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Incoming Commerce Secretary Lawrence Miller

12/15/10 12:00PM By Jane Lindholm
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AP/Toby Talbot
Governor-elect Peter Shumlin announces new members of his cabinet on, Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 in Burlington, Vt. Lawrence Miller, secretary of commerce, is to his left.
Lawrence Miller is the founder of Otter Creek Brewery, and the current CEO of Danforth Pewter. Starting in January, he will be the new Commerce Secretary. Miller talks about his approach to job creation and economic development, and how his business background has prepared him to run the Agency of Commerce and Community Development.

Also on the program - an organization called College for Every Student is a non-profit organization based in Vermont, working to help under served students both get to college and be successful there. Founder and CEO Rick Dalton talks about the organization's work.

And VPR music contributor Matt Bushlow remembers a high school teacher who changed his life - by giving him mix tapes.

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