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When you have the best record in the major leagues, and on pace to win a franchise record number of regular season games, perhaps it's nitpicking to worry about a blown save by your team's all star closer, especially when you win the game in extra innings anyway.

VPR Newscast for 8/8/2018 at 6:04 a.m.

Aug 8, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/8/2018 at 6:04 a.m.

VPR Newscast for 8/6/2018 at 5:15 p.m.

Aug 7, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/6/2018 at 5:15 p.m.

Christine Hallquist campaigns at a parade in downtown Barre last month. Hallquist, a former utility executive, says she'll bring a new style of leadership to the governor's office.
Peter Hirschfeld / VPR

When Christine Hallquist took over as CEO of the Vermont Electric Cooperative in 2005, the member-owned utility was by all accounts in choppy financial waters.

Outside view of the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Ken Gallager / WikiCommons

Researchers at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center have made a breakthrough that may help doctors identify patients who are at greater risk of contracting sepsis, a potentially life-threatening infection complication.

VPR Newscast for 8/7/2018 at 12:15 p.m.

Aug 7, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/7/2018 at 12:15 p.m.

VPR Newscast For 8/7/18 At 7:30am

Aug 7, 2018

VPR Newscast For 8/7/18 At 7:30am

Shirley Plucinski

The recent VPR-Vermont PBS poll found very little name recognition for the Democratic gubernatorial candidates running in next week's primary election.

Brenda Siegel thinks that might a good thing.

VPR Newscast for 8/6/2018 at 5:15 p.m.

Aug 6, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/6/2018 at 5:15 p.m.

On a quiet street by Green Hill Pond in Charlestown about a mile away from the ocean, Andrew Baer walks onto his front lawn and asks for help sliding the cap off his well. Luckily, he's having solar panels installed and there are plenty of hands at-the-ready. 

VPR Newscast for 8/6/2018 at 12:20 p.m.

Aug 6, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/6/2018 at 12:20 p.m.

VPR Newscast for 08/06/2018 at 6:25 a.m.

Aug 6, 2018

VPR Newscast for 08/06/2018 at 6:25 a.m.

VPR Newscast for 8/05/2018 at 9:04 a.m.

Aug 5, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/05/2018 at 9:04 a.m.

VPR Newscast for 8/4/2018 at 12:15 p.m.

Aug 4, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/4/2018 at 12:04 p.m.

VPR Newscast for 8/4/2018 at 9:15 a.m.

Aug 4, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/4/2018 at 9:15 a.m.

An open water view of the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge.
Lynne McCrea / VPR

Situated on Lake Champlain in northwestern Vermont, the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge is recognized internationally for its biological diversity and high-quality wetlands.

Jessica Keene stands on the Quechee Gorge Bridge in front of a sign she made that reads, "Step back. You're worth it." The card also has the phone number for the national suicide prevention hotline.
Howard Weiss-Tisman / VPR

Two local women are putting up index cards, with messages of support and hope, in an attempt to reach anyone who might be contemplating suicide on the Quechee Gorge Bridge.

VPR Newscast for 8/3/2018 at 5:15 p.m.

Aug 3, 2018

VPR Newscast for 8/3/2018 at 5:15 p.m.

Vermont Yankee transferred the last of its spent nuclear fuel this week for storage in steel and concrete casks.
Entergy, courtesy

Vermont Yankee has moved the last of its spent nuclear fuel into huge steel and concrete casks where it will be stored for decades near the Connecticut River in southern Vermont.

VPR Newscast for 08/03/2018 at 12:10 p.m.

Aug 3, 2018

VPR Newscast for 08/03/2018 at 12:10 p.m.

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