The Frequency: Daily Vermont News

Available every weekday morning by 6:30 a.m.

Vermont Public Radio’s daily news podcast. Get up to speed on what's happening in Vermont, in under 15 minutes.

Hosted by Henry Epp and Anna Van Dine, and available every weekday morning by 6:30 a.m.

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Low COVID-19 numbers at UVM so far. Plus, the House race in the North Country, how a Mennonite community in Southern Vermont is weathering the pandemic, and a health network cyberattack.

A program in Brattleboro helping break down barriers to full-time work. Plus, the union perspective on the Brattleboro Retreat layoffs, Migrant Justice settles a lawsuit, and mudpuppies.

Concern about what might happen if Trump loses and refuses to leave office. Plus, a vaccine trial, COVID numbers rising, and a restricted travel map.

A grant program hopes to increase affordable housing. Plus, U.S.-Canada relations, a St. Michael’s outbreak, and statewide COVID numbers.

Cyanobacteria blooms continue to contaminate Vermont water. Plus, Brattleboro Retreat layoffs, COVID numbers rising, and stream habitat.

How the school year is going, according to the teachers’ union. Plus, COVID at St Mike’s, erroneous ballots, and cancelled cows.

There’s something spooky in North Danville. Plus, checking back in with a restaurant, a big pharma settlement, and a mascot change.

An update on COVID-19 numbers and the Central Vermont outbreak. Plus, a pumpkin patch, an officer charged, and unemployment.

How arts classes in school have adapted to the pandemic. Plus, a check-in with Canada, a healthcare van, and COVID-19 numbers.

How Vermont’s composting law is changing food waste. Plus, indoor farmers markets, campaign finances, and COVID-19 numbers.

100 years since women first voted in Vermont. Plus, remembering VPR host Peter Fox Smith, even more ballots returned, and COVID-19 numbers.

Vermont’s middle and high schools will give out free condoms. Plus, another day of SCOTUS hearings, record early voting, COVID numbers and bird tracking.

The toll COVID-19 is taking on mental health and mental health workers. Plus, travel restrictions, Leahy questions the SCOTUS nominee, and a big fish.

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Oct 13, 2020
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A new interest in the question: what happens if the governor dies? Plus, Leahy calls for more COVID precautions, F-35s quiet, and COVID-19 numbers.

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How a small dairy farm in Essex County is faring in the pandemic. Plus, Indigenous place names, high alcohol sales, and an increased minimum wage.

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What we know about the COVID-19 outbreak at Champlain Orchards. Plus, a hybrid House session, limits on facial recognition technology, and the latest COVID-19 numbers.

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How the state’s farmers markets made the summer season work. Plus, finally understand Act 250, Scott lets bills become law, and the orchard outbreak contained.

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Plans for what used to be the College of St. Joseph. Plus, another COVID-19 case among farmworkers, an upcoming trial, and legislation in front of the governor.

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Meet one of the Vermonters planning to cast a vote for Donald Trump in the November election. Plus, a COVID-19 outbreak in Addison County, Leahy gets his COVID test results, and the slow creation of affordable housing in Chittenden County.

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Legislation that would establish a new use-of-force standard for police in Vermont. Plus, the cannabis legislation also before the governor, Leahy to be tested for COVID-19, and statewide case numbers. Henry hosts from a distance.

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