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Vermont Edition brings you news and conversation about issues affecting your life. Hosts Jane Lindholm and Bob Kinzel consider the context of current events through interviews with news makers and people who make our region buzz.

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The 2016 Presidential Race has dominated the headlines for much of this election cycle. But as we near Election Day, voters begin to focus on statewide offices and their local State House and Senate races.

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This week, Vermont Edition brings you election debates for three statewide offices.  On Thursday, the leading candidates for state auditor meet in a live, face-to-face debate.

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This week and next, Vermont Edition is bringing you election debates for statewide offices.  On Wednesday, the leading candidates for treasurer meet in a live, face-to-face debate.

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This week, Vermont Edition brings you election debates for three statewide offices.  On Tuesday, the leading candidates for attorney general meet in a live, face-to-face debate.

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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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The new VPR poll shows a dead heat in the race for Governor between Democrat Sue Minter and Republican Phil Scott. This week we're talking to both candidates about the key issues of the race. Today we're joined by the Republican candidate: Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott.

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The VPR Poll was released on Wednesday morning Oct. 19, and gives Vermont a snapshot of what likely voters are thinking about statewide and federal election races, plus what issues are priorities for Vermonters.

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There's a new push to get more Vermonters better educated. The goal is 70 percent of the population with a college or other post-secondary degree by 2025. 

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In the near future, the Green Mountain Care Board is expected to vote on a dramatic change in the way that health care providers are reimbursed, to reward quality of care, and not the quantity of services that are provided.

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David Zuckerman is a Progressive Party state senator representing Chittenden County. He's both the Progressive and Democratic nominee for the position of Lieutenant Governor.

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It's an age-old question: How does Vermont keep young professionals here and attract more to the state?

How about just asking them? That's what we plan to do.

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This week on Vermont Edition, we’re bringing you interviews with the candidates for U.S. Senate. Next up is Republican candidate Scott Milne.

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Randy Brock has served as a State Senator and Vermont's Auditor of Accounts. He's also run unsuccessfully for governor in 2012. Now he is the Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor.

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All week on Vermont Edition, we bring you interviews with the candidates for U.S. Senate, starting with the seven-term Democratic incumbent Patrick Leahy.

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Our Revolution is the organization founded by Bernie Sanders to carry on the priorities of his presidential campaign. We're getting an update on the group's work.

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What ever happened to the Roxbury fish hatchery after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene? Why is the state's moose population in decline? How are Lake Champlain's sturgeon and sea lamprey holding up?

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Falling leaves and grey skies may have been the backdrop for gardeners recently, but the frost will hold off a bit longer, so the garden season isn't over yet! 

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Miro Weinberger took office in 2012 and has now served as mayor of Burlington for over four years. We’re talking with Mayor Weinberger about the big issues facing Vermont's largest city - including the debate over downtown development, the affordable housing crunch, the school system, policing and more. 

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There might just be two types of people in this world: those who can't stand the thought of eating an oyster and those who would go to the ends of the earth for a bite of one of these tasty little morsels. This show will appeal to the latter.