Some New England Jews, Wary Of U.S. Politics, Reclaim German Citizenship

Reports of anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. are up 86 percent so far this year, according to a study released by the Anti-Defamation League. And with that increase comes a new wave of interest in a decades-old German law reinstating German citizenship to Holocaust refugees and their ancestors. A small group of Jewish-American citizens from around New England reclaimed their own dual German citizenship at an understated ceremony Wednesday at the German consulate office in Boston. One of...

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A group of students at the University of Vermont is finishing up a semester in a class where they were encouraged to fail early and often in order to ultimately succeed in solving a problem.

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Two years ago, Vermont started a public pre-K program that pays for up to 10 hours of preschool for 3-to-5-year olds. Now, the state has issued a report for the Legislature that shows that there have been mixed results so far.

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Live call-in discussion: With just over a week to go before the end of the legislative session, it appears that many of the top Progressive priorities have stalled in Montpelier.

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Saturday, April 29 marks 100 days since Donald Trump was sworn as the 45th president of the United States. VPR spoke to Vermont’s congressional delegation to get their thoughts on how the first three months of Trump’s presidency have gone.

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How do you define an 'employee' versus a 'contractor'? This is a debate that has gone on for years at the Statehouse, but if the question were simple, it would have been solved already.

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Mimicking Mother Nature, UVM Scientists 'Nudge' Forests Toward Old Growth Conditions

In the northeast U.S., there is less than 1 percent of old growth forest left. A new University of Vermont study finds that harvesting trees in a way that mimics old growth forests not only restores critical habitat, but also stores a surprising amount of carbon.

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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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VPR Wins Five Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

We’re proud to announce that VPR has won five first place awards in the regional Edward R. Murrow competition, sponsored by the Radio, TV, Digital News Association .

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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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VPR Classical is Vermont's statewide classical music station and the voice of Vermont's classical music community.

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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.

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