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Illustrating Stories Of Service: Vermont VA Pairs Women Vets With Cartoonists

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

Millions of river herring used to return to New England's fresh waterways to spawn, but at some collection spots today, populations have dropped into the dozens. 

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Exit 4 Landowner Will Scrap Development Plans And Sell To Conservation Groups

A developer and conservation groups have reached an agreement that will preserve prime agricultural land at Exit 4 on Interstate 89, ending a controversial plan to build a large development at the Randolph Exit.

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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

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How Do Butterflies Fly?

How do butterflies fly? Why are butterflies called butterflies? How do airplanes fly? If gravity pulls everything down, how do planes and rockets get up in the air? Why do planes have engines and how do they make them? We're visiting ECHO, the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum for answers.

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Eye On The Sky

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