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    • Waiting to Land
    • Waiting to Land

      As one foster child relates her harrowing journey, Vermont struggles with the loss of a major care provider
      Note: In order to protect the privacy of alleged victims of sexual abuse, the names of Tanya, her sister Liza, and her foster parents, Amy…
    • Not in Our Backyard
    • Not in Our Backyard

      Can Vermont towns tell registered sex offenders where to live?
      Chris and Amy Hagan spent two months looking for the perfect apartment in Barre. It had to have two bedrooms to accommodate their two young…
    • Talkin' Tags
    • Talkin' Tags

      An (ex)graffiti artist goes public
      Compared with other small American cities, Burlington has a reputation for being hip and artsy. But when it comes to public perceptions of graffiti,…
    • Milk Fed

      In Addison County, dairying the young-fashioned way
      Given the rate at which farms are disappearing, it's clear dairy is dying in Vermont. Isn't it? Not in the view of the Young Farmers…
    • Nonprofit Motive

      Dozens of young people come to work in Vermont's other service industry, and many of them stick around
      Vermont may be exporting its young people to the rest of the country. But every year a new crop of youthful AmeriCorps workers reverses that…
    • Bringing Up Mommy

      A sobering look inside the Lund Family Center
      June is almost here, and in classrooms across Vermont, students are getting edgy, anticipating prom, end-of-the-year field trips and summer plans. At one Burlington school,…
    • What Do They Want Already?

      Some young Vermonters reveal what it will take to keep them here
      On March 4, The New York Times ran a front-page story headlined "Vermont Losing Prized Resource as Young Depart." The NYT broadcast to the world…
    • Photo IDs

      Cameras help homeless teens tell the world where they're at
      Two strikingly dissimilar images by 21-year-old Geoff Davis will be among the photographs displayed as part of "The Identity Project," an unusual group show opening…
    • Mean Girls Leads to Phone Hex

      Local Matters
      VERMONT--Tina Fey, the "Saturday Night Live" star who penned and acted in last year's Mean Girls, probably didn't intend to cause trouble for Planned Parenthood.…
    • One For Winooski

      Local Matters
      Winooski has lost a few businesses in recent months -- Hooper's Pub, the Vermont Sandwich Company, and the Burrito Joint have all closed during the…
    • Reaching Out

      Searching for homeless youth on the streets of Burlington
      Jesse is 19 and homeless. He has only one eye, which never stops searching his surroundings. He has to keep moving or he gets tense…
    • Out of the Closet

      Give-away gowns get would-be princesses to the prom
      Four high school-age girls sauntered into A Little Glamour, a cozy boutique on Burlington's Church Street Marketplace, last Sunday afternoon. They looked a little dazed…
    • Age of Reason

      What's the best way to fight teen apathy and make politicians pay attention to young people's concerns? Lower Vermont's voting age from 18 to 16.…
    • Social Insecurity

      Local Matters
      Like most Vermont teenagers, Jake Patry-Sempf of Fairfax didn't wait long after his 15th birthday in May to apply for his learner's permit. And like…
    • Leap of Faith
    • Leap of Faith

      A retired cop crusades to end the war on drugs -- through legalization
      Last March, it seemed clear: High school students in Northwest Vermont needed a regional academy to better prepare them for high-paying, high-skill technical careers.…
    • A Criminal Development

      Just Youth is one of Vermont's best deterrents to juvenile crime. Can the state afford to let it close?
      Hers was not a crime of passion. A crime of fashion was more like it. About a year ago, Marcie Nash walked out of Filene's…

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