.
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Vt. Supreme Court Hears Cases At VLS
Wednesday, 03/27/13
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont Law School professor, Cheryl Hanna, speaks with Vermont Edition about the oral arguments the Vermont court is hearing today at the Vermont Law School and the court's tradition of hearing them out in a public venue.
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Vermont Edition: Calvin Coolidge's Fiscal Legacy
Wednesday, 03/27/13
By Jane Lindholm
Calvin Coolidge never struck his peers as ‘mostly likely to succeed' but he eventually served six years as a largely popular president during a time of massive social, economic and technological change.
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Monarch Butterfly Wintering Population At All Time Low
Tuesday, 03/26/13
By Jane Lindholm
Kent McFarland, conservation biologist with the Vermont Center for Ecostudies, explains why the population of monarch butterflies at their wintering grounds in Mexico is at an all-time low.
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Vermont Edition: Farm Bill Negotiations
Tuesday, 03/26/13
By Jane Lindholm
Congress usually passes a farm bill every five years. Except for last year, when a version of the farm bill came to a screeching halt on the House floor.  Now, Congress is tasked with writing a whole new farm bill, just as automatic spending cuts are kicking in.
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This Week In The Legislature: March 25
Monday, 03/25/13
By Jane Lindholm
VPR News Director, Ross Sneyd, talks about the week ahead in the legislature.
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ibrattleboro Turns Ten
Monday, 03/25/13
By Jane Lindholm
Christopher Grotke, one of the co-founders of ibrattleboro speaks about the growth and future of the web site.
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Vermont Edition: President Sullivan’s UVM Outlook
Monday, 03/25/13
By Jane Lindholm
UVM President Tom Sullivan discusses the goals he has set for the university, we learn about the growth and future of ibrattleboro and we look ahead at the week in the State Legislature.
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A Vt. Congressman's Place In An Epic Political Battle
Thursday, 03/21/13
By Jane Lindholm
History writer Mark Bushnell talks about the epic battle between the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans over the future of the country and the role of Vermont congressman Matthew Lyon played in it.
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CEO Of VSAC Retiring After 42 Years
Wednesday, 03/20/13
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont Edition speaks with outgoing CEO of the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, Don Vickers about the landscape of higher ed financing and the tension between the economic imperative of getting a degree, and the finding the money to pay for it:
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Vermont Edition: Herbal Medicine
Wednesday, 03/20/13
By Jane Lindholm
Dandelion for indigestion? Lemon Balm for stress? Mushrooms for hay fever? Plants have been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years. We'll explore some of the benefits and drawbacks of herbal medicine with Guido Masé, author of the new book The Wild Medicine Solution.
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Update: The Local Disaster Shelter Initiative
Tuesday, 03/19/13
By Jane Lindholm
Larry Crist, regional executive director for the Red Cross of Vermont and New Hampshire Valley talks with Vermont Edition about the Local Disaster Shelter Initiative, a program to help towns be ready to take care of themselves in an emergency.
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Vermont Edition: Resilience and Sustainability
Tuesday, 03/19/13
By Jane Lindholm
How can Vermont prepare itself to thrive in times of upheaval? What lessons can we learn from the new book Resilience: Why Things Bounce Back?
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Crossover Deadline Passed By Vt. Legislature
Monday, 03/18/13
By Jane Lindholm
VPR News Editor, Ross Sneyd talks with Vermont Edition about the "crossover deadline" in the Vermont Legislature, where all bills are supposed to be voted out of the committee where they originated.
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Exhibit Profiles Early Organic Farmers
Monday, 03/18/13
By Jane Lindholm
Agricultural writer and editor, Susan Harlow, talks with Vermont Edtion about a new exhibit at the Vermont History Museum that brings to life the stories of some small-scale farmers in the 60s and 70s who were among the first to pioneer organic farming methods.
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Vermont Edition: David's Inferno: A Memoir Of Depression
Monday, 03/18/13
By Jane Lindholm
Vermont writer David Blistein discusses his own experience with depression and its effect on relationships, creativity, and spirituality.
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