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Checking In: Vt. Small Businesses, Sole Proprietors & The Coronavirus Economy

Signs in White River Junction
Sarah Priestap
Two different kinds of signs of encouragement during the COVID-19 pandemic are on display in White River Junction on May 20. This hour, "Vermont Edition" checks in with small businesses about the support available amid the ongoing public health emergency.

The new VPR-Vermont PBS poll finds more than 90% of Vermonters are concerned about the future of the state's small businesses as they grapple with the coronavirus economy. This hour, we talk to businesses owners and the Agency of Commerce and Community Development about the challenges facing small businesses, sole proprietors and the tourism industry.

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Broadcast live on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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From July 15 to July 28, the VPR - Vermont PBS 2020 Poll asked hundreds of Vermonters how they felt about COVID-19, racial inequality and other issues.  Explore the full results here.

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