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But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!
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Vermont Edition brings you news and conversation about issues affecting Vermont.Subscribe to the Podcast with the links below or via RSS.Visit the Vermont Edition page to listen to the archives and for more about the show.
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The Vermont Center for Ecostudies and VPR unite the sounds and science of nature in this monthly feature. The program is hosted by biologists Kent McFarland and Sara Zahendra, who share their knowledge, expertise and enthusiasm for wildlife education and conservation.
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Story of the Day

NCPR: North Country Public Radio

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Get your daily dose of what's happening in New York's North Country, the Adirondacks, Vermont, Canada, and beyond. Host David Sommerstein presents the best stories from North Country Public Radio's award-winning newsroom. You'll hear the most interesting voices on the most important issues in the region. There's even a micro-newscast to keep you up to date. When you miss
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NEXT New England

Connecticut Public Radio

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NEXT was a radio show and podcast that aired its final episode in May 2021 after a successful five-year run. The weekly program focused on New England, one of America's oldest places, at a time of change. NEXT was produced at Connecticut Public Radio and featured stories from journalists across the New England News Collaborative. Most recently, the program was hosted by Morgan Springer. With New England as our laboratory, NEXT asked questions about how we power our society, how we move aroun ...
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No Makeup Podcast

Marissa Parisi

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No Makeup shares authentic stories of really cool women who sign up to honestly and bravely tell us their stories. We believe stories can do a lot-they inspire, they console, and they shape our understanding of the world. So welcome to a podcast where Tiff and Marissa interview women they admire and ask them to figuratively take of their makeup and tell stories from the heart. This podcast is produced in partnership with Vermont Public Radio.
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The Vermont Conversation is a VTDigger podcast hosted by award-winning journalist David Goodman. It features in-depth interviews about local and national topics with politicians, activists, artists, changemakers and ordinary citizens. The Vermont Conversation is also an hour-long weekly radio program that can be heard on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. on WDEV/Radio Vermont.
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Basic Folk

The Bluegrass Situation

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Basic Folk features honest conversations with folk musicians hosted by Cindy Howes, a well-versed public radio DJ, and singer/songwriter Lizzie No. While we’re not gassing up the banjo, fiddle, guitar and mandolin, Basic Folk approaches interviews with warmth, humor and insightful (invasive?) questions. This podcast fosters the folk community and showcases a genre that is often misunderstood. Our definition of “folk” is extremely broad, so you’ll hear interviews from Molly Tuttle, Ben Harper ...
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Baby Carl's Happy Apocalypse

Doyle Dean and Bill Vitek

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Baby Carl’s Happy Apocalypse podcast is a lighthearted and inspirational take on a very serious topic that includes interviews with interesting people, laughing children, happy cows, car-talk banter, a labyrinth, an outdoor classroom filled with conversations, and singing. Who is Baby Carl? Well, he’s just a little guy: a toddler with a big vocabulary, a hearty appetite for information, and an even bigger love for humanity. And he loves singing songs. He has a friend, Bill. Bill’s a philosop ...
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Why do oranges have peels? Why is the inside of an orange segmented? Why are lemons and limes so sour? Why do lemons have seeds but limes don’t? Why does fruit have juice? How many oranges are in a gallon of juice? How do seedless oranges reproduce? How are oranges available year-round? Why are the fruit and the color both called orange? We’re answ…
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Speaking with Burlington High School’s graduating class of 2024 after students spent four years going to classes in a converted department store. Plus, redevelopment at a mobile home park in Berlin may be violating the town’s floodplain building rules, Sen. Welch calls out Republicans for blocking a bill to establish a code of ethics for the U.S. S…
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(Jun 14, 2024) Researchers at Clarkson University are studying a rare, prehistoric fish that lives in the North Country's rivers. A search for the mooneye fish on a boat using electric current to bring up what's below the surface. Also: A celebration of life for a beloved Adirondack Forest Ranger and LGBTQ+ advocate who died in April will take plac…
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Listening back to poetry originally presented during a Homegoings live event at the Chandler Center for the Arts. Plus, Gov. Scott says he wants to suspend Vermont’s universal school meals program as part of a plan to pay down next year’s property tax increase, despite poor winter weather conditions Vermont’s ski resorts recorded a pretty good seas…
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After banjo player Kaïa Kater attended Americana Fest in 2016, the music industry started telling her she was a part of the genre, which encompasses all kinds of roots music, acoustic music, folk music, singer-songwriter and alternative country music. She was singing about heavy themes like historical trauma, her cultural heritage (her father is fr…
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(Jun 13, 2024) With rising anti-LGBTQ rhetoric around the country, why Pride celebrations in the North Country are important for connections and community; in Old Forge, the Rondaxe fire tower on Bald Mountain offers sprawling views of the western Adirondacks; and, a soccer club in Burlington was started with the goal of combating climate change. W…
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(Jun 13, 2024) June is Pride Month and there are celebrations from Malone to Lowville to Potsdam. Organizers say they're especially important in rural places like the North Country, where queer people may not feel like they have spaces to connect with each other and create community. Also: Wilmington passed a new law regulating short-term rentals l…
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Why some Londonderry residents see a threat to their way of life in proposed changes to the town’s zoning regulations. Plus, Gov. Scott meets with Democratic lawmakers to figure out how to reduce next year’s property tax rates, Vermont receives more than $3 million from a multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson, the state’s largest city plans …
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(Jun 12, 2024) An upcoming mural in downtown Plattsburgh aims to help prevent and break the stigma around suicide in the North Country; the U.S. Army has stepped up training for tunnel warfare, as more combat scenarios arise like those playing out in Gaza; and, we'll spot the frogs, trillium and birch bark on an afternoon hike through the Larose Fo…
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Breaking down the implications of Vermont becoming the first state to prohibit so-called “forever chemicals” in menstrual products. Plus, Gov. Scott signs legislation expanding health care services for Vermont veterans, a state senator gives her reason for backing a bill seeking to hold big oil companies accountable for climate change damage, the H…
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