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Paid Family Leave Legislation May Hinge On Vermont's Gubernatorial Race

Many new parents in Vermont face a tough choice: take a leave of absence from work to stay home with their newborns, and forego a paycheck, or head back to work shortly after the baby arrives.
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Can jokes about depression and anxiety be funny? Aparna Nancherla thinks so.

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Vice President Joe Biden spent an hour at the University of Vermont Friday describing the effort behind the so-called "Cancer Moonshot." A room full of doctors, researchers and medical students were an eager audience for Biden's message of making cancer both treatable and preventable.

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In this Halloween special from Brave Little State, a terrifying compendium of spine-tingling Vermont ghost stories, as told to us by … you.

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Elections come and go, but Vermont Edition's bird shows are eternal. We're taking a brief break from politics to watch the skies as flocks migrate south for the winter.

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The new VPR poll released this week revealed just one close state-wide race. That is the gubernatorial race between Democrat Sue Minter and Republican Phil Scott, which is in a statistical tie.

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VPR Debates: Post Your Questions For The Candidates

From Tuesday Oct. 25 through Thursday Nov. 3, VPR will host debates for statewide offices – and we want to include your questions in each forum.
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VPR Cafe: Allenholm Farm

An apple orchard in the Champlain Islands has been around since Ulysses S. Grant was president: Allenholm Farm in South Hero.
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Are Utility Bills 'So High' In Vermont? It's (Really) Complicated

This month on Brave Little State, VPR's people-powered journalism podcast, a question about utility bills in Vermont — and a small sampling of Vermont ghost stories.
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