Gov. Phil Scott says he's troubled by President Trump's comments about the violence in Charlottesville last weekend.
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WATCH: Gov. Phil Scott 'Troubled' By Trump's Comments About Charlottesville

In a video released Thursday, Gov. Phil Scott says he's troubled by President Donald Trump's comments about the violence that took place in Charlottesville last weekend.

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State officials hope that Clean Water Week, which starts on Aug. 21, will celebrate Vermont waterways and the efforts underway to clean them up.
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The health of Lake Champlain and all the waterways in Vermont is a year-round concern. Gov. Phil Scott and other state officials want to drive that point home by officially kicking off Vermont Clean Water Week.

On this "Vermont Edition," we're talking about a new push for highway safety by state and local law enforcement across the state.
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Live call-in discussion: Following a recent rash of traffic fatalities, state and local law enforcement officials are conducting high-visibility campaigns to encourage Vermonters to use their seatbelts and to slow down. On this Vermont Edition, we're looking at efforts to improve highway safety in Vermont.

Winnoski Police Officer Derrick Kendrew greeted customers at the Colchester Dunkin' Donuts location Friday as part of an event to raise money for the Special Olympics.
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Frequent customers of any Dunkin Donuts location know that the stereotype isn’t totally overblown; it’s not uncommon to see a police cruiser in the drive-through or a cop inside. An officer on the roof, however, is a new one.

Adam Greshin, commissioner of finance for the Scott administration, testified before lawmakers Thursday. Greshin says the administration's revised spending plan will plug a $12.6 million revenue gap without impacting government services.
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This year has featured some intense political battles over how to balance the state budget, but Vermont’s latest fiscal challenge wasn't one of them.

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Seven Vermont counties hit by severe flooding earlier this summer will get federal assistance for storm clean up and infrastructure repairs.

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Watch the Chad Hollister Band's full performance, recorded live at VPR's Studio One in Fort Ethan Allen.
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Chad Hollister Band Performs 'Live From The Fort'

For the August edition of Live From The Fort , the Chad Hollister Band perform live from Studio One at the VPR headquarters in Colchester.

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Brave Little State

Tristan Toleno, left, Annmarie Christensen and Rodney Graham serve in Vermont's House of Representatives.
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Low Pay, Weird Schedule: Who Exactly Can Pull Off The Legislator Lifestyle?

Vermont’s citizen legislators get paid about $12,700 for five months of work. So, if you have a career and/or a family, how do you pull it off?

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But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids

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Why Are There So Many Different Languages?

In this episode, we're answering some of our frequently asked questions, the questions we hear a lot from all of you: why are there so many different languages? Why do we get hiccups? Why do our fingers get wrinkly in the tub? Why are plants so many colors? Why do leaves change colors in the fall? Why is the sky blue?

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Live From The Fort

Intimate performances, recorded at Live VPR studios in Colchester's historic Fort Ethan Allen.

Eye On The Sky

Vermont Edition

Scientists say storms like this one in Waitsfield in 2010 are dumping more rain on the Northeast
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Draft Report Sheds Light On Impact Of Climate Change On Northeast

The draft National Climate Report both refines and underscores the impact of human activity on our climate. We're focusing in on the effects in Vermont and the Northeast.

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