Juan De La Cruz comforts his youngest daughter, Isabella, at their home in Vergennes.
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Vermont Father With Work Authorization And No Criminal Record May Be Deported

A Vergennes father of six is facing deportation to Mexico in a case that highlights shifting federal immigration enforcement priorities.

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Director of Corporate Communication Jason Gorss confirmed Friday, "a small number of fab tools were impacted by a computer virus."
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A computer virus recently infected a number of manufacturing tools at the GlobalFoundries plant in Essex Junction, a company spokesman confirmed Friday evening.

Vermont's two U.S. senators, Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders both strongly oppose the new GOP Senate health care plan
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In many respects, the new health care bill proposed in the U.S. Senate follows the framework of a  GOP plan that passsed in the House last month.

Copley Hospital is getting a new surgical center.
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This weekend, Morrisville's Copley Hospital is moving into a new $12.5 million surgical center. The new wing will replace the hospital's undersized and out-of-date operating rooms.

Eleven year old Katherine Stevens, right, and nine year old Austin Anderson, listen to arguments in Vermont Superior Court, in Hyde Park, Oct. 22, 1997. The two children were part of a lawsuit challenging Act 60, by schoolchildren in Stowe.
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Live call-in discussion: Twenty years ago, Act 60 reshaped Vermont's education system. Designed to tackle inequality in education spending among towns, the legislation divided communities and made national headlines. Vermont Edition looks back at that debate, and at Act 60's legacy in today's battles over education and equity.

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Lawmakers could have overridden two vetoes when they returned to Montpelier on Wednesday. The governor's veto of a pot legalization bill stands, but legislators did strike a deal to approve the state budget. However, their compromise with Gov. Phil Scott puts school boards on the hook to find cost savings.

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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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