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Sugar And Kids: It's Probably Worse Than You Thought

Your brain needs fructose and glucose. But your body can really do without the high fructose corn syrup or sucrose. And all those other added sugars hiding in processed foods and sweetened drinks.

Five Years After Irene: Rebuilding And Moving Forward

On August 28, 2011, Tropical Storm Irene brought torrential rain and historic flooding to Vermont. The storm stranded thousands behind washed out roads, destroyed dozens of homes, and changed the landscape of Vermont.

Grading Vermont's Financial Literacy

The state of financial literacy in America could use some improvement. How do Vermonters stack up? We're looking at financial literacy in our state.

Game Theory: How Table-Top And Board Games Came Back Into Vogue

Families have spent countless hours playing Monopoly, Sorry, and Chutes and Ladders. And while those games are timeless, board games and table-top games have evolved and have seen a resurgence.

Vermont Edition Highlights: A Day At The 2015 Champlain Valley Fair

The 2016 Champlain Valley Fair begins on Friday, Aug. 26, so join Vermont Edition in revisiting our trip to the fair from last summer. In late August 2015, VPR spent a day at the Champlain Valley Fair in Essex Junction and then shared the stories we captured in early September.

Vermont Edition Highlights: Slam Poetry Group 'Muslim Girls Making Change'

During the next few weeks, we'll be sharing a few memorable past Vermont Edition segments. We invite you to listen again to an interview with the members of the slam poetry group "Muslim Girls Making Change," as well as to a discussion about the ukulele. Plus, a new conversation about an old painting in St. Johnsbury that will soon undergo major repairs.

Vermont Edition Highlights: Slam Poetry Group 'Muslim Girls Making Change'

Career And Technical Education In Vermont

With a tricky job market and college tuition at daunting levels, career and technical education - once called vocational education - may be looking more and more appealing to today's students.

Getting Digitally ADA Compliant

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law in 1990. It ensured that people with disabilities had the same rights and opportunities as all Americans.

A Lake Health Update: Untangling The Causes Of Algae Blooms

What has this summer looked like so far in terms algae blooms and the health of Lake Champlain? We're getting an update on the latest on the lake: the science of algae blooms and the state of the state's clean-up plan.

Get Out In The Garden With Charlie Nardozzi

All that planting you did once the winter ended was invigorating. You dug, hoed and sowed, putting in vegetables, herbs, flowers, shrubs, and trees.

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