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FairPoint Adds To Customers' Bills With New 'Broadband Cost Recovery' Fee

FairPoint Communications’ internet customers in northern New England are paying more for their service. The company has added a fee to the price of its internet packages, which critics say is an all-too-common practice among internet service providers.
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Across the country and here in Vermont, police body cameras and the footage that they capture are spurring big debates: over transparency, privacy, the use of force and when and how footage should be released.

Meg Malone; Patti Daniels / VPR file

Democrat Sue Minter and Republican Phil Scott say they support the creation of an ethics commission in Vermont, but sharply disagree over what constitutes a conflict of interest for elected officials.

States that have legalized marijuana are contending with a new criminal tactic — smugglers who grow and process it for export to states where it’s illegal and worth a lot more.

Toby Talbot / AP

The prices that dairy farmers get for milk are down this summer. Economists will tell you it's supply and demand, and there's a lot of milk being produced in the U.S. and around the world. But the picture is complicated for Vermont farms that are trying to respond to the market.

Alison Redlich / AP

A non-profit formed by fans of Phish recently released a new edition of a massive book that chronicles the band’s history and includes setlists and notes on almost every show the band’s ever played.  

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UVM Med School Receives Record $66 Million Gift To Revamp Teaching Methods

The University of Vermont College of Medicine has announced that it’s receiving a $66 million gift, the largest ever made to a public university in New England.
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'StoryCorps' Vermont: 39 Years At VPR

VPR will celebrate 40 years on the air next year, and Betty Smith Mastaler has been with the station since the very first day.
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Does Vermont Really Have An Embezzlement Problem?

This month on Brave Little State, VPR’s people-powered journalism podcast, a question about embezzlement in Vermont — and a myth about stone walls and woodland fairies.
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