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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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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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I'm a Vermont Edition Fan!

By PMullery - Jul 20 2017
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Jane Lindholm does an amazing job of ferreting out the issues that are critical to all of us living in Vermont. She has a wonderful interview style - kind, calm, insightful. Her show is on daily, and I am continually amazed at how many topics of interest and significance there are to cover in our small state. Thank you, Jane. Thank you, Vermont Public Radio and everyone who contributes financially to keep Vermont Edition on the air. I'd give Vermont Edition a 5+ star if it were available.

Sept 1 show

By Inuyashagirl3 - Sep 03 2015
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Didn't see the show on best and worst jobs from Sept 1.

iTunes Ratings

34 Ratings
Average Ratings
28
2
2
2
0

I'm a Vermont Edition Fan!

By PMullery - Jul 20 2017
Read more
Jane Lindholm does an amazing job of ferreting out the issues that are critical to all of us living in Vermont. She has a wonderful interview style - kind, calm, insightful. Her show is on daily, and I am continually amazed at how many topics of interest and significance there are to cover in our small state. Thank you, Jane. Thank you, Vermont Public Radio and everyone who contributes financially to keep Vermont Edition on the air. I'd give Vermont Edition a 5+ star if it were available.

Sept 1 show

By Inuyashagirl3 - Sep 03 2015
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Didn't see the show on best and worst jobs from Sept 1.

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Vermont Edition

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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.

Snowboarder, Innovator, Entrepreneur: The Life And Legacy Of Jake Burton Carpenter

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Jake Burton Carpenter has been called the "godfather" of snowboarding, founding Burton Snowboards and helping transform the sport from a novelty into a staple of winter recreation. He died last week from complications related to cancer. He was 65. Vermont Edition spoke with snowboarders and associates to reflect on Carpenter's life, career and legacy.

Nov 25 2019

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Sugarbush Sale, Climate Change And The State Of Vermont's Ski Industry

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Sugarbush Resort is in the process of being sold to the Colorado-based Alterra Mountain Company, continuing the trend of consolidation in Vermont's ski industry. On the next Vermont Edition , we're talking about the state of the industry: the series of big sales, new attention to diversification, and plans for adapting to a changing climate.

Nov 18 2019

35mins

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Vermont's 'Salty Residents': Former Merchant Mariner Shares His Sea Stories

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Last month, we received a pitch from a listener named Kim. "I was thinking today that a fun theme for a future show might be all of the salty residents of this tiny state," she wrote. By "salty residents," Kim is referring to the community of Merchant Mariners who live in Vermont. According to Kim, "it's an amazing career with long periods away from home, solitude, intensity..."

Nov 22 2019

10mins

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Campaign 2020: Discussing Wednesday Night's Democratic Debate

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On Wednesday night, 10 Democratic candidates for president took the stage in Atlanta amid an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and a shifting field. Hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, these 10 candidates debated at Atlanta's Tyler Perry Studios. Vermont Edition analyzes Wednesday's presidential primary debate with a roundtable of reporters.

Nov 21 2019

44mins

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When And How To Talk To Youth About Firearms

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More than half of all Vermont households have firearms. The majority say they use them for hunting. Gun owner or not, firearm safety is a big conversation in many families with kids. We're in the midst of deer rifle season, and on the next Vermont Edition , we're going to talk about gun safety and how families decide when, and how, to introduce young people to firearms.

Nov 22 2019

31mins

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'Our Way Of Being Seen And Being Heard': Exhibit Highlights Lives Of Vermonters Of Color

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An exhibition of photographs currently on display at the Bennington Museum explores the experiences people of color have in their day-to-day lives in Vermont.

Nov 14 2019

13mins

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Vermont's Phosphorus Challenge: An Update On The Winning Projects

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Almost two years ago, Gov. Phil Scott announced the Vermont Phosphorus Innovation Challenge (VPIC), describing it as "an X-Prize style competition" to find creative solutions to curbing the phosphorus problem in Vermont. Last week, the state announced that it will be handing over a total of more than a million dollars to five different projects in phase three of the project.

Nov 19 2019

7mins

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Co-Sponsor Leahy Works To Renew USA Freedom Act Before Legislation Sunsets

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Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the USA Freedom Act, a bipartisan law passed in 2015 that will sunset at the end of this year if Congress does not renew it. Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, a Democrat and the senior member of the committee, is a co-sponsor on the 2019 version of the act along with conservative Republican Utah Sen. Mike Lee.

Nov 08 2019

10mins

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Count On It: How Vermont Is Preparing For The 2020 Census

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It's a once-in-a-decade population tally, and it's coming to Vermont in just a few short months. The 2020 Census can influence everything from how much federal funding comes to the state, to shaping the districts in which we vote. We’re talking about what to expect in the 2020 Census and efforts underway now to ensure a full count in Vermont.

Dec 04 2019

31mins

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Listening Back To Montreal's 'Joe Beef' Chef-Owners Talk Excess, Sobriety In New Cookbook

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This show originally aired Monday, April 8, 2018. The two chef-owners of iconic Montreal restaurant Joe Beef are known for excess at the table, in both food and drink. A cookbook by the two restaurateurs— Joe Beef: Surviving the Apocalypse: Another Cookbook of Sorts —shares reflections on indulgence and embracing sobriety, alongside recipes for the apocalypse.

Dec 04 2019

31mins

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How We Treat Young Offenders As Vermont's Only Juvenile Detention Facility Faces Closure

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Woodside, Vermont's only juvenile detention facility, recently hit a milestone: it was empty for the first time in its more than 30-year history. Now the Agency of Human Services is proposing to close Woodside for good. We're looking at what the closure means in the evolution of how we treat young offenders.

Dec 02 2019

35mins

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'Vermont Edition Presents': Ross Douthat Live At Middlebury College

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Vermont Edition Presents is VPR's occasional series that brings you interesting talks, lectures, and public events from around Vermont. For this episode, a talk recorded live at Middlebury College in October, featuring New York Times columnist Ross Douthat .

Dec 02 2019

47mins

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VPR Presents: An Evening With Audie Cornish

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Earlier this month, NPR's All Things Considered co-host Audie Cornish visited Vermont for two events. Audiences at VPR's Stetson Studio One and at Colchester's Elley-Long Music Center heard Cornish speak about her career in public radio and the challenges journalists may face in covering the upcoming 2020 election.

Nov 27 2019

50mins

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Former Gov. Dean Shares Predictions, Concerns About 2020 Democratic Presidential Race

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In less than 10 weeks, voters in Iowa will caucus in the first step of the Democratic presidential primary race. Currently the four front-runners of the race are former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean , a 2004 presidential candidate, knows the primary process — and perils of Iowa — only all too well. He spoke with Vermont Edition about the 2020 primaries and priorities of voters today.

Nov 27 2019

10mins

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St. Albans Author Explores Northern Vermont's Role In The War Of 1812

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Barely a generation removed from the Revolutionary War, the United States again found itself fighting Great Britain in the War of 1812. Vermont Edition talks about a new book by St. Albans author Jason Barney that explores the role small Vermont towns near the Canadian border played in the larger conflict.

Nov 27 2019

32mins

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Vt. Catholic Church Shifts Assets Into Trusts, Shields Funds From Child Sex Abuse Settlements

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The Catholic Church in Vermont sheltered an estimated $500 million in assets more than a decade ago to shield its property from a torrent of new lawsuits and allegations of sexual abuse by priests, new reporting from VT Digger shows. And amid new revelations of abuse and new lawsuits, those trusts could be challenged in future settlements.

Nov 26 2019

9mins

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Snowboarder, Innovator, Entrepreneur: The Life And Legacy Of Jake Burton Carpenter

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Jake Burton Carpenter has been called the "godfather" of snowboarding, founding Burton Snowboards and helping transform the sport from a novelty into a staple of winter recreation. He died last week from complications related to cancer. He was 65. Vermont Edition spoke with snowboarders and associates to reflect on Carpenter's life, career and legacy.

Nov 25 2019

34mins

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Vermont's 'Salty Residents': Former Merchant Mariner Shares His Sea Stories

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Read more
Last month, we received a pitch from a listener named Kim. "I was thinking today that a fun theme for a future show might be all of the salty residents of this tiny state," she wrote. By "salty residents," Kim is referring to the community of Merchant Mariners who live in Vermont. According to Kim, "it's an amazing career with long periods away from home, solitude, intensity..."

Nov 22 2019

10mins

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When And How To Talk To Youth About Firearms

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More than half of all Vermont households have firearms. The majority say they use them for hunting. Gun owner or not, firearm safety is a big conversation in many families with kids. We're in the midst of deer rifle season, and on the next Vermont Edition , we're going to talk about gun safety and how families decide when, and how, to introduce young people to firearms.

Nov 22 2019

31mins

Play

Campaign 2020: Discussing Wednesday Night's Democratic Debate

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On Wednesday night, 10 Democratic candidates for president took the stage in Atlanta amid an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and a shifting field. Hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, these 10 candidates debated at Atlanta's Tyler Perry Studios. Vermont Edition analyzes Wednesday's presidential primary debate with a roundtable of reporters.

Nov 21 2019

44mins

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Vermont's Phosphorus Challenge: An Update On The Winning Projects

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Read more
Almost two years ago, Gov. Phil Scott announced the Vermont Phosphorus Innovation Challenge (VPIC), describing it as "an X-Prize style competition" to find creative solutions to curbing the phosphorus problem in Vermont. Last week, the state announced that it will be handing over a total of more than a million dollars to five different projects in phase three of the project.

Nov 19 2019

7mins

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Sugarbush Sale, Climate Change And The State Of Vermont's Ski Industry

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Sugarbush Resort is in the process of being sold to the Colorado-based Alterra Mountain Company, continuing the trend of consolidation in Vermont's ski industry. On the next Vermont Edition , we're talking about the state of the industry: the series of big sales, new attention to diversification, and plans for adapting to a changing climate.

Nov 18 2019

35mins

Play

'Our Way Of Being Seen And Being Heard': Exhibit Highlights Lives Of Vermonters Of Color

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An exhibition of photographs currently on display at the Bennington Museum explores the experiences people of color have in their day-to-day lives in Vermont.

Nov 14 2019

13mins

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The Impeachment Inquiry: What's On Your Mind?

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VPR is airing live coverage of the public impeachment hearings on Capitol Hill this week. We want to know what you're seeing, and what you're thinking about this political moment.

Nov 13 2019

30mins

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Vermont Businesses Look To Make Child Care More Affordable, Accessible

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According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the median hourly wage for child care workers in Vermont is just over $13 an hour. As heard in this month's Brave Little State , figuring out how to train, retain and pay child care workers is a complicated question in Vermont. B ut for many parents, simply finding a spot for their child in a high-quality early education program can be a big challenge — let alone paying for it. New programs at two Vermont businesses seek to make child care more affordable and accessible to working Vermonters.

Nov 12 2019

14mins

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Vermont Edition Presents: Kat Wright And The Vermont Symphony Orchestra

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From our continuing series ‘Vermont Edition Presents’, bringing you to live events in communities around Vermont, a performance that blends the old and the new as Burlington soul-singer Kat Wright teams up with the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in a sold-out show at Higher Ground .

Nov 12 2019

18mins

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Co-Sponsor Leahy Works To Renew USA Freedom Act Before Legislation Sunsets

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Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing on the USA Freedom Act, a bipartisan law passed in 2015 that will sunset at the end of this year if Congress does not renew it. Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, a Democrat and the senior member of the committee, is a co-sponsor on the 2019 version of the act along with conservative Republican Utah Sen. Mike Lee.

Nov 08 2019

10mins

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Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman Outlines Progressive Priorities For 2020

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When Vermont's last legislative session ended, Progressive Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman said he was disappointed Democrats didn't pass a paid family leave plan or increase the minimum wage , failing to deliver what he says "voters asked for in the 2018 election." The lieutenant governor joins Vermont Edition to discuss Progressive priorities at the Statehouse in 2020.

Nov 07 2019

33mins

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