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The Anonymous People 09/19/2014

A feature documentary about the 23 millioin Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

Text, Talk, Act : What Will You Do When Your Friend Needs Help? 09/17/2014

Sue McCormack shares a new approach to addressing mental health issues in our communities with the launch of 'Text, Talk, Act', designed to help young people talk openly about mental health.

Rafting Through the Grand Canyon 09/09/2014

Eric Kaza speaks about his recent rafting trip through the Grand Canyon. Hosted by Mike Cohen.

Representative Peter Welch: Coordinated Care for Seniors in Medicare 09/08/2014

Rep. Welch is joined by Vermont healthcare leaders, including Fletcher Allen CEO Dr. John Brumsted and OneCare CEO Todd Moore, in making an important announcement regarding coordinated care for seniors in Medicare.

http://www.welch.house.gov

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 09/08/2014

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day.

Representative Peter Welch: Student Loans 09/03/2014

Rep. Welch is joined by UVM President Tom Sullivan, VSAC President and CEO Scott Giles, and recent college graduates to discuss legislation to reduce the cost of college loans.

http://www.welch.house.gov

Conversation on Race Now - Interracial Love...Living the Difference: Reflections on Our Memories 09/03/2014

Hosts Vivian Mason and Susan Linskey kick-off their every other month show on issues about race with a conversation with Donna Day.

Conversation on Race Now - Interracial Love...Living the Difference: Interracial Love...Living the Difference 08/29/2014

Hosts Vivian Mason and Susan Linskey speak with 2 interracial couples on their perspectives on race.  Ali Djieng and Angela Djieng are joined by Dr. Denise Dunbar.

Senator Patrick Leahy: USDA Secretary Vilsack - Lake Champlain Water Quality Initiatives 08/28/2014

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visits Vermont to announce significant funding related to improving water quality through conservation-related practices on Vermont farms.

 

Leahy is the most senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee and one of the architects of the recently enacted Farm Bill, which includes a variety of land conservation and water quality initiatives. Vilsack on Thursday will join Leahy and other Vermont leaders at ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain on the waterfront in Burlington, for the announcement at 9 a.m.

 

Immediately following the announcement Vilsack hosts a national press availability by conference call from the Leahy Center to announce the rollout of the dairy margin insurance program that was created in the 2014 Farm Bill. That initiative was also led by Leahy in the Agriculture Committee’s work on the Farm Bill, in efforts joined by Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Peter Welch.

Senator Patrick Leahy: Groundbreaking for Waterfront North Improvements 08/05/2014

Senator Leahy, Mayor Weinberger and other officials took part in breaking ground for improvements to the area known as Waterfront North.  Senator Leahy obtained $2.7 million for changes to the infrastructure on the Burlington Waterfront.  Groundbreaking was held near the site for the new skate park, just north of the Moran building and the sailing center’s outdoor boat storage.

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Channel 17 Welcomes New Trustee for Winooski, Michele Palardy

It would be great to get more people involved in voting. I’ve stood at the senior center on voting day and I wish voter turnout was bigger. Maybe the media could help spur that on more? Community media could be used for getting important topics out there to the people of Winooski. A lot of things that people don’t know - They don’t know there is a community center, that there is a group against the F35s, general information about the city. Until the F35 issue came up, I paid my taxes, loved Winooski, but wasn’t involved. Now that I’ve gotten involved, I’ve met people and I have made real connections.

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