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Scott Surprises Lawmakers, Again, With New Proposal For Major Education Overhaul

With less than two weeks left in the legislative session, Gov. Phil Scott is calling on lawmakers to overhaul the collective bargaining process for public school teachers, so that his administration can try to extract $26 million in health care savings from the education system next year.

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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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This Saturday marks President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office. VPR spoke to David Sunderland, chair of Vermont's Republican Party, for his perspective on the first 100 days of the new administration.

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Erica Hecht now lives in Stowe, but was born in Hungary in 1934. She is a child survivor of the Holocaust, and Hecht's mother converted from Judaism to Catholicism in an attempt to protect her family from persecution.

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In a four-year presidential term, the commander-in-chief will be in power for over 1,400 days. But it's the first 100 that have become a focus for a new president.

VPR has been collecting listeners' opinions of President Donald Trump's first 100 days.

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Sunday began the annual observance of Yom HaShoah, a day of remembrance for victims and survivors of the Holocaust.  In communities around Vermont, people gathered to share their own families' history of escape and survival from the genocide of Jews during World War II.

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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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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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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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