Ed Paquin, the executive director of Disability Rights Vermont, said at a Burlington rally that proposed cuts to Medicaid spending could shrink the number of Vermonters eligible for coverage and the number of medical services covered.
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Vulnerable Vermonters Are 'Scared For Their Lives' Over ACA Repeal

Dozens of health care advocates gathered in Burlington Wednesday to call on Vermonters and their elected officials to take action against Senate Republicans' plan to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and pay for tax cuts on wealthy Americans and corporations with cuts to Medicaid.

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Mike Horn, a Vermont-based veteran watches as a 3-D printer he built crafts a fidget spinner he designed. Horn hopes it will help him cope with symptoms related to a brain injury.
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The White River Junction Veterans Affairs Medical Center has a new tool for therapy and veteran job training: 3-D printers.

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Live call-in discussion: Most Vermont cities and towns don't have a big theater district, But the good news is, that makes the whole state something of a theater district! There are performances going on from Southern Vermont to the Northeast Kingdom - and that includes some traveling performers who bring their show to you.

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When a stand-up comedian records a live album, they need an audience that can give them some reliable laughs. For comedian Jared Logan, that audience is in Burlington, Vermont. He's recording an album over five shows this weekend at Vermont Comedy Club.

Jeff Hardy is general manager at Cersosimo Lumber in Brattleboro. Hardy says about 25 percent of the company's white piune goes to Canada, and the new tariff on imports could affect business.
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The U.S. Commerce Department this week slapped a new round of tariffs on Canadian lumber coming into the states, and companies in Vermont are anxious to see how it could affect business.

This label is showing up more frequently alongside bins for recycling and trash.
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Vermont is now three years into its plan to get the whole state on board with universal recycling and composting.  But when you look at the number inside the triangle with arrows, do you know immediately what kind of plastic it is and how to recycle it? And are you occasionally still scrapping food scraps into the garbage?

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What's It Like To Be A Migrant Worker In Vermont?

If you drink Vermont milk, or eat Vermont apples or vegetables, it's likely that you have foreign workers to thank. But do you know any?

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VPR Cafe: The Farm Stand Evolution

Vermont farm stands have probably been around as long as Vermont farms themselves. But nowadays, you're likely to find a wide array of items far beyond fresh fruit and veggies.

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But Why: A Podcast For Curious Kids

We learn about how babies are made with Cory Silverberg, author of What Makes a Baby.
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How Are Babies Made?

How are babies made? We speak with Cory Silverberg, author of What Makes A Baby, for answers to questions about how we all come into the world.

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