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 20 minutes.

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

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The challenges of re-opening childcare during COVID-19. Plus: talking about race in Vermont, easing restrictions on the tourism sector, and Winooski’s COVID cluster.

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Meet some of the Vermonters waiting in line for food assistance. Plus: Burlington’s police chief proposes a change to their use-of-force policy, a new head of police in Montpelier, and COVID-19 case numbers.

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High schoolers graduating in a global pandemic and conversations with new Americans about racism. Plus: learner’s permits, COVID-19 case numbers, and deer teeth.

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Governor Phil Scott’s spigot analogy. Plus: How one child care provider is preparing to open back up, the Black Lives Matter protest in Burlington, and the latest COVID-19 case numbers. 

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The pandemic’s effect on Vermont’s judiciary. Governor Scott is running for re-election, but he won’t campaign. Plus, the sale of Marlboro College and COVID-19 case numbers.

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Erica Heilman’s conversation with Ronald Burns about what he learned from being homeless as a teenager. Plus: an interview with the interviewer, selling a ski resort, and loosening COVID-19 restrictions.

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Urbanites are showing an increased interest in Vermont properties. Plus: end-of-life decisions, food insecurity, and college students returning to Burlington.

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Immigrant workers on Vermont’s dairy farms can’t access coronavirus aid funds. Plus: beer, masks, and the latest COVID-19 case numbers.

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What life has been like for some of Vermont’s older residents as they try to stay safe from COVID-19. Plus: restaurants opening, hospital budgets, and an F-35 salute.

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An obituary for one of the 54 people who’ve died with COVID-19 in Vermont. Plus: Governor Scott’s plan to pump millions of federal dollars into the economy, and the latest coronavirus case numbers.

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Vermont’s dairy farmers are waiting on financial assistance. Plus: more delays for Burlington’s mall development, a brewery reopening, and an update on the Canadian border.

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A VPR reporter gets tested for the coronavirus. Plus: how people in small towns are taking care of each other, COVID-19 case numbers, and turtles.

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This summer’s season of races at Thunder Road could get called off due to the pandemic. Plus: Vermont businesses reopening, Waterbury’s new news site, and the latest COVID-19 case numbers.

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Local voters might have to vote again on school budgets that were passed back on Town Meeting Day. Plus: some of the most vulnerable populations may not have easy access to COVID-19 testing, a drop in calls to Vermont’s child protection line, and the latest case numbers.

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A message from the governor for out-of-staters to stay out of Vermont leads to some racist incidents. Plus: the COVID-19 hole in Vermont’s budget, the coronavirus at the state women’s prison, and a visit with a poet.

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How students and teachers are adapting to the digital classroom. Plus: what it’s like for Vermonters observing Ramadan, an update on a high-profile 2019 shooting, and a chance to hunt moose.

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In the midst of a pandemic that has disrupted the food supply chain, a listener question about whether Vermont farms would feed the entire state. Also, teachers reflect on doing their job remotely, and the governor announces that retail stores can reopen soon.

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Hospitals can resume some of the procedures that were put on hold due to the pandemic, but their finances are still up in the air. Plus, an audio diary from an EMT and the latest COVID-19 case numbers.

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The restaurant industry’s uncertain finances. Plus: unemployment, truckloads of dairy products, and a check-in with our neighbors in Quebec.

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How Phil Scott’s administration is communicating with the press during the COVID-19 crisis. Plus, relaxed social distancing guidelines, discouraging travel from other states, and a check-in with our neighbors in New Hampshire.

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