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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.

iTunes Ratings

45 Ratings
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34
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2

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

45 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
3
4
2
2

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
Read more
Didn't see the show on best and worst jobs from Sept 1.
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Vermont Edition

Latest release on May 28, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: Budgets, COVID-19 Relief And End Of Session: Senate, House Leaders Offer Legislative Update

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The legislative session will likely be extended into the summer, and there are still many things still waiting for the Vermont House and Senate to finish. On that list are the state budget, coronavirus relief bills and priorities from the pre-COVID-19 era. This hour, we talk with the Senate and House leaders about their plans moving forward.

May 07 2020

46mins

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Rank #2: How Are Vermonters Coping With Reopening?

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Helping others, connecting with friends and family. How are Vermonters coping as the state gradually reopens? This hour, Bob Kinzel and VPR Morning Edition host Mitch Wertlieb open the lines and take your calls.

May 05 2020

45mins

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Rank #3: As COVID-19 Closes Major Processors, Vermont Slaughterhouses Carve Up Local Meat

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Large slaughterhouses across the country are being closed due to coronavirus outbreaks and illness, straining the U.S. meat supply. A presidential executive order has even kept some plants open amid the outbreak. But surging demand for locally-grown meat in Vermont is butting up against a regional processing system that's already maxed out. We talk about local meat supply, demand and changing values.

May 05 2020

46mins

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Rank #4: Vermont Is Slowly Reopening. What Does This Mean For Residents?

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Little by little, Gov. Phil Scott is taking steps to gradually reopen the state's economy. And in two weeks, the governor will re-evaluate the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order he issued six week ago. This hour, join Bob Kinzel and VPR Morning Edition host Mitch Wertlieb with your thoughts on this evolving process. What does it mean for you?

May 01 2020

44mins

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Rank #5: Broadband Access, The Next Stimulus Package: A Conversation With Rep. Peter Welch

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COVID-19 has highlighted the need for broadband access, as students learn remotely, employees work from home, and health services are accessed virtually. This hour, we talk with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch about a proposal to direct more than $80 million in federal funds to the nation's broadband infrastructure. Plus: a big picture look at what the next stimulus package might include.

May 05 2020

46mins

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Rank #6: Vermont Health Officials Discuss Plans For Expanded Testing, Contact Tracing

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As Vermont loosens restrictions on work and movement in a step-by-step manner, state health officials are gearing up for an expected increase in COVID-19 cases by beefing up testing and tracing capacity. If they stay on top of new cases, they hope to be able to keep the spread to a minimum. This hour, we get a health information update and take a deeper dive into the state's approach to testing and contact tracing.

May 04 2020

46mins

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What COVID-19 Means For Campaigns

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This year is an election year. And one for the history books, no doubt. We look at what the COVID-19 crisis means for candidates and campaign strategy, and ask what lessons can be learned from campaigns of years past.

May 28 2020

46mins

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What Will Tourism Look Like In Vermont This Summer?

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Tourism brings in over $2 billion of revenue to Vermont, and COVID-19 has made it very difficult for out-of-state tourists to visit Vermont hot spots. This hour, we talk with the Department of Tourism and Marketing about how summer tourism will look in Vermont, and if this will help make up for the loss in out-of-state tourism revenue.

May 27 2020

46mins

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How Vermont's Law Enforcement Is Policing During The Pandemic

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Law enforcement is adapting to a new reality amid the coronavirus, one that poses unique risks for officers and the public. This hour, we talk with police chiefs and officers across Vermont about policing during the pandemic, how agencies are keeping officers, civilians and suspects safe from COVID-19, and whether changes around enforcement and arrests could carry into the post-pandemic future.

May 26 2020

46mins

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Call-In Special: New England Colleges In 'Survival Mode' As COVID-19 Jolts Higher Education

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COVID-19 has driven New England’s higher education sector into financial "survival mode." Now colleges and universities must adapt or risk major — if not catastrophic — loss from the crisis. Join us for an America Amplified special from the New England News Collaborative. We'll bring together voices from across the region, and we want to hear yours.

May 20 2020

49mins

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What's In Gov. Scott's $400 Million Coronavirus Relief Package?

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Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday unveiled a $400 million economic recovery package for the state, a plan that uses a large portion of the $1.25 billion in federal Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars coming to Vermont. But the package has to be approved by the state Legislature before any of the proposals take effect. We talk about what this could mean for industries like dairy, tourism, hospitality and more.

May 20 2020

43mins

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Navigating Routine Medical Care, Elective Procedures During the Pandemic

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While people seem to be avoiding doctor's offices and urgent care facilities due to COVID-19, getting regular check ups, vaccines and medical care are still recommended by doctors and state health officials. This hour, we talk with doctors and specialists about keeping up routine health care and the return of elective procedures.

May 19 2020

45mins

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Play Ball? Baseball Fans Size Up An Uncertain Season

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Each spring, Vermont Edition touches base on baseball, discussing players, stoking rivalries and debating the latest proposed changes to the great American pastime. This spring, there's only one problem: there's no baseball. We'll talk about enduring a baseball-less spring, a proposed start to the season in July amid empty stands and how coronavirus has also affected collegiate teams and softball leagues in Vermont.

May 18 2020

47mins

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Business (Not) As Usual: Vermont Retailers Navigate Reopening

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Retailers are able to open up in Vermont with limited capacity this week, provided they follow state health guidelines around social distancing, mask wearing, and more. We talk with three Vermont business owners about how they’ve adapting to the coronavirus and state guidelines , and what the future holds.

May 18 2020

44mins

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Mask-Wearing, Social Distancing, Expanded Testing: An Update On Vermont's Approach To COVID-19

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As various sectors of the economy and state are allowed to reopen, questions remain about whether wearing masks should be mandated, what it's going to look like for children returning to child care, and when it's safe to visit family and friends. This hour, join us for our regular Monday roundup of health questions and answers with Vermont's Department of Health.

May 18 2020

45mins

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Should Vermont Shift To A Vote-By-Mail System?

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The COVID-19 crisis has raised questions about the November general election. Like, will it possible to vote safely in person? And what would it look like for states to shift to a vote-by-mail system? This hour, we take an in-depth look at how Vermont is responding. We talk to elections analysts and officials, and we also hear from you.

May 14 2020

45mins

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New Survey Shows Many Vermonters In Favor Of Telecommuting

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Since mid-March, many Vermonters have been working from home. And a new UVM survey indicates that many of these telecommuters want to continue remote working after the pandemic has ended. This hour, we discuss the future of how and where we work with a team of experts and researchers , and we also hear from you.

May 13 2020

43mins

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How Are Vermont's Reptiles And Amphibians Weathering A Cold Spring?

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From snakes to salamanders and frogs, Vermont is home to many amphibians and reptiles. This hour, we talk with a herpetologist to find out how scaly and slimy critters are doing this spring, and get an update from the Vermont Reptile and Amphibian Atlas.

May 12 2020

46mins

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Vermont Seniors, Counselors And Colleges Plan For An Uncertain Fall Term

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The spring semester has been challenging for all students, and graduating high school seniors have dealt with canceled events and virtual graduation ceremonies. But for those who are — or were — planning on going to college in the fall, many questions remain: Can they afford school if family circumstances have changed? Will campuses be open? Will their school still be there? We talk with students, school counselors and colleges about their plans for the fall semester.

May 11 2020

47mins

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Preventing Disease Spread, Investigating Plasma Therapy: A Check-In With Health Experts

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As the Scott administration gradually eases restrictions in Vermont, we talk to Deputy Health Commissioner Tracy Dolan about precautions to prevent further spread of COVID-19. We also learn about a Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center program, which is investigating convalescent blood plasma -- the plasma of recovered COVID-19 patents -- as a possible treatment for the disease.

May 11 2020

46mins

Play

Budgets, COVID-19 Relief And End Of Session: Senate, House Leaders Offer Legislative Update

Podcast cover
Read more
The legislative session will likely be extended into the summer, and there are still many things still waiting for the Vermont House and Senate to finish. On that list are the state budget, coronavirus relief bills and priorities from the pre-COVID-19 era. This hour, we talk with the Senate and House leaders about their plans moving forward.

May 07 2020

46mins

Play

As COVID-19 Closes Major Processors, Vermont Slaughterhouses Carve Up Local Meat

Podcast cover
Read more
Large slaughterhouses across the country are being closed due to coronavirus outbreaks and illness, straining the U.S. meat supply. A presidential executive order has even kept some plants open amid the outbreak. But surging demand for locally-grown meat in Vermont is butting up against a regional processing system that's already maxed out. We talk about local meat supply, demand and changing values.

May 05 2020

46mins

Play

How Are Vermonters Coping With Reopening?

Podcast cover
Read more
Helping others, connecting with friends and family. How are Vermonters coping as the state gradually reopens? This hour, Bob Kinzel and VPR Morning Edition host Mitch Wertlieb open the lines and take your calls.

May 05 2020

45mins

Play

Broadband Access, The Next Stimulus Package: A Conversation With Rep. Peter Welch

Podcast cover
Read more
COVID-19 has highlighted the need for broadband access, as students learn remotely, employees work from home, and health services are accessed virtually. This hour, we talk with U.S. Rep. Peter Welch about a proposal to direct more than $80 million in federal funds to the nation's broadband infrastructure. Plus: a big picture look at what the next stimulus package might include.

May 05 2020

46mins

Play

Vermont Health Officials Discuss Plans For Expanded Testing, Contact Tracing

Podcast cover
Read more
As Vermont loosens restrictions on work and movement in a step-by-step manner, state health officials are gearing up for an expected increase in COVID-19 cases by beefing up testing and tracing capacity. If they stay on top of new cases, they hope to be able to keep the spread to a minimum. This hour, we get a health information update and take a deeper dive into the state's approach to testing and contact tracing.

May 04 2020

46mins

Play

Vermont Is Slowly Reopening. What Does This Mean For Residents?

Podcast cover
Read more
Little by little, Gov. Phil Scott is taking steps to gradually reopen the state's economy. And in two weeks, the governor will re-evaluate the "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order he issued six week ago. This hour, join Bob Kinzel and VPR Morning Edition host Mitch Wertlieb with your thoughts on this evolving process. What does it mean for you?

May 01 2020

44mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

45 Ratings
Average Ratings
34
3
4
2
2

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
Read more
Didn't see the show on best and worst jobs from Sept 1.