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Bennington Residents Are Still Waiting For A Long-Term Fix For PFOA Contamination

Bennington residents who have been dealing with contaminated water are starting to get frustrated with the state's ability to find a long-term solution to their problem.

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Obvious signs of spring can take a while to present themselves here in the north country. Trees are slow to form buds and leaves. Flowers won't be pushing up through the cold ground for a while yet.

But one great sign of spring has revealed itself. The birds have returned.

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A fatal hit-and-run incident in Tinmouth last year has the community frustrated over what some are calling lack of accountability and punishment for the alleged offender.

Jared Barbosa is an Elementary School guidance counselor who was raised by a professional soccer player. His dad, Manoel “Boom Boom” Barbosa, competed all over the world before settling down in Nashua, N.H.

Jared says professional soccer was his dad’s ticket out of poverty in Brazil. College soccer was his ticket to economic mobility.

He doesn’t think high level sports should exclude low-income kids.

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About 10 to 15 percent of the U.S. military is made up of women, but many often feel like their stories and experiences are overlooked. A group of cartoonists and the White River Junction VA have a plan to change that.

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The 2017 legislative session is winding down. What initiatives will become top priorities in the final few weeks before adjournment?

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Four Things To Know About Vermont's New Opioid Prescription Rules

The continuing opioid crisis across the nation is prompting calls for action and change. In Vermont, new rules outlining how doctors prescribe opioids to patients in need of pain relief are set to take effect on July 1.

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Brave Little State

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A Tribute To Vermont's Old, Falling-Down Barns

This month on Brave Little State, a question about the many barns in Vermont that are left in a suspended state of disrepair.

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Program Features

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Vermont Garden Journal: Pro Tips For Raised Bed Gardening

Looking around yards in Vermont, it's clear that raised bed gardening is quite popular. That said, I've put together some tips on building raised beds.

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But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids

Chris and Martin Kratt chat with Jane Lindholm at the VPR studios.
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The Kratts Take Kids On Wild Animal Adventures

For 20 years, brothers Chris and Martin Kratt have been taking kids on adventures around the world through their TV shows, including Wild Kratts , Zoboomafoo, and Kratts' Creatures. They spent many childhood summers exploring the wilds of Vermont. In this special episode, we are sharing a Vermont Edition interview Jane did with the Kratts for her other radio show.

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Eye On The Sky

VPR Classical is Vermont's statewide classical music station and the voice of Vermont's classical music community.
Vermont Edition brings you news and conversation about issues affecting your life. Hosts Jane Lindholm and Bob Kinzel consider the context of current events through in…

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More than 50 commentators provide perspective and opinion about current events, topics of interest, and often showcase the work of writers and storytellers.

Live From The Fort

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